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Biden: Fill Gaps in Cybersecurity Laws. Congress: What Gaps? Admin Officials: ...

Neither the DHS chief nor the FBI director had an answer when a lawmaker asked about Biden's Nov. 7 request.

Biden’s Nuclear Policy Fails the Ukraine Test

His administration’s Cold War-style thinking is missing a golden opportunity.

US, Allies Rush Anti-Drone Equipment to Ukraine, Conduct On-Site Weapons Tracking

A defense official also said the United States has no reason to think military aid to Ukraine is going missing.

After Six Years, It’s Time to Confirm a Defense Department Inspector General

IGs perform a critical role in holding powerful officials and government agencies accountable, and the Senate should confirm a Defense IG when it returns from recess.  

White House Aims for Bio-Defense ‘Moonshots’ In New Strategy

Biden wants more rapid testing, vaccine production, etc. using breakthrough technologies.

Civilians Will Choose the Marine Corps’ Future—and Soon

And they will do it by selecting the next commandant and other four- and three-star generals.

New National Security Strategy Returns Focus to Rules, Partnerships, and American Leadership

China is a “pacing” threat, Russia just an “acute” one—but international partnerships, the old global order are key to beating both.

New US-EU Data-Privacy Rules Limit Surveillance

After a year of negotiations, an executive order acknowledges Europe's more stringent privacy laws.

Just How Long Should the US Send Aid to Ukraine?

History can help us understand whether Kyiv’s situation better resembles Afghanistan or Colombia.

VA Taking ‘Prudent’ Steps to Protect Employees Who Provide Abortions

The department announced its plans to continue offering abortions shortly after Roe v Wade was overturned in June.

Are You 'Choice-Paralyzed' About Protecting Your Critical Infrastructure? NSA Wants to Help

Simplifying decisions about hardening industrial control systems is the aim of new guidance from the NSA and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

In NYC, a Bronx Cheer for Putin, Trump, and the Aging UN

As the General Assembly met for the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine, Biden warned against nuclear war and the UN’s growing irrelevance. Will he do more?

US Weighs Escalation Risk As Ukraine Asks for Longer-range Missiles

Will ATACMS become the latest weapon that Washington has initially withheld, but ultimately given?