News You Can Use: 07/24/18



News You Can Use: 07/24/18
National Security MAVNI troops falsified records, were security risk, DoD says, Military Times Russia fears leak of hypersonic missile secrets to West, BBC The missing link to preparing for military operations in megacities and dense urban areas, Army Times Trump officials weigh limits on uranium, invoking national security, The Washington… Read More

News You Can Use: 07/20/18



News You Can Use: 07/20/18
National Security What Do You Do Now, US National Security Leaders?, Defense One Emergency Managers Ask Congress to Invest in Mitigation, Route Fifty Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy Could Leave U.S. Defense Industry Behind, Foreign Policy Diplomatic niceties can blur the lines of personal and national interests, The Hill Trump’s Worst… Read More

Featured Article: Digital Age Superiority



Featured Article: Digital Age Superiority
Featured article: Digital Age Superiority …or the Digital Dark Age Collapse by William B. Scott Cyber may be one of the most consequential national security challenges in a generation, and it will not grow easier with time. Our adversaries now believe that the reward for attacking the United States in… Read More

News You Can Use: 07/17/18



News You Can Use: 07/17/18
National Security FEMA Acknowledges Flaws in Puerto Rico Post-Hurricane Effort, Government Executive The Self-Inflicted Demise of American Power, Defense One 12 Russian Agents Indicted in Mueller Investigation, The New York Times Trump Sides With the Kremlin, Against the U.S. Government, The Atlantic Moon presses Trump, Kim for breakthrough in nuclear… Read More

News You Can Use: 07/13/18



News You Can Use: 07/13/18
National Security Sharing the burden without sharing a strategy, Brookings Donald Trump Didn’t Kill NATO, But…, Defense One The Trump-Putin Summit: Issues at Stake, Council on Foreign Relations It Still Doesn’t Get Worse Than Afghanistan, Foreign Policy Trump tweets ‘very nice note’ from North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, The Associated… Read More

FBI study focuses on pre-attack behaviors of active-shooters



FBI study focuses on pre-attack behaviors of active-shooters
Last month the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a study on the pre-attack behaviors of active shooters. The new report is Phase II of a previous study on active shooters that was published in 2014 and examined 160 active shooter incidents that took place in the United States between… Read More

Featured Article: Sovereignty-in-Being



Featured Article: Sovereignty-in-Being
Featured article: “Sovereignty-in-Being”: A Dangerous New Model for Territorial Expansion in the 21st Century by Russell Handy, Michael J. Forsyth and Joseph Kunkel The basis by which nation-states “declare” sovereignty is being challenged in ways our current generation has not experienced. Non-state entities have historically ignored the concept of borders… Read More

Agencies request option to contract help in event of cyberattack



Agencies request option to contract help in event of cyberattack
The Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have proposed a new regulation that would allow them to seek small contracts after a cyberattack or natural disaster. The proposed rule amends the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, and would allow the agencies… Read More