military

The ‘Overseas General’ Romance Scam That Conned Elderly Women Out of A Million Dollars

A 51-year-old Nigerian man convinced numerous widows throughout the U.S. that he was an American general who needed their money to help get him out of the Middle East — and into their arms

For 25 Years, We’ve Reduced ‘G.I. Jane’ to Demi Moore’s Shaved Head

Chris Rock’s disastrous Oscar joke about the 1997 drama reinforced its status as a cultural punchline. But at the time, the film was a flawed but fervent feminist statement — and its star’s attempt to gain some respect as an actress

People Can’t Stop Stealing From the Military — And It’s Fueling Violence

A recent criminal case paints a picture of just how simple it is to get away with swiping a small truckload of weaponry from the armed forces — weapons that have far too often ended up in the wrong hands

The Foreign Mercenaries Looking for Glory — and Cash — in Ukraine

Ukraine wants every volunteer fighter it can get, but there are questions around mercenary forces looking for security jobs and extra money as the Russian invasion mounts