In October, the Department of Defense released an unclassified version of the National Defense Strategy, the Nuclear Posture Review, and the Missile Defense Review, outlining four main defense priorities to strengthen deterrence.
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In many respects, the U.S. has never been closer to imposing equal draft registration requirements on both men and women than it was in 2021.
The Division of Authority Between the Special Trial Counsel and Commanders Under the Uniform Code of Military Justice: Planning Now for the Next Phase of Reform
In late 2021, Congress reformed the military justice system in a way that materially alters the traditional division of prosecutorial responsibility between nonlawyer military commanders and uniformed lawyers. Now that the dust has settled, it is important to take stock of the reforms agreed upon, and the ones left out.
With the Department of State Authorization Act of 2021, President Biden signed into law substantial constraints on ad hoc diplomatic appointments. Here’s an explainer on the new law’s background and key provisions.
The President just signed the FY 2022 NDAA bill after contentious debate throughout Congress. But what reforms does it actually make (and what does it not change at all)?
The 2022 NDAA authorizes $768 billion in funding for the Defense Department.
The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 expands the government’s authority to subpoena documents held by foreign banks overseas. Here’s how U.S. institutions could interpret that expanded authority.
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.
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.
Congress has been building a domestic legal framework for gray zone competition in the cyber domain. Now it is extending that effort to the broader context of information operations. This warrants close attention.