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The problem with Japan isn’t warmongering. It’s a toothless military.

This month, President Trump threatened China with the prospect of a remilitarized Japan if Beijing did not do more to push North Korea to end its nuclear and missile programs. Calling Japan a "warrior nation," Trump noted in an interview that he had warned China "you're going to have yourself a big problem with Japan pretty soon if you allow this to continue with North Korea."

ICC prosecutor seeks probe into war crimes allegations against U.S. military, CIA in Afghanistan

Would cyberattacks be likely in a U.S.-North Korea conflict? Here’s what we know.

Monday's announcement that the United States would label North Korea a "state sponsor of terrorism" may see a heated response from Pyongyang. For months, President Trump and North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un have been trading insults and threats, raising concerns about an open military confrontation to halt Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs.

ICC prosecutor seeks probe into war crimes allegations against U.S. military, CIA in Afghanistan

Here’s why the Trump administration may actually want Congress to pass a new authorization for military force

Last week, in honor of Veterans Day, the Monkey Cage ran several military-themed posts, including a survey of how those in uniform view President Trump, research on how many veterans serve in Congress (and why that matters), and the current standing (and ongoing expansion) of the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF).

ICC prosecutor seeks probe into war crimes allegations against U.S. military, CIA in Afghanistan