Stewart M. Powell
Recent stories by Stewart M. Powell
On an October day a half-century ago, the ICBM era was born.
A modest airlift into Sudan marks the start of what may prove to be a new regional preoccupation.
Vast, trackless, and ungoverned, Africa’s sprawling desert is now a magnet for terrorists.
The Kremlin wants to tackle long-festering problems, and painful reform can't be avoided much longer.
Air Force medics have been around longer than their 50th anniversary would suggest.
A Pentagon study provides new details--about bravery, torture, and endurance--on the experience of Ame
Edgy Western nations signed the Treaty of Washington in April 1949, never dreaming it would be 45 year
Robert Bell of the National Security Council staff talks about the complex, politically charged effort
Sheila Williams used airpower and discipline to work wonders in a rural Mississippi school.
Veterans of the greatest humanitarian airlift in history recall the experiencs. It began 50 years ago
The Cold War is a memory, but implementing strategic arms reduction is a careful, time-consuming proce
The European Allies want to play a larger role, but they won't be able to do it without US assistance.
Here are the arguments, pro and con, about expanding the Alliance to include former Warsaw Pact advers
Beijing is increasingly arrogant and is adding with determination to its military might.
The argument continues over the effectiveness of the US campaign against Saddam's terror weapon.