Why Should I Care about Quantum Computing?

‘Quantum computing’ is a phrase used more frequently in national security conversations these days. What does it mean?  In its simplest definition, quantum computing involves the behavior of sub-atomic particles in computing, which translates into a fundamentally different way computers can solve problems.  Quantum computing is part of an emerging field known as Quantum Information...

A Candid Take on the Middle East Peace Plan

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Avenging the Death of Qassem Soleimani

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Is the Maximum Pressure Campaign Working with Iran?

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Kim Jong Un’s Frustration and the Risk of Hybrid Warfare

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NATO’s Most Elite Operators and their Biggest Challenges

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What Are Protests in the Middle East Signaling?

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Tom Bossert’s Plan to Hijack the Hack

Tom Bossert spends a lot of time thinking about hacking.  The former Homeland Security Advisor to President Trump who also served as the country’s Chief Risk Officer and Senior Advisor on cyber, left his White House position in 2018. It happened just after Bossert spoke at The Cipher Brief’s Annual Threat Conference.  He returned to Washington to find that under then-incoming National...

NATO’s New Mission

There is little argument that the 70-year-old NATO Alliance today finds itself in one of the most complicated security environments it has ever seen. China and Russia continue to pose significant challenges, the fast-paced development of new technology is adding borderless perimeters that must be defended and the organization is managing internal strife from its own members including Turkey and...

Mexico’s Strategic Security Problem

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