Featured in Civil-military Crisis
Americans used to trust the military more than the rest of the government, but now even that’s fading
Americans are increasingly viewing the military — as an institution — through the lens of partisan politics.
10 former defense secretaries call on Pentagon leaders to keep the military out of election politics
"The time for questioning the results has passed."
Trump is just itching to declare martial law
Legal challenges are one thing, but Trump is clearly desperate to deploy the military to satisfy his own ends.
Army leaders push back on Mike Flynn’s call for the military to ‘re-run’ the 2020 election
"There is no role for the U.S. military in determining the outcome of an American election.”
Why I blew the whistle on the forceful clearing of Lafayette Square
National Guard Maj. Adam DeMarco explains why he chose to testify before Congress on the precarious position the U.S. military was put in during the June clearing of Lafayette Square — and what it means for civil-military relations
Every day, things get worse at the Pentagon
The Defense Department is lurching from one civil-military crisis to the next and the Five-Sided Funhouse is the center of it all.