Poland Willing to Pay Up for a Permanent U.S. Military Presence

Tom McCuin / Jul 11, 2018

Poland has been an eager partner since its admission into NATO. Its proposal deserves serious consideration.

Will Mike Pompeo Make the Koreans an Offer They Can’t Refuse?

Tom McCuin / Jul 10, 2018

With all the personal insults that have flown between Trump and Kim — “Little Rocket Man” and “dotard” being the most memorable — I’m surprised that no one has talked about how personally insulting the latest Korean broadside is.

Intelligence Community Spending in 2018 – Not Exactly Top Secret Information

Peter Suciu / Jul 6, 2018

The Intelligence Community plays a crucial role in helping keep the nation safe, but its nearly $80 billion budget represents just a small of portion of what the United States spends on national defense and homeland security.

U.S. to Soften North Korean Approach

Tom McCuin / Jul 6, 2018

The State Department on Tuesday departed from the “complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization” language, speaking instead of “the final, fully-verified denuclearization of the DPRK.” The difference is subtle, and yet striking.

More Novichok Madness – Persistent Chemical Agent Hits Unsuspecting Brits

Tom McCuin / Jul 5, 2018

Police on Wednesday afternoon announced that Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess, two Britons found unconscious on Saturday, had not overdosed on narcotics but were in fact the victims of Novichok poisoning.

4 Tips for Safer Summer Travel (And Four Stories of What Might Go Wrong)

John Davis / Jul 4, 2018

Every counterintelligence support branch for every cleared company should give pre-travel briefings. Even for vacations.

Does the President Know Nothing About NATO? Why This Alliance is Worth Defending

Tom McCuin / Jul 3, 2018

In the face of a resurgent Russia, the North Atlantic Treaty is as relevant as it’s ever been. The president would be well advised to work to preserve it, not tear it apart from within.

North Korea Keeps Nuclear Facade, Awaiting Actual Orders to Denuclearize

Tom McCuin / Jul 2, 2018

No one said the road to a denuclearized Korean Peninsula would be a smooth one. North Korea’s long history of deceit, duplicity, and double-dealing is no secret, and for the moment, it is safe to assume they’re going to continue doing what they’ve always done.