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Building U.S. Commercial Bonds in West Africa: Reflections from a BENS Delegation to Benin and Cote D’Ivoire

With a growing, youthful workforce and a wealth of natural resources, West Africa is a region with economic opportunity. However, stability in the region has come under serious stress from…

Navigating Global Trade: Understanding the Ramifications of Houthi Attacks in the Red Sea

BENS recently interviewed BENS members and private sector leaders Robert Sappio, CEO of SeaCube Container Leasing; William Kunkler, Executive Vice President of Operations at CC Industries; and Edward Floyd and…

BENS 2023 Leadership Report

BENS Leadership Report 2023 Click the report to flip through the pages of our 2023 Leadership Report.

BENS Summary of the FY22 NDAA Bill Highlights

On December 7th and December 15th respectively, the House of Representatives and the Senate passed S.1605, the conferenced text of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022. The…

BENS 2021 Leadership Report

The 2021 Leadership Report captures the highlights of our BENS activities over the last year. Given the extraordinary environment in which we are operating — I hope that you will…

BENS Overview of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, signed into law on November 15th, funds projects and grants to build more resilient, modern, and secure infrastructure across the United States. This overview…

5G: A Guide to Secure Adoption By Business

5G: A Guide to Secure Adoption By Business assesses security challenges introduced by 5G technology and recommends methods for mitigating them in the private sector.

Commission on the National Response Enterprise: A Call to Action

This report presents a “Call to Action” for the 117th Congress and the Executive Branch to strengthen U.S. emergency response for sustained, widespread events such as the COVID-19 pandemic, which,…

Fall 2020 Leadership Report

BENS annual report featuring highlights from our events, projects, and programs throughout the year.

Talent Management: A Strategy for Great Power Competition

Talent Management: A Strategy for Great Power Competition provides best practices to recruit, develop, and retain top talent.