Defense One

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 07:30
There is no doubt that U.S. trainers successfully inculcated in the Iraqi soldiers the tactical combat skills necessary to deal with numerically inferior hostile insurgent forces. What cannot be taught, however, is motivation or incentive that can be called morale or confidence in, and commitment to, the nation’s institutions and leadership, both military commanders and political authorities.
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 07:00
The emergency funding would go toward 16,526 additional drone and manned aircraft flight hours for border surveillance, and 16 additional drone crews to better detect and stop illegal activity.
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 11:50
“In comparison to other global threats, the near collapse of societies in the hemisphere with the associated drug and [undocumented immigrant] flow are frequently viewed to be of low importance,” Kelly told Defense One
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 10:43
National security is by no means immune, and the chasm between Republicans and Democrats on key issues has resulted in irrational defense budgeting, unfinished trade agreements and the elevation of personal attacks over policy impacts.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 09:36
“Drones Fight Poachers” has an undeniable sexiness to it as a news narrative. Who doesn’t want to read about flying killer robots battling machete-wielding criminals chasing innocent animals on the wild African plains?
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 10:54
Now, the intelligence community says it’s 7,000 to 8,000, which means it’s grown by orders of magnitude within one year.”
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 00:00
To Moore, Venezuela looks like digital trench warfare with governments working feverishly to outmaneuver software makers and vice versa.