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Private Sector

Cybersecurity legislation was a major component of President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address, soon followed by the introduction and approval of the [...] More

Fine Print

At a time when the world’s attention is focused on terrorist bombings and beheadings, as well as the fighting in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan, little [...] More

Expert View

I remember reading many years ago a critic describe the passage of time as one of the cheapest of dramatic devices—an easy way to advance [...] More

Agenda Setter

For seven of the last eight years, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has topped Forbes’ list of the world’s most powerful women.  Last year, she was [...] More

Fine Print

In this GOP presidential nomination campaign, when the issue is national security, Donald Trump reminds me of the Wizard of Oz. I thought of that [...] More

Expert View

From Russia’s reemergence as a top U.S. adversary to Iran’s reentry into the global market place, the 2016 national security landscape is fraught with challenges [...] More

Expert View

The Islamic State (ISIS) is the “preeminent global” threat and remains determined to execute direct attacks against the U.S. homeland, the top U.S. intelligence official [...] More

Fine Print

How many Americans understand – when they think of the Defense Department budget – that many of those billions are going to defend foreign countries [...] More

Expert View

“The important thing to know about an assassination,” Eric Ambler wrote in A Coffin for Dimitrios, “is not who fired the shot, but who paid [...] More

State of Play

Known to many as the ultimate rejector of the basketball, NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo has also taken many under his humanitarian wing.  Mutombo has used [...] More

Private Sector

Between the campaign trail and Washington, DC, Americans are hearing that Silicon Valley must do more to combat terrorist propaganda on social media.  From Donald [...] More

Fine Print

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