Is the blockade of confirmations and promotions hurting military preparedness?
To bring the fight to Russia, Kyiv eyes building up its own defense industry.
‘It seems obvious to me that Xi Jinping is preparing his country for war.’
Defense officials are trying to figure out how to reverse projected shortfalls for the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
Cluster munitions are controversial, but the potential benefits outweigh the risks.
Plus: The Ukraine war is draining U.S. weapons stockpiles.
A missile contract that won’t be fulfilled until 2029 demonstrates that our foreign military sales program is unacceptably slow.
Will Republicans continue to support the embattled nation?
If we’re not being invaded by aliens, what’s going on? A Dispatch Explainer.
The country’s military buildup reflects a sense of urgency about the China threat. But implementing it will be a challenge.
Remembering the lessons of World War II.
It includes assistance for Taiwan, weapons supply chain boosts, and a ban on Chinese semiconductor chips.
The document, one of our most important national policy statements, has been completed. But our allies are waiting for an unclassified version.
A new GAO report shows decline in our industrial base.
The emphasis should be on a punishing counteroffensive to help Ukraine win quickly.