The Problem(s) with the Administration's Approach to Arms Control and Open Skies

by Walter Pincus

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Burn-In Gives us a Glimpse of the Near Future. Are we ready?

by Burn In

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Taking the Long Way to a Rewarding Career

by Tish Long

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A Generation of Inspiration Through Leadership

by Erin Gray

The Listening Post is a new Cipher Brief column specifically highlighting the experiences of women in the national security space. This new column is a collection of stories, interviews, and profiles...

Russian Influence Grows in the Middle East and North Africa

by Intel Brief

  Bottom Line Up Front In both Syria and Libya, Russia has relied on a combination of mercenaries, weapons sales to proxies and clients, and an aggressive disinformation campaign to grow its...

Examining Atomwaffen Division’s Transnational Linkages

by Intel Brief

  Bottom Line Up Front Recent discussion about white supremacy extremist groups has focused on the Russian Imperial Movement, but the Atomwaffen Division (AWD) deserves closer scrutiny for its...

A General's View of Future Information Wars

by Walter Pincus

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In a Weird Way, My Career at CIA Prepared My Family for this Pandemic

by Marc Polymeropoulos

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Iran Space Launch Signals Growing Threat

by Intel Brief

  Bottom Line up Front The April 24, 2020 launch of a satellite by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) indicates that Iran might intend to use space launch capabilities for...

How NATO is Innovating Toward the Future

by Francois du Cluzel

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) may have been created in in 1949 by the United States, Canada, and several Western European nations in order to provide collective security against the...