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  • Social Media Politics and War
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    Social Media, Politics and War

    The Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy held a discussion on weaponizing social media in politics and war. Peter Singer and Emerson Brooking discussed their book,…

  • Journalists and Academics Discuss National Security and War
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    National Security and Future of War

    Arizona State University and New America hosted a discussion on the future of war with national security and military experts. In the first portion, Retired Lieutenant General Robert…

  • New America Hosts Discussion on Terrorism and Social Media
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    Terrorism, Communication and New Media

    National security and terrorism experts discussed how news and social media shape public reaction to terrorism at an event hosted by New America. Panelists discussed a report that examined…

  • Hearing on the Future of Warfare
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    Future of Warfare

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the future of warfare. Topics included threats from Russia and China, computer hacking, and new military technology. Among the panelists were retired…

  • Washington Journal Peter Singer on National Security Threats
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    National Security Threats

    Peter Singer talked about his predictions of what the next global conflict would look like as outlined in his book, Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War.

  • Discussion on Government Cybersecurity Needs
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    Cybersecurity Needs

    At a conference on cyber security, the first panelists talked about the long-term cyber-security requirements of federal agencies, and how the United States could best defend itself against cyber crimes and…

  • emCybersecurity and Cyberwarem
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    Cybersecurity and Cyberwar

    P.W. Singer talked about his book, Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know, in which he discusses the topics of internet security and cyberwarfare. Mr. Singer co-authored…

  • Future of Land Power and US Ground Forces
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    Future of U.S. Ground Forces

    Army and Marine Corps officers talked about the future of land power and U.S. ground forces at a Brookings Institution event titled, “The Future of Land Power and U.S. Ground Forces.”

  • Cybersecurity and Cyberwarfare
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    Peter Singer on Cybersecurity Issues

    Peter Singer discussed key policy questions relating to cyberspace and its security. He also offered suggestions for the future. The Air Force Association hosted the event.

  • Discussion on Cybersecurity and Cyberwarfare
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    Cybersecurity and Cyberwarfare

    Cybersecurity experts and journalists talked about the impact of Edward Snowden’s National Security Agency (NSA) leaks on efforts to improve cybersecurity. Allan Friedman and Peter Singer,…

  • Defense Spending and National Security
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    Defense Spending and National Security

    Robert Hale gave the keynote address at a Brookings Institution forum on the potential effects of Defense Department sequestration budget cuts on national security, including the possibility of lost jobs and…

  • Defense Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election
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    Defense Policy and the 2012 Presidential Election

    Participants talked about the differences between President Obama and Mitt Romney in defense department policy and national security. Among the topics they addressed were approaches to…

  • Implications of Defense Spending Cuts
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    Implications of Defense Spending Cuts

    Panelists talked about Defense Department budget cuts set for January 2013 as a result of sequestration. Sequestration refers to the automatic federal budget cuts required by the Budget…

  • Federal Deficit and National Security
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    Federal Deficit and National Security

    The Brookings Institution hosted a panel discussion examining the impact of the deficit reduction deal on American national security and foreign policy. They said tax reform that increases…

  • Unmanned Naval Technologies
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    Unmanned Naval Technologies

    U.S. Navy Chief of Operations Gary Roughead talked about the future of the U.S. Navy. He spoke about investments in unmanned naval technologies as well as structural and operational changes…

  • Defense Industry and the Economy
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    Defense Industry and the Economy

    Panelists talked about the links between the defense and commercial sectors of the U.S. economy and the critical need for engineers and scientists in the U.S. to remain globally…

  • Robots and the Military Panel 2
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    Robots and the Military, Panel 2

    Panelists talked about the use of robotic technology in the military. Among the topics they addressed were the use of new technologies by military personnel, training and recruiting for…

  • Global Security Panel
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    Global Security Panel

    Panelists talked about their books on global security. After the presentations, the authors responded to questions from members of the audience. Benjamin Wittes moderated. Their books were: Benjamin Wittes -…

  • emWired for Warem
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    Wired for War

    P.W. Singer talked about his book Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century, published by Penguin Press. In his book he explores the rise of robotic warfare,…

  • Homeland Security Challenges
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    Homeland Security Challenges

    General Victor Renuart, commander of the North American Aerospace Command and U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM) talked about the impact of the 21st century security challenges on the mission…

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