Nikkei Asia

China's firing of defense minister: Five takeaways

Chad Sbragia was interviewed for Nikkei Asia on how the removal of the Chinese Defense Minister impacts U.S.-China defense talks.

OCTOBER 26, 2023

The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Worries About Escalation in Pacific as Chinese Military Steps Up Confrontation

Chad Sbragia was interviewed for The Wall Street Journal on the Xiangshan Forum.

OCTOBER 26, 2023


Software Productivity Trends and Issues within the Defense Industrial Base

David Tate was featured on a podcast at the National Defense Industrial Association’s Emerging Technologies Institute.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2023

Nikkei Asia

Sbragia Interviewed in Nikkei Asia

Chad Sbragia was interviewed for Nikkei Asia on U.S.-China military-to-military communications.

JUNE 26, 2023


Sbragia Interviewed in Politico China Watcher

Chad Sbragia was interviewed in the Politico China Watcher newsletter.

JUNE 1, 2023

RFA and the messenger

Sbragia Cited in RFA and The Messenger

Chad Sbragia was cited in Radio Free Asia (RFA) and The Messenger for serving as a panelist at the United States Institute of Peace’s hybrid event, U.S.-China Crisis Communications in Dire Straits.

JUNE 2023


Wojton Selected for 40 Under 40

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce named Director, Research Quality and Chief Data Officer Heather Wojton among the 40 Under 40 honorees for 2023.

MAY 30, 2023


Lindorf on In-House Influence Podcast

Director and General Counsel Benjamin Lindorf recently appeared as a guest at the In-House Influence podcast during which he discussed personal experiences that helped shape his career.

APRIL 25, 2023


Wong Quoted in Sea Power Magazine

Yuna Wong was quoted in a Sea Power Magazine article, “Shall We Play a Game? Winning Isn’t the Point, Experts Say.”

APRIL 5, 2023


Fischerkeller Published in Lawfare

Michael Fischerkeller coauthored “U.K. National Cyber Force, Responsible Cyber Power, and Cyber Persistence Theory” with Richard Harknett and Emily Goldman. The article, published in Lawfare, discusses the U.K.’s National Cyber Force (NCF) and the national cyber strategies of the U.K. and U.S in the context of cyber persistence theory.

APRIL 5, 2023

Virginia Tech

Va. Tech National Security Institute, IDA Partner on Workforce, Research Opportunities

IDA President Norty Schwartz joined Virginia Tech President Tim Sands at a ceremony celebrating the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two organizations. Virginia Tech is the first academic institution selected by IDA for collaboration.

MARCH 8, 2023


Researchers Lead Series of Focus Groups in Support of USNORTHCOM Women, Peace and Security Program

Jen Taylor, Terri Walsh and Carolyn Kenney led a series of focus groups in support of U.S. Northern Command’s Women, Peace and Security program.

MARCH 2, 2023

U.S. Department of Defense

DOD Announces Establishment of the Defense Management Institute

IDA hosted the kick-off event announcing the launch of the Defense Management Institute. Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks and DOD Performance Improvement Officer Michael Donley made the announcement joined by IDA President Norty Schwartz and IDA Senior Fellow Peter Levine.

JANUARY 31, 2023


Despite Issues, VA’s EHR Deployment Remains Scheduled to Pick Up in Mid-2023

IDA provided a cost analysis to lawmakers that estimated that the full cost of deploying the Electronic Health Record system across all of the VA’s medical centers would be more than $50 billion over 28 years.

DECEMBER 30, 2022


Crane Interviewed for Financial Times

Keith Crane was interviewed for the Financial Times article entitled, “The Race to Reinvent the Space Station.” The interview was based on a STPI report that Keith coauthored with Benjamin Corbin, Bhavya Lal, Reina Buenconsejo, Danielle Piskorz and Annalisa Weigel, who were all formerly at IDA.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2022

The Washington Post

Fischerkeller Cited in Washington Post Article

Michael Fischerkeller was cited in a Washington Post article. The information in the opinion piece is based on “Cyber Persistence Theory: Redefining National Security in Cyberspace,” the book he coauthored with Emily Goldman and Richard Harknett.

SEPTEMBER 15, 2022


Fischerkeller Interviewed for Cyberlaw Podcast

Michael Fischerkeller was interviewed by Stewart Baker and Dave Aitel for an episode of The Cyberlaw Podcast: Cyber Persistence, a series produced by Lawfare. In the episode, Michael discusses “Cyber Persistence Theory: Redefining National Security in Cyberspace,” the book he coauthored with Emily Goldman and Richard Harknett.

AUGUST 16, 2022

Government matters

Fischerkeller Appeared on ‘Government Matters’

Michael Fischerkeller appeared on “Government Matters” January 26 on WJLA 24/7 News. A recording is available on their YouTube channel. Michael’s remarks focused on the value of cyber operations in supporting an escalation management strategy during a militarized crisis.

JANUARY 26, 2022

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