Jim Mattis says there are too few women in the infantry ranks to provide enough data to determine how they're doing.
The former CIA director says that while he'll fight on behalf of his onetime colleagues, it's up to Congress to put aside politics and step in.
Clinton’s speech accepting her party's nomination sidestepped the deep concerns anti-war Democrats have about her hawkish foreign policy, which is already taking shape in the shadows.
Protesters wonder: "Why do we need to be in perpetual warfare?"
The Oscar-winning film "Zero Dark Thirty" became a prestigious awards vehicle for its co-creators, journalist-turned-screenwriter Mark Boal and director Kathryn Bigelow. It also became a source of controversy -- and all the more so after this latest news.
Of course the investigative reporter used anonymous sources in his exposé on the bin Laden raid. Only with anonymous sources can journalists get past the wall that the Obama administration has built by prosecuting whistleblowers.
Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other "Left, Right & Center" panelists discuss the Supreme Court's effective approval of gay marriage in numerous states, Bill Maher's debate over whether Islam is a violent religion, and Leon Panetta's hastily published memoir.
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday filed by the families of three American citizens killed in drone strikes in Yemen, saying senior officials could not be held responsible for financial damages incurred in an act of war.
You may not know about this case, but you should. Called Al-Aulaqi v. Panetta, it illustrates the extremism driving the policies being made in the public's name.