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BGS Advisor Jeffrey Kupfer Discusses NAFTA’s Importance

In a The Hill article published on May 11th, BGS Advisor Jeffrey Kupfer discusses the importance of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). NAFTA is critical to a key Trump-voting state By Jeffrey Kupfer May 11, 2018, 5:00 PM As originally appeared in The Hill While it has been overshadowed by all the other blockbuster news … Continued

BGS Managing Director Michael Allen Discusses Secretary of State Nominee Mike Pompeo

In a Washington Examiner article published on April 13th, BGS Managing Director Michael Allen offers a look at Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo. Mike Pompeo isn’t just qualified to be secretary of state – he’s ready By Michael Allen April 13, 2018, 11:49 AM As originally appeared in Washington Examiner This week, CIA Director Mike Pompeo … Continued

BGS Senior Vice President Josh Kirshner Discusses Mike Pompeo’s Future at the State Department

In a Politico article published on April 10th, BGS Senior Vice President Josh Kirshner offers unsolicited advice to Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo. How Mike Pompeo Can Avoid Rex Tillerson’s Fate Some unsolicited advice for America’s next secretary of state. By Josh Kirshner April 10, 2018, 4:58 PM As originally appeared in Politico Congratulations, Mike Pompeo—you’ve … Continued

BGS Managing Director Michael Allen Discusses Outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

In a Foreign Policy article published on March 16th, BGS Managing Director Michael Allen offers a look at outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. As Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson Didn’t Follow the Script for Success Don’t hate the player — hate the game. By Michael Allen March 16, 2018, 4:58 PM As originally appeared in Foreign … Continued

Video: BGS Managing Director Michael Allen Discusses the Trump Administration’s National Security Strategy

BGS Managing Director Michael Allen spoke on a panel at the Heritage Foundation about the Trump Administration’s national security agenda. Allen was joined by George Mason University Professor Colin Dueck and former NSC Senior Director for Strategic Planning Paul Letter. The panel was moderated by Heritage Foundation’s Theodore Bromund.

BGS Op-Ed: Chinese Economic Coercion

In a Foreign Policy article published on December 15th, BGS Managing Director Michael Allen offers a look at the Trump Administration’s plan to counter increased Chinese economic assertiveness. Combatting Chinese Economic Coercion in the NSS The Trump administration needs a robust plan to make sure America remains the world’s most powerful economy. By Michael Allen December 15, 2017, … Continued

Video: BGS Managing Director Andrew Shapiro And BGS Advisor Derek Chollet Panel On Israel’s Qualitative Military Edge (QME) At The Foundation For Defense Of Democracies

BGS Managing Director Andrew Shapiro and BGS Advisor Derek Chollet spoke on a panel at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) about issues surrounding the maintenance of Israel’s Qualitative Military Edge (QME). Shapiro and Chollet were joined by former Assistant Secretary of Defense Mary Beth Long and Jonathan Schanzer, FDD’s Director of Research. The … Continued

BGS Senior Counselor Michael Morell Discusses The Intelligence Briefing Offered To Presidential Nominees Before The General Election

Lessons in Management: BGS Senior Counselor Leon E. Panetta and Managing Director Jeremy Bash Offer A Unique Look At The Lessons Learned From The Bin Laden Raid, On The Operation’s Fifth Anniversary

May 2 marks the fifth anniversary of the operation that killed the world’s most wanted terrorist, Osama Bin Laden. His death was the culmination of a global manhunt that lasted more than a decade and assumed extreme urgency after the September 11, 2001, attacks. The hunt for Bin Laden from 2009–2010 yielded many lessons about … Continued

BGS Senior Counselor Michael Morell Discusses Cybersecurity Threats And Potential Solutions To Disagreements Between Government And Tech Companies Regarding The Use Of Encryption

Morell recommends specific types of tools that monitor anomalous activity on networks to protect against cyber threats. He also talks about the need for a comprehensive push by the intelligence community to find a way to access encrypted information without compromising American companies.