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  • Defense Department

    October 2020

    CR Even a Worse Idea During a Pandemic

    By Jonathan Kupperman
    Congress passed a continuing resolution to fund the federal government for the new fiscal year that began on Oct. 1. Although not a surprise — no Congress since 1997 has passed all 12 appropriations bills on time — an extended CR that spans into December and possibly into the next year, is problematic for the services, the warfighter and the defense industry.
  • Defense Department

    October 2020

    Immunizing Industry Against COVID-19 Liability

    By Joseph Sobecki
    Duty, breach, causation, damages — four words that no law student can forget from their first year torts course, but four words that will likely form the basis of COVID-19 civil negligence claims against employers.
  • Shipbuilding

    August 2020

    Enhance Shipbuilding by Funding Unmanned Vessels

    By Daniel Tiznado
    There is a war brewing between the Navy’s plans to restructure the fleet and Congress’ desire to maintain the status quo.
  • Defense Department

    July 2020

    Declare Social Media ‘Critical Infrastructure’

    By William Fotter
    Twenty-eight percent of adults in the United States believe Bill Gates wants to use COVID-19 vaccines to implant microchips into people to track them, according to a Yahoo/YouGov poll released in late May.
  • Defense Department

    June 2020

    NDAA Proposals Mix Good with the Not So Good

    By Jonathan Kupperman
    Recently, the Defense Department sent Congress legislative proposals for the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.
  • Defense Department

    May 2020

    Protectionism Won’t Bolster Supply Chains

    By Christopher Smith
    The COVID-19 crisis continues to teach Americans a bitter lesson about the fragility of their nation’s industrial supply chains.
  • Defense Department

    April 2020

    NDIA Policy Points: It’s Time to Make Some Improvements to DPA

    By Brian Boone and Kevin Merrick
    The response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has catalyzed renewed interest in the Defense Production Act.
  • Global Defense Market

    April 2020

    China Fills Gap Created by Missile Control Regime

    By Brian Boone
    There’s no question that military superiority in armed and unarmed drone capabilities will shape international security throughout the era of great power competition.
  • Global Defense Market

    March 2020

    Brexit Provides Opportunities for U.S. Companies

    By Kat Lee
    Britain’s separation from the European Union on Jan. 1, 2021 will have rippling effects on the U.S. defense industrial base. If Congress acts now, it can solidify defense trade and security cooperation with the United Kingdom, garnering significant gains for U.S. defense manufacturing.
  • Emerging Technologies

    February 2020

    Sonic Devices Demand Greater Research

    By Jens Pederson-Giles
    Throughout history, sound has been used to enhance the effectiveness of conventional and psychological military operations.
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