Constructing the Security State

Forget about deficit reduction: Every penny of discretionary spending cuts will be going toward building a bigger military.

By Robert Gordon

Was Justice Ginsburg Wrong?

It depends on whether you think Trump is just another presidential candidate.

By Nathan Pippenger

Some 6.6 million veterans are seeking care in the VA system today—up from 4.2 million in 2001.

A Trust Fund for Veterans

By Linda J. Bilmes

A Reality-Based Army

Iraq and Afghanistan notwithstanding, our modern (and happy) reality is that war is on the decline. We need an army sized to that reality.

By Michael Cohen

The New Mandate on Defense

No, it's not to spend more—it's to spend less, and liberals should not flinch from that position.

By Barney Frank