A long and difficult conflict comes to an end today as President Obama announces all U.S. troops will return home by the end of the year.
The House-passed National Defense Authorization Act seeks to prevent military chaplains from performing same-sex marriages, setting up a possible failure to pass a defense funding bill, explain Lawrence J. Korb and Alex Rothman.
The Obama administration will have to take more steps to keep military health care spending at a reasonable level, writes Lawrence J. Korb.
Crosby Burns details how much we lost from the military’s ban on open service by gay and lesbian troops.
Our nation is stronger today because of the end of the military's ban on open service by gay and lesbian troops, writes John Podesta.
Rudy deLeon recalls a friend and colleague, Lt. Gen. Timothy Maude, killed in the attack on the Pentagon, who helped prepare us for what came next.
Rudy deLeon looks back on the outstanding achievements of this young East European immigrant refugee who became President Clinton’s chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Panelists at a CAP event this week debated how to bring down rapidly increasing military health costs while still providing quality care for our troops.
Lawrence Korb, Alex Rothman, and Laura Conley explain why reasonable cuts to defense spending outlined by President Obama will enhance our national security.
Shutting down the government would disrupt a number of critical Defense Department functions including troop pay and recruiting, write Lawrence J. Korb, Rudy deLeon, and Laura Conley.
Report Lawrence Korb and Laura Conley detail why U.S. military recruitment goals demonstrate that gay and lesbian Americans serving our country is a nonissue.
Peter Juul dissects conservative rage over President Obama’s multilateral-led military intervention in Libya to reveal their many contradictions.
Report The cost of military health care could eventually begin to divert funding away from other crucial national security initiatives, write Lawrence Korb, Laura Conley, and Alex Rothman.
Crosby Burns and Jeff Krehely detail how the Pentagon and our nation’s military leaders will go about implementing the repeal of this outdated and ineffective policy.