More than 1500 high-level government and industry professionals are expected to gather on Wednesday, September 4, for two days of discussions and plenary sessions on a wide range of intelligence and national security issues.
The Air Force general nominated to be the nation's number two military officer flatly denied allegations of sexual misconduct Tuesday, and appeared headed for confirmation after answering pointed questions from senators for more than two hours.
Russia is not, as Western analysts sometimes imply, resurgent or gaining ascendancy. Instead, “the country is weak and probably declining.” That doesn’t make Russia any less dangerous. On the contrary: “in many ways, Russia is a threat precisely because its weakness undermines the geopolitical pursuit at the core of its foreign policy.”