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COVID-19 Vaccinations: Israel Succeeds While America Struggles

January 17, 2021

As nations inoculate their citizens against COVID-19, disparate approaches to vaccine administration have produced starkly different outcomes. Comparing the efforts of the United States and Israel raises concerns about the…

We Can’t Keep this Crucial Foreign Investment Panel in the Dark

January 25, 2018

By: General Norton A. Schwartz, USAF (ret.) & Ivan A. Schlager In 1988, Congress codified the creation of CFIUS, the little-known Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. CFIUS,…

Getting Ahead of the Enemy’s Next Move

March 1, 2017

Not Just Hardware: Equipping Tomorrow’s Military Requires New Process Not Just New Technology Lasers, drones, and artificial intelligence. The future is bright for brilliant minds working together to engineer the…

Cipher Op

May 11, 2015

By: General Norton A. Schwartz, USAF (Ret.), President & CEO of BENS Topic: Nexus of Business & National Security Updated: May 11, 2015 The whole of the warring nations are…

No Air Force? No Way!

August 25, 2014

In early 2001, pundits were challenging the continued relevance of ground forces in the 21st century. The incoming Bush Administration was already discussing significant cuts in the size of the Army in an effort described as transformation. The pundits, of course, were proven very wrong just a few months later. ..