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EXIT INTERVIEW

By on September 23, 2020
EXIT INTERVIEW

From the Republican Revolution of 1994 to the global pandemic of 2020, the Texas Republican 26 and retiring lawmaker reflects on some of the
more notable developments over his 26 year congressional career.

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MEETING THE THREAT

By on September 23, 2020
MEETING THE THREAT

by DEB FISCHER

According to the Nebraska Senator, dangerous activity by Russia and China underscores the importance of enacting the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.

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Transatlantic Relations in Flux

By on September 23, 2020
Transatlantic Relations in Flux

by ANDREW MICHTA

We are at an inflection point after three post-Cold War decades, and the choices confronting the U.S. when it comes to its relations with Europe will shape transatlantic relations going forward.

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The Militarization of Space & the Path Forward for the U.S.

By on June 20, 2019
The Militarization of Space & the Path Forward for the U.S.

by DAVID A. DEPTULA

Space-based systems are now fundamental to the conduct of war, and the U.S. military cannot fight effectively without them.

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“We Can’t Fight for Freedom Alone.”

By on April 16, 2019
“We Can’t Fight for Freedom Alone.”

by DON BACON

NATO has been a force for peace in Europe and has shared the burden of war in the Middle East. America should want to strengthen this voice, not weaken it.

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We are Safer with the INF Treaty

By on April 16, 2019
We are Safer with the INF Treaty

by RICHARD LUGAR

According to the late Indiana Senator, the decision to withdraw from the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is short-sighted and not in America’s long-term interest.

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How We Rebuilt America’s Military

By on October 23, 2018
How We Rebuilt America’s Military

by KAY GRANGER

The bipartisan budget agreement passed earlier this year has enabled us to deliver what we’ve long promised: making sure our troops have the training and equipment they need.

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THE NEW OFFENSIVE

By on September 20, 2018
THE NEW OFFENSIVE

by MIKE ROUNDS

America has played defense long enough when it comes to cybersecurity. In the face of an increasing multitude of threats, it is time to go on offense.

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Elevating Cyber Command:

By on September 20, 2018
Elevating Cyber Command:

by THOMAS SPOEHR & JAMES DI PANE

The elevation of CYBERCOM earlier this year is a move whose time has definitely come. In fact, the only possible criticism could be: “What took you so long?”

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The Magnitude of the Cyber Threat Facing America

By on September 20, 2018
The Magnitude of the Cyber Threat Facing America

by FRANK CILLUFFO

With an estimated 40 billion new devices expected to be interconnected by 2020, the American people — and the U.S. economy — are more vulnerable than ever before to a cyber attack.

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