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  • International

    December 2018

    Elite Gathering Spotlights Tensions over U.S. Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

    By Jon Harper
    Whether the United States should curb arms sales to Saudi Arabia was a hot topic at this year’s Reagan National Defense Forum, an annual meeting which has been called the Davos of the defense world for its ability to attract top policymakers, industry executives and other elites. A movement in Congress to restrict the flow of U.S.-made weapons to Riyadh has been gaining steam, fueled by humanitarian concerns about the war in Yemen, and the brazen torture and murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a Saudi consulate in Turkey.
  • Manufacturing

    May 2018

    Pentagon Supporting Manufacturing Needs to Build Critical Capabilities (UPDATED)

    By Vivienne Machi
    A small office within the office of the secretary of defense is looking to support the manufacturing required to build the Pentagon’s biggest capability needs, including directed energy tools, hypersonics and fuse technologies, while promoting and encouraging U.S.-based manufacturing.
  • Air Force News

    January 2018

    Air Force Plans to Buy More Wings for A-10s in 2019

    By Vivienne Machi
    The Air Force is moving ahead with plans to re-wing several squadrons of A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft in fiscal years 2018 and 2019, and intends to maintain the platforms through the 2030s, the commander of Air Combat Command said Jan. 25.
  • Budget

    March 2017

    Pentagon Leadership Has 'Ambitious Reform Agenda'

    By Jon Harper
    Analysts are skeptical that plans to reap major savings by pursuing management efficiencies and reforms at the Pentagon will bear much fruit.
  • Cybersecurity

    February 2017

    Trump to Face Major Cyber Security Challenges

    By Yasmin Tadjdeh
    Experts are mulling over how President Donald Trump will tackle cybersecurity issues during his administration.
  • Cybersecurity

    February 2017

    Roles, Responsibilities of Cyber Command Debated

    The head of the National Security Agency and Cyber Command may soon be two different jobs and the Defense Department will have a new “joint unified command.”
  • Cybersecurity

    February 2017

    Silicon Valley Could Upend Cybersecurity Paradigm

    By Jon Harper
    Silicon Valley is in a position to revolutionize the way the Pentagon promotes cybersecurity.
  • Defense Department

    July 2016

    Analysts: Next President Must Make 'Tough Choices' on Future of U.S. Military

    By Vivienne Machi
    Whoever becomes the next president of the United States will have to make tough choices about which conflicts the military engages in over the coming years while simultaneously dealing with dwindling resources, foreign policy experts said July 26.
  • Cybersecurity

    July 2016

    Survey: IT Professionals Still Not Taking Cybersecurity Seriously

    By Kristen Torres
    As the information technology industry undergoes a massive digital transformation, a Dell survey released July 19 revealed that security remains an afterthought.
  • Global Defense Market

    June 2016

    Vice Chief of Army: More Maneuver Forces Needed in Europe

    By Yasmin Tadjdeh
    Additional maneuver forces are needed in Europe as Russia continues to intimidate its neighbors, said the vice chief of staff of the Army June 21.
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