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Taking Flight: How Akima Is Helping to Shape the Airmen of the Future at the United States Air Force Academy

The U.S. Air Force Academy, or USAFA, trains thousands of cadets each year, with many of them graduating into the ranks of the Air Force and the newly minted U.S. Space Force.

Policy

Why The Future of Belarus Matters to the United States

The protests and violent crackdown in Minsk will reshape Russian and Western decision-making for years.

Science & Tech

Pentagon Wants More Time to Review JEDI Cloud Contract Bids

The Defense Department says it wants to further discuss Microsoft’s and Amazon Web Services’ pricing.

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Helping the DoD Meet Cloud Modernization Objectives

The DoD’s multitude of personnel and installations come with critical IT and cybersecurity dependents that are constantly evolving due to the global threat landscape. Enterprise Hybrid Cloud can be used to extend, mitigate, protect, and manage DoD’s cloud-based resources.

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Science & Tech

America’s 5G Capabilities Are About to Get a Big Boost

The Defense Department is opening large areas of mid-band spectrum to help the United States compete with China in 5G. But is it too little, too late?

Policy

ICE Is Making Sure Migrant Kids Don’t Have COVID-19 — Then Expelling Them to 'Prevent Its Spread'

The administration has used infection risk to justify expelling thousands of children without legal protections. But it’s only expelling kids who’ve tested negative.

Ideas

On Rare Earths, the Pentagon Is Making the Same Mistake Twice

Its investment in a California mining venture is pretty much exactly the wrong approach to securing access to vital materials.

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The Defense Reforms Taiwan Needs

Taipei must stop buying the wrong weapons, restart work on its new strategy, and overhaul its reserve force.

Ideas

How the Pandemic Defeated America

A virus has brought the world’s most powerful country to its knees.

Ideas

Trump Has Launched a Three-Pronged Attack on the Election

And it starts with undermining the U.S. Postal Service.

Ideas

For Whom the Tok Tiks

TikTok could persist in many ways in America. None is good.

Policy

Defense Personnel to Get Crash Course in OpSec

But various problems have observers wondering whether it's a waste of time.

Ideas

US Troops Should Withdraw from Syria, Not Protect Oil Companies

Keeping 500 troops in-country to help Delta Crescent Energy drill only hurts America’s national security.

Science & Tech

Russian Disinformation Networks Detailed in New State Department Report

Several English-language websites working together to push Kremlin talking points during the COVID outbreak caught the eye of U.S trackers.

Threats

Top DOD Spox: No Conclusions Yet On Cause Of Beirut Explosion

Trump has claimed without evidence that the explosion might have been an “attack.”

Ideas

The US Must Prepare to Respond to a Nuclear Disaster

As nuclear threats grow, the country needs a plan to coordinate, staff, and resource its response to the unthinkable.