Defense and Security
Since 9/11, the United States has worked to prevent future attacks by going after terrorist havens abroad, imposing more stringent regulation on who is allowed into the country, improving airline safety with a more rigorous screening process of passengers and baggage, and increasing intelligence surveillance. But more remains to be done.
A woman touches a teddy bear as another writes a message at a memorial to the victims near the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings in Boston, Massachusetts (REUTERS/Jim Bourg).
These Classy Defense Contractors Are Already Looking to Cash In on Boston
April 26, 2013, Noah Shachtman
Only days after the Boston Marathon attack, defense and intelligence contractors are using the subsequent media frenzy to promote their involvement in the bombing response and ensuing manhunt. But as Noah Shachtman explains, some firms with only tangential connections to the events in Boston or that are otherwise uninvolved are just looking to make a quick buck.
U.S. Foreign Policy
Opinion | The Globe and Mail
April 24, 2013, Bruce Riedel
Blog Post | Lawfare
April 22, 2013, Robert M. Chesney
April 20, 2013, Benjamin Wittes
April 19, 2013, Benjamin Wittes
Opinion | The Daily Beast
April 17, 2013, Michael E. O'Hanlon
Opinion | The National Interest
April 16, 2013, Paul R. Pillar
March 12, 2013
February 26, 2013
February 6, 2013, Paul R. Pillar
Opinion | Wired
January 25, 2013, Noah Shachtman and Robert Beckhusen
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Michael E. O'Hanlon
Director of Research, Foreign Policy
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
Chun-Nen Jimmy Huang
Visiting Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies
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