War without meaning becomes the stories we tell ourselves.
Kelsey D. Atherton
A guest post from, and interview with, Paul Musgrave on who owns the imagery of war.
Kelsey D. Atherton
In the first of a new series, I look at a fictional conflict, and what it tells us about how the author understood future war.
Kelsey D. Atherton
Excavating the archives of a once and future beat
Kelsey D. Atherton
Starting the story of the Forever War in 2001 misses violent understanding of domestic politics enjoyed by its architects in the 1990s.
Kelsey D. Atherton
Imagining the end of the Space Force means thinking beyond orbital cops, satellite warriors, or Air Force Space Command.
Kelsey D. Atherton
A small fire inside the Capitol Hill Green Zone, and everything its smoke reveals.
Kelsey D. Atherton
A tazing in Tiwa Territory.
Kelsey D. Atherton
Civil Defense was a fever dream, but at least it was a dream.
Kelsey D. Atherton
On Star Wars, War Tropes, and what it means to forever be in the cinematic shadow of the One Good War
Kelsey D. Atherton
On selling a tomb and pretending it’s a sanctuary
Kelsey D. Atherton
Buzzing about the future of drone war as the AUMF enters its fourth presidency.
Kelsey D. Atherton