A New Thrust in American Foreign Policy?

05/22/2011
By Dr. Harald Malmgren 05/22/2011 Confronted with budget and legislative impasse at home during the spring of 2011, President Obama shifted attention to foreign affairs.  This should not be surprising as most past Presidents followed the same path when stalled by Congress.  In May, a new Middle East policy was…

Channel Missions at the TACC: Leveraging Commercial Capabilities

05/19/2011
An Interview with Harold Guckin [caption id="attachment_18529" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Harold Guckin during the interview, April 2011 (Credit: SLD)"][/caption] 05/19/2011 - Over the next few weeks, we are presenting interviews with the folks who make Tanker Airlift Control Center (TACC) happen at the operational level.  Several of the pieces of the…

The Tanker Piece at the TACC

05/19/2011
The Tanker Piece: Matching Limited Assets Against Significant Demand 05/19/2011 - The Tankers are clearly one of the key mobility assets in significant demand.  However, given the age of the fleet, readiness is an issue affecting availability. Master Sgt. Jeremiah Love kicked off the discussion at the Tanker Airlift Control Center (TACC)…

The FBI and Cyber Defense

05/18/2011
By Dr. Richard Weitz (Credit: Bigstock) 05/18/2011 - In his May 29, 2009 remarks announcing the results of his cybersecurity policy review, President Barack Obama said that he had turned to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), as well as the CIA and the Secret Service, when hackers managed to…

Avoiding the Fair Fight

05/17/2011
05/16/2011 The Challenge of Avoiding the Far Fight Excerpts from Keynote Speech Armed Forces Communication and Electronic Association (AFCEA) Spring Symposia The Honorable Michael W. Wynne 21st Secretary, USAF May 11, 2011 Virginia Beach, Virginia I salute your efforts throughout this assembly to protect America; and enhance our capabilities; and…