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The Cold War: Bridge Of Spies, And Other Lost Chances For Peace

by Mark Harrisonvia University of Warwick
Friday, August 26, 2016

Were there missed opportunities to unwind the tensions of the Cold War? This question was raised by my holiday reading: Bridge of Spies, by Giles Whittell. 

Analysis and Commentary

Ensuring Cybersecurity In Fintech: Key Trends And Solutions

by John Villasenorvia Forbes
Thursday, August 25, 2016

Exciting things are happening these days at the intersection of digital technology and financial services. The fintech startup ecosystem is thriving, thanks in part to an infusion of $14.5 billion globally in venture funding in 2015, up from $7.3 billion in 2014. 

How Everything Became War And The Military Became Everything: Tales From The Pentagon

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosts "How Everything Became War And The Military Became Everything: Tales From The Pentagon" on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. 

Analysis and Commentary

Rational Security: The "You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Hacks You" Edition

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, August 25, 2016

The New York Times and maybe the NSA get hacked; you're just not cool anymore unless you're being hacked by Fancy Bear. Is the U.S. turning the tide of the war on ISIS? 

In the News

Attempted Hack Of New York Times Might Fuel More Talk Of Russia Assisting Trump

quoting Michael McFaulvia Albuquerque Journal
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Donald Trump insists he has “nothing to do with Russia” – but Russia’s recent moves sure make it look as if it is trying to do something for him.

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Former Top Military Advisor – Strategic Atrophy Plagues US

featuring General Jim Mattisvia Washington State University
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Retired four-star general James Mattis, who once led the United States’ most high-profile military command, addressed a large audience at Washington State University on Tuesday with a word of warning: Turmoil in the Middle East is getting worse and it won’t improve soon.


The Disconnect Beneath The Praise For U.S. Military

by Kori Schakevia The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

At a time when public opinion of most government institutions slides ever lower, the military represents a rare bright spot: 88% of Americans describe themselves as proud of the men and women who serve in our armed forces.

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Should We Worry About North Korea?

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia Hoover Institution
Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Henriksen discusses the North Korean regime’s aggressive activities, which continue to cause alarm in the international community—but do they truly threaten global security?

In the News

FBI Investigating Suspected Russian Hack Of The New York Times

quoting Michael McFaulvia New York Magazine
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The FBI is investigating claims that Russian security services attempted to hack the New York Times’ Moscow bureau.

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Security Strategies: Experiences Of The Mexican States Of Chihuahua And Nuevo León

via Hoover Institution
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Mexico has struggled to consolidate a solid rule of law. The northern Mexican states of Chihuahua and Nuevo León are notable, however, for having successfully reduced the levels of violence that spiked there in 2010–11.


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