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BGS In The News – U.S., U.K. and Australia Announce Expanded Cooperation on Hypersonics

U.S., U.K. and Australia Announce Expanded Cooperation on Hypersonics By Ellen Nakashima and Cate Cadell April 5, 2022 As originally appeared in The Washington Post. The United States, Britain and Australia on Tuesday announced expanded cooperation on the development of hypersonics and other military technologies in an affirmation of a trilateral security pact whose unstated aim is … Continued

BGS In The News – Russia, First In The Headlines, Is Pentagon’s No. 2 Challenge

Joe Gould, March 29, 2022 As originally appeared in Defense News. WASHINGTON ― Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is dominating the news, but the Biden administration’s new defense strategy makes clear China is still the Pentagon’s top focus. A classified version of the updated National Defense Strategy is being briefed to lawmakers to justify the Pentagon’s new $773 billion budget request … Continued

BGS In The News – Biden’s Barbed Remark About Putin: A Slip or a Veiled Threat?

Michael D. Shear and David E. Sanger, March 26, 2022 As originally appeared in The New York Times. WARSAW — They were among the final few words of a carefully crafted speech. But they strayed far from the delicate balance that President Biden had tried to strike during three days of wartime diplomacy in Europe. “For God’s … Continued

BGS In The News – CEOs Seek Their Own State Departments

Washington, DC – March 16, 2022 Hans Nichols, author of Axios Sneak Peek Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is prompting American CEOs anew to build their own mini-State Departments as they navigate the uncertainties of a war and world increasingly unbound by norms and institutions. Why it matters: Executives traditionally rise to power by creating successful products and … Continued

BGS In The News – Russia Seeks Military Equipment And Aid From China, U.S. Officials Say

By Ellen Nakashima, Karen DeYoung and Cate Cadell, March 13, 2022 As originally appeared in Washington Post. The development comes as White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan plans to travel to Rome on Monday to meet with his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi. “We are communicating directly, privately to Beijing, that there will absolutely be consequences … Continued

BGS In The News – Why The US Won’t Give Patriot Interceptors To Ukraine

The Pentagon is still hunting “alternative options” to bolster Ukraine’s air defenses against Russia’s brutal strikes. By TARA COPP and MARCUS WEISGERBER, March 10, 2022 As originally appeared in Defense One. Pentagon officials will not send the advanced Patriot air-defense system to Ukraine, saying Thursday that U.S. forces would need to enter Ukraine to operate … Continued

Beacon Global Strategies Expands its National Security Technology Practice by Adding Five Experts

Washington DC – Mar 07, 2022 Beacon Global Strategies (BGS), a leading strategic advisory firm focusing on global public policy, government procurement, emerging technology, and geopolitical risk analysis, today announced the expansion of its National Security Technology Practice. BGS has added to its ranks former Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO) Ms. Suzette Kent, Cybersecurity expert Ms. Julie … Continued

BGS In the News – America Is Showering China With New Restrictions

A slew of new measures are fundamentally transforming economic relations. Washington DC – FEBRUARY 15, 2022 By Eric Sayers, a Senior Vice President at Beacon Global Strategies, and Ivan Kanapathy, a Vice President at Beacon Global Strategies. In recent years, Washington’s China policies have expanded rapidly into technology sectors such as telecommunications, semiconductors, data security, … Continued

BGS In The News – Will Biden’s Conventional Arms Transfer Policy Be An Evolution Or A Revolution?

By JOSH KIRSHNER, January 14, 2022 As originally appeared in Breaking Defense. The Biden administration is expected to soon release its version of the US Conventional Arms Transfer (CAT) policy, which sets the guardrails for how America sells arms to foreign militaries. While the administration has held its cards close on what the new policy will … Continued

BGS In The News – US To Blacklist Eight More Chinese Companies Including Dronemaker DJI

American investors will be barred from taking stakes in groups accused of involvement in Xinjiang abuses Demetri Sevastopulo in Washington and William Langley in Hong Kong, DECEMBER 14 2021 As originally appeared in Financial Times. The Biden administration will place eight Chinese companies including DJI, the world’s largest commercial drone manufacturer, on an investment blacklist for their … Continued