The NDAA created new programs for combating white supremacy and domestic terrorism, but it omits two important proposals included in earlier versions of the bill. The Biden administration should consider adopting both into its security strategy.
Latest in National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)
We may soon have a national cyber director. What problems is this office meant to address, what authorities will it have and what questions will remain?
Fault Lines Episode 35: Pipelines, the Arctic, and Crimes Against Humanity - Global Leadership Dilemmas!
`Nord Stream 2 is exacerbating the split between the United States and its European Allies. Across the Mediterranean Laurent Gbagbo is acquitted of crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court (ICC). Les Munson, Jamil Jaffer, Loren Dealy Mahler, and Andrew Borene discuss how the U.S. should push back against the Russians in Europe and how Americans should think about the ICC.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled recently that the commission must hold open meetings and make material available to the public.
U.S. decision makers say they prioritize cyber defense and are not militarizing cyberspace. A closer look at the Federal budget shows otherwise.
The spending bill authorizes the Pentagon to create procurement pathways in which software can be purchased in less than a year. If effectively implemented, the change would be dramatic.
In our last episode of 2019, Dana, Jamil and Lester welcome special guest Elisa Catalano, former Director for the Middle East and North Africa on the National Security Council and former Senior Policy Advisor at the State Department, to the podcast.
The soon-to-be-enacted NDAA includes a provision that will fine-tune the range of military cyber operations subject to the 48-notification requirement. Here’s an explainer.
The draft National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2020, currently in conference, includes three Arctic-specific provisions that show a continuing increase in congressional attention to the Arctic over the past five years.
The world is facing a new era of technological ubiquity. With 19.4 billion connections globally between internet-enabled devices—1.6 billion of which were added in the last year alone—cyberspace is expanding into every area of life and transforming society at an accelerated pace. And the United States is the most connected nation in the world—which brings opportunities but also increased vulnerabilities. Unfortunately, U.S. politics, laws and national security policy have not kept up with both the risks and the opportunities stemming from the dynamism of technological change.