Sebastian Brady

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Sebastian Brady was a National Security Intern at the Brookings Institution. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a major in political science and a minor in philosophy. He previously edited Prospect Journal of International Affairs.

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Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Yesterday, the Obama administration announced a massive breach of federal employees’ data affecting at least four million government workers. The New York Times reports that the hack, which was first detected in April, targeted data held by the Office of Personnel Management, including Social Security Numbers and other personal information.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

ISIS militants have seized control of the Syrian city of Palmyra, as well as the world renowned archaeological site located on the outskirts of the city. The Associated Press writes that Syrian government forces reportedly crumbled during the ISIS assault, fleeing the area and leaving the militants in control of another key city just days after ISIS militants in Iraq captured Ramadi.