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Biden Swears In First Female Coast Guard Commandant

June 1, 2022

Admiral Linda Fagan was sworn in Wednesday as the 27th commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, making her the first woman to lead the military branch.  “Now we need to…

US Defends Supplying Advanced Rocket Systems to Ukraine

June 1, 2022

The Biden administration on Wednesday defended its decision to send advanced multiple-launch rocket systems to Ukraine, rejecting criticism that the decision comes too late to make a difference while brushing…

Time is Now to Reconsider Autonomous Weapons Rules, Horowitz Says

May 31, 2022

Nearly a decade after it was signed, a directive that laid out the ground rules for U.S. autonomous weapons is due for a refresh, according to the leader of the…

Our Responsibility to America’s Heroes

May 29, 2022

BENS Senior Vice President of Policy and Projects, Vice Admiral (Ret.) Andrew Lewis shares a public service announcement for the campaign, “Responsibility Starts With Me.” The organization assists service…

Are the Marines Inventing the Edsel or the Mustang?

May 27, 2022

Ford Motor Company’s development of the Edsel 60 years ago still stands as a classic corporate case study of transformative product failure. The Marine Corps, a $50 billion dollar enterprise,…

How the US and South Korea Predict a North Korean Weapons Test

May 27, 2022

A missile’s disconnected fuel hose. The frequency of military communication. Even the number of people playing volleyball near a nuclear test site. The U.S. and South Korea rely on all…

Soldiers conduct a funeral at Arlington National Cemetery

A Message on Memorial Day 2022 from General Joseph Votel

May 27, 2022

This weekend marks the most solemn of our National Holidays – Memorial Day. It is a day we set aside to remember our fellow citizens who answered the call of…

When a Country Is Held Hostage: What to Make of Costa Rica’s Ransomware Attack

May 26, 2022

While the Ukraine conflict continues to flare on the ground, another one has been taking place in cyberspace — not in Ukraine (though cyberwar is most definitely occurring there, too),…

The Administration’s Approach to the People’s Republic of China

May 26, 2022

Speech by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Washington, DC, May 26, 2022 Thank you.  Good morning. It’s a real pleasure to be here at The George Washington University.  This is…