Tag: defense

Featured article: Blending U.S. Strategy for Engagement in Central America with Foreign Internal Defense  by Daniel E. Ward The current security situation in the Northern Triangle of Central America (comprised of El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala) and southern Mexico is progressively deteriorating and not necessarily because of a lack of tools or resources. While more […]

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On Feb. 26, Dr. Michael H. Hoeflich, the John H. & John M. Kane Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Kansas, led a discussion on the ethics of cyber defense in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth. During his presentation Hoeflich discussed the ethical use of cyber weapons like […]

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Nearly 800 representatives from U.S. government agencies, private industry, and foreign nations recently participated in Cyber Guard 2016, a nine-day exercise that concluded on June 18. U.S. government participants included representatives from the FBI and the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, among others. Non-government entities included power companies and port facilities. This year’s Cyber Guard exercise scenarios involved […]

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In April the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report suggesting the Department of Defense (DoD) clarify its roles and responsibilities for Defense Support to Civil Authorities (DSCA) during cyber incidents. The report, GAO-16-332, comes as the scale, frequency, and impact of cyber incidents grow. Cyber threats loom over U.S. national and economic security, requiring DoD […]

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Six interagency teams from the Department of Defense, Department of State, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) were recently chosen to present at the D3 Innovation Summit on March 2. The Summit was a joint initiative of State, DoD, and USAID, and brought together experts from across the U.S. government and the private sector […]

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On February 14, the two generals nominated to lead U.S. Central Command and U.S. Africa Command testified together in a confirmation hearing. The nominees focused on the important role partnerships play in national defense strategy…

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The director of the Defense Intelligence Agency recently spoke at the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, sharing his vision for changes and capacity building within DIA…

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U.S. Cyber Command recently hosted a two-day Interagency Legal Conference involving discussions on national defense, cybersecurity, and the role of international law…

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