from The Great Debate:

How much will new U.S. stealth bomber really cost? Nobody knows.

November 3, 2015

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Illustration of next generation long-range strike airplane. Courtesy of Northrop Grumman

from The Great Debate:

Hacked federal personnel files could turn employees into foreign spies

June 5, 2015

A Department of Homeland Security worker listen to U.S. President Barack Obama talk at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington

A Department of Homeland Security worker listens to President Barack Obama talk at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Virginia, January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Larry Downing

from The Great Debate:

Swift U.S. jury verdict gives lie to Gitmo

March 26, 2014

The government’s charges against Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law looked pretty thin. Washington was basically claiming that the Kuwaiti imam had made a few inflammatory speeches -- one praising the September 11 attacks and another warning that more attacks on tall buildings were soon to come. It didn’t sound like much, given that the charges were providing “material support” for terrorism and conspiring to kill Americans.

from The Great Debate:

How the NSA undermines national security

March 6, 2014

Questions about the legitimacy and efficacy of the mass-surveillance techniques used by the National Security Agency continue to swirl around the globe. The debate in the United States has mostly focused on a misleading trade-off between security and privacy.

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The shale factor in U.S. national security

February 6, 2014

The boom in domestic shale oil and gas production has increased U.S. prosperity and economic competitiveness. But the potential for this to enhance our national security remains largely unrealized.

from The Great Debate:

Obama’s key nuclear deal with Russia

July 8, 2013

President Barack Obama recently unveiled in Berlin a new proposal to have the United States and Russia reduce their long-range deployed nuclear weapons by roughly one-third, relative to levels under the 2010 New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START).