Crashing barriers, three women are getting top national security jobs
Justice Anthony Kennedy will be at the center of one of the great historic civil rights debates of our lifetimes
Despite their efforts in 2001, Congress did not ultimately impose any geographic limitation for the “War on Terror.” The core issue, as it remains today, is who qualifies as an enemy, not where the enemy is.
Five reasons why the transfer of control from the CIA to the Pentagon won’t diminish the use of drones.
The conversation around drones is shifting. Will it move the President?
Former Pentagon general counsel Jeh Johnson offers three suggestions for how Obama might carry on targeted killing operations with stronger public support.
It took two confirmation hearings; the release of a slew of White House legal documents; a bunch of new details about the attack in Benghazi; and a 13-hour Rand Paul filibuster followed by a counter-attack from John McCain and …
After nearly 13 hours, Sen. Rand Paul ended his filibuster over the government’s legal authority to kill, via drone strike, a U.S. citizen on American soil.
John Brennan’s confirmation for CIA chief has prompted some interesting debate about counter-terrorism and the use of drones. While that debate has only skimmed the surface, Congress is nearly finished with it, at least for now.
Surely a little more insight into the thinking of North Korea’s reclusive leader would help the Obama team plan its next steps
In this week’s issue of TIME: After punching Obama hard, can John McCain and Lindsey Graham shake their rival’s hand?
Four reasons why Republicans are still talking about the “massive cover-up”
In many ways the showdown underway in Washington over the budget sequester is complicated and confusing. But on one level is it clarifying: It has revealed the supremacy of the Republican Party’s economic wing over its other key factions.