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The Value of Space to the Warfighter Command and Control (C2) and Space Situational Awareness (SSA)

The Marshall Institute is pleased to provide video sponsorship for the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies’ seminars entitled “The Friday Space Group: The Value of Space to the Warfighter” on Capitol Hill. On April 5, the series featured a discussion focusing on Command and Control (C2) and Space Situational Awareness (SSA). Leading the discussion will […]

Moon’s Challenges and Opportunities for Human Space Exploration

On Tuesday March 25, 2014, the Marshall Institute and the Space Enterprise Council brought together a panel of experts to discuss the pressing scientific, technological and economic issues involved in human settlement on the Moon. The panel speakers are: Dr. Paul D. Spudis, Planetary Geology and Remote Sensing, Lunar and Planetary Institute. Mike Gold, Director […]

The Climate of Insecurity

In this new Policy Outlook, Institute President Jeff Kueter considers claims that climate change will result in conflict.  Recently the State and Defense Departments have reiterated their belief that environmental factors can precipitate armed conflict and the IPCC 5th Assessment Report endorses this view. Drawing on his 2012 study of the issue, Kueter evaluates the claims and […]

Our Friend, Dr. James R. Schlesinger, R.I.P.

Dr. James R. Schlesinger died on March 27.  A consummate public servant and scholar, Dr. Schlesinger’s contributions to his country are incalculable. For us at the Marshall Institute, he was a friend and colleague of our several members of our Board and gave generously of his time to the Institute’s programs. Most importantly, he chaired […]

Remarks of Paula DeSutter on Russian Missile Modernization

On March 19, the Honorable Paula DeSutter delivered remarks to a Washington, DC audience at a Marshall Institute event considering Russia’s nuclear and missile modernization efforts.

Russian Nuclear and Missile Modernization Efforts Considered

  On March 19, the Marshall Institute hosted a discussion on Russia’s efforts to modernize its ballistic missile and nuclear arsenal.  The event featured presentations from Dr. Mark Schneider of the National Institute for Public Policy and The Honorable Paula DeSutter, formerly Assistant Secretary of State for Verification.

Snowden’s Misleading Testimony

NSA leaker Edward Snowden made two particularly spectacular public appearances (by remote) earlier this month; first by giving testimony to the European Parliament and second at the SXSW conference in Austin.   In both, he repeated assertions that the NSA’s phone metadata collection program had not stopped any terrorist attacks, concluding therefore that they offered no […]

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