What caused the explosion at the Gaza hospital?

Without an independent, credible investigation, it will be hard for everyone to agree.

Regional conflicts have given Turkey more room for a 'middleman strategy'

Still, several recent moves by Turkish leader Erdoğan look like a more pro-Western approach.

‘I see no happy ending’, former intelligence leader says of Gaza hostage situation

Gregory F. Treverton, a former chairman of the National Intelligence Council in the Obama administration, looks at why hostage-takers act—and why governments deal.

Israel, US are losing the influence war over Gaza—but the Palestinians aren’t winning

The world no longer consumes information in a way that allows governments full control of narratives.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 137: AUSA extras

We’ve got a few extra interviews from the sidelines of this year’s Association of the U.S. Army’s conference, in Washington.

How Hamas evaded Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system

Even the best air defense systems can be overwhelmed by sheer numbers.

‘Everything you see is live’ as CENTCOM shifts to digital tools

A U.S. Central Command exercise shows that operations can—and soon must—be centered on live data feeds.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 136: AUSA highlights

Defense One staff explain some of the major themes from this year's annual Association of the U.S. Army conference in Washington.

The Israeli military was unprepared to respond to Hamas’ surprise attack

Many have criticized Israel for its intelligence failure to anticipate the attack, but the attack's success was an operational failure as well.

How did Israeli intelligence miss Hamas’ preparations to attack?

A U.S. counterterrorism expert explains how Israeli intelligence works.

AUSA Conference Wire: 'Drones everywhere'

On Day 2, Army buyers roamed the floor looking for software to help build their tactical networks.

AUSA Conference Wire: 'A critical juncture'

On the eve of the annual AUSA conference, a look at some big themes to expect.

The newest threat to elections is AI-boosted disinformation

Studying how Russia, China, and Iran meddle in other countries can help the U.S. prepare for 2024.

Can a nationwide emergency-alert test restore public trust?

The Oct. 4 text message is supposed to reach all compatible devices in the U.S. It could shed light on how government agencies can improve their emergency communications.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 134: What ‘national security’ means for eastern Europe

Sam Skove shares highlights from his reporting trip to Poland, Estonia, and the UK.