Today’s PDB – Paul’s Daily Briefing – Not the President’s Daily Brief, But Almost as Good

Today’s PDB – With the multitude of national security and intelligence topics that American Defense News (ADN) cannot adequately cover every day – we are providing our readers a PDB – not the President’s Daily Brief, but almost as good – Paul’s Daily Briefing.

This is a summary and quick listing of some of the day’s top national security news stories and reports, not covered by ADN, chosen by ADN Managing Editor – Paul Crespo.

In the spirit of open discussion, and debate, some of these reports will be counterpoints to, or have different takes from, ADN views, analysis, or editorial lines. All are topics critical to understanding the major national security issues and threats facing the United States today.

Stay informed with Paul’s Daily Brief.


US Military Power

The messy way the Marines joined US Special Operations Command

Homeland Security

The CDC wants you to prepare for a zombie apocalypse. (Yes, you read that right.)

National Security

Foreign Policy for Pragmatists: How Biden Can Learn from History in Real Time

Russia Threat

Russian Disinformation Campaign Aims to Undermine Confidence in Pfizer, Other Covid-19 Vaccines, U.S. Officials Say

China Threat

Pentagon Announces Nominees to Lead INDO-PACOM, Pacific Fleet

U.S. military planned to conduct drill off Senkakus last month

Guam: The Foundation of Any U.S. Military Strategy on China

Iran Threat

U.S. will defend troops and interests after rocket attack in Iraq, Defense Secretary says

Intelligence and Unconventional Warfare

When Does a Cyber Attack Become an ‘Act of War’?

Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank. - - PAULCRESPO.COM

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1 year ago

Yep and they still can not keep the internet safe so they are putting that damn fed coin out that track everything you purchase and stored all information about you and yours purchase’s And can even stop you from making purchaces.

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