December 01, 2018

The Days of Secret Military Operations May Soon Be Over. Does That Matter?

Featuring Kara Frederick

Source: Military.com

Journalist Oriana Pawlyk

In the age of social media and increasingly available connectivity, experts say it is becoming more and more challenging for the U.S. military to conduct operations under a cloud of darkness.

Secrets now come with a half-life, multiple experts recently told Military.com. And what comes into question is how the U.S. military will plan each operation down to the smallest detail in order to avoid catastrophic incidents with emerging powers or near-peer threats such as Russia or China.

Because the growing unknowns to the Defense Department are: Who's watching? Who's listening? How are they manipulating operational secrets?

Read the full article and more on Military.com.

  • Kara Frederick

    Research Associate, Technology and National Security Program

    Kara Frederick is the Research Associate for the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Prior to joining CNAS, Kara helped ...