National Security Quarterly
The Pentagon has yet to fully spell out the effects of the budget cuts on national defense.
After years of tough deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, the military struggles to retain soldiers.
As Obama takes office, he will face challenges from Iran, North Korea to the nonproliferation system.
Threats like piracy and terrorism emanate from places like Somalia, but U.S. attention has been spotty.
Increasingly brazen Somali pirates are disrupting shipping, but there are some easy ways to avoid them.
The deadly assault in Mumbai was a chilling reminder of just how effective low-tech attacks can be.