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Modernizing the Department of Homeland Security
There is a fresh opportunity to conceive of a forward-looking Department of Homeland Security....
By Carrie Cordero & Katrina Mulligan
Trump’s lame-duck pardons will all be legal, no matter how corrupt they look
The prospect of more pardons in the next couple of months seems more likely than not....
By Carrie Cordero
This group is training the next generation of women in national security
Women make up less than 40 percent of the U.S. State Department's leadership, and 26 percent at the Pentagon, according to a 2018 study by the New America Foundation. But wome...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman, Radha Iyengar & Erin Simpson
Make Good Choices! National Security Transitions and the Policy and Process Decisions
Who leads, how agencies implement policy, and the role of the National Security Council process draw less attention than strategy and policies, but they shape the impact of a ...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman & Alex Tippett
Sharper: The Next Four Years
America will face a range of national security challenges over the next four years. From sustaining military deterrence to bolstering the nation's economic leadership and more...
By Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
Intelligence officials are now warning about election interference in real time
Time is running out to get the right amount of accurate information out to the public to prevent a foreign adversary from influencing voters....
By Carrie Cordero
U.S. Foreign Policy Agencies Need Senior Officials Who Can Really Lead
Whoever wins the U.S. presidential election in November will face an unenviable collection of foreign policy challenges....
By Kristin M. Lord & Christopher D. Kolenda
Congress Can Do Far More to Oversee America’s Foreign Wars
Congressional attention to the use of force should today be at a premium....
By Richard Fontaine & Loren DeJonge Schulman
America Must Promote Democracy, Despite Trump’s Disdain for It
A dysfunctional U.S. democracy at home makes it less credible to support liberalism abroad....
By Richard Fontaine
Successful 2020 Elections Will Require a Whole-of-Society Approach
Every citizen, from Congress to the Intelligence Community to social media companies to the general public, has a role in supporting a successful 2020 election....
By Katie Galgano
If the Military Can't Handle Its Sexual Assault Problem, Congress Needs to Step In
Should the DoD continue failing at comprehensively and effectively addressing sexual violence, Congress must intervene more robustly....
By Katie Galgano & Emma Moore
Over the last four years, there has been an unprecedented all-of-nation effort to ensure that the 2020 election is as secure as any in U.S. history....
By Christopher C. Krebs
The 9/11 Commission Report, the Pandemic and the Future of Homeland Security
The report was specific in its remit, but its lessons withstand the passage of time....
By Carrie Cordero
Sharper: The Next Congress
When the 117th Congress is sworn in next January, legislators have the opportunity to exert substantial influence on the future of America's role in the world....
By Katie Galgano, Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
Partnerships to Protect Democracy: States vs. Nation-States
There is a growing and gathering danger shadowing American democracy and our system of elections. It is that malicious foreign actors have demonstrated the motivation and capa...
By Scott Bates
America Needs a ‘We Need You’ Message to Counter Foreign Election Interference
We need a better understanding of why Americans are not more deeply engaged on the issue of foreign election interference....
By Dan Vallone
The Department of Homeland Security is broken. Here’s what it needs in a boss.
The span of responsibility for DHS may well be the broadest of any single Cabinet department....
By Paul Rosenzweig & Carrie Cordero
Protecting Election Integrity by Prohibiting Deception and Disenfranchisement
Implementing dual prohibitions on disenfranchisement and deception would go a long way toward protecting the integrity of elections....
By Chimène Keitner
The Growing Threat of Domestic Disinformation in Poland
Poland has a clear-eyed view of the threat of foreign interference, particularly from the Russian Federation. But the PiS government has embraced the disinformation playbook....
By Nina Jankowicz
European Lessons for Tackling Election Interference
The European experience with tackling election interference in the form of disinformation and cyberattacks can provide useful lessons for the United States....
By Erik Brattberg