Lockheed Martin’s $1.7 Trillion F-35 Fighter Jet is 10 Years Late and 80% Over Budget—and It Could Be One of the Pentagon’s Biggest Success Stories

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One Sunday in early 2022, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz gave a speech that reversed more than 70 years of pacifist foreign policy in his nation. Vladimir Putin had just invaded Ukraine, and Scholz’s address to parliament was short, urgent, and written for the ages.

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Marines, Air Force on track for 2024 recruiting; Navy projected to miss

With three full months left in the fiscal year for military recruiting, the services already are developing a sense of whether they’ll make their target recruiting mission or end up short.

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BENS Member, Michelle Giuda

At the recent “CHIPS for America: Execute for Global Success” Summit, held at the U.S. Senate, BENS Member Michelle Giuda, CEO of the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue,…

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Event Recap-July 15, 2024

Dr. Jonathan D. T. Ward, author of China’s Vision of Victory and The Decisive Decade, recently joined BENS Chairman Mark Gerencser for an engaging fireside chat focused on how to revitalize US and allied economic…

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