The allegations of long wait times and secret waiting lists at the Phoenix VA hospital is a serious concern and must be addressed immediately. But we must also not lose sight of the VA system’s successes, as well as its steady improvement in recent years.
Lawrence J. Korb, Max Hoffman, and Kate Blakeley on the defense budget.
Issue Brief The U.S. Department of Defense faces hard choices if it wants to create a fiscally responsible budget plan for the coming years.
The Pentagon’s fiscal year 2015 budget request makes important reforms but should adhere to all budget caps beyond FY 2015.
The Murray-Ryan budget deal does not eliminate the challenges DOD faces from sequestration but does provide an opportunity to responsibly reduce defense spending.
Lawrence J. Korb writes about the importance of the recent deal that has essentially halted Iran's progress toward making a nuclear weapon.
Lawrence J. Korb writes about why the Iran deal is good for all parties involved.
Lawrence J. Korb and Dennis Laich discuss the seriousness of the military's sexual assault problem.
Larry Korb critiques Jeff McMahan's argument that the United States' all-volunteer military must allow for selective conscientious objections when using force for purposes other than national defense.
Report This report discusses sexual assault in the military and outlines key reform goals to combat the problem.
Lawrence Korb writes on the U.S. Navy's misleading and disingenuous claims about the rollout of a new destroyer program.
Larry Korb discusses the defense budget under the sequester.
Lawrence J. Korb writes about the legacy of Gen. David Jones.
President Obama should use congressional approval to target chemical weapons in Syria.
Lawrence J. Korb outlines what the United States should do in response to the suspected chemical attack in Syria.