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For too many Americans, Memorial Day is a day off from school or work, or the beginning of the summer barbecue season. Of course, it...

Secretary of Defense Bob Gates has been visiting China at a time when it is beginning to flex its military muscles in ways that should...

Concern is growing over China’s advancing military capabilities. As Secretary of Defense Robert Gates met with civilian leaders in Beijing today, Chinese bloggers and news...

I wanted to issue a concurring opinion to what Max wrote. I suspect the opposition to repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell will, over time, appear...

The Islamist extremists running Iran have consistently spurned any attempt to entice them to abandon their nuclear ambitions via Western bribes. Though Barack Obama arrived...

Are Republicans coming around on New START? Eight GOP members voted to open debate on the treaty in the Senate last night, which some see...

Granted, he's in a tough spot. His newspaper has facilitated a massive disclosure of confidential material. That paper claimed for itself the right to make...

I would strongly concur with J.E. Dyer's observation concerning the leaked cables: Its true value lies in confirming what hawks and conservatives have been saying about...

Get the feeling that Michael Steele has no friends these days? "Republican National Committee political director Gentry Collins resigned from his post Tuesday morning with a stinging indictment...

Stanley McChrystal didn't do what he was accused of doing. The New York Times reports: An Army inquiry into a Rolling Stone magazine article about Gen....

The Washington Post’s story on Bob Woodward’s forthcoming book, Obama’s Wars, includes these passages: Obama rejected the military's request for 40,000 troops as part of an...

The Washington Post is teasing the release of Bob Woodward's newest book, Obama's Wars, which focuses on the war in Afghanistan. Usually in Woodward's offerings, those...