Ukraine Is Getting Nervous About Elon Musk

Kyiv is looking for alternatives to Musk’s Starlink internet terminals and worrying about rising misinformation on Twitter.


Deadly ‘Projectile’ in Poland Raises Tensions As Russian Strikes Pound Ukraine

AP says Russian missiles killed two on NATO territory, but Pentagon declines to corroborate report.


Why The Pentagon’s Crush on Elon Musk is Dangerous For Democracy

Once considered a cross between Thomas Edison and Moses, Musk is revealing himself to be an ill-informed, modern-day tyrant.


The U.S. Military Is Buying Electric Jet-ski Robots

Tests will see whether battery-powered personal watercraft can help with search-and-rescue


The US Weighs Escalation Risk As Ukraine Asks for Longer-range Missiles

Will ATACMS become the latest weapon that Washington has initially withheld, but ultimately given? 


‘We Need to Own the Heat The Way We Now Own Night,’ Pentagon Climate Expert Says

Tactical cooling vests and other adaptations will be needed as dangerous temperatures arrive on training ranges and in combat zones.


Defense Department Record-Keeping Practices Are Hurting Oversight of Ukraine Aid, Inspector General Warns

The DoD watchdog previously teamed up with the State and USAID inspectors general for Ukraine-related oversight.


More Reality Checks Could Help Keep Defense Programs on Time and Budget, GAO Says

The Pentagon has long espoused “knowledge-based acquisition,” but doesn’t insist on it.


US Pushing Monitoring Body to Extend Russian War-Crimes Inquest

The OSCE already did one fact-finding mission in March; U.S. diplomats are whipping up support for another.


White House Sounds Alarm on Threat from Quantum Computers

New directive orders the government to work with industry on security that can stand up to tomorrow’s quantum-powered decryption tools.


DHS Manipulated Report on Russian Election Interference During the Trump Administration, Watchdog Says

A 2020 report to state and local governments was delayed and altered, a new IG report finds.


What Does Musk's Purchase of Twitter Mean for Disinformation?

His free-speech values could undermine the site's efforts to stem foreign influence operations.


Concern Rising That Putin Could Use Nuclear Weapons

Russian “escalate to de-escalate” doctrine suggests Putin is thinking the unthinkable.


Air Force Special Operations Is Looking To Reinvent Itself On the Cheap

Cargo planes that drop cruise missiles from pallets and land on water show how air special operators are trying to trick out what they’ve already got on the tarmac.


More Cyber Attacks Disable Ukrainian Websites

Wednesday’s denial-of-service attacks on government, financial sites resemble earlier ones attributed to Russia.


The Near Future of Military Autonomy Isn’t Robotanks, It's ‘Microservices’

Instead of commanding killer robots, most troops will get helping hands from things like driving assistance software.


Mike Bloomberg Named Chair of Defense Innovation Board

The former New York City mayor and billionaire replaces Mark Sirangelo.

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Common Office Desk Phone Could Be Leaking Info to Chinese Government, Report Alleges

Phones by Yealink have been observed sending encrypted messages to Chinese servers three times a day.