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Proposed medal for drone pilots would outrank Bronze Star

The Pentagon made a surprising announcement Wednesday about the creation of a new high-level military medal to recognize drone pilots that will have precedence over traditional combat valor medals. While a…

Drone use suggests targeted killings not really worth it

My cousin Ryan and I often spar about politics. This usually happens over Facebook after I post a blog or an article. Sometimes we agree, but often we don't. When the…

QOTD: Pentagon to lift ban on women in combat

Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), on the Defense Department decision to end a ban on women in ground combat roles. …

QOTD: First-hand account of Algeria hostage crisis

“I stayed hidden for nearly 40 hours in my bedroom, under the bed. … “When the military came to get me, I did not know whether it was over. They…

Brinksmanship over Hagel, fiscal cliff threaten security in West Africa

By David Weeks Most news outlets ignore countries like Mali until news of an impending disaster breaks. These past few days saw such an occasion. On Thursday, the Malian government…

Act like senators and confirm Hagel

It's time for the Republican Party to get over their opposition to Hagel. …

Senators launch probe into Oscar-nominated ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Three congressman say the movie misled viewers to believe that torture produced the tip that led to finding Osama Bin Ladin.…

Jordan’s government was ousted. Who knew?

I am majorly disappointed with the lack of coverage over King Abdullah II’s dismissal of the Jordanian government and subsequent appointment of a new prime minister. When this upheaval happened…

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