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Evelyn N. Farkas

Evelyn N. Farkas
Evelyn N. Farkas was a deputy assistant secretary of defense under President Obama, serves on the board of the Project 2049 Institute and is a consultant to several technology companies doing business with the Department of Defense.
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How the U.S. Can Beat the Semiconductor Shortage (and China)

We must reverse our reliance on foreign manufacturing and build a better microelectronic systems industrial base.

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We Regret to Inform You That Russia Is (Probably) At It Again

For Putin and company, election season in America is open season for meddling.

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Russia Is Abetting Mass Murder in Syria

By standing by and watching a slow-motion Rwanda unfold, the U.S. risks becoming an accessory to evil.

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It’s Time: The US Should Create A No-Fly Zone, Deliver Aid — and Save Syria

The act of alleviating human suffering may fuel a new dynamic that ultimately begins to change the course of the war.

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Trump's Loose NATO Talk Already Has Endangered Us

Collective security only works when everyone is committed to the common defense.

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Putin Got Exactly What He Wanted in Syria

Russia pulls out of Syria, going home with the leverage Putin came for. The U.S.-led coalition must seize the moment.

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Montenegro Will Join NATO — and That Matters

The move shows NATO and Montenegro are denying Russia a veto while progressing towards greater stability in the Balkans.