The US Must Deal Swiftly with an Assertive China

by Joseph DeTrani

Ambassador Joseph DeTrani is a fluent Mandarin Chinese speaker who served over two decades with the Central Intelligence Agency as a member of the Senior Intelligence Service. He also served as...

Please, Take your Knee off our Necks so we can Breathe

by Vincent Stewart

Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart (Ret.) (Vince) is the Founder and CEO of Stewart Global Solutions, LLC, an international consulting organization. He retired from the U.S. Marine Corps after more...

An Apolitical Military is Essential to Maintaining Balance Among US Institutions

by Joseph L. Votel

OPINION — Today, American institutions are front and center as we simultaneously confront the triple threat of an active pandemic, civil unrest spurred by racial injustice, and an economic...

When Congressional Hearings become Overtly Political

by Walter Pincus

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The Impact of DeepFakes on the New Data Frontier

by Bob Griffin

Robert Griffin is the Managing Partner for DVI Equity Partners a Private Equity Investment arm of Diamond Ventures where he focuses on technology investments concentrated on delivering disruptive or...

Iran’s Shifting Posture in Syria

by Intel Brief

  Bottom Line up Front Iran’s apparent drawdown of its military presence in Syria likely reflects Tehran’s calculation that the regime of President Bashar Al Assad is secure. Both Russia...

The Right Collaboration on 5G is Critical

by Daniel Hoffman

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National Security Lessons on the Climate

by Kristin Wood

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Libya's Carpe Diem?

by Brigadier General Mark Kimmitt

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Why Boosting Ukraine's Cyber Defenses Matters to All of Us

by Walter Pincus

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