News & Insights

Pentagon Efforts Challenged By ‘Immature’ Hypersonics Tech, Supply

October 15, 2023

AUSA 2023 — Defense Department efforts to speed acquisition of new hypersonic weapons continue to be challenged by the fact that the underlying technologies and industry supply chain have yet to fully develop, according…

Germany Announces New Defense Aid for Ukraine Worth $1.1 Bln

October 15, 2023

FRANKFURT, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Germany on Tuesday unveiled a fresh support package for Ukraine worth around 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion), its defence ministry said, adding the programme covered…

The Next Big Solar Storm Could Fry the Grid

October 15, 2023

One day, you wake up, and the power is out. You try to get information on your phone, and you have no internet access. Gradually you discover millions of people…

‘The Worst Day’: Israeli Warning Prompts Palestinian Exodus From North Gaza

October 15, 2023

Hamas Militants Had Detailed Maps of Israeli Towns, Military Bases and Infiltration Routes

October 15, 2023

TEL AVIV—Hamas militants who flooded into southern Israel from Gaza last weekend carried detailed maps of the towns and military bases that they targeted. Some also carried tactical guides identifying weak spots…

Israel-Hamas War Threatens Wider Unrest and Crushes Hopes for Calmer Mideast 

October 15, 2023

The conflict is inflaming tensions across the region, where many of the problems that fueled uprisings and conflicts a decade ago remain unresolved. Days after Palestinian gunmen from Gaza launched…

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

October 15, 2023

In early October 2023, war broke out between Israel and Hamas, the militant Islamist group that has controlled Gaza since 2006. Hamas fighters fired rockets into Israel and stormed southern Israeli cities and towns…

Event Recaps – October 08, 2023

October 8, 2023

The BENS Southeast members recently came together for their Fall Dining Out event. These gatherings provide a valuable opportunity for members to network and engage in discussions about crucial topics…

Army Announces Transformation of its Recruiting Enterprise

October 8, 2023

With the armed forces facing the most challenging recruiting environment in a generation, the United States Army announced a transformation of its recruiting enterprise.