Our New War: Applying a September 12th Mindset to Disinformation

by Edward Bozeman

Edward Bozeman is a Marine Corps veteran of the Iraq and Afghan wars and has a combined 16 years of experience in the Military and as a consultant in the Intelligence Community. Mr. Bozeman is...

A Student Reviews Putin's People

by Putin's People

This expert-driven national-security insight can’t be generated for free.  We invite you to support quality content by becoming a  Cipher Brief Level I Member .  Joining this experienced...

How the Internet Can Support Statecraft

by Colonel Roman Vitkovitsky

Col. Roman Vitkovitsky is the Director of Cyberspace Operations for the United States Marine Corps. He was previously the DARPA Service Chief Fellow and the Chief Strategist for DISA. The views...

A National Crisis: The Imperative for Improving Civic Education

by Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker

Ted McConnell is Senior Policy Advisor for CivXNow Coalition, and Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker, is former General Counsel at CIA and NSA and is a member of the executive board of the Center for Ethics...

Lawfare and Information Operations

Kurt Sanger is a Judge Advocate with the United States Marine Corps. He received an LLM from Georgetown University Law Center and a JD from the Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University. The views...

Gulf Rift Defies Resolution

by Intel Brief

  Bottom Line up Front The Trump administration is pushing to resolve the three-year old rift between Qatar and several of its Gulf neighbors before the November U.S. election. An end to the...

A Guide for the Transition Mission

by Alison P. Bouwmeester

Alison Bouwmeester spent 28 years working as a CIA case officer.  When she retired and went to work in the private sector, she found that many of her former colleagues reached out to her for...

Pouring Gas on a Fire

by Walter Pincus

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Putin's Revenge

by Joseph DeTrani

Cipher Brief Expert Ambassador Joseph DeTrani is former Director of the National Counterproliferation Center.  The views are the authors and not any government agency or department. OPINION —...

COVID-19, Information and the Deep Structure of the International System

by Leo Blanken

Dr. Leo Blanken is an Associate Professor of Defense Analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School. He is the author of Rational Empires: Institutional Incentives and Imperial Expansion and co-editor of...