Category: Military Strategy

The Hill, Columnists | July 3, 2022

Sentient AI? Do we really care?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) headlined the news recently when a Google engineer named Blake Lemoine became convinced that a software program was sentient. The program, Language Models for Dialog Applications (LaMDA),…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 3, 2022

DOJ subpoenas two Arizona state senators for communications with Trump attorneys: reports

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The Hill, Columnists | July 3, 2022

Ten things we’ve learned from the Jan. 6 hearings 

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The Hill, Columnists | July 2, 2022

Sunday shows preview: Cassidy Hutchinson gives bombshell testimony before Jan. 6 panel

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The Hill, Columnists | July 2, 2022

Rebuilding a better America on the backs of veterans

Phil Knight of Nike, Bob Parsons of GoDaddy, Gordon Logan of Sport Clips, and Fred Smith who recently stepped down as the CEO of FedEx not only share the titles…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 2, 2022

Trump’s ex-lawyer Cipollone is at eye of hurricane for Jan. 6 panel

House investigators examining last year's attack on the U.S. Capitol have set their sights on a figure they deem crucial to discerning former President Trump's actions through the long hours…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 2, 2022

US is playing risky game with Saudi Arabia and Iran

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Maritime Logistics Professional | July 2, 2022

Seized Iranian-flagged tanker taken to Piraeus port

An Iranian-flagged tanker seized by Greece in April, part of whose cargo was confiscated by the United States, was being towed to the port of Piraeus on Saturday, Greek coast…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 2, 2022

Biden and Powell are getting a bum rap on inflation

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The Arab Weekly | July 2, 2022

Algeria marks 60 years of independence but colonial-era wounds remain

Authorities in Algeria will mark the anniversary with pomp and ceremony, capped by a vast military parade in Algiers.

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US Dept of Defense, Transcripts | July 2, 2022

Senior Defense Official Holds a Background Briefing

A senior defense official briefed reporters.

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The Hill, Columnists | July 2, 2022

Pentagon: Ukraines using rocket system to hit Russian command posts

Ukrainian forces are having “a good deal of success” using a U.S.-given advanced rocket system to target Russian command posts, a senior U.S. defense official said Friday.  The Ukrainians have…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 2, 2022

Defense & National Security — More rocket systems for Ukraine

The Pentagon on Friday unveiled an $820 million weapons package for Ukraine, including several more advanced air defense systems.    We’ll detail what’s in the latest package, plus the new Navy…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 2, 2022

After Roe’s demise, military women sacrifice even more

On Friday, June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, abruptly discarding 50 years of precedent. Three days later, South Carolina’s law outlawing abortion after six weeks of pregnancy went into…

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US Department of Defense, News | July 2, 2022

Russians Retreat From Snake Island, DOD Official Says

The Defense Department does not believe there is any credence to Russia saying its retreat from Snake Island, in the Black Sea area of Ukraine, was a gesture of goodwill,…

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US Department of Defense, News | July 2, 2022

Russians Retreat From Snake Island, Says DOD Official

The Defense Department does not believe there is any credence to Russia saying its retreat from Snake Island, in the Black Sea area of Ukraine, was a gesture of goodwill,…

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US Dept of Defense, Contract Announcements | July 2, 2022

Contracts for July 1, 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 | July 1, 2022

Pentagon unveils $820 million security assistance package for Ukraine

The Department of Defense on Friday unveiled an $820 million weapons package to Ukraine, which includes advanced air defense systems.   In a statement, acting Pentagon press secretary Todd Breasseale…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

The real consequences of a blank check for defense spending

June was a good month for those who want to see a higher U.S. defense budget. On June 16, the Senate Armed Services Committee tacked on a $45 billion increase to President…

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US Dept of Defense, Releases | July 1, 2022

$820 Million in Additional Security Assistance for Ukraine

The Defense Department announced $820 million in additional security assistance for Ukraine.

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

Biden concedes Democrats don't have votes to change filibuster

President Biden conceded Friday that Democrats currently lack the votes to alter the legislative filibuster to pass abortion rights legislation, adding that the party’s goal should be to pick up…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

Navy finds Hawaii fuel leak made worse by leadership failures

Service officials' failure to take charge in the days and months after two major fuel leaks last year at a Navy storage facility in Hawaii led to thousands of residents'…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

NATO must push for full accountability from Turkey

All eyes this week were on the Madrid summit, where NATO leaders were expected to announce new military postures, security cooperation, and future planning for collective defense in light of…

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The Hill, Columnists | July 1, 2022

Army says National Guard, reserve forces must be vaccinated to participate in drills

The Army on Friday announced members of its National Guard and Reserve components must be in compliance with its COVID-19 vaccine mandate to participate in drills. In a statement, the…

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Breaking Defense | July 1, 2022

‘A powerful signal:’ What it means to send two more DDGs to Spain

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Bulkeley, right, and USS Mason participate in a strait transit exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Jared M. King) NEW YORK: President Joe Biden’s…

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