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Make a move: Key steps to a new NATO air power game plan [Commentary]

Russia remains a growing threat to NATO, and the alliance is designing a new air power strategy. To…

Okay US allies, give it to us straight

The Paris Air Show is not the first big defense show since Trump took office. We got a fair amount o…

What went wrong with Lockheed's F-35? [Commentary]

The F-35 should be replaced with a series of new designs targeted toward the specific mission requir…

See you around, shipmate

I am moving on from Defense News after more than 13 years as this publication’s naval warfare corres…

5 ways to manage federally funded R&D portfolios in an uncertain political climate [Commentary]

U.S. scientific and technological superiority is at a tipping point. With the current White House pu…

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Make a move: Key steps to a new NATO air power game plan [Commentary]

Russia remains a growing threat to NATO, and the alliance is designing a new air power strategy. To…

Okay US allies, give it to us straight

The Paris Air Show is not the first big defense show since Trump took office. We got a fair amount o…

What went wrong with Lockheed's F-35? [Commentary]

The F-35 should be replaced with a series of new designs targeted toward the specific mission requir…

See you around, shipmate

I am moving on from Defense News after more than 13 years as this publication’s naval warfare corres…

5 ways to manage federally funded R&D portfolios in an uncertain political climate [Commentary]

U.S. scientific and technological superiority is at a tipping point. With the current White House pu…

Storm in the Pacific: Defending against growing North Korean threats [Commentary]

The fastest and most immediate way to provide for the defense of Hawaii is to operationalize the Aeg…

How, and why, to hold defense companies accountable [Commentary]

Government agencies responsible for national security are dependent on private defense firms. These…

The US and UAE forge a new path on defense [Commentary]

US and UAE officials recently signed a landmark Defense Cooperation Agreement (DCA) expanding work i…

Restoring the balance on NATO’s eastern flank [Commentary]

Russian anti-access, area denial bubbles in the Kaliningrad enclave and on the Crimean Peninsula res…

Take a lesson from the Cold War to work with North Korea [Commentary]

In their classic work “Thinking in Time,” Richard Neustadt and Ernest May developed a useful manual…

Reluctant allies and what that means for the future of NATO [Editorial]

Tensions between Turkey and the U.S. individually, NATO collectively, reflect the challenges that c…

We need legislation to cover the US Guard and Reserve [Commentary]

Congress should update the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act to reflect the…

Why start over in ballistic missile defense? [Commentary]

In the face of North Korean threats and capabilities, we need improved BMD today, not years down the…

Are we addressing tomorrow’s threats with yesterday’s technology? [Commentary]

America has always counted on its vast industrial base and technological supremacy to create a fight…

America, not the services, needs cyber forces [Commentary]

Jim Perkins argues for why the U.S. Army should drop its own cyber force.

Trump administration needs a bigger and badder Coast Guard [Commentary]

Budget cuts to the Coast Guard have reduced its ability to adequately patrol the seaward approaches…