National Security

Tommy Tuberville’s Military Holdups Picking Up GOP Detractors

And why don’t senators ever try to sneak unanimous consent requests through the chamber?

Good Luck With That Grand Strategy

Even the most comprehensive plans are bound to fail if leaders can’t build support for them.

How the Biden Administration Can Combat the Spyware Threat

A recent executive order is a promising sign, but it’s only a first step.

The Growing Danger of the Iranian Cyber Threat

The Islamic Republic’s hostile actions against Israel and its Arab allies demonstrate the need for American leadership.

Going to War Over Taiwan: Who Decides?

Even if Biden could justify U.S. intervention without congressional approval, it’s politically important to have the legislative branch on board.

Nuclear Breakout or Just Holes in the Ground? 

By some measures China’s atomic arsenal has become more formidable than America’s.

American Security Through American Idealism

Remembering Michael Gerson by reflecting on the greatest speech he ever wrote.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Presidents are increasingly reticent to talk about national security. No wonder Americans are less engaged.

Defeating China and Saving Democracy

It’s going to be a busy year.

Pushing Back on Pushwoosh

And other ways the government is addressing data and national security concerns.