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How Agencies Can Drive Interoperability One Application at a Time

Iron Bow Technologies’ Jim Smid and Steve Smith have each spent several years working with agencies to navigate data and interoperability challenges. Here, they offer insight into how to move past silos and manage data more effectively.

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How Two US Military Bases Are Exploring 5G’s Potential

Defense Department-led pursuits of next-generation connectivity will hone in on survivability, security, and innovation.

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An AI Tool Can Tell a Conspiracy Theory from a True Conspiracy

It comes down to how easily the story falls apart.

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Avoiding Digital Transformation Failure in Government

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Biden Team Highlights Cybersecurity With First Cabinet Picks

Familiar faces will likely have to revisit efforts around information-sharing and establishing global norms.

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IC Vets, Dem Lawmakers Applaud Selection of Haines as Intelligence Director

Biden picks an Obama administration intelligence community veteran to be the first woman to serve in the role.

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We Have Met the Enemy, and It Is Us: Restoring American Power

Getting the nation’s house in order — restoring our integrity and dignity — is a precondition for reestablishing our standing in the world.

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More Computers Would Bring Military AI Along Faster, New JAIC Chief Says

Groundbreaking tools are around the corner, 3-star general says. The limiting factor is lack of computing power to grind through giant Pentagon datasets.

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The Fraught Politics Facing Biden’s Foreign Policy

His presidency may be the establishment’s last best chance to demonstrate that liberal internationalism is a superior strategy to populist nationalism.

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There's No Easy Fix For Australia's Special Forces Culture

A blistering war crimes report is forcing us to take stock of what the Australian Defence Force asks of its soldiers.

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NATO Experiments With Deceptive Tactics to Lure Russian Hackers

Latest cyber wargame shows new uses for honeypots, which have worked against the Russians in the past.

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Personality, Not Policy, Will Determine Top House Armed Services Republican

The pick may telegraph whether the GOP intends a cooperative or combative approach to the Biden administration.

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Trump Should Act Against Russia’s Use of Chemical Weapons

Existing sanctions aren’t deterring Moscow. Fortunately, there’s bipartisan agreement on the need for new ones.

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The Final Pandemic Surge Is Crashing Over America

For the first time, the U.S. recorded 1 million COVID-19 cases in one week.

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As Spotlight Fades, What Next for Special Operators?

Under Trump, the Pentagon's ‘service secretary’ in charge of SOF has changed hands eight times between seven people.