Einstein supposedly said, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” SMA Executive Advisor Greg Treverton asks whether, one year on, the US is expecting a different result from North Korea.
Is "If They Can Do It, So Can We" an ethically acceptable playbook? SMA Executive Advisor Greg Treverton discusses the challenges to our intelligence tradecraft.
Not just strategic analysis but strategy is more important now than ever. Churchill is said to have commented after a particularly undistinguished meal, “The pudding lacked a theme.” That is too, too true of the world before us. If that world is less existentially dangerous than the high Cold W
The strategic context for countering the proliferation of what are unhelpfully called weapons of mass destruction (WMD), has changed dramatically without many observers quite noticing. As with so much of the international noise with which the world deals today, the changes predated the Trump admini
Hybrid threats cover the range from propaganda to what is often called warfare in the “gray zone,” using proxies or “little green men.” Yet the focus of more recent concern is threats and attacks that seek to remain below the level of kinetic war. What challenges does this create for intelli