The Reagan Institute is calling on the US government to undertake a comprehensive effort to strengthen the national security industrial base, with recommendations ranging from creating an interagency “National Security Innovation Committee” for coordinating financial support to establishing a “STEM Corps” to give students free tuition if they enter the natsec work force.
Discussions between the Kurds, the Syrian government and Moscow began last year as the Kurds grew nervous that the Americans would leave them in the lurch.
Dan Coats, director of national intelligence, is resigning after a turbulent two years in which he and President Donald Trump were often at odds over Russian interference in the 2016 election. Trump named a GOP congressman and fierce loyalist to replace him.
The gist of the Pentagon’s strategic review is that the military needs to shift its primary focus away from fighting terrorists and rogue states to prepare to fight Russia and China.
The Trump administration is sending top national security officials to brief Congress on escalating tensions with Iran, agreeing to multiple meetings intended to head off growing frustration with the president and his senior advisers.
The Trump administration’s Homeland Security secretary resigned Sunday amid growing tensions over the influx of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The U.S. thinks Huawei is a major threat to global security, but European allies aren’t convinced. These divergent attitudes, senior military leaders and lawmakers warn, could damage their alliance—and collective security—over the long term.
The era of open procurements across a globalized technology industry has made it frighteningly straightforward for a determined and organized state machine to extend its collection network. And China certainly has that.