"Starting with the national security adviser to the prime minister of India, senior U.S. national security officials should begin to discuss options for significantly expanded counterterror cooperation with their Indian counterparts, up to and including the possibility of basing U.S. military and/or intelligence operatives in India to address Pakistan-based terrorist threats in a post-Afghanistan context. These conversations would be politically sensitive, so they should begin only after the next Indian government is elected in the spring......"
The United States cannot be confident that our critical Information Technology (IT) systems will work under attack from a sophisticated and well-resourced opponent utilizing cyber capabilities in combination with all of their military and intelligence capabilities (a "full spectrum" adversary), a new Pentagon report has stated. The report is prepared by a Defense Science Board (DSB) Task force of the US Department of Defense.
A new report Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) has found that 70 percent (or 76) of the 108 three-and-four star US generals and admirals who retired between 2009 and 2011 took jobs with defense contractors or consultants.