A weekly digest of national security, defense, and cybersecurity news from Foreign Policy reporters Jack Detsch and Robbie Gramer, formerly Security Brief. Delivered Thursday.
State Department Taps New Top China Official
Veteran diplomat Mark Lambert will lead the new “China House.”
What’s Next for the Wagner Group?
The infamous Russian mercenary group finds itself without a leader, but still with a mission.
The Definitive Summer Reading Guide for National Security Nerds
Your vacation (hopefully) awaits. And here are the best books to pair with it.
A (Mostly Secret) Revolution Is Afoot in NATO’s Military
New defense plans signal the biggest alliance overhaul since the Cold War.
Biden Set to OK Cluster Munitions for Ukraine
The decision to send the controversial weapons comes after months of knife fights within the U.S. administration.
U.S. Envoy Pick Reveals Battle Over Sudan Policy
Biden’s detractors worry the U.S. administration is doubling down on policy failures in Sudan.