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The Army Handgun: A New Poster Child for Acquisition Malpractice?

Companies want fairness, but they also want predictability. And excessive bureaucracy in the name of…

Syria: The Bottom Line of Political Accommodation

Marginalizing a regime whose private interests have brought Syria to ruin is the inescapable prerequ…

A Preview of Trump’s Procurement Modus Operandi

The bottom line for industry is this: Old norms have changed. Increasingly, procurement policy will…

The F-35: We Need the Numbers and We Need Them Now

I was director of the Air Force budget when F-22 aircraft production was canceled. The rationale was…

NDAA and the Counter-Drone Challenge

Hamas, and other non-state and state adversaries, have taken up drone warfare. The FY 2017 National…

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The Army Handgun: A New Poster Child for Acquisition Malpractice?

Companies want fairness, but they also want predictability. And excessive bureaucracy in the name of…

Syria: The Bottom Line of Political Accommodation

Marginalizing a regime whose private interests have brought Syria to ruin is the inescapable prerequ…

A Preview of Trump’s Procurement Modus Operandi

The bottom line for industry is this: Old norms have changed. Increasingly, procurement policy will…

The F-35: We Need the Numbers and We Need Them Now

I was director of the Air Force budget when F-22 aircraft production was canceled. The rationale was…

NDAA and the Counter-Drone Challenge

Hamas, and other non-state and state adversaries, have taken up drone warfare. The FY 2017 National…

Fallout of Halting Weapons Sales to Saudi Arabia

The decision by the Obama administration to stop a planned weapons sale of precision-guided munition…

NATO: An Investment for US Foreign Policy

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After Trump Tweet: Lockheed Share Price Recovers, Fear Factor Lingers

Ultimately, here’s what we learned from Lockheed's temporary 4 percent drop in shares: Defense compa…

Separating Friend from Foe in Syria

The new administration will, no doubt, review and revise what has passed for a military campaign aga…

The New Acquisition Reform Effort: Back to the Future

Given the rising national debt service payments and entitlements obligations, there is a real need t…

Editorial: Mad Dog’s Mission

The pick of retired Gen. James Mattis as defense secretary by Donald Trump provides hope that the Pe…

Reforming the National Security Council: It’s About Trust and Accountability

The role of the NSC staff needs to return to that of coordinating, consolidating and preparing the p…

Italy’s Pinotti: Responding to Fear and Uncertainty

European nations must come up with effective answers to our citizens’ growing concerns, starting wit…

Jerry DeMuro: Anticipating and Planning for a More Certain Future

The head of BAE Systems wants to focus heavily on programs that would allow the United States to sha…

EY India’s Raj: Future of 'Make in India' Is Defense

Having recognized the importance of indigenous design and development, India has for the first time…

Jens Stoltenberg: NATO Depends on Fair Member Expenditure, US Leadership

Strengthening NATO's defense and promoting stability does not come for free.