Shadow IT & Cloud Access Controls

by Doug Cahill

The “consumerization of IT,” a term coined in the early 2000s with origins dating back to the introduction of the personal computer, continues to be manifested in corporate computing in a...

Apple vs. FBI: The Need for an Informed Debate on the Law

by Robert Eatinger

Apple, Inc., moved to vacate an order issued by a United States Magistrate Judge pursuant to the All Writs Act that directed Apple to provide the FBI with reasonable technical assistance to enable...

The Face of Future Combat

by Walter Pincus

There will be a glimpse into the future of warfare – both offense and defense – on display tomorrow, May 11, in the Pentagon’s Center Courtyard. It’s Demo Day sponsored by the Defense...

The Human Dimension

by Carmen Medina

National security experts commit many sins. They write about concepts such as multipolarity and balance of power as if they are real things and treat nation states and societies as if they are...

Can South Korea “Overcome” Geography?

by Dr. Chung-Min Lee

Throughout its history, accommodating and at times contesting the push and pull of its much more powerful neighbors have defined Korea’s weltanschauung and attendant policies. This is hardly...

Let's Talk About National Service

by Morgan Ortagus

It is not sexy to talk about bipartisan agreement these days, but we want to share a secret.  We have found an issue both parties can agree on: national service.  Let’s have a real conversation...

New Approach Needed to Alter Iran’s Missile Program

by Steven Ward

Constraining Iran’s missile program is a worthwhile objective, but the muddled U.S. approach of sanctions and name-calling appears less likely to contain than to promote it. In the face of recent...

The Gap Between Myth and Reality

by Walter Pincus

In the self-created mythical world that Donald Trump has conjured up through his GOP presidential nomination campaign, the Islamic State terrorists will be gone “very, very, quickly” should he be...

Possibilities for a Turkish-Iranian Rapprochement

by Ambassador James F. Jeffrey

In this season of dramatic strategic surprises in the Middle East, seemingly almost anything is possible: Russia’s successful military re-entry into the region, America’s near abandonment of a...

A Vow of Revenge for the Fall of the USSR

by Michael Sulick

What do the U.S. presidential succession, Pope John Paul II, a rogue Cold War KGB agent, Soviet portable nuclear weapons, and George Washington’s spymaster have in common? Nothing on the surface,...