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Recent articles by Greg:

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Trump Shakes Up The Military, But To What End?

The president has taken a series of abrupt moves, firing the defense secretary and announcing troop cutbacks in Afghanistan and Iraq. Critics say these actions have no clear strategic goal. → Read More

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Biden Should Be Getting Top-Level Intelligence Briefings, But He Isn't

President Trump has not accepted the election results, and his administration has not yet authorized Biden and his team to start receiving government resources — including intelligence briefings. → Read More

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Biden's Worldview Calls For U.S. To Be Center Stage In Global Affairs

President Trump's "America First" foreign policy meant a reduced U.S. role in the world. Joe Biden wants the U.S. to show more global leadership, and his focus will be rebuilding alliances. → Read More

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A 'Perception Hack': When Public Reaction Exceeds The Actual Hack

This election season has brought a series of computer hacks and disinformation efforts. How do we distinguish between a real threat and a minor distraction? → Read More

A 'Perception Hack': When Public Reaction Exceeds The Actual Hack

This election season has brought a series of computer hacks and disinformation efforts. How do we distinguish between a real threat and a minor distraction? → Read More

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A CIA Officer Visits Moscow, Returns With Mysterious, Crippling Headaches

Dozens of U.S. diplomats in Cuba and China have complained of chronic, unexplained ailments. Now an ex-CIA official says he had to retire after a trip to Russia led to debilitating migraines. → Read More

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Normally Invisible, National Security Figures Assume Prominent Election Role

National security leaders are playing a far more prominent role than in previous elections. Current officials are trying to reassure voters. Many former leaders are criticizing the president. → Read More

Pentagon's Joint Chiefs In Quarantine After Coast Guard Officer Tests Positive

Adm. Charles Ray, the vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, has tested positive for COVID-19. He was at Pentagon meetings last week with members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. → Read More

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Pentagon's Joint Chiefs In Quarantine After Coast Guard Officer Tests Positive

Adm. Charles Ray, the vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, has tested positive for COVID-19. He was at Pentagon meetings last week with members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. → Read More

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Navy Doctor Part Of A Tradition Of Military Physicians Serving Presidents

There's a long history of military doctors treating U.S. presidents. This does create the unusual situation where the president, as commander-in-chief, is the doctor's ultimate boss. → Read More

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After Chasing Threats Abroad, Former CIA Chief John Brennan Says The Risk Is At Home

The former spy chief has dealt with almost all of the country's major security challenges over the past two decades. In his memoir Undaunted, he directs his ire at President Trump. → Read More

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'Russia Doesn't Have To Make Fake News': Biggest Election Threat Is Closer To Home

National security officials say Russia is again trying to disrupt the election. But this time, it doesn't have to work so hard because Americans are spreading mistruths and doubts about the election. → Read More

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For Ex-FBI Interrogator Ali Soufan, 9/11 Still Frames His Life

Soufan has just released the uncensored version of his book on interrogating al-Qaida suspects. And U.S. officials recently told Soufan that the terrorist group was plotting an attack against him. → Read More

Whistleblower Alleges DHS Told Him To Stop Reporting On Russia Threat

The Department of Homeland Security official has filed a whistleblower complaint, saying he was ordered to halt reports that made the president 'look bad.' DHS and the White House deny the allegation. → Read More

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Whistleblower Alleges DHS Told Him To Stop Reporting On Russia Threat

The Department of Homeland Security official has filed a whistleblower complaint, saying he was ordered to halt reports that made the president 'look bad.' DHS and the White House deny the allegation. → Read More

Pentagon Says It Will Close 'Stars and Stripes,' But Trump Says It Won't Happen

The Pentagon ordered the closure of the venerable military newspaper Stars and Stripes on Friday. But hours later, President Trump tweeted that he wouldn& → Read More

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Pentagon Says It Will Close 'Stars and Stripes,' But Trump Says It Won't Happen

The Pentagon said the paper would shut down by Sept. 30. Shortly afterward President Trump tweeted that it won't happen "under my watch." → Read More

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Ex-Intel Chief: 'I Wish We Had Taken More Action' Against Russian Meddling

Former NSA chief Mike Rogers says the intelligence community knew Russia was taking unprecedented steps during the 2016 election, but only later did it fully grasp the extent of that effort. → Read More

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From Desert Battlefields To Coral Reefs, Private Satellites Revolutionize The View

Satellite images used to be restricted to governments. Now anyone can get them, creating a new world of possibilities for environmentalists, human rights groups, and those monitoring nuclear weapons. → Read More

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Ex-Counterterrorism Chief: Cutbacks Raise Risk Of New Attacks

Russ Travers was ousted from the National Counterterrorism Center in March. In his first broadcast interview since then, he warns that the U.S. risks becoming less prepared for a terror attack. → Read More