January 25, 2013 Israel, Germany and Canada are among the countries that have marched down the path the U.S. will soon follow in allowing women a role in front-line combat units. And experts say the integration of women elsewhere has gone smoothly, despite concerns.
January 25, 2013 Militaries have a habit of turning to women and expanding their role in times of war.
January 24, 2013 The Pentagon's announcement that it is lifting the ban on women in combat raises a host of questions. We answer a few.
January 23, 2013 The U.S. Africa Command, designed to strengthen defense relationships in Africa, is still trying to define its mission. African states have been wary, while the State Department and aid groups also express concerns. But growing conflicts in the region may soon put AFRICOM to the test.