The Times that Try Men's Souls

by Walter Pincus

OPINION – The military has become the U.S. institution in which the public has the most confidence, as measured by the latest Gallup Poll, which gave the military 72 percent followed by the Supreme...

Forget the AI Race. Let's Invest in a Data Grid for AI.

by Akash Jain

Akash “Aki” Jain is President of Palantir USG, Inc. where he focuses on Artificial Intelligence, USG Technical Engagement, Enterprise Data Management and Cloud Architecture. Private...

The Time for Tech Diplomacy is Now

by Lauren Zabierek

The Listening Post focuses on women in the national security space. This new column offers a collection of experienced national security insights, interviews, and profiles of women who are ushering...

What We've Learned About Strengthening Allied Relationships

by Nick Fishwick

Cipher Brief Expert Nick Fishwick CMG retired in 2012 after nearly thirty years in the British Foreign Service. He did postings in Lagos, Istanbul and Kabul. His responsibilities in London included...

The Case for a new START and Nuclear Posture Review

by Walter Pincus

“The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by...

What a Biden Administration Means for the World

by John McLaughlin

“The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by...

How Will a Biden Administration Engage the Middle East?

by Emile Nakhleh

“The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by...

What Happens if I Pay the Ransom?

by Randy V. Sabett

The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) recently issued an advisory, reminding businesses that if they pay ransom to cyber hackers, they could be violating OFAC...

The Future of Integrated Risk Management

by Andrew Razumovsky

“The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by...

How Taiwan's Manufacturing of Semiconductors Impacts the World

by James Lewis

“The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by...