On Nov. 18, the Department of Defense’s Inspector General released a 153-page report reviewing “the DoD’s role, responsibilities, and actions to prepare for and respond to the protest and its aftermath on the U.S. Capitol campus on January 6, 2021.” The report found that the department’s actions “were appropriate” in the lead up to Jan. 6. It also found that the Pentagon’s response to Jan.
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The inspector general’s quarterly report provides an interesting status update on the conflict in Afghanistan in light of the Trump administration’s expedited drawdown.
As the role of special operations forces shift with U.S. grand strategy, it's time to reevaluate how they fit into the civilian oversight of the U.S. military.
The 2018 DOD Cyber Strategy: Understanding 'Defense Forward' in Light of the NDAA and PPD-20 Changes
DOD’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.
1. Hold up. Is this “DOD Cyber Strategy” the same thing as the “National Cyber Strategy”?
A review of Rosa Brooks' How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales From the Pentagon (Simon and Schuster 2016).