Recent articles from Stephen Carlson
The Committees That Oversee Military And Veterans Affairs Will See Big Changes
Here is a rundown of the likely changes to come with the 114th Congress.
Gear & Tech
The Man-Portable Rocket Launcher That Could Destroy A City Block
During the height of the Cold War, the U.S. Army deployed a nuclear-tipped rocket launcher that could be carried by a fire team.
Meet The 8 Post-9/11 Veterans Just Elected To Congress
These 8 veterans will be heating things up in Congress next year.
Is The Pentagon’s New Survey On Sexual Assault Too Graphic?
A new sexual assault survey is raising concerns over the explicit nature of some of its questions, but the need for accurate data clashes with those complaints.
Automated Swarm Boats Are Next Up In Drone Warfare
The Navy has demonstrated a new system for securing its warships and facilities, and it is unlike anything that has been put to sea before.
Despite DoD Budget Cuts, The Military-Industrial Complex Is Alive And Well
The military may be in the process of tightening its belt, but there are still billions of dollars to be made from the Department of Defense, and the Association of the United States Army’s annual three-day exposition proves it.
The Psychology Of Why People Join Terror Movements
ISIS recruits come from all over the world, in both nationality and class — what draws them to such a radicalized and violent cause?