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Trump to Speed Up U.S. Arms Sales by Reducing Oversight, Sources Say
The White House is pushing to implement as early as March a plan that would make it easier to sell some weapons to foreign partners through a process some say eliminates key r...
By Jim Townsend
Artificial Intelligence: Putting Machines to Work for the Spies
Whiteboards line the walls of this lab deep inside the Defense Intelligence Agency's Washington headquarters, covered from floor to ceiling with hand-scrawled computer code an...
By Paul Scharre
Trump Turns Away From Iraq’s Coming Storm
The Trump administration has indicated it plans to largely abdicate a U.S. role in Iraq's political future, despite the certainty that driving the Islamic State group from its...
By Nicholas Heras
Cooperation with Russia in Syria Off the Table for Trump Team
President Donald Trump's national security team is not considering any increase in cooperation with Russia against the Islamic State group in Syria, according to multiple curr...
By Julianne Smith
Manbij and the Unforgiving Complexity of the Syrian War
Top U.S. defense officials believe all of the warring parties in Manbij got the message after American forces deployed an armored convoy through the Syrian city earlier this w...
By Julianne Smith
The Greatest Threat to America
Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow Elbridge Colby examines how national security officials are prioritizing threats in U.S. News & World Report....
By Elbridge Colby
Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria Likely Snubbed in Obama's State of the Union
Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the Responsible Defense Program Nora Bensahel quoted in U.S. News article on the State of the Union. ...
By Nora Bensahel
Allen Calls on Obama to Release Post-2014 Afghanistan Numbers
Noting that the success of the fragile Afghan military and government will depend on the size of remaining U.S. and NATO troops, U.S. News and World Report's Paul Shinkman dis...