Larry Korb looks into historical conflicts that the Obama administration should keep in mind in light of the alleged chemical weapons use in Syria.
Lawrence J. Korb and Miriam Pemberton discuss how embracing a unified national security budget will allow the federal government to protect its investments in soft power.
Lawrence J. Korb explains that, contrary to the opinion of the Military Officers Association, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is not attempting to cut military compensation or renege on benefits.
In its fiscal year 2014 defense budget request, the Obama administration holds the baseline defense budget steady at near historic highs.
Larry Korb examines U.S. military training of foreign troops
How Obama's new Pentagon chief can get back at his Republican enemies.
Lawrence J. Korb details his experience implementing the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower, Reserve Affairs, Installations, and Logistics for the Carter administration.
Taking care of our veterans and military families, particularly those who have carried the burdens of a decade of war, is a moral imperative.
A new law passed by Congress and signed last month by President Barack Obama stops predatory lenders from taking advantage of our troops. That’s good news for Virginia’s more than120,000 active-duty service members, but unfortunately it does nothing to protect veterans and all other Virginians.
Lawrence J. Korb explains why U.S. intelligence analyst and convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard deserves to be released from prison.
Lawrence J. Korb explains why defense must be part of the debate to reduce spending, highlighting on the Pentagon's management problem.
Lawrence J. Korb explains why it's important that Chuck Hagel fought in Vietnam.
Lawrence J. Korb and Matthew Duss explain why Chuck Hagel shouldn't back down from his opposition to the war in Iraq when facing his appointment hearing in the Senate.
Lawrence J. Korb and Max Hoffman explain why—and how—the United States can afford to cut $500 billion from the defense budget.
Lawrence J. Korb explains why defense spending must be part of the conversation to reduce the federal budget.