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Podcast5G and the Future of Technology and Governance with Daniel Bagge
Daniel Bagge, Cyber Attaché of the Czech Republic to the United States and Canada, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend for an in-depth discussion on the security ...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Daniel Bagge
CommentaryThe U.S. Military is Not, and Can Never Be, Afghanistan’s Police
In 1829, the father of modern policing, Sir Robert Peel, established “Peel’s Principles” to describe the role of police at large. Almost 200 years later, policing has changed ...
By COL Sarah Albrycht
CommentaryTrump’s Defense Cuts in Europe Will Backfire
Twice this month, the Trump administration moved to walk back critical efforts to strengthen the U.S. military presence in Europe, choosing cheap political points over essenti...
By Jim Townsend
CommentaryComing Soon to the United Nations: Chinese Leadership and Authoritarian Values
In a new essay for Foreign Affairs, Kristine Lee discusses global concerns behind Beijing's changing approach to international organizations....
By Kristine Lee
CommentaryNorth Korea’s Sanctions-Busting Gets More Sophisticated—and More Lucrative
As a United Nations report revealed earlier this month, North Korea continues to dodge international sanctions and raise money for its nuclear weapons program, despite attempt...
By Neil Bhatiya
PodcastBehind the Turmoil in Italian Politics with Erik Jones
Dr. Erik Jones, Director of European and Eurasian Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced and International Studies, joins Dr. Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend for a...
By Erik Jones, Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Jim Townsend
PodcastFriday Roundtable Podcast: Sep. 13, 2019
On this Roundtable episode of the Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast, our guests include Bob Hale, former Pentagon comptroller and senior fellow at the Center for a New Americ...
By Robert F. Hale
CommentaryRussia’s Middle East Power Play
Turkey flouted months of American warnings this summer and took delivery of the Russian-made S-400 air-defense system — triggering Ankara’s expulsion from the F-35 stealth-fig...
By Vance Serchuk
VideoTrump's cancelled peace talks with the Taliban
Christopher D. Kolenda is a retired US army colonel, and a veteran of the Afghan war. He also played a key role in facilitating peace talks with the Taliban. He tells Deutsche...
By Christopher D. Kolenda
PodcastWhen your data is held hostage
Technology and security expert Kara Frederick explains how and why U.S. local governments and electoral rolls are vulnerable to ransomware and what can be done about it. List...
By Kara Frederick
PodcastEnding the war in Afghanistan
Christopher D. Kolenda joins The World and Everything in It to discuss the latest developments in talks between the United States and the Taliban. Listen to the full conversa...
By Christopher D. Kolenda
CommentaryGreat-Power Competition Is Washington’s Top Priority—But Not the Public’s
For all the acrimony in Washington today, the city’s foreign policy establishment is settling on a rare bipartisan consensus: that the world has entered a new era of great-pow...
By Richard Fontaine
CommentaryTwo Cheers for Esper’s Plan to Reassert Civilian Control of the Pentagon
The longest-ever gap in civilian leadership atop the Department of Defense came to an end on July 23, when Mark Esper was sworn in as secretary of defense. His presence in the...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman, Alice Hunt Friend & Mara Karlin
PodcastBrexit with Luke Coffey and Amanda Sloat
Luke Coffey of The Heritage Foundation and Dr. Amanda Sloat of the Brookings Institution join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend for a rundown of the latest Brexit develop...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Dr. Amanda Sloat & Luke Coffey
VideoThe Low Road: Charting China's Digital Expansion
As Beijing tightens control of the Internet within its own borders, what consequences lie ahead for people living under other authoritarian regimes and fragile democracies?...
By Kara Frederick, Daniel Kliman & Ely Ratner
CommentaryThe Rise of Municipal Ransomware
Last month’s coordinated ransomware attacks against 23 cities in Texas reflect a troubling trend for America’s cities: bad actors are addicted to the payoff. In the 30 years s...
By Kara Frederick
CommentaryWelcome to the New Phase of US-China Tech Competition
It came without a breaking news alert or presidential tweet, but the technological competition with China entered a new phase last month. Several developments quietly heralded...
By Ashley Feng & Lorand Laskai
PodcastThe Key Role Pakistan Is Playing In U.S.-Taliban Talks
A bomb parked under the preacher's pulpit in a mosque likely had a high-profile target: a brother of the Taliban leader. It was seen by the Taliban as a warning to stop their ...
By Stephen Tankel
PodcastBeyond the Arms Race Narrative: AI & China with Helen Toner & Elsa Kania
Discussions of Chinese artificial intelligence frequently center around the trope of a U.S.-China arms race. On this month’s FLI podcast, we’re moving beyond the arms race nar...
By Elsa B. Kania & Helen Toner
CommentaryHow to Reform IEEPA
Over the weekend, President Trump cited a 1977 statute, the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), as providing the legal authority he would need to carry throug...
By Peter Harrell