LATEST Cipher Select COLUMNS
The Special Operations Mission: A View from the Hill
by Congressman Dan Crenshaw
It’s been a busy national security week in DC. Congressional lawmakers and the President managed to reach a deal that would fund the government but leaves the issue of border security open for...
SOF Leader's Advice For Reaching Full Potential
by Rob Lively
The Cipher Brief’s new Friday column, ‘Cipher Select’ talks with retired Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Rob Lively, who spent 28 years in the U.S. Army, where he commanded a special operations...
Special Operations Meets Human Trafficking
by Nic McKinley
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime says that countries around the world today are detecting and reporting more victims of human trafficking than ever before. One of the reasons for the...