This is what a leader does and says.
At least the Pentagon is in good hands
The tradition of civilian control.
The Pentagon brass gives Obama all the excuse he needs to do nothing on Syria.
Hawks need to rethink their approach to defense spending and work on reform of the Pentagon.
The negotiations should begin -- between the Pentagon and the White House and the Senate Democrats and the White House.
The administration needs to send consistent messages and be serious about maintaining our military if we are to rebuff North Korea.
Chuck Hagel's confirmation is endangered by Chuck Hagel.
The Defense Department is about to undergo a major culture change and it needs a leader up to the task.
The defense secretary nominee's attempt to resolve public problems with private meetings won't fly.