It’s not an accident that many students arrive at college with little understanding of U.S. history or knowledge of how their government works. The good news is that they want to learn.
As a onetime insider and longtime student of nuclear strategy, Daniel Ellsberg provides a helpful overview coupled with historical details in his latest book on nuclear war.
The newly released National Defense Strategy offers a glimpse at how the Pentagon’s vision of future global policy manages to provide something for each of its services and their corporate backers.
Schools have repeatedly been struck from the air by Saudi, UAE, Moroccan and Jordanian pilots using American-supplied planes and bombs, in a campaign backed by Washington and the United Kingdom.
The growing deficits reflect, in great part, the impact of last year’s tax overhaul, which is projected to cause federal tax revenue to drop.
The president's plan, which slashes domestic agencies further than last year’s proposal, will land in Congress three days after he signed a two-year budget that wholly rewrites both plans.
The $700 billion Congress signed off on is far more in defense spending than America’s two nearest competitors, China and Russia.
The Pentagon has announced an escalation of nuclear weapons development, raising concerns about the potential for more war.
The U.S. Africa Command and Central Command squanders $500 million fighting a drug war in a scandal that catches the essence of what may be the true opioid crisis of 21st-century America.
The measure contains more money for the Pentagon, infrastructure and disaster aid—and balloons the deficit—but leaves "Dreamers" unprotected.