Expanding the Military Lending Act would better protect service members from becoming trapped in a cycle of debt and risking their security clearances.
Lawrence J. Korb shares lessons from the Gulf of Tonkin.
Lawrence Korb and Alvaro Genie discuss the too-high prices that Department of Defense companies are charging the Pentagon.
Lawrence J. Korb writes on how the Taliban swap for Sgt. Bergdahl is just the latest in a long line of occasions when America willingly dealt with bad guys.
Lawrence J. Korb and Katherine Blakeley on why Congress should authorize a new BRAC.
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.