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T. X. Hammes

National Defense University

T. X. Hammes is a Distinguished Research Fellow at the National Defense University. The views expressed are his own and do not reflect those of the U.S. government. 

Melians’ Revenge: How Emerging Tech Can Fortify NATO’s Eastern Flank

AI, 3D printing, commercial drones, and more can give the alliance’s easternmost nations a surprisingly potent defensive punch.


In an Era of Cheap Drones, US Can’t Afford Exquisite Weapons

Various technological advances are about to make hundred-drone swarms a reality, and a nightmare for today’s top-of-the-line weapons.