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ReportsA Woman? No Way!
Who would have known that my commissioning in the U.S. Army would lead me to such an unthinkable assignment? I arrived in the Middle East as a country engagement officer. Alth...
By Asha Castleberry
ReportsThe (Mostly) Good News on Women in Combat
Three years ago this month, 19 women from across the Army made history by reporting to Fort Benning, Georgia, to become the first women to attend U.S. Army Ranger School. As t...
By Andrew Swick & Emma Moore
ReportsWomen are the Most Visible Servicemembers, and the Most Invisible Veterans
One of the questions I’m most frequently asked when people find out I’m a veteran is, “But you didn’t go in harm’s way, did you?” I’ve been asked this question since I first j...
By Andrea N. Goldstein
What do Joan of Arc and Eleanor Roosevelt have in common? They represent two of only 10 statues depicting women among the hundreds that grace the parks and squares of our nat...
By LTC Christina Bembenek
ReportsEnding Gender Shunning
Something is seriously wrong with U.S. national security. In this case, I am not talking about the policy itself but about how we develop and discuss policy. Despite the advan...
By Joseph Cirincione
ReportsMaternity and Paternity Leave
One month into parenting our newborn, my wife and I, both national security officials, had an epiphany: No doubt some of the worst foreign policy decisions made by the United ...
By Mark R. Jacobson
ReportsGender Equality as a National Security Priority
The Obama administration made efforts to advance gender equality around the world one of its core national security and foreign policy priorities, based on the premise that co...
By Julia M. Santucci
ReportsThe Power of Example
When I chose a career in foreign policy and national security, I never considered the fact that I was entering a historically male-dominated profession. In a purely abstract w...
By Laura Rosenberger
ReportsFrom College to Cabinet
On January 20, 2017, a new administration took the helm in the United States. The new president faces a vast set of threats to U.S. national security, including potential chal...
By Katherine Kidder, Amy Schafer, Phillip Carter & Andrew Swick
ReportsBattlefields and Boardrooms
Dr. Nora Bensahel, LTG David W. Barno, USA (Ret.), Katherine Kidder, and Kelley Sayler examine the career paths of professional women through the ranks of the U.S. military an...
By Katherine Kidder, Kelley Sayler, Nora Bensahel & David W. Barno