Regions / North America
What will be the legacy of Robert Gates: trimming Pentagon bloat or holding the line against deeper cuts?
Iran may catch a break as the United States weighs invasions of both Libya and Syria instead.
Public sector unions are among the only institutions that still stand against the unchecked influence of corporations. And they are under attack.
President Obama's speech in El Paso on May 10 put the immigration debate back on the table. In reaffirming his commitment to comprehensive immigration reform, he attempted to reframe a debate that has been dominated by a focus on security.
In his speech about Afghanistan there was a serious disconnect between President Obama's rhetoric and plans.
Nuclear security is at least as critical as nuclear safety.
We've squeezed all the meaning out of this cliche.
Increasingly worried that Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is taking advantage of the growing political chaos in Yemen, the administration of President Barack Obama has tasked the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to use drone missiles to strike at suspected AQAP militants.
The foreign policy of the Republican presidential candidates -- in verse.
The Democrats continue to allow themselves to be portrayed as soft on defense.