If lawmakers really want to stop blank checks for spending binges, they should start with the Pentagon.
Barack Obama is a smart guy. So why has he spent the last four years executing such a dumb foreign policy?
A mountain of misleading rhetoric from big Pentagon contractors has buried the facts.
The Pakistani government loudly protests that many of the casualties of drone strikes are civilian.
Here's a way to reduce the military budget without threatening national security.
As we enter a new period of postwar downsizing, a new BRAC can achieve substantial savings that Congress professes to crave.
Wars of conquest are most popular if they can be made to appear tidy, safe, just, and relatively cost-free.
Throwing money at the military doesn't buy us safety.
Instead of dieting together, the Pentagon is trying to keep our NATO allies fat and unhappy.
If weapons orders get diverted, so do campaign contributions.