Tom Clancy Duty and Honor: A Coming of Age Thriller Without the Geopolitical Intrigue

by Michael Sulick

Duty and Honor is the latest in the multi-volume series by Tom Clancy and his successors featuring Jack Ryan and his son Jack, Jr., who works in the “Campus,” a covert counterterrorism unit...

In Afghanistan, Special Operators Continue to Burn Both Ends of the Candle

by Philip Lohaus

Things aren’t going so well in Afghanistan these days. The Obama administration plans to reduce America’s presence there by only about half as much as it originally intended, from the current...

Is the Least Educated Employee Your Weakest Link?

by Robert Kandra

Given the growth of the cyber-threat matrix, many IT system users have found that conventional defenses—firewalls, anti-virus applications, blocking software, and malware detection regimes—are...

Trump's "New Approach" to the Mideast is Already Going On

by Walter Pincus

Listening to the U.S. presidential campaign, you would hardly know there is a real war going on in the Middle East, involving thousands of American men and women in the armed forces and intelligence...

Daniel Silva's The Black Widow: Eerily Reminiscent

by Michael Sulick

Daniel Silva’s The Black Widow is the most relevant to contemporary events and most chillingly prescient of all his celebrated novels. Gabriel Allon, the art restorer and spy hero of Silva’s...

Iran and Hezbollah Remain Hyperactive in Latin America

by Matthew Levitt

As the summer Olympics continue in Rio, Brazilian and international security forces are poised to stymie any terrorist plot that might threaten the games. According to Matt Levitt, former Treasury...

Russia's Checkered History of Intelligence Sharing with the U.S.

by Michael Sulick

On July 15, the United States and Russia announced a tentative agreement on Syria which, according to media reports, would establish a joint command center staffed with military and intelligence...

Stirring Up His Audience

by Walter Pincus

Donald Trump is a provocateur as well as a mythmaker, two qualities that should disqualify a presidential candidate and would be extremely dangerous if he were to become president. Start with a...

Protecting the Arsenal of Democracy from Insider Threat

by Mark Kelton

Two summers ago, I made a $5 wager with my son that the United States would be exchanging shots in anger with China within five years.  Regrettably, in light of Chinese moves in the East and South...

Mr Robot: The Hottest Show on TV

by Henry Hanks

Earlier this year, Mr. Robot shocked many observers by winning the “Best Television Series – Drama” award at the Golden Globes. The show had earned raves from critics and a small but devoted...