Searching for the Ukrainian foreign legion
From images released this summer by the Ukrainian military of female soldiers preparing for a parade celebrating thirty years of independence from the Soviet Union.
Taking stock of our nuclear present
A gay soldier in Assad’s army
Using Sophocles to treat PTSD
Ever since the last draft was ended, in 1973, a small but devoted chorus of pundits, legislators, and retired military men have been stumping for its return. These are not…
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…
The flourishing evil of the Third Reich