Category: Cybersecurity & Defense

Michèle Flournoy writes with Kingston Reif in CNN: “If Trump Ends Another Nuclear Treaty, It Will Be the Height of Folly”

“During his first two and a half years in office, President Donald Trump and his administration have laid waste to numerous international agreements originally designed to strengthen U.S. security, bolster U.S. alliances, and constrain U.S. adversaries. The toll has been particularly high with respect to deals concerning nuclear arms control …

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Lisa Monaco and Nick Rasmussen quoted in The Washington Post article, “Rise of Far-Right Violence Leads Some to Call for Realignment of Post-9/11 National Security Priorities”

“Protecting the public from the most pressing terrorist threat ‘has been our governing principle for many years now,’ said Lisa Monaco, who served as the top counterterrorism adviser to President Barack Obama. Given the surge in attacks linked to the far right, she said, ‘we need to prioritize our resources …

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Nick Rasmussen quoted in The Daily Beast article, “At Aspen Security Forum, National Security Leaders Admit, ‘We Have Been Lazy On Hate’”

“‘We often ended up bucketing international and domestic terrorism into two separate buckets,’ said panelist Nick Rasmussen, who formerly helmed the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). ‘One of the things I hope you leave here today with is maybe some sense that that may not be the right way to think …

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