Last week’s raid was an embarrassing and costly failure—in the context of a much larger one.
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Service leaders’ annual pilgrimage to Capitol Hill also serves as Phase One of Mattis’ long-range plan.
America cannot punish its elected officials for allowing its military, diplomatic corps, and intelligence services to take risks necessary to pursue its interests.
The Department of Homeland Security has 30 days to figure out what "extreme vetting" means. Some DHS officials and counterterrorism experts find the concept dubious.
Analysts charged that Central Command intelligence officers had falsified reports related to efforts to counter the Islamic State.
If Trump walks back sanctions, some fear key arms and military technologies could be next.
Progressives were worried about the heavy concentration of retired brass in the new administration, but James Mattis and John Kelly could prove to be the most effective checks on the president.
Secretary Kelly denies reports he was surprised by White House border policy.
Is the Trump administration sending a message?
The president made significant changes to the council’s most influential committees, but the real concern is whether he will incorporate it into his decision-making process at all.