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In The NewsIraq's energy deals in limbo as US pledges help for clean projects
Iraq's $8 billion worth of energy deals with US companies clinched in August 2020 during the prime minister's inaugural visit to Washington have yet to bear fruit, but Mustafa...
By Rachel Ziemba
In The NewsAs US troops leave Afghanistan, what will future policy look like?
As the US nears completion of its military withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Pentagon is supposed to switch to “over-the-horizon” counter-terrorist operations in the country. B...
By Dr. Jason Dempsey
In The NewsTikTok a Year After Trump’s Ban: No Change, but New Threats
Saturday will mark a year since Donald Trump said he would ban the wildly popular and annoyingly addictive short-video app TikTok from millions of US smartphones, citing threa...
By Ainikki Riikonen
In The NewsChinese Navy Using Commercial Car Ferries to Launch Amphibious Landing Craft
When a Chinese ferry joined the People’s Liberation Army Navy for an amphibious landing exercise in July 2020, observers noticed something different.It’s not unusual for Chine...
By Tom Shugart
In The NewsBiden, pulling combat forces from Iraq, seeks to end the post-9/11 era
President Biden has announced the full withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. He has started transferring prisoners from Guantánamo Bay in hopes of eventually shutting do...
By Elisa Catalano Ewers
In The NewsPregnant Cadets, Midshipmen Must Give Up Their Child Or Their Career. Two Senators Want To Change That.
Two senators are teaming up to change an “unfair, antiquated” policy that requires students at military academies who get pregnant to choose between abandoning their military ...
By Katherine L. Kuzminski
In The NewsCSBA Report "DoD's Full Spectrum Competition has limitation due to budget constraints"
The Center for New American Security (CNAS), a private research institute in Washington, analyzed on the 20th that the U.S. Department of Defense's approach with China and Rus...
By Becca Wasser
In The NewsAlgorithmic Warfare: Russia Expanding Fleet of AI-Enabled Weapons
Russia — which has made no secret of its artificial intelligence ambitions — is building a cadre of AI-enabled, autonomous weapon systems that could one day threaten the Unite...
By Jeffrey Edmonds & Samuel Bendett
Risky Business: Future Strategy and Force Options for the Defense Department
Washington, July 20, 2021— Despite the overarching strategic priorities laid out by the Biden administration and initial indicators provided by the Department of Defense, it i...
In The NewsFormer Jerusalem mayor lobbies against US opening consulate to Palestinians
An Israeli politician and former mayor of Jerusalem is urging the Biden administration to abandon its plans to reopen the U.S. consulate in Jerusalem for the Palestinians, cal...
By Ilan Goldenberg
In The NewsBiden’s First Budget Tries ‘Too Much With Too Little,’ New Wargame Finds
The Biden administration has a limited window to set America’s military on a new course – and the lack of a clear direction with its first budget means the Pentagon is already...
By Stacie Pettyjohn, Becca Wasser & Jennie Matuschak
In The NewsBiden opens new cyber fight with China
President Biden is putting new pressure on China by publicly attributing the wide-ranging Microsoft Exchange Server cyberattack to hackers affiliated with Beijing. The coordin...
By Lisa Curtis
In The NewsRussia’s Got A New Stealth Fighter—What’s It For?
Russian plane-maker Sukhoi has developed a new single-engine stealth fighter. The jet, which Sukhoi apparently refers to as “Checkmate,” reportedly will make its debut at the ...
By Samuel Bendett
In The NewsBiden to nominate defense industry expert Andrew Hunter as Air Force acquisition boss
President Joe Biden on Friday announced he would nominate Andrew Hunter, a well-known defense industry expert, to serve as the Air Force’s next acquisition boss. Air Force Tim...
By Stacie Pettyjohn
In The NewsUS, Germany stand strong in fight to defend democracy
The president of the Centre for New American Security, Richard Fontaine, said the meeting between the two leaders had not necessarily bridged differences between the US and ...
By Richard Fontaine
In The NewsFifty years since Kissinger's secret visit, Sino-U.S. ties now fraying fast
Fifty years since a secret visit to Beijing by then-U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger paved the way for American engagement with communist China, ties between the two ri...
By Jacob Stokes
In The NewsBiden administration looks to set up 'red phone' to China for emergency communications
The Biden administration is examining the possibility of setting up an emergency hotline with the Chinese government similar to the so-called "red phone" established between t...
By David Feith
In The News'Operation Allies Refuge' to Begin Airlifting Afghans Amid US Withdrawal
The United States this month is to begin airlifting from Afghanistan thousands of those who helped support American forces there during the past 20 years and now fear for thei...
By Lisa Curtis
In The NewsAnalysts still expect US, Iran to reach deal to lift oil sanctions despite growing delay
A deal to remove US sanctions on Iran's oil and other energy exports still remains the consensus view among analysts, but the possibility of talks collapsing has started to gr...
By Rachel Ziemba
In The NewsInformation Warfare Looms Larger in Russia’s New Security Strategy
The Russian government sees itself as increasingly vulnerable to foreign and domestic subversion, according to a July 3 update to the Kremlin’s 2015 national security strategy...
By Samuel Bendett