Lexington Institute

  • The Defense Department needs a 21st century security network that can handle a growing number of sophisticated threats. The Pentagon has already put a lot of work and resources into the Host-Based Security System. It's part of DoD's first coordinated departmentwide security system. Dan Goure is vice president of the Lexington Institute. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose about a six-step strategy the Pentagon should pursue to build off the system it already has.

    August 31, 2015
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says his new Defense Innovation Initiative will find creative ways for America's military to stay the best in the world. Dan Goure is vice president of the Lexington Institute. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said Secretary Hagel, and whoever winds up replacing him, are wise to remember the story of King Canute and the waves when it comes to innovation at the Pentagon.

    November 26, 2014
  • Several outsourcing-friendly provisions made their way into the Defense authorization bill approved by the House of Representatives last week. The bill would lift a moratorium on public-private competitions via the A-76 process in DoD, and expresses the sense of Congress that DoD should insource only those jobs which are inherently governmental.

    May 30, 2011
  • Loren Thompson, CEO of the non-profit Lexington Institute, says this year was a disaster for DoD acquisition and offers five ways for the agency to improve.

    January 04, 2011
  • The Defense Department is starting plans to transfer or dispose of $3 billion dollars worth of in-theater property and equipment. Dan Goure is a military analyst with the Lexington Institute.

    July 27, 2009