Category: Cybersecurity & Defense

Michèle Flournoy quoted in The Jerusalem Post article, “Ex-Biden security advisor: Sitting with Iran isn’t conceding ‘leverage’”

“Michèle Flournoy, former undersecretary of defense during the Obama administration, said that the Trump administration’s approach of maximum pressure ‘has [put] a lot of pressure on Iran, but it hasn’t created any path to the negotiating table.’ “‘There’s no way for them to get back into negotiations,’ she continued. ‘And …

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Bridge Colby quoted in The New York Times article, “U.S. Tries to Bolster Taiwan’s Status, Short of Recognizing Sovereignty”

“‘Taiwan is the most important thing from a military and credibility point of view,’ said Elbridge A. Colby, the former deputy assistant secretary of defense for strategy and force development. Mr. Colby wrote the Trump administration’s national defense strategy, which emphasizes competition with China and Russia… “‘We need to change …

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Matt Waxman quoted in Inside Security article, “FCC Seeks Input on Regulatory Review Of ‘Section 230’ Liability Protection; Issues Touch on Countering Disinformation”

“Columbia’s Waxman told Inside Cybersecurity that ‘foreign disinformation campaigns remain a huge threat and the United States is still working to develop the tools to combat them.’ “Waxman said, ‘One reason why it’s hard to combat disinformation through regulation is because while we need to protect our democracy from foreign …

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Michèle Flournoy and Gabrielle Chefitz interviewed on the Defense and Aerospace Report podcast, “Critical Steps for the Next Administration”

“On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guests, from WestExec Advisors, Michèle Flournoy and Gabrielle Chefitz, co-authors of the CNAS report: ‘Sharpening the U.S. Military’s Edge: Critical Steps for the Next Administration’ discuss key points from the report and offer their advice to future …

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