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Defense

October 19, 2021 5:30 am

China’s New Missile Demands Better Defenses

Sometimes the best offense is a good defense.
Shay Khatiri
August 25, 2021 5:30 am

The, Uh, “Conservative” Case for Spitting on American Soldiers

American Greatness offers a red-pill argument for hating on the military.
Jim Swift
August 9, 2021 5:30 am

Women and the Draft: The Latest in a Long Line of Clashes Over Conscription

We’ve been fighting about the draft since the Founding.
Nicholas Mosvick
July 6, 2021 5:30 am

Do Not Forget Afghanistan

As the U.S. departure looms, we must honor our troops’ service and sacrifice—and the Afghan allies who stood by us at a terrible cost.
Will Selber
June 16, 2021 5:30 am

Biden’s Military Proposal Isn’t Up to the China Challenge

Seven things to know about the Biden administration’s Department of Defense budget request.
Shay Khatiri
June 3, 2021 5:30 am

The Afghans Who Helped Us Need Our Help Now

The Afghans who supported American military, intelligence, and aid agencies deserve special immigration visas.
Linda Chavez
May 27, 2021 5:30 am

The Culture War Comes for Military Recruitment

Sen. Ted Cruz and Tucker Carlson are abusing national security policy to fit their own demagogic ends.
Shay Khatiri
May 18, 2021 5:30 am

Three Cybersecurity Questions from the Colonial Pipeline Hack

The government needs a better strategy to deal with cyberweapons.
Shay Khatiri
May 13, 2021 5:00 pm

Military Officers Should Stay Out of Politics

If retired officers have a point to make, they should rely on facts and logic to be persuasive—not their ranks.
Jim Golby
April 15, 2021 5:30 am

Biden’s Afghanistan Withdrawal Puts Symbolism Before Strategy

Biden risks repeating the mistakes of his two predecessors.
Shay Khatiri