Trump Promises to Veto a Bill Banning the Military From Using Toxic Products With PFAS
The Trump administration says the Department of Defense isn't to blame for a toxic firefighting foam the military helped pioneer in the 1960s.
Viewfinder: Members of Sudan's Rapid Support Forces Stand Guard
Members of Sudan's Rapid Support Forces stand guard during General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo's meeting with his supporters in Khartoum on June 18th, 2019.
Newly Declassified Documents Outline America's Bloody History in Argentina
U.S. government archives narrate the human rights abuses committed by Argentina's military junta, often with the assistance of the American government.
Trump's Pardon Is in Line With Americans' Views About War Crimes
Trump has spoken in favor of Michael Behenna and other alleged military criminals, but he is far from the only one to do so.
Why Climate Experts Are Worried About Trump's New Panel on Climate Change and National Security
Multiple proposed panelists have publicly expressed their skepticism of human-caused climate change.
The Sudanese Military Removes President Omar al-Bashir (in Photos)
Protests in Sudan continued following President Omar al-Bashir's ouster, after the military dissolved the government and suspended the country's constitution.
Does the American Military Have a Problem With Far-Right Extremism?
In 2009, the Department of Homeland Security released a report highlighting the threat of far-right groups recruiting veterans. Ten years later, it's still relevant.
The Demographics of America's Private Military Contractors
In 2016, one in four American armed personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan was a private contractor–most of whom were older, white men.
How Men's Rights Groups Use the Rhetoric of 'Equality' to Punish Women
True justice is served by fixing institutions and policies—not by making policy equally harmful to all genders.
Martha McSally's Experience With Sexual Assault in the Military Is Part of a 'Silent Epidemic'
Sexual assault in the military affects about 4.3 percent of female service members, but it often goes unreported.
What a Troop Withdrawal in Afghanistan Would Mean for the U.S. and the Taliban
The American military is closing in an agreement to withdraw its troops in return for the Taliban refusing access to anti-American organizations on its territory.
A Federal Judge Says It's Unconstitutional to Only Draft Men. Could the U.S. Start Drafting Women Into the Military?
Though the judge's ruling does not make a call to action, a federal commission is currently reviewing the possibility of expanding the Selective Service registration requirement to women.
The ACLU Will Sue Trump Over His National Emergency Declaration
Within hours of Trump declaring a national emergency on the border, the ACLU announced it would sue the president to prevent him from using military funds to pay for border wall construction.
Can the California National Guard Reject Trump's Transgender Military Ban?
One of the highest ranking generals in the state national guard told troops they wouldn't be kicked out, but he may not have the final word.
The VA Is Finally Being Forced to Pay for Navy Veterans' Exposure to Agent Orange
A federal court has ruled against the VA and granted aid to Navy veterans suffering from cancer, diabetes, and other illnesses linked to toxic exposure while stationed in Vietnam.
Trump's Transgender Military Ban Could Disqualify One Million Americans From Service
The Supreme Court voted Tuesday to enact the Trump administration's policy prohibiting people with a gender identity that differs from their biological sex from serving in the military.
Are Today's Veterans Actually Starting Fewer Businesses Than Previous Generations?
There's been much ado about data suggesting there are fewer post-9/11 veterans starting their own businesses than in generations past. But those statistics may be misleading.
Despite Record Spending, the U.S. Military Would Be at 'Grave Risk' in a War With Russia or China
How can a country that spends so much on its military be at such a disadvantage?
Viewfinder: A Joint NATO Military Exercise in Norway
A picture taken from a United States Marines C-130 transport aircraft shows the area near Brekstad, Norway, during the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Trident Juncture 2018 exercise on October 31st, 2018.
Hurricane Michael Reminded America Why Climate Change Is a National Security Risk
For the Air Force, climate change just got personal.
Dispatches: Five Essential Reads From the Past Week
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from a study on the militarization of police to a look at Ohio Governor John Kasich's expansion of medicaid coverage.