Armed with binoculars and a standard camera, a different sort of birdwatcher keeps tabs on the world's spy satellites.
An off comment by a conservative pundit has reignited the idea of having young Americans do a stint of service for their nation.
Declared dead just two years ago, the plan to provide every child in the developing world with a computer shows signs of life.
In the most comprehensive report yet to look at wartime contracting, a three-year study has found that national security cannot be about the profits of war.
It’s hard to find an exit when you don’t know what leaving means, as the U.S. has found in winding down its on-the-ground military involvements in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Prophets at the Pentagon say one of the best moves the United States can take to secure its strategic interests overseas is to get its own house in order.
Between budget cuts and suggestions that the Navy and Air Force have their pulse on the future, do the U.S. Army and Marines face bleak prospects?
The era of "persistent conflict," as the U.S. Army describes it, may redefine the meaning of "victory" on the battlefield.
The antics of private military contractors are increasingly known, and they're the ones taking over for departing uniformed American troops in Iraq.
Four decades ago, America decided to both maintain a large professional standing military and end the draft. The predictions of those who studied the matter then largely have been borne out -- and not for the better.