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Ensuring election systems security ahead of midterms

Thomas Hicks, chairman of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, discusses what his organization is doing to ensure the security of election systems and the safety of election officials as midterms approach


Initiatives of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs

Todd Robinson, assistant secretary for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the State Department, discusses the mission of his bureau and its efforts to combat the international drug trade, support Ukraine and train law enforcement officials


DIA’s Challenges to Security in Space 2022 report findings

John Huth, defense intelligence officer for space and counterspace at the Defense Intelligence Agency, details some of the main findings of a report about threats to U.S. space capabilities from Russia, China and other adversaries

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Operationalizing US-Pacific partnerships

Keoki Jackson, senior vice president and general manager for MITRE National Security, discusses the need for the U.S. to reinvigorate alliances with Pacific nations and use whole-of-nation thinking to counter China


Details of negotiations between US and Iran on nuclear deal

Jonathan Lord, director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security, discusses Iran’s work towards developing a nuclear weapon and the possibility of reviving the nuclear deal


Former State Department official: Fentanyl problem needs more attention from federal law enforcement

David Asher, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, discusses the dangers of Mexican drug cartels distributing fentanyl across the U.S. as well as the government’s attention on this issue


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Linda Fagan on workforce, modernization, strategy and diversity

Admiral Linda Fagan made history when she became the 27th commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard in June. She is the first woman to lead a military branch and the Coast Guard’s first female four-star admiral. One of Fagan’s priorities is transforming the workforce. She told Government Matters she is focused on making it easier […]


Updates on pandemic preparedness and current biological threats

The White House wants to spend $88.2 billion to prepare for the next pandemic or biological threat. That number is not too far off from the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense’s recommendation of $100 billion over 10 years. The commission’s Apollo Program lays out science and technology priorities the U.S. must tackle for biological threat preparedness, […]

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