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Timeless stories from our 172-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
From statements made in February by the families of victims and survivors of a March 17, 2011, drone attack in the village of Datta Khel in the Pakistani region of…
A golden age for the freelance soldier
The Pentagon’s losing battle against IEDs
A history of bombing
George McGovern in New Hampshire, 1972. © Constantine Manos/Magnum Photos When President Franklin Roosevelt came into office in the depth of the Great Depression, he sought to stabilize and…
Has the president lost control of his generals?
From a February 2010 Facebook chat between Christopher Winfield and his son Adam, an Army specialist with a Stryker Brigade Combat Team in Afghanistan. According to Army investigators, two more…
Lines of dialogue from a test version of the First Person Cultural Trainer, a computer game developed by a research team at the University of Texas at Dallas. The game…
Undercover with Afghanistan’s drug-trafficking border police
By Andrew J. Bacevich, in the August 15 issue of Commonweal. Bacevich is a professor of international relations at Boston University and the author, most recently, of The Limits of…
For the U.S. Army, a Crash Course in Cultural Studies