Russia Succeeds by ‘Playing to Our Deep Fears’

by Todd Rosenblum

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, my old Committee, will hold a critical, open hearing today with the three largest social media content providers in the U.S. market—Facebook, Twitter...

Duck & Cover? Lawmakers Probe Lax Trump Response to Russian Hacking

by Walter Pincus

Has the Trump administration put together a coordinated plan to deal with what the intelligence community has warned will be Moscow-directed cyberattacks during the upcoming 2018 midterm...

FISA Surveillance: What it Is, and What it Isn't

by Rick Ledgett

The Senate Intelligence Committee approved legislation last week to renew the National Security Agency’s internet surveillance program, currently authorized under the Foreign Intelligence...

Islamic Scholars Go Head-to-Head with ISIS Propaganda Machine

by Bashir Ahmad Ansar

The recent terror attacks in Barcelona and Finland stand as a stark reminder of the dangers of not just terrorism, but also the radicalization underpinning it. Shortly after the attacks, ISIS came...

President Trump & the Iran Nuclear Deal – A European Perspective

by Clovis Meath Baker

President Donald Trump’s recent decision not to re-certify Iran’s compliance with the JCPOA has stimulated much debate on both sides of the Atlantic. But whilst in the U.S., both sides of the...

John Kelly ‘Collateral Damage’ in Latest Trump Spat

by Walter Pincus

President Donald Trump has turned his own obviously failed condolence phone call last Tuesday to 24-year-old, Myeshia Johnson, widow of 25-year-old, Army Sgt. La David Johnson, into a political fight...

North Korea Crisis Presents Risk, But Also Opportunity for U.S. and China

by Graham Allison and Michael J. Morell

Most discussions about the North Korea nuclear threat focus on the risk of conflict between the U.S. and North Korea. Serious as that is, an even more important issue is what the crisis will mean for...

Companies Need to ‘Think Twice’ Before Retaliating Against Hackers

by Bob Gourley

Earlier this month, two members of the House of Representatives Tom Graves (R-GA) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) introduced a bill called Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act, dubbed the “hack back”...

Ready for the Next Nightmare: The Art of Incident Response

by Daniel Hoffman

During multiple war zone tours of duty in the Middle East and South Asia, I learned firsthand how timely and effective incident response entails real time insight, color, and context for the analyst....

Iran Deal Still Works Despite Iran’s Aggression

by Michael J. Morell

Last week, President Donald Trump announced he would not certify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal and would terminate the agreement entirely if its “many serious flaws” were not...