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eBook: The Cybersecurity Challenge

The Defense Department operates in a world in which cybersecurity threats are ever-present and evolving rapidly. This eBook takes a look at how the military is meeting the challenge.

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Exit Strategy

There will be no power-sharing, no reconciliation, no peace of the brave.

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Biden’s Foreign Policy Starts at Home

For the administration, strengthening the middle class is essential to national security.

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API-Led Hybrid Integration is Key to Successful Implementation of DoD Data Strategy

This paper explores four technical challenges facing the DoD data strategy: Accessibility, discoverability, security, and scalability.

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Threats

New ODNI Report Sees Growing Cyber Threats, COVID-Related Instability

Intelligence heads will brief lawmakers on Wednesday about threats from China, Russia, others.

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'I Felt Hate More Than Anything': How an Active Duty Airman Tried to Start a Civil War

Steven Carrillo’s path to the Boogaloo Bois shows the hate group is far more organized and dangerous than previously known.

Science & Tech

New ICBM Costs Can, Must Come Down, Hyten Says

The Joint Chiefs vice chairman says he’s been meeting with Northrop Grumman and believes he’s found a way.

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What America’s Vaccination Campaign Proves to the World

The U.S. stumbled early in the pandemic, but the vaccine rollout could reboot the country’s image.

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What a Real People-First Pentagon Budget Would Include

Family-support and mental-health services need a long-overdue plus-up.

Threats

Pentagon Launches Post-Insurrection Extremism Review

Secretary Austin directs new steps, studies to keep extremists out of the ranks and better protect outgoing troops from being recruited into extremist groups.

Policy

Biden’s $715B Defense Ask: Higher Than Expected, Lower than Trump’s Plan

“Skinny budget” announcement hints at cuts to troop levels and existing weapons.

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The Intelligence Community’s Deadly Bias Toward Classified Sources

Its willful blindness to publicly available information is hurting national security.

Threats

Fewer Troops Are Declining the COVID Vaccine. We May Never Know Why

Defense leaders say education efforts and seeing peers get vaccinated are reducing the reluctance.