The annual defense authorization bill offers a chance to end wars and programs that are not worth their price. Every year, members of the congressional armed services committees go [...]
Other countries’ experience with tracing apps helps explain why. Two public health measures – testing, to identify those infected, and contact tracing, to identify those who may have [...]
“Mask It or Casket”; US Carriers in South China Sea; Explosion in Iran; Islamic Extremists in Mozambique; and a Bit More.
For new recruits at the Coast Guard Academy, “There will be no haircuts, no drilling, no running as a group from place to place,” AP reports this morning from New London, Conn. “They [...]
A terror group affiliated with the Islamic State has been stepping up tactics and claiming bigger targets. An Islamist terror group in Mozambique is staging increasingly [...]
Defense CEOs have been looking for silver linings in a year when “work from home” has become the norm for many. Tom Arseneault, who in April became president and CEO of BAE Systems, [...]
In Russia, Posted
Western negotiators must give no ground in Moscow’s attempts to evade its responsibilities. Russia has taken two significant steps in the last fortnight that suggest their diplomatic [...]
Moscow’s strategic calculus is much harder to parse. In the week since it became public that the United States had evidence Russia was offering bounties to Taliban-linked militants to [...]
Bounty Briefing for Gang of 8; COVID Spike Leaves April ‘Peak’ Far Behind; USAF’s Budget Warning; Australia Seeks New Long-Range Weapons; and a Bit More.
The “Gang of Eight” lawmakers will get a classified briefing today from White House officials on that alleged Russian bounty on American troops in Afghanistan, administration [...]
Part 4: From the size of the US military to outdated ‘legacy’ weapons, experts say something has to give. Defense spending is likely to decline or at least flat-line in the coming years, [...]