News & Insights

Biotech Matters: Great Data Competition and Interoperability with Allies and Partners

April 8, 2024

In the U.S.-China competition over biotechnology, America’s most powerful asset with untapped potential is data. Data are the foundation of discovery; data of adequate size, type, and diversity are necessary…

To reinvent itself, the US Air Force must go big on small drones

April 8, 2024

“The changing character of war is coming upon us,” said Gen. David W. Allvin, the Chief of Staff of the US Air Force, warning, “The theater of war is going…

Tokyo in talks with Manila over sending troops to the Philippines

April 8, 2024

Tokyo and Manila have discussed deploying Japanese forces in the Philippines, as the countries near agreement on several security pacts aimed at boosting regional deterrence against China.

Export Watchdog Warns About Counterparties Sending Drone, Missile Components to Russia

April 8, 2024

The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to dial up its warnings about violating rules against the export of sensitive technologies to foreign adversaries amid findings that U.S. components have found their…

Innovation Adoption For All: Scaling Across The Department of Defense

April 8, 2024

Across the Department of Defense, today’s watchword is innovation. In 2018, Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google and the first chairman of the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Board, aptly declared that “the…

Military Communities Serve As Opportunity Zones For Nearby Cities

April 8, 2024

America’s defense industrial base is aging at a time when it might be more necessary than at any time since World War II. To meet that need, we can’t keep…

Can Europe Still Count on America’s Nuclear Umbrella?

April 8, 2024

When President John F. Kennedy met his French counterpart during the Berlin crisis of 1961, he found himself having to offer reassurances. With Moscow demanding that NATO withdraw its forces…

Philippine President Warns of Countermeasures in Response to Chinese Aggression at Sea

April 8, 2024

The Philippine president said Thursday that his government would take action against what he called dangerous attacks by the Chinese coast guard and suspected militia ships in the disputed South…

Pentagon seeks stronger digital defense for industry in cyber strategy

April 8, 2024

The U.S. Department of Defense rolled out its plan to shield suppliers from digital sabotage amid growing concern about cyberattacks on critical infrastructure.