Did Trump Really “Strongly Press” Putin on Election Meddling?

by Walter Pincus

A Trump administration “cover up” is underway. I am not talking about the concealing of activities related to the criminal investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and...

Good News for America: Trump Has No China Policy

by Gordon Chang

Saturday, on the sidelines of the G-20 in Hamburg, President Trump sat down with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, for more than an hour-and-a-half of “substantive” discussions....

Will Trump Fall Prey to the Putin Trap?

by Steven L. Hall

It was good to see President Donald Trump acknowledge on Twitter recently that the Russians did indeed conduct cyber attacks and influence operations against the United States during last year’s...

WannaCry, NotPetya: Worm Me Once, Shame on You; Worm Me Twice…

by Jason Healey

The newest ransomware attack called NotPetya has re-ignited the debate ongoing since the earlier WannaCry attack. Cybersecurity experts, policymakers, and citizens affected have all asked: who...

Today’s Terror Threat Poses Array of New Challenges

by Suzanne Kelly

When a suicide bomber in Manchester, England detonated a backpack full of explosives in May, killing 22 people at a concert venue, the National Counterterrorism Center took more than a passing...

Can the U.S. Navy Maintain an “Around the World” Presence?

by Ray Mabus

Ray Mabus, who was navy secretary during both Obama Administrations and held that post longer than anyone since World War I, discussed innovation in the Navy – such as the use of green technologies...

Realism and North Korea

by Admiral Sandy Winnefeld

Every recent U.S. administration (Clinton, Bush, and Obama) has confronted the problem of North Korea’s (DPRK) nuclear weapons program. While claiming their predecessors failed, successive...

Is the U.S. Getting Outmaneuvered at Sea?

by Admiral James Stavridis

Retired Admiral James Stavridis believes the Trump Administration fails to recognize the importance of our oceans.  In his new book Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans,...

Tracing Raytheon’s Bold Launch into the Fifth Domain

by Suzanne Kelly

Raytheon, one of the U.S. government’s largest defense contractors, is known for making bold competitive moves. Just a couple of days ago, the company claimed victory after successfully firing a...

U.S.-Russian Cooperation on ISIS: Do We Want Our Face Ripped Off Again?

by John Sipher

Michael Isikoff of Yahoo News recently reported that the Trump Administration sought to lift economic sanctions on Russia immediately after entering office, leading to an under-the-radar battle...