Robin Dreeke is a US Naval Academy graduate and veteran Marine Corps Officer. He spent twenty-one years as an FBI Special Agent specializing in counterintelligence and was chief of the Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program. OPINION -- Having led the Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis program at FBI, I have experience with millions ...

Cipher Brief Expert Robert Eatinger is former Deputy General Counsel and Acting General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency and retired Captain from the Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corp with a combined 30 years of active duty and reserve service. EXPERT OPINION -- China seeks to challenge US technological supremacy ...

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 Advanced Research Agency (DARPA) where the defense community gets a look at what this agency describes as ...

Three decades ago, The Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management (colloquially known as the Packard Commission after its Chairman David Packard) published A Quest for Excellence, its seminal study of the Department of Defense’s (DoD) organization and management processes. Commenting on DoD acquisition procedures, the Commission concluded that “the nation’s ...

It’s been 15 years since the nonpartisan, nonprofit Business Executives for National Security (BENS) issued its first Tail-to-Tooth Commission call to action, a landmark report designed to suggest business-like ways to streamline and improve the Department of Defense’s (DoD) overhead and infrastructure (the tail) to free up resources to put ...