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Trump, Pompeo, and Bolton: The Path to War Article
CIA director Mike Pompeo attends a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on March, 20, 2018, in Washington, D.C. (Getty/Saul Loeb/AFP Photo)

Trump, Pompeo, and Bolton: The Path to War

President Trump’s new war Cabinet picks risk pushing the United States toward devastating wars.

Ken Gude

Trump’s Defense Budget Article
President Donald Trump, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, and Vice President Mike Pence walk into the Pentagon for a meeting on January 18, 2018. (Getty/AFP/Brendan Smialowski)

Trump’s Defense Budget

President Trump has proposed an unnecessarily large increase in the defense budget that will actually weaken national security.

Lawrence J. Korb

5 Ways the Senate GOP Tax Bill Will Undermine America’s Economic and National Security Article
The Capitol Dome is reflected on the hood of one of the presidential limousines as it is parked on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 2017. (AP/Susan Walsh)

5 Ways the Senate GOP Tax Bill Will Undermine America’s Economic and National Security

The Senate tax bill squeezes the middle class, wastes America’s fiscal resources, set up fiscal cliffs, cut off federal revenues needed to support economic and national security priorities, and further concentrates economic and political power.

Andy Green

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