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OMB plans for automatic cuts, urges Congress to find sequestration alternative

July 11, 2012 Sequestration doesn’t threaten only national security. Critical infrastructure and domestic programs also face a budgetary “brick wall” early next year, according Jeff Zients, the acting head of the Office of Management and Budget. The 2011 Budget Control Act is scheduled to trigger across-the-board cuts of nearly 8 percent off federal...

Analysts use Social Media to Influence National Security

July 10, 2012 This morning on Wired’s Danger Room blog, David Axe wrote about the rise of Information Dissemination, a blog dedicated to covering and analyzing updates in the U.S. Navy’s strategy, technology and communications. Led by New York City consultant Raymond Pritchett, the group of authors has actively covered updates in naval...