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Interviews | Jun 21, 2016

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 panel was moderated by Defense One’s Marcus Weisgerber.

Articles | Apr 20, 2016

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.


Interviews | Feb 21, 2016

BGS Senior Counselor Secretary Leon Panetta And Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair To Launch A Commission On Countering Violent Extremism

“History tells us that if we care enough about a problem we’re confronting, that ultimately we can find a way to deal with it,” Panetta said about launching the commission. “For that reason, I think this effort is worth it.”


Interviews | Nov 15, 2015

Admiral James Stavridis, BGS Advisory Board Member, Shared His Perspectives On Global Threats Posed By ISIS

In the last several weeks, Admiral Stavridis appeared on Fox News, MSNBC, BBC, Bloomberg, CNN, and NPR. He was also featured in the The Financial Times and The Huffington Post.


Interviews | May 20, 2015

BGS Managing Director Jeremy Bash Discusses On NBC Nightly News The Documents Found In Bin Laden’s Compound

Bash discusses the documents taken from Osama bin Laden’s compound, which reveal the terrorist leader’s continued focus on attacking the United States.

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