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In Denial About Denial: Why Ukraine’s Air Success Should Worry the West

June 15, 2022

Ukraine’s success in contesting the skies turns the West’s airpower paradigm on its head — it offers an alternative vision for pursuing airspace denial over air superiority. Despite having one…

The Defense Production Act is helping rebuild the US industrial base. Let’s keep it that way.

June 15, 2022

Recently, the Biden administration has come under criticism for its use of a law which, until its application during the COVID-19 pandemic, was relatively unknown. The Defense Production Act has…

US Probing how American Electronics Wound up in Russian Military Gear

June 15, 2022

Federal agents have begun questioning U.S. technology companies on how their computer chips ended up in Russian military equipment recovered in Ukraine. Commerce Department agents who enforce export controls are…

The War in Ukraine Has Exposed a Critical American Vulnerability

June 14, 2022

In 1939, when America was emerging from the throes of the Great Depression, our Army ranked 19th-largest in the world, standing behind Portugal and only slightly ahead of Bulgaria. It…

Lawmakers Make Bipartisan Push for New Government Powers to Block US Investments in China

June 14, 2022

Congress is pressing ahead with legislation that could rewrite the rules for American companies investing abroad, proposing the screening of investments in countries like China seen as adversaries to protect…

Climate Change has FEMA Working Year-Round, Straining its Workforce

June 14, 2022

While the head of Federal Emergency Management Agency believes her team is ready for what is expected to be a particularly trying hurricane season, she is calling on Congress to…

Air Force Using AI to Improve Weather Models for Military Planning

June 14, 2022

The Department of the Air Force is using artificial intelligence to augment weather predictions and better understand environmental conditions in places where the U.S. military may be headed. Deputy Chief…

China’s Crisis of Confidence

June 13, 2022

What if the new era of great-power competition was over before it had even begun? Many of today’s fears about a multigeneration conflict with Beijing rest on linear extrapolations of…

The Stakes are High for DoD’s Future Civilian Workforce

June 13, 2022

Last week, some of the Defense Department’s top officials harped on the same topic over and over: The Pentagon needs a talented civilian workforce to thrive. “We have the ability…