How ISIS Produced Its Cruel Arsenal on an Industrial Scale

When the Islamic State seized territory in Iraq and Syria, it had the time and space to industrialize advanced weapons manufacturing. The results included explosive space heaters and chemical rockets.

Kelly, in Defending Trump Call, Holds Up Military as an Elite Class

To some, John F. Kelly, President Trump’s chief of staff, expanded an ever-growing gulf between the all-volunteer military and the public it serves.

Fallen Troops’ Families Tell of Meeting Presidents: Sympathy and Sometimes Discomfort

President Trump’s condolence call to the widow of a slain soldier was outside the usual range of encounters with presidents, wounded service members and families of those killed said.

A Marine Attacked an Iraqi Restaurant. But Was It a Hate Crime or PTSD?

A Marine Attacked an Iraqi Restaurant. But Was It a Hate Crime or PTSD? By DAVE PHILIPPS October 18, 2017 Damien Rodriguez’s case raised questions about what constitutes a hate crime and how effectively the legal system treats combat veterans who...

Feature: The Long, Lonely Road of Chelsea Manning

Her disclosure of classified documents in 2010 ushered in the age of leaks. Now, freed from prison, she talks about why she did it — and the isolation that followed.