How Innovators Are Disrupting the Space Race – In a Good Way

by Deborah Lee James

When SpaceX successfully launched the National Reconnaissance Office’s NROL-76 into orbit last month from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and recovered the rocket’s first stage, it...

Deploying Cyber to the Front Lines of Battle

by Bill Leigher

The separation of the U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency (NSA) would have two major and immediate effects. It would allow the Cyber Command to develop tools built specifically for...

U.S, North Korea Play Cat and Mouse Game Over Nukes

by Walter Pincus

Editor’s Note: The North Korean test on Tuesday of what is believed to be an intercontinental ballistic missile, capable of hitting Alaska, has the U.S. and the rest of the international community...

More Lone Wolf Attacks Inevitable

by Michael Morell

Tragedy in London after a series of terror attacks on Saturday left at least seven people dead and dozens injured, less than two weeks after a suicide bomber killed 22 people in Manchester. It...

The Battle of Midway Still Teaches the Value of Intelligence, Decisive Action

by RADM (Ret.) Paul Becker

June 4 marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, the greatest naval battle in American history and the turning point of World War II in the Pacific. At Midway, a larger Japanese fleet was...

China: The Greatest Disruptive Force Today

by General Michael Hayden

Graham Allison’s ominously titled Destined for War fulfills an implied promise made by his seminal Atlantic magazine article 18 months ago. That article was labeled The Thucydides Trap: Are the...

Don’t Over Connect the Dots on Jared Kushner’s Russia Dealings

by Michael Morell

The White House is again defending itself against allegations made in news reports, this time concerning the Washington Post’s story on Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner –...

Trump’s Saudi Trip: Less Than Meets the Eye?

by Walter Pincus

What’s the outcome of President Trump’s trip last week to the Middle East? I’ll focus mainly on what may be the after effects of the first days of his trip in Saudi Arabia, where he was treated...

The CIA’s Officer of the Future

by Suzanne Kelly

Few were paying attention, but the CIA did something groundbreaking in 2015. For the first time since before man walked on the moon, the Agency created a new directorate. The idea was to move...

Lessons Learned After 25 Years of Failed Negotiations

by Joseph DeTrani

Twenty-five years of failed negotiations with North Korea.  Since 1993, our efforts to halt North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons have failed. What have we learned from this experience? The...