Competitors of the United States can be understood to be engaging in “Below Established Threshold Activities” (BETA) as an adaptive response to US nuclear and conventional deterrence.
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In an event yesterday at the Council on Foreign Relations, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released the House Republican's 2016 national security strategy.
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Though strategic policy reviews may seem underwhelming, Jordan Tama argues they play an important role in preparing our nation's leaders to make informed decisions as threats and challenges arise.
On Tuesday, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper provided the annual Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community to Congress. We've got the details.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and DIA Director Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart will provide an overview of the intelligence community's Worldwide Threat Assessment before the Senate Armed Services Committee this morning.
Last week, the Pentagon released a new Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy document outlining the Department's plan for ensuring the freedom of the seas and the broader security of the region. While the strategy is careful to not exclusively focus on the rise of China, the country's central role in U.S.
Part two of our two-part series on how the U.S. can be more effective in addressing the crisis of poor governance and the resulting insecurity and conflict currently afflicting large swaths of the Middle East and Africa.
Part one of our two-part series on how the U.S. can be more effective in addressing the crisis of poor governance and the resulting insecurity and conflict currently afflicting large swaths of the Middle East and Africa.
Yesterday, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey unveiled the the Pentagon's new 2015 National Military Strategy. Revising the 2011 National Military Strategy, General Dempsey indicated that the security landscape the United States faces is dramatically different than four years ago.