Florence response cooperation “outstanding”



Florence response cooperation “outstanding”
The response to Hurricane Florence is underway, and according to Air Force General Terrence J. O’Shaughnessey cooperation between local, state, and federal entities has been “outstanding.” Speaking from the North Carolina operations center, O’Shaughnessey praised the efforts of the Department of Defense (DoD), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and… Read More

Featured Article: Chinese Advantages in the Development and Integration of AI…



Featured Article: Chinese Advantages in the Development and Integration of AI…
Featured article: Chinese Advantages in the Development and Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Warfare by Daniel G. Cox The United States currently leads the world in Artificial Intelligence (AI) development. However, several scholars and writers have noted that this lead is dwindling and that China is rapidly catching up. Most… Read More

Report focuses on threat of fragile states



Report focuses on threat of fragile states
On the 17th anniversary of 9/11, the United States Institute of Peace published a report on extremism and the threat posed by fragile states. Beyond the Homeland: Protecting America from Extremism in Fragile States is a report of the Task Force on Extremism in Fragile States, which is led by… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/18/18



News You Can Use: 09/18/18
National Security Could Trump meet Kim in New York this month when world leaders gather? Why, and why not, The Associated Press Security Brief: Russia Wraps Vostok Exercise; Taliban Experiments With Governance, Foreign Policy Beyond the Homeland: Protecting America from Extremism in Fragile States, United States Institute of Peace Why… Read More

U.S. prepares for Florence



U.S. prepares for Florence
According to Department of Defense (DoD) officials, more than 7,000 active duty and National Guard service members are prepared to respond to Hurricane Florence. DoD officials also said that the department is working with civilian agencies and federal partners in support of regions affected by the storm. U.S. Northern Command… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/14/18



News You Can Use: 09/14/18
National Security Corruption in counterterrorism aid programs fuels extremist groups, says new report, Defense News John Bolton is wrong to attack International Criminal Court, Brookings Hurricane Florence’s assault begins. ‘Catastrophic’ surge and flooding feared., The Washington Post The military versus Hurricane Florence: Why some troops are looking this storm right… Read More

Featured Article: Criminal Ethos of Russia…



Featured Article: Criminal Ethos of Russia…
Featured article: Criminal Ethos of Russia: The Great Western Dilemma of Fighting New Generation Warfare by Egidijus Čiūtas After the collapse of the Soviet Union and the rise of Putin, Russia institutionalized a criminal world and employed it as another instrument of national power. It was talentedly interconnected with the… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/11/18



News You Can Use: 09/11/18
National Security Have US counterterrorism efforts improved since 9/11?, Brookings Election Officials Tout 2018 Security Coordination as ‘Miles’ Ahead of 2016, Route Fifty Republicans Balk at Democrats’ Pledge to Snub Hackers, The Atlantic U.S. military drawing up options should Syria use chemical weapons, Reuters Want to improve relations with Russia?… Read More

News You Can Use: 09/07/18



News You Can Use: 09/07/18
National Security House Armed Services chair warns political fights are endangering national security, Military Times How election security became a Homeland Security priority, The Associated Press US to ‘turn up the knob’ on election security, Fifth Domain How the U.S. Can Effectively Share Threat Information With Other Nations, Government Executive… Read More

September is National Preparedness Month



September is National Preparedness Month
September 1 marked the beginning of National Preparedness Month, with the theme for 2018 being “Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.” National Preparedness Month provides an opportunity to remind us that “we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year.” In her message on National Preparedness… Read More