The repurposed military tactic is both unethical and ineffective in today’s conflicts.
Many think of aerial bombardment as a cheap, effective alternative to spilling American blood. They're wrong.
Traditional definitions of valor don’t always account for the practitioners of advanced war-fighting tactics.
The millions of service members who live on military bases around the world experience a kind of economic and social security that is foreign to most of America’s middle class.
Fixing the mistakes of Gitmo will require Americans to step up and shoulder the burdens of war.
And that’s a good thing: Thriving in business requires a shallow, materialist outlook that is out of place in the armed forces.
Bernie Sanders has seized the opportunity to represent everyday Americans, but is his strategy less effective than the frontrunner’s?
The mock metropolis is meant to have everything but people who live there.
Our nuclear waste will far outlive us. So what technologies and narratives can we use to warn people hundreds of generations from now?
Should the U.S. bother responding to adversaries like Putin and ISIS? A military theorist and a war veteran discuss.
Racial and class tensions are nothing new in the city, as the story of a parade founded by white elites in 1877 to protect their position shows.
The FBI is investigating a group of educators who are followers of a mysterious Islamic movement. But the problems seem less related to faith than to the oversight of charter schools.
The author talks about climate change, capitalism, and the other circa-2013 concerns that underpin his award-winning novels about "the solar system in the next few centuries."
A talk with the sci-fi author who has been imagining advanced civilization for more than 25 years
Rifling through a vintage paperback store to see how artists' depictions of the future changed
Bob Dylan's friendship with John Lennon was one-sided and uneasy. Why did he write a moving song about someone who never influenced him?