Category: Military Strategy

War on the Rocks | November 29, 2022

The Pentagon Can’t Count: It’s Time to Reinvent the Audit

In the past, headlines about the Pentagon failing its financial audit again would never have caught my attention. But having been in the middle of this conversation when I served…

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Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA), Publications | November 29, 2022

Nordic security and defence brand revisited: The unutilised potential of Nordic cooperation

Finland’s and Sweden’s NATO membership offers an opportunity to deepen Nordic defence cooperation. An agile and pragmatic approach to consolidating the Nordic security brand is now required.

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The Hill, Columnists | November 29, 2022

Health Care — COVID fatigue stunts booster messaging

Believe it: Merriam-Webster's 2022 word of the year is “Gaslighting.”  Today in health, we look as the White House’s booster push falls flat against widespread pandemic fatigue even as another…

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The Hill, Columnists | November 29, 2022

Lawsuit alleges US government discriminated against Black veterans for decades

A lawsuit filed Monday claims the U.S. government has long discriminated against Black military veterans, a pattern that has led them to miss out on housing and education benefits disproportionately…

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The Hill, Columnists | November 29, 2022

Jellyfish design could inspire swimming robots

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US Dept of Defense, Contract Announcements | November 29, 2022

Contracts for Nov. 28, 2022

Today's Defense Department contracts valued at $7.5 million or more are now live on Defense.gov.

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The Hill, Columnists | November 28, 2022

Religious groups call on Senate to pass Respect for Marriage Act

Story at a glance More than a dozen religious groups are calling on the Senate to pass the Respect for Marriage Act. The Respect for Marriage Act would address a…

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The Hill, Columnists | November 28, 2022

Biden administration notifies Congress it has approved $323 million arms sale to Finland

The Biden administration on Monday notified Congress it has approved a possible $323 million arms sale to Finland as the country seeks to join NATO.  The administration approved the potential sale of…

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US Dept of Defense, Releases | November 28, 2022

Readout of the Executive Framing Meeting for the U.S.-Colombia Defense Bilateral Working Group

The deputy assistant secretary of defense for Western Hemisphere affairs hosted Colombia's minister of defense for a meeting to set the agenda for the 18th U.S.-Colombia Defense Bilateral Working Group…

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Breaking Defense | November 28, 2022

Navy may re-open window to find, and fund, unmanned vessel tech

The USV Mariner, a US Navy research and development vessel, is docked at the United States Naval Academy where it will be christened on Aug. 23, 2022. (Justin Katz/Breaking Defense)…

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The Hill, Columnists | November 28, 2022

Pay attention to Syria or pay a price

‘Tis the season to think about our soldiers hunkered down in hard places, like Syria, which many of us have placed in our global rear-view mirror. The Pentagon has confirmed…

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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) | November 28, 2022

NDAA Endgame Complications

The annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) endgame is upon us again. If left to linger until after Thanksgiving, prospects for the successful passage of the defense authorization bill usually…

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The Hill, Columnists | November 28, 2022

China takes aim at an ally, but its true target is the US

“We will continue to rally our allies and partners against unlawful and irresponsible behavior,” Vice President Kamala Harris said last week aboard a Philippine coast guard vessel. “When the international rules-based order…

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Breaking Defense | November 28, 2022

UK Navy selects Naval Strike Missile for much needed surface fleet protection

Kongsberg’s Naval Strike Missile can hit ships and land based targets out to a range of 100 nautical miles. (Kongsberg) BELFAST — The UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) has signed…

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The Hill, Columnists | November 28, 2022

No 'bright-line rule' shines on targeting commercial satellites

Cyber counterspace weapons can target both space satellites and ground-based systems by intercepting and monitoring data, corrupting data with malware, or even wresting control of the space system from the…

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US Department of Defense, News | November 28, 2022

DOD Releases Path to Cyber Security Though Zero Trust Architecture

The Defense Department released its Zero Trust Strategy and Roadmap, which spells out how it plans to move beyond traditional network security methods to achieve multiple cybersecurity goals over the…

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US Department of Defense, News | November 28, 2022

DOD Releases Path to Cyber Security Through Zero Trust Architecture

The Defense Department released its Zero Trust Strategy and Roadmap, which spells out how it plans to move beyond traditional network security methods to achieve multiple cybersecurity goals over the…

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The Hill, Columnists | November 28, 2022

Rolls Royce rolls out hydrogen jet engine

Rolls Royce has successfully tested a jet engine powered by green hydrogen, the company announced on Monday.  “The UK is leading the global shift to guilt-free flying,” said Grant Shapps, the…

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The Hill, Columnists | November 28, 2022

The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump's disaster dinner with Ye, white supremacist

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Breaking Defense | November 28, 2022

As F-15s leave Okinawa, an opportunity to change Indo-Pacific air tactics with unmanned options

An XQ-58A Valkyrie launches at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., Dec. 9, 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua King) The value of relatively low-cost unmanned…

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The Hill, Columnists | November 28, 2022

Austin calls on lawmakers to pass new spending bill for Pentagon

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is urging congressional lawmakers to pass a new spending bill for the Pentagon, saying a "failure to do so will result in significant harm" to the…

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The Hill, International | November 28, 2022

Russia dismisses speculation it is planning to withdraw from Ukraine nuclear plant

The Kremlin on Monday dismissed reports that Russian forces may be planning to retreat from the  Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine. Dmitry Peskov, a press secretary for Russian President Vladimir…

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Breaking Defense | November 28, 2022

Oracle’s vision: Understanding cislunar satellite images poses AFRL’s ‘biggest’ challenge

AFRL’s newly-named Oracle satellite will monitor space between the Moon and the Earth. (AFRL) WASHINGTON — The Air Force Research Laboratory’s ground-breaking effort to develop and launch an experimental cislunar…

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Nikkei Asia | November 28, 2022

Japan set to increase defense budget to 2% of GDP in 2027

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The Arab Weekly | November 28, 2022

Flurry of meetings as Turkey gets on track to reset relations with Egypt

Turkey and Egypt are set to begin talks on military, political and commercial issues including energy projects.

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