Center for a New American Security

Here’s one prescription for getting more qualified civilians into national security work

As threats to the United States multiply, the government will need growing numbers of capable civilians in national security. But creaky apparatus for hiring…

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DoD’s decentralized strategy for active shooters could be dangerous, IG says

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Army National Guard once again seeing less demand as COVID enters new phase

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In this Oct. 21, 2020, photo provided by the U.S. Army, soldiers don a military prototype of the Army’s Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) and wield a Squad immersive Virtual Trainer (SiVT) during a training environment and test event at Fort Pickett, Va. Microsoft won a nearly $22 billion contract to supply U.S. Army combat troops with its virtual reality headsets. Microsoft and the Army separately announced the deal Wednesday, March 31, 2021. (Courtney Bacon/U.S. Army via AP)

Army adjusting expectations for first IVAS release

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David Berger

Marine Corps expects to transform into new force around 2023

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Military sexual assault commissioners urge officials not to get bogged down by UCMJ changes

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(AP Photo/Michael Probst)FILE - In this Friday, May 13, 2011 file photo, Soldiers of 1AD attend a color casing ceremony of the First Armored Division at the US Army Airfield in Wiesbaden, Germany. After more than a year of thinly veiled threats that the United States could start pulling troops out of Germany unless the country increases its defense spending to NATO standards, President Donald Trump appears to be going ahead with the hardball approach with a plan to reduce the American military presence in the country by more than 25 percent. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)

A smaller budget could lessen the Army’s operational reach, but lawmakers question if that’s a bad thing

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Congressional regulation of federal cybersecurity offers only a mixed-bag of solutions

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Congressional battle brewing over a small, but influential office in DoD

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Center for a New American SecurityPaul Scharre, senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security

Paul Scharre: Army data finds concussions in soldiers after live ammo training

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Greg Allen: Artificial intelligence finally coming into its own

The next wave in national security superiority will come from something that’s been talked about for decades but is only now coming into its own —artificial…

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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2013 file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, dawn arrives at the now closed Camp X-Ray, which was used as the first detention facility for al-Qaida and Taliban militants who were captured after the Sept. 11 attacks, at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. A recently released transcript from the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, features new allegations of involvement in terrorism by officials in Saudi Arabia, including an unnamed member of the royal family.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Dozens of think tankers join DoD in push for BRAC

More than 30 think tank experts are calling for military base closures. The Defense Department says it is operating with a 22 percent excess of infrastructure.

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What’s ahead for the all-volunteer military force?

By most measures, the 44 year experiment in an all-volunteer military force has been a success. But like stocks, past performance doesn’t guarantee the future. In fact, the all-volunteer force is showing serious strains.

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