As U.S. arms sales and military aid increasingly dominate U.S. foreign policy, so too does the secrecy that surrounds the process.
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The 2018 DOD Cyber Strategy: Understanding 'Defense Forward' in Light of the NDAA and PPD-20 Changes
The Pentagon’s 2018 Cyber Strategy document is drawing attention because of its reference to “defense forward.” What does that mean? Let’s have a close look, in context with the recently-enacted NDAA and recent changes to PPD-20.
President Trump has signed a massive new National Defense Authorization Act. What does it mean for U.S. national security?
The Secretary of Defense has released the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review. The full document is below:
Even if the president makes good on his tweets and directs Secretary Mattis to revise departmental policy to ban transgender service-members, he may not succeed in the courts.
It is clear that algorithmic warfare is developing now. Governments, industry, academia, and civil society should all be pursuing ways to secure war-algorithm accountability.
An overview of the memo describing the Department of Defense’s planned implementation of the hiring freeze executive order.
Charlie Dunlap reviews Rosa Brooks' How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon and says that it's the perfect book on American military culture and civil-military relations to read on that long plane ride.
The Department of Defense released an update to the 2015 Law of War Manual on Friday, July 22nd, revising language on the protection of journalists in conflict.
Steve Watts of RAND argues that, as security sector assistance comes with a host of risks, the United States should conduct more rigorous risk assessments of these programs.