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HarrisWilliams Disrupting Defense Tech Investors New Focus

Disrupting Defense: Tech Investors’ New Focus on National Security

Co-authored by BENS member Kelleigh Bilms, Senior Director, Avascent SHARPE Focus: The Emergence of Defense Unicorns The world is changing rapidly, and all branches of the U.S. military are making…

WashPost Biden To Use DPA Critical Minerals Supply

Biden to Use Defense Production Act for Critical Mineral Supply

The White House might invoke the Defense Production Act as soon as this week to spur greater domestic output of raw materials for clean energy technology products and reduce U.S.…

WoTR Wisdom Of Crowds Insights From Defense Futures Simulator

The Wisdom of Crowds: Insights from the Defense Futures Simulator

This week, the Biden administration released its proposed defense budget for fiscal year 2023. What should we make of it? We have a powerful resource to help us understand that…

WSJ Bidens Budget Increase Defense Spending Aid For Ukraine

Biden’s Budget Calls for Increase in Defense Spending, Including Funds for Ukraine

Spending proposal also emphasizes efforts to reduce deficit and fund law enforcement President Biden called for the largest-ever level of military spending and increased funding for law enforcement in a…

USNews From 300k To Few Hundred Afghanistans Army

From 300,000 to a Few Hundred: What Happened to Afghanistan’s Army

President Joe Biden told the American people on July 8 that the U.S. and its partners in Afghanistan had “trained and equipped nearly 300,000 current serving members of the military”…

TheGuardian US Deserves Big Share Blame In Afghanistan Military Disaster

US Deserves Big Share of Blame for Afghanistan Military Disaster

As one provincial capital after another has fallen to the Taliban, the message from Washington to the Afghans facing the onslaught has been that their survival is in their own…