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Bedrock Defenses: A Foundational Approach to Cybersecurity

Dig into how cybersecurity is shifting, what federal agencies are doing to stay on top of new emerging threats, and how AI is setting a new standard for protection and preparedness.

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Army taps some of its biggest programs for new digital engineering push

Long-awaited guidance aims to make computerized design the standard across the service.

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Program Spotlight: CHS-6

In this Program Spotlight, learn about CHS-6 and how it will provide greater access to commercial IT.

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Army brass opposes drone branch

The service must first establish how it wants to use drones, leaders say.

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Policy

Meet the frustrated negotiators seeking a Gaza ceasefire

Qatar is increasingly the world’s mediator, but this is the energy-rich sheikdom’s toughest case yet.

Policy

Austin on Rafah operation: ‘There's better ways to do this’

U.S. officials are voicing greater concern about Israel's new operation. That hasn’t changed policy.

Defense Systems

A new way to sound the alarm about open-source hacks

Recent attempts to sabotage free-to-use software components have a leading developers group working to spread the word about exploits.

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'Fast movers': Chinese satellites zoom around for inspections—or interference

In a previously unreported incident, one of China's maneuvering satellites was tracked and approached by a Russian one.

Policy

Defense One Radio, Ep. 154: Behind the rise in global defense spending, Part 3: The wider world

In the final episode in a three-part series, we revisit the guns-vs.-butter debate and take another look at the consequences of Washington's "porcupine" strategy for Taiwan's defense.

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The urgency of European strategic autonomy is more pronounced than ever

With Russia pressing from the east and Trump polling well in the west, the EU needs a dramatic increase in its defense capabilities.

Ideas

The new rules of geopolitics in Africa

Washington should foster coalitions that can offer a better value proposition than competing revisionist powers.

Ideas

What has China learned from Russia and Iran’s use of proxies?

The answer may help U.S. planners anticipate and spot Beijing's next moves.

Defense Systems

Made in the USA: Defense companies tense as Congress pressures them to buy domestic

A draft version of the 2025 defense authorization act has several provisions targeting China-made critical materials.

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Defense One Radio, Ep. 153: Behind the rise in global defense spending, Part 2: China and the Indo-Pacific

Why is the region in the middle of an arms race? And what do analysts think China is really spending on its military?