National Security Strategy 2015: A Firm Yet Open Hand to the World

The release of the National Security Strategy earlier this month was long overdue and sorely needed. In the face of Russian encroachment, the advance of Chinese hackers, and the growing threat posed by ISIS, the country has thirsted for an… Continue Reading

United States Troops End Combat Mission in Helmand Province, Afghanistan

Bastion Leatherneck

Since the War on Terror began on September 18, 2001 –the day that President George W. Bush signed a joint resolution authorizing the use of force against the perpetrators of the 9/11 terrorist attacks– ,144 Americans have died serving our nation in… Continue Reading

Iraq Veterans Against the War Returns

About 10 years ago, not long after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq began under President Bush, a group of six U.S. military members broke their silence regarding what they witnessed in Iraq during the U.S. invasion. These six soldiers were the beginning… Continue Reading