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War History

Organ Mountains Desert Peaks National Monument Is Good for Veterans

Garett Reppenhagen | Posted 07.20.2014 | Green
Garett Reppenhagen

The Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks is the crossroads of New Mexico's diverse history and culture, filled with natural wonders and incredible hunting and recreational opportunities.

Simulations Suggest Surprising Benefit Of Warfare

natureheader | Laura Spinney | Posted 09.24.2013 | Science

War drove the formation of complex social institutions such as religions and bureaucracies, a study suggests. The institutions would have helped to ma...

A Hidden Benefit of Afghanistan: Peace

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

If the pain of failure in Afghanistan and Iraq is to having any lasting benefit, let it be a reluctant move in the direction of peace.

'You Can't Hang Us All': Best Trash Talk In War History | Posted 04.20.2012 | Weird News

Some one-liners uttered by historical figures during the heat of battle are so awesome that they seem right out of a bombastic Hollywood war movie. ...

Military Moonshine

John O'Toole | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
John O'Toole

The Congress is supposed to appropriate funds for the military, but it was never intended to be a piggy bank that any "commander in chief" could empty at will. Congress always has an advise-and-consent role every time it votes on a defense budget.