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DoD Releases Small Business Strategy

The Department of Defense (DoD) released its Small Business Strategy today. The strategy promotes a strong, dynamic, and robust small business industrial base by focusing on reducing barriers to entry,…

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Cyber Experts Work to Write Code in Safer Languages

Tech companies estimate that it accounts for up to 65 percent of all bugs. At least two major U.S. cybersecurity agencies have warned of its risks. But chances are that…

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In First Update in a Decade, the Pentagon Plans for AI’s Increased Role in Warfare

The Defense Department is aware of how quickly artificial intelligence and autonomous weapons are becoming a part of war. As a result, it’s updating its automated weapons directive for the…

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Opinion: How Russia Outmaneuvered the US in Africa

(CNN)  — Russia seems to be outmaneuvering the United States in Africa. In recent days, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov underscored that stark reality as he wined and dined his…

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China’s Top Nuclear-Weapons Lab Used American Computer Chips Decades After Ban

SINGAPORE—China’s top nuclear-weapons research institute has bought sophisticated U.S. computer chips at least a dozen times in the past two and a half years, circumventing decades-old American export restrictions meant…

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The Doomsday Clock is Ticking on Biosecurity

Last Tuesday, we and the other members of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Science and Security Board moved the iconic Doomsday Clock to 90 seconds to midnight, the closest…

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Is Helping Ukraine Reducing US Preparedness, Security?

Questions are mounting as to how long the United States can continue to supply Ukraine from its own weapons stockpiles without hindering its own security.

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US Secures Deal on Philippines Bases to Complete Arc Around China

The US has secured access to four additional military bases in the Philippines – a key bit of real estate which would offer a front seat to monitor the Chinese…

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General Joe Votel, USA (Ret.) Sign on with More than 480 Global Voices Who Call on International Community to Strengthen Support for Protesters in Iran

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Nobel Prize laureates, former heads of state, retired military officers, business leaders, actors, authors, and human rights defenders forced into exile are among the…

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Netherlands and Japan Said to Join U.S. in Curbing Chip Technology Sent to China

A new agreement is expected to expand the reach of U.S. technology restrictions on China issued last year. WASHINGTON — The Netherlands and Japan, both makers of some of the…