The euro crisis means NATO militaries are likely to shrink further.
Compared with other occupied nations, how did postwar Japan get so lucky?
Is the leveling of world military spending in 2011 the start of a trend — or a temporary lull?
What is the chief competition that will determine the destiny of mankind in the 21st century?
Is boastful U.S. rhetoric indicative of a desire to cling to a world that is no longer in reach?
Is the United States reducing its odds of discovering the next technological and economic game-changer?
What are the benefits and drawbacks of the different approaches to U.S. engagement in the world?
How can a weaker military actually make the United States safer?
How much money does the United States really spend on its military?