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Assessing the Cyber Security Executive Order

Assessing the Cyber Security Executive Order

The Obama administration has released an Executive Order (EO) designed to improve the cybersecurity of the nation’s critical infrastructures such as power plants, financial systems, and telecommunications networks. The document represents a solid first step, but as the administration and […]


Strong Possibility of Sequestration on January 2, Say CNAS Experts

Strong Possibility of Sequestration on January 2, Say CNAS Experts

With a comprehensive “grand bargain” agreement on taxes and spending unlikely to succeed in the lame duck session, there is a strong possibility that sequestration will commence on January 2, argue experts David W. Barno, Nora Bensahel, Joel Smith and […]


US Global Engagement Strategy at Risk if Defense Cuts Exceed

C-17 Globemaster III aircraft

The United States needs to rethink its defense strategy for an age of fiscal austerity. The Budget Control Act of 2011 requires the government to reduce spending dramatically over the next decade, and a congressional “super committee” is now seeking […]


Navy Drops Carrier Group, Down To Nine

Navy Drops Carrier Group, Down To Nine

A recent Navy decision to deactivate one of its aircraft carrier groups could be a sign of things to come for the service’s carrier fleet. On Monday, former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced that the Navy’s Carrier […]


 
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