The U.S. needs to answer a crucial question: Who will fill the vacuum when the extremists are defeated?
Obama’s 2016 budget calls for more spending on weaponry, but it seems like an unnecessary trip to the past.
FINE PRINT | Increase in defense spending plan is meant to assist in many foreign challenges.
Details of the CIA operation at the center of the trial show that not all leaks are true, or disavowals false.
FINE PRINT | We need to be smarter about our intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance program.
America doesn’t have endless funds. Should it emphasize fighting terrorists or running a nuclear arms race?
Ike agonized about sending spy planes over the Soviet Union, but he paid little heed to Congress’s views.
Haste can create imperfect history, as it is doing with Cuban policy changes and CIA interrogation programs.
Those calling for a new federal criminal investigation as a result of a Senate report are forgetting history.
There’s plenty of blame to spread around for what went on in the name of protecting America’s security.