Brookings Institution

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Sun shines on the U.S. Capitol dome, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Despite outward appearances, Congressional staff doing more work than meets the eye

Pretty much everyone thinks Congress is only marginally functional. Among the underlying challenges are the conditions under which its tens of thousands…

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(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo illustration, a person types on a laptop in Florida. Riviera Beach, Fla., agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. Spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said Wednesday, June 19, 2019, that the city of 35,000 residents has been working with outside security consultants, who recommended the ransom be paid. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

How the National Security Council could better deal with technology-based threats

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Securing the inauguration from a continuity of government standpoint

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Congressional task force doubles down on DoD AI needs

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)President Donald Trump wears a mask as he walks down the hallway during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, July 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

What would happen if President Trump contracted the coronavirus?

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Relocating agencies to struggling cities not entirely without merit, researcher says

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Anonymity of cyber threats creates legal headaches for insurance

Foreign actors are increasingly using those vulnerabilities to advance state policies, causing governments to treat cyber attacks as an extension of armed…

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Agencies helping non-federal entities protect elections could better organize efforts

Elections are the responsibility of states, counties, cities and towns. But the federal government has an increasing role on the security end of things.

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Dunford says the need for military readiness isn’t over

Dunford says the holes in readiness are filled, but the military needs to build on its competitive edge.

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