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National Security Strategy

Civilian Harm Mitigation: An Opportunity for Values-Based U.S. Leadership at NATO

A robust new U.S. push to mitigate civilian harm in conflict serves as a signal for NATO to get serious about implementing its approach to human security, but most recently, Ukraine reinforces the broader and more integrated approach championed by NATO allies.

Department of Defense

Defense Department Releases Zero Trust Strategy

On Nov. 22, the U.S. Department of Defense released their Zero Trust Strategy, a new approach to countering cyberattacks. The new framework employs a “‘never trust, always verify’” mindset, deviating from the Defense Department’s previously used perimeter defense model. The strategy is prompted by the “rapid growth” of offensive cyber threats and aims to fully implement the department-wide model by fiscal year 2027.

American military history

Military Foraging: Historical Practice and Contemporary Advice

Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s prudent navigation of nascent legal concepts to diminish his force’s reliance on supply lines and forage for provisions enabled battlefield success. Today, Grant’s actions provide a cogent legal blueprint for contemporary military leaders in future operational planning.

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