Threats

Ep. 63: War in space

What might orbital war look like? How might it start, and how could it proceed?

Ideas

State of Defense 2020: Special Report

Our annual service-by-service look at the big questions facing the U.S. military.

Ideas

Ep. 62: Wagner and Russian private military contractors

How much do we understand about what these groups are up to? And how much should the U.S. and its allies be concerned?

Ideas

Most-Read of 2020 (So Far)

We're three months into the next year already, if you go by the fiscal calendar. Here's the most-clicked posts on our site since Oct. 1.

Ideas

Best of 2019: Ideas

Revisit some of the best op-eds and commentary we had the privilege of publishing over the past year.

Threats

Ep. 61: Influence operations in 2020

In 2016, Moscow sowed division with fake news. Today, Russian agents simply reflect the things Americans say about each other.

Ideas

'Some of You on this Committee Appear to Believe' That Russia Didn't Meddle in 2016

In testimony, a former senior director for European and Russian affairs on Trump's National Security Council tells lawmakers to stop spreading Moscow's lies.

Ideas

Ep. 59: The future of European security

Here's a look at some of the ways Europe is changing amid various pressures from Russia, China and the NATO alliance.

Ideas

Livestream: Defense One Outlook 2020 Main Stage

At Defense One’s annual look into the future, we'll discuss global threats, industry trends, advanced technology, national-security policy and more.

Threats

Defense One, CNAS Launch American Readiness Project

Over the next year, the Project will chronicle Americans' desire, willingness, and capability to keep their country a global security leader.

Threats

Defense One Wins Two Eddie Awards

The Folio: media group recognized the Defense One Radio podcast and an investigative piece on the Pentagon’s JEDI contract.

Ideas

Ep. 58: Wargames

All about one of the safer, cheaper ways to figure out who’s going to win a war.

Ideas

Ep. 57: The Future of the U.S. Military in Syria (for now)

Three Middle East experts forecast likely consequences and the longterm costs of the U.S. military withdrawing from northern Syria.

Ideas

LIVESTREAM: 2019 Global Security Forum Day 2

The two-day conference will explore the security challenges of modern disinformation and its implications for an increasingly interconnected world.

Ideas

LIVESTREAM: 2019 Global Security Forum Day 1

The two-day conference will explore the security challenges of modern disinformation and its implications for an increasingly interconnected world.

Threats

Read the Whistleblower Complaint

The House Intelligence Committee released a redacted version of the complaint about President Trump's alleged attempts to solicit election-related favors from foreign powers.

Ideas

Ep. 56: 10 trips to Afghanistan, with Kevin Maurer

North Carolina-based author Kevin Maurer talks about his latest trip in January, and how some U.S. soldiers derive meaning from the longest conflict in the nation's history.

Ideas

Ep. 55: Doomsday machines, nuclear hurricanes and Russian spies, with Vince Houghton

An interview with the author of 'Nuking the Moon: And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board.'