Category: Cybersecurity & Defense

Michèle Flournoy quoted in Yahoo News article, “Former Pentagon Officials Blast Trump for Politicizing the Military”

“’Trump has constantly tried to use the military as a political prop,’ said Michèle Flournoy, former undersecretary of defense for policy under Obama, citing, among other examples, the president’s interference in the military justice system to pardon two convicted war criminals and his decision to prevent the Navy from punishing …

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Michèle Flournoy testifies before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, “The Chinese View of Strategic Competition with the United States”

Commissioner Kamphausen, Commissioner Lewi, other distinguished members of the Commission, it is truly an honor to testify before you today on the U.S.-China strategic competition. Nature and Features of the U.S.-China Competition As you well know, the strategic competition between the United States and China is multi-faceted, with economic, technological, …

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Danny Russel interviewed in Business Insider article, “Kim Jong Un Has Quietly Built a 7,000-Man Cyber Army That Gives North Korea an Edge Nuclear Weapons Don’t”

“The North Korean cyber operation documented by a lot of cybersecurity firms lists this principal group as starting circa 2010. But that gives the impression that we know a lot more about North Korea’s cyber activity than I think we really do. “North Korea has been cultivating and has been …

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Michèle Flournoy and Nick Rasmussen quoted in The Washington Post article: “To Prepare for the Next Pandemic, the U.S. Needs to Change Its National Security Priorities, Experts Say”

“’If the national security staff apparatus around the president is doing its job right, it should be able to coordinate different elements of the government,’ said Nicholas J. Rasmussen, who was the director of the National Counterterrorism Center under Presidents Barack Obama and Trump… “Michèle Flournoy, a former defense official …

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