National Security


News You Can Use: 02/13/18



News You Can Use: 02/13/18
National Security How to Win a Great-Power Competition, Foreign Policy 150 retired generals ask Congress not to cut diplomatic spending, Washington Examiner Pentagon unveils $686 billion military budget for FY19, Defense News Here’s How U.S.-North Korea Crises Typically End, The Atlantic Ex-CIA analysts explain why a bloody nose policy on… Read More

National Defense Strategy released



National Defense Strategy released
The first new National Defense Strategy in a decade was announced in January. The 2018 National Defense Strategy is described by Elbridge A. Colby, deputy assistant secretary of defense for strategy and force development, as “not a strategy of confrontation, but it is strategy that recognizes the reality of competition.”… Read More

News You Can Use: 02/09/18



News You Can Use: 02/09/18
National Security The Chance of Accidental Nuclear War Is Growing, Defense One Senate Homeland Leader Proposes Panel to Fix DHS Oversight, Nextgov The World Doesn’t Need Any More Nuclear Strategies, Foreign Policy Questions about the Nuclear Posture Review, Brookings US sanctions terrorists in Pakistan, Washington Examiner Trump Establishes ‘Vetting Center’… Read More

News You Can Use: 01/30/18



News You Can Use: 01/30/18
National Security ‘The Military Has Seen the Writing on the Wall’, The Atlantic Federal security clearance process gets stamp of disapproval, Federal Times Trump’s nuclear weapons plan: ‘Low-yield’ bombs set off furious debate, Washington Examiner U.S. soldiers are revealing sensitive and dangerous information by jogging, The Washington Post Shutdowns harm… Read More

News You Can Use: 01/26/18



News You Can Use: 01/26/18
National Security How Sharp Power Threatens Soft Power, Foreign Affairs Trump’s nuke strategy will fuel an arms race, say House Democrats, Defense News Trump’s Red Line on North Korea Gets Fuzzier, Government Executive Chuck Grassley concerned DOJ, FBI lost ability ‘to do their jobs free from partisan political bias’, Washington… Read More

News You Can Use: 01/23/18



News You Can Use: 01/23/18
National Security Trump signs bill renewing NSA’s internet surveillance program, Reuters Mattis: Pentagon Shifting Focus to Great Power Competition — ‘Not Terrorism’, Defense One McMaster makes his pick to replace Powell on the NSC, Politico U.S. Air Force Weighs International Squadrons to Strike Terror Targets, The Wall Street Journal The… Read More