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Brian Resnick

Brian Resnick Brian Resnick is a staff correspondent at National Journal. Before joining, Brian spent a year at The Atlantic as a fellow, where he produced content and wrote for TheAtlantic.com. In addition to The Atlantic, his writing has been featured in Popular Mechanics and The News Journal, Delaware's main daily newspaper. Brian graduated cum laude from the University of Delaware in 2011 with a B.A. in psychology. In college, he served as a managing editor for the student newspaper, The Review, and received the E.A Nickerson award for excellence in journalism. He comes from Long Island, New York.
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Journalists and Whistleblowers Are the Real Winners in the Manning Trial

July 30, 2013 On Tuesday, Judge Col. Denise Lind convicted Army Pfc. Bradley Manning of many major charges, but Manning dodged the big one: "aiding the enemy." That charge would have come with a possible life sentence. The conviction still includes six charges under the Espionage Act, although that had previously been reported ...

How the Bradley Manning Verdict Avoided a Serious Chill on Whistleblowing

July 30, 2013 FROM NEXTGOV arrow On Tuesday, Judge Col. Denise Lind convicted Army Pfc. Bradley Manning of many major charges, but Manning dodged the big one: "aiding the enemy." That charge would have come with a possible life sentence. The conviction still includes 5 charges under the Espionage Act, and Manning could face a long ...

America Is Split by the NSA, but Not Along the Usual Partisan Lines

July 29, 2013 Something strangely refreshing about the way the National Security Agency data-mining revelations have played out is how it has blurred the usual partisan divides. This was especially apparent Wednesday, when the House voted on an amendment to defund the NSA's spying apparatus. It was Republican-led, but backed by some Democrats. ...

Don’t Be Alarmed by the Drone Blimps Hovering Over D.C. They’re Here to Stop Cruise Missiles

July 26, 2013 If America is attacked, we might be saved by blimps. No, not state-of-the-art jet fighters that can fly well beyond the speed of sound. But blimps: lumbering, relatively jovial blimps—the manatees of aviation. Within a year, a pair of souped-up $2.7 billion blimps (price includes R&D) will be floated 10,000 ...

Don’t Be Alarmed By the Drone Blimps Hovering Over D.C.

July 26, 2013 FROM NEXTGOV arrow If America is attacked, we might be saved by blimps. No, not state-of-the-art jet fighters that can fly well beyond the speed of sound. But blimps: lumbering, relatively jovial blimps—the manatees of aviation. Within a year, a pair of souped-up $2.7 billion blimps (price includes R&D) will be floated 10,000 ...

Is the Military Underrepresented Among Top Administration Officials?

July 23, 2013 While the military is composed of a smaller segment of the American population than any other time in history, so too, within the ranks of Obama's top Decision Makers, the percentage of those with military service is decreasing. In the first term, 12 percent of top officials surveyed by National ...

U.S. Accidentally Drops 2,000 Lbs. of Bombs on the Great Barrier Reef

July 22, 2013 In a joint military exercise with Australia last week, the U.S. Navy dropped four unarmed bombs on the Great Barrier Reef (that thing that's endangered and can be seen from space). None exploded. No, coral, despite it's propensity to leave some nasty scratches on human flesh, is not part of ...

Obama's Top Officials Are Getting Grayer

July 22, 2013 It's not just the president who is visibly older than he was when he took office in 2008. According to demographic data from National Journal's Decision Makers report, his underlings have aged as well. It actually may be something of a myth that presidents and people in high-stress jobs age ...

Is the Military Underrepresented Among Top Administration Officials?

July 22, 2013 While the military is composed of a smaller segment of the American population than any other time in history, so too, within the ranks of Obama's top Decision Makers, the percentage of those with military service is decreasing. In the first term, 12 percent of top officials surveyed by National ...

White Males Are a Minority Among Top Obama Administration Officials

July 19, 2013 While President Obama has been criticized for not choosing a diverse enough Cabinet for his second term, his extended administration just might be the most diverse of all time. Though, considering history, that might not be saying much. When National Journal conducted its Decision Makers survey in 2001, 59 percent ...