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...

How Machine Learning Impacts National Security

by Brian Raymond

In the latest edition of our State Secrets podcast, Cipher Brief COO Brad Christian talks with  Brian Raymond who works for Primer, one of our partners at The Cipher Brief’s Open Source...

Reimagining Intelligence and National Security Language Programs

by Lorie Roule

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The Many Faces of Chairman Kim Jung Un

by Kenneth Dekleva

At the recent December 2019 plenum, Chairman Kim, rather than giving his traditional New Year’s speech, outlined a different strategy toward the US moving forward in 2020. In doing so, he...

Understanding Haftar and the Path Ahead in Libya

by Jonathan M. Winer

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How did Libya get where it is Today?

by Deborah Jones

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Iran's Supreme Messaging

by Jason Brodsky

When news broke that Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was scheduled to deliver the Friday Prayer sermon on January 17 for the first time since 2012, Iranian media went into overdrive to...

A 2020 U.S. Strategy for Latin America

by Ambassador Patrick Duddy

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NATO's Future Threats

by General Wesley K. Clark, (ret.)

In a declaration issued at the conclusion of last week’s NATO meeting in London, leaders agreed on continuing support for the alliance and they laid out a range of actions that NATO must undertake...

A JCPOA on Life Support

by Jason Brodsky

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