February 6, 2018NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
A recent article in Foreign Policy argued that NATO's new Cyber Operations Center signaled the alliance was becoming more aggressive in cyberspace. Is that really the signal NATO was trying to send?
September 18, 2017United States
The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 70 years-old today. On September 18, 1947, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swore in Stuart Symington as the first secretary of the air force, officially founding a …
August 28, 2017Egypt
Once a diverse, cosmopolitan society, Egypt has descended into corruption, inequality, and bigotry. Sound familiar?
June 7, 2017State and Local Governments
It might have been former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s November 2011 trade delegation to India that first caught my attention. Former Washington Governor Chris Gregoire led another in 2012. …
April 24, 2017Military Operations
This blog post was coauthored with my research associate, Jennifer Wilson. Last week, the U.S. military announced an accomplishment that has come to define progress in the war on terrorism—the de…
March 27, 2017
Scott Hartley is a venture capitalist and term member at the Council on Foreign Relations. His new book, The Fuzzy and the Techie (Houghton Mifflin), comes out in April. You can follow him @scottehar…
March 27, 2017United States
Americans used to be just ignorant about Muslims and the Middle East. Now we're also fearful, stupid and wrong.