National Guard Bureau Asks Springfield Unit If It Wants A Space Force Mission (From Dayton Daily News) The Lexington Institute’s Loren Thompson was quoted in Stars and Stripes’ recent article, published in the Dayton Daily News on November 5. The article concerned a potential role for the Ohio Air National Guard’s 178th Wing unit in President Trump’s pr ...
US Power Grid Attack Points Surge With Proliferating DERs: A Hacker ‘Will Eventually Get In’ (From Utility Dive) The Lexington Institute’s Paul Steidler discussed the growing threat to the electric grid from distributed generation and steps that should be taken. He told Utility Dive, “The problem is not the standards, it’s more the implementation. Standards have ...
Andrew Cuomo Tilts At Illusory Windmills (From The Wall Street Journal) The Lexington Institute’s Paul Steidler, in a letter to the editor of The Wall Street Journal, called out New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on his recent restrictions on natural gas for the city in favor of offshore wind farms. Steidler largely emphasized ...
Submarines Are Poised To Take On A Major Role In Strike Warfare, But Is That A Good Idea? (From DefenseNews) Dan Goure of the Lexington Institute was quoted in an October DefenseNews article, which debated the merits of submarines being given a bigger role in the Navy’s strike warfare strategy. But with many questioning if that function should go to the under ...
Microsoft Beats Amazon For $10B Pentagon JEDI Contract (From Forbes) The Lexington Institute’s Dan Goure was quoted in a recent Forbes article detailing the Department of Defense’s decision to award Microsoft, rather than Amazon, a 10-year, $10 billion contract for the development of the JEDI cloud network. However, sai ...
Wright-Patt To Help Foster Creation Of Flying Cars For The Military (From Dayton Daily News) In an article for the Dayton Daily News, Loren Thompson of the Lexington Institute weighed in on the potential for the military’s development of flying cars. A significant shift in approach is underway at the Air Force, whose technology model “now is b ...
China’s Hypersonic Missiles, Aka ‘Carrier Killers,’ Are A ‘Holy S**T Moment’ For US Military (From Newsweek) Loren Thompson of the Lexington Institute spoke to Newsweek about the Chinese military’s recent rapid progress on the development of hypersonic missiles, as well as the Pentagon’s spending of only $157 million on systems to counter them. Thompson calle ...
The US Still Needs Aircraft Carriers (From DefenseNews) Rear Admiral Roy Kelley, writing for DefenseNews, reflected on the topics discussed at the Lexington Institute Carrier Strike Group Working Forum held in Pentagon City, Virginia last month. In his post-event piece, Rear Admiral Kelley advocated for the ...
Trump Scores A Big Victory—On Stamps (From Foreign Policy) Lexington Institute’s Paul Steidler is quoted in an article by Keith Johnson for Foreign Policy about the Trump Administration’s success at the Universal Postal Union. The UPU has agreed to a compromise that levels the playing field by restructuring th ...
The Universal Postal Union: Why Its Upcoming Extraordinary Congress Is A Big Deal (Featured By The Global Policy Institute) The Global Policy Institute featured Lexington Senior Fellow Paul Steidler’s recent Q&A with postal expert Jim Campbell on their website. In the interview, Campbell lays out the fundamental issues facing the Universal Postal Union’s extraordinary c ...
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