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$733B or $750B: That Is The Question (For HASC NDAA)

By Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. The House Armed Services Committee starts a marathon wrangle on the Pentagon budget, complete with dueling Dickens & Shakespeare quotes, with a detour to debate paint schemes for Air...

Trump Sides With North Korea Against the CIA

By David A. Graham, The Atlantic The president responded to reports that Kim Jong Un’s brother had been an American asset by reassuring the strongman he would not allow such spying in the future....

How US Allies Can Keep An Electronic Eye On China

By Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. The Center for Strategic & Budgetary Assessments has some new ideas for how even relatively poor allies can help keep the peace in the Pacific. …read more From:: Breaking...

The winners and the losers in the European project

By David Uren There was something for everyone in the European elections. The liberals and Greens did well, with voters backing their pan-European visions for the environment, worker health and safety regulation, and human...

Cyber, technology and gender: what are we missing?

By Lisa Sharland and Hannah Smith As humans develop increasingly smarter machines, we may be building in a dangerous bias, to society’s detriment. The technology sector, in areas such as cybersecurity development and STEM...

U.S. to Send 1,000 More Troops to Poland

By Patrick Tucker and Katie Bo Williams, Defense One Last fall, Warsaw asked for a tank division; White House officials are hinting at a “significant” increase. …read more From:: Government Executive (Policy)

Taking Australia’s defence strategy forward

By Malcolm Davis It’s been a while since Australia undertook a fundamental review of its defence strategy. Yet such a review is urgently needed as the rapid deterioration of our strategic outlook overtakes many...

Kiribati’s unique economic structure

By James Webb With 110,136 people spread across 33 atolls and 3.5 million square kilometres of ocean, Kiribati faces significant economic and service delivery challenges. In addition to being one of the most vulnerable...

‘Space Force’ Shrinks in House Proposal

By Katie Bo Williams, The Atlantic A bipartisan amendment would trim several generals from the new space-focused component. …read more From:: Government Executive (Policy)

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