Chart illustrates the need for military education benefits as well as the sharp increase in use of G.I. money at for-profit institutions.
Chart from Melissa Boteach, Lawrence Korb, and Max Hoffman shows that House conservatives are asking low- and middle-income families to foot the bill to protect weapons systems that don’t enhance our national security.
Brian Katulis reflects on the five ways our strategic redeployment out of Iraq helped us finish the fight with Al Qaeda, rebuild our military, and strengthen our fiscal position.
Kevin Hawryluk and Abigail Ridley-Kerr write that veterans have much at stake in this year’s budget debates.
Melissa Boteach, Lawrence J. Korb, and Alex Rothman ask whether we really need another nuclear missile in our well-stocked arsenal when that funding could help a returning veteran find a job.
Lawrence J. Korb, Max Hoffman, and Alex Rothman take a long view on Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s budget reductions and find that we’ll need to do more in the coming years to bring military spending under control.
An event hosted by CAP and the Truman National Security Project looks at proposed strategy changes by the Obama administration.
President Obama is wise to use the U.S. drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan as a turning point to update and improve U.S. national security strategy, write Lawrence J. Korb and Alex Rothman.
Crosby Burns looks at how the repeal on open service has been implemented over the past year and what steps remain to achieve full equality for all troops.
Peter Juul examines the more normal but still complex U.S. relationship with Iraq internally and in the region going forward.
It’s time for America to move on from Iraq, writes Brian Katulis. But the Obama administration needs to stay vigilant on unresolved problems in the country and the region.
Matthew Duss and Peter Juul look at the human, financial, and strategic costs of the U.S. intervention in Iraq as the last of our troops pull out.
A statistical picture of our service members and the challenges they face.