The 'Greek Tragedy' of Cyber Security: We Know How This Ends

by Thomas Donahue

Cyber events of the past two years—perpetrated by state actors in several notable cases, according to public statements by the U.S. and British governments— have demonstrated the potential for...

Could AI-Driven Info Warfare Be Democracy’s Achilles Heel?

by Doug Wise

Ripped out of the pages of science fiction novels, artificially intelligent, self-aware weapons systems could become a global existential threat, if harbingers of doom like Elon Musk are to be...

Who’s In Control? Balance and Power of Cyber Partnership

by Jason Healey

Everyone loves public-private sector partnerships (PPPs). For over 20 years, these initiatives have been critical to a range of cybersecurity solutions. Perhaps 85 percent of the critical...

Kim Says He’s Open to Denuclearization—But In Exchange for What?

by Joseph DeTrani

North Korea’s weekend offer of peace talks over dinner with the first South Korean delegation there in more than a decade seems to be a sincere attempt to open dialogue. It follows other moves like...

The Iranian People “Appear to be Losing their Fear”

by John Nixon

The state of dissatisfaction within Iran today suggests that the regime is in deeper trouble than any time since the fall of the Shah – a dissatisfaction that has spread to the lower class ranks...

Sanctions for NotPetya? You Betcha.

by Bob Gourley

The White House deployed words to chide Russia for the NotPetya attack. On 15 February 2018, the White House Press Secretary released a blunt statement: In June 2017, the Russian military launched...

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...