American military

Playing Soldiers

An Afghanistan veteran reckons with growing up on G.I. Joe and growing tired of American war drums.

Tanks, But No Tanks

Trump's self-aggrandizing July 4th parade is neither in good taste nor the spirit of the holiday—and Congress should ensure it never happens again.

The Things They Burned

A private contractor tossed U.S. military waste in Iraq and Afghanistan into giant pits and burned it. Now soldiers forced to breathe the toxic fumes are sick or dying—and the government is using faulty science to evade responsibility.

Combat Cameras

Photographers Joel Chapman and Hector Rene are former soldiers who use art history to explore military and institutional power.