Category: Security, Military
Americans have lived without the fear of nuclear war for decades. As North Korea challenges this coziness, new research finds Americans largely ready to push the nuclear trigger.
The American military trains officers from around the world. Back at home, they are nearly twice as likely to attempt a coup than officers who do not receive U.S. training.
A new study suggests most people who earn money illegally do it by selling drugs and earn less than $1,500 a week, on average.
The transfer of surplus military equipment to American police forces has divided communities. New research says it reduces crime.
A new paper examines “victimization by proxy” and finds European-born Muslims more likely than their immigrant parents to endorse radical ideology or violence.
Do private prisons save money? At what cost to inmates and society? We review the research on a host of related policy questions.
Two recent papers project how inland communities will be negatively affected by climate change and predict destabilizing migrations.
Mass shootings in the United States used to hurt the stock value of publicly listed gun makers. That effect has worn off, however, as the violence has become customary.
Since the end of the draft in the 1970s, the U.S. military has become a professional fighting force. But is it representative of Americans? Not really.
Journalists are often an irritant to governments and people with power. When they are killed, political repression is likely to follow, says a new paper.