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Qualified to Compete: A New Approach to Credentials

Americans are not equipped with the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills that they need to succeed in the face of technological change. Although the United States used to lead globally in STEM skills, it now ranks 38th out of 71 countries in math and 24th in science. Only 36 percent of high school students are prepared for...

Thu Jun 8, 2023 10:51
In Brief: Clashes in Kosovo

A lot happens every day. Alliances shift, leaders change, and conflicts erupt. With In Brief, we’ll help you make sense of it all. Each week, experts will dig deep on a single issue happening in the world to help you better understand it. *** Last week, clashes erupted in northern Kosovo between police, NATO peacekeepers, and ethnic Serbs, who form...

Wed Jun 7, 2023 12:31
Flying Desks, Not Planes: The Backlog in British Fast Jet Pilot Training

It may not have been the spiciest of leaks — and no Discord servers or Russian disinformation were involved. But a leak of internal Royal Air Force documents to Sky News last year shed light on an ongoing and critical problem: British pilot recruits are not being trained quickly enough. A program that should take two or three years is now taking up...

Wed Jun 7, 2023 10:49
A Sanctuary No Longer? Examining the Defense Department’s Prioritization of the Homeland

A decade ago, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey declared, “Our homeland is not the sanctuary it once was.” Five years later, in 2018, the National Defense Strategy codified this sentiment: “It is undeniable that the homeland is no longer a sanctuary.” This statement has subsequently become the rallying cry of those demanding...

Tue Jun 6, 2023 10:49
A Strait Too Far: How a Deliberate Campaigning Approach in the Pacific Can Make Beijing Think Twice

On March 1, Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen Hicks tweeted a clear message to the People’s Republic of China — don’t press your luck and attempt to cross the Taiwan Strait. The tweet’s timing was likely no accident. Leading Northeast Asia security analyst Ian Easton argues that March through May is one of two ideal windows of meteorological...

Mon Jun 5, 2023 10:48
Mid-Afternoon Map: Trains in Towns

Welcome to Mid-Afternoon Map, our exclusive members-only newsletter that provides a cartographic perspective on current events, geopolitics, and history from the Caucasus to the Carolinas. Subscribers can look forward to interesting takes on good maps and bad maps, beautiful maps and ugly ones — and bizarre maps whenever possible. Never has it been...

Fri Jun 2, 2023 20:32

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