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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.

Ideas

The Military Won’t Save Us – and You Shouldn’t Want Them To

It’s deeply irresponsible, not to mention organizationally nonsensical, to suggest that Gen. Milley should evict an election-losing Trump from the White House.

Threats

Iran Is Our Top Priority, Says Senior US Commander In Middle East

Shiite military attacks have made it harder to fight ISIS, Gen. Kenneth McKenzie said.

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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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Ideas

Let the Pride Flag Fly

Secretary Esper ’s clever rule that bans the Confederate flag needs a fix. Here’s how he can bring real equality to the Defense Department.

Ideas

“. . . All Enemies, Foreign and Domestic”: An Open Letter to Gen. Milley

If the commander in chief attempts to ignore the election’s results, you will face a choice.

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.

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.

Ideas

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.