Leveraging Accountability to Fix Cybersecurity

by Oren Falkowitz

When accountability is used as innovation, it not only drives social change but also helps solve seemingly intractable problems. Cybersecurity is an industry that can desperately use a dose of...

There is No Such Thing as Cyber Deterrence. Please Stop.

by Lt. Commander Robert "Jake" Bebber

History suggests that applying the wrong operational framework to an emerging strategic environment is a recipe for failure. During the World War I, both sides failed to realize that large scale...

NATO Observer Group: Keeping Watch on Moscow from the US Senate

by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Thom Tillis

As the U.S., NATO and other allies move against Russia over an alleged nerve agent attack against a former Russian spy in Britain, bipartisan moves are afoot in Congress to strengthen U.S. ties to...

The Saudis Want a Nuclear Program. The Israelis Are Concerned.

by Maj. Gen. Amos Yadlin

In an unexpected turn of events, the sequence of dramatically different policies of the Obama and Trump Administrations has exacerbated the problem of nuclear proliferation in the Middle...

Firing McCabe Is a "Gut Punch" and "Blow to What is Right"

by Frank Montoya Jr.

Such is the world in which we now live that I cannot say I was surprised to learn late Friday that former FBI Deputy Director Andy McCabe had been fired. A part of me wanted to think it was just a...

How South Korea – and North Korean Intel Chiefs – Got Trump to Say Yes

by Tim Willasey-Wilsey

The key to understanding the remarkable developments over North Korea in recent weeks is that the two Koreas have been working jointly to manage the perceived risks from the United States and China....

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...

Mueller's Indictments: Working Up to the "Head of the Snake"

by Frank Montoya Jr.

There’s been a lot of chatter in the public forum since Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced his indictments of 13 Russians and three Russian organizations for violations of U.S. law in...

Staying Competitive in a Crowded Open Source World

by Carmen Landa Middleton

Technological advancements in the past 30 years have in many ways democratized access to information and disrupted countless industries – from journalism to national security. Increasingly,...

Seoul and Washington: Far from United on North Korea

by Tim Willasey-Wilsey

The signs emerging from Washington confirm that the military option is still very much on the table. There is now a breathing space while the Winter Olympics play out at Pyeongchang in South Korea...