National Security


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

News You Can Use: 09/28/18



News You Can Use: 09/28/18
National Security DoD faces scrutiny on mission creep in Syria to ‘counter Iran’, Military Times Bolton Puts Mattis in a Tight Spot on Syria, Foreign Policy DHS Aims to Replace Slow, Outdated Bioterror-Detection System, Defense One What Disasters Like Hurricane Florence Teach Policymakers, Government Executive Why is Trump accusing China… Read More

Former dean speaks on global threat of climate change



Former dean speaks on global threat of climate change
Brigadier General (Ret.) Wendell Chris King, Ph.D., P.E., Dean Emeritus of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) addressed students and faculty from the University of Saint Mary’s (USM) on September 21, the International Day of Peace, as part of the Simons Center Distinguished Speaker Series. The presentation… Read More