News You Can Use: 10/16/18



News You Can Use: 10/16/18
National Security Five Eyes intelligence alliance builds coalition to counter China, Reuters A Fatal Abandonment of American Leadership, The Atlantic Drones swamp US-Mexico border but federal agents powerless to stop them, Washington Examiner Military Leaders Are Starting To Freak Out Over Russia’s Information Warfare Dominance, Task & Purpose Tyndall Air… Read More

News You Can Use: 10/09/18



News You Can Use: 10/09/18
National Security Takeaways from the Trump administration’s new counterterrorism strategy, Brookings Trump: ‘Progress made’ on North Korea denuclearization, meeting with Kim Jong Un ‘in the near future’, Washington Examiner Why the Department of Energy is worried about turbine hacking, Fifth Domain Pentagon Accuses China of Dumping Products to Undermine U.S.… Read More

Cyber weapons and power grid security subject of report



Cyber weapons and power grid security subject of report
A former Department of Defense official recently authored a report on the threat of cyber weapons on the U.S. electrical grid. Paul Stockton served during the Obama administration as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas’ Security Affairs, and currently serves as senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins… Read More

House authorizes DHS counter WMD office



House authorizes DHS counter WMD office
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed by voice vote the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Act of 2018. The CWMD Act would permanently establish the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) CWMD Office, which was established in December 2017 and aims to counter attempts by terrorists and other threat… Read More

Featured Article: Will Russian Exploitation of Open Press Destroy U.S. Democracy?



Featured Article: Will Russian Exploitation of Open Press Destroy U.S. Democracy?
Featured article: Will Russian Exploitation of Open Press Destroy U.S. Democracy? by Nicholas Kane A democracy is only as resilient as its people. An informed and engaged citizenry is the fundamental requirement for a free and resilient nation. For generations, our society has protected free press, free speech, and free… Read More