Trump’s Silence on Russia Means His Chiefs Have to Say Too Much

by Todd Rosenblum

President Donald Trump’s unwillingness to publicly make plain that Russia is undertaking a large-scale active measures campaign against our democracy is forcing others in office to fill the void....

What Scares Vladimir Putin the Most? It's Still Democracy.

by Daniel Hoffman

President Donald Trump seized upon Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s 37-page indictment with a tweet that the Russians were laughing over their successful information war against the U.S. For...

The Black Box of China's Chinese Intelligence Services

by Alasdair Gordon

China’s intelligence and security services play a pivotal role in shaping how China’s leadership views the outside world – but we in that outside world don’t know much about how they provide...

Shedding the Veneer of Non-Partisanship on the House Intel Committee

by Todd Rosenblum

Notwithstanding the comity on display at the recent Senate intelligence committee Annual Threat Hearing, reports that Republican Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence...

Another Arab Spring Builds, Driven by “Discontent Approaching Despair”

by Norman T. Roule

In early January, Tunisia and Iran witnessed remarkably similar periods of spontaneous and widespread unrest. In each case, the demonstrations failed to rise to revolutionary levels, but the protests...

"Where Are the Grownups?" Holding Harassers and their Bosses Accountable

by Carmen Landa Middleton

Amidst the seemingly daily allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct across almost every industry – entertainment, media, politics, technology, etc. – I have been anticipating the companion...

Fight Together, Parade Together

by Jason Healey

If the United States is to hold a military parade, as President Donald Trump witnessed last year in Paris, it should be the right kind of parade. Our true power is not, and has not been for a long...

How Immigration Makes the CIA Better at its Job

by Daniel Hoffman

In recent weeks, debate over much needed immigration reform has reached a partisan crescendo. Elected representatives have argued whether prospective immigrants should be measured as individuals or...

Libya’s Revolution Seven Years On: As Good As It Gets?

by Norman T. Roule

February 15, 2018, will mark the seventh anniversary of the Benghazi rallies, in which Libyans took to the streets to protest the arrest of a human rights lawyer. Fueled by the success of...

Wield Creativity as a Weapon against China, Russia & Complacency

by Admiral Sandy Winnefeld

The U.S. Navy is facing tough challenges on an anemic budget: China and Russia’s growing Naval prowess; threats proliferating from increasingly advanced weapons systems; a force stretched too thin...