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Kathy Gilsinan

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Kathy Gilsinan
Kathy Gilsinan is a staff writer at The Atlantic, covering national security and global affairs.

C-SPAN Is So Hot Right Now

This is not a sign of a government working well.

Emerging Tech

America Is Not Ready for Exploding Drones

An apparent assassination attempt in Venezuela shows how technology is moving faster than governments can counter it.


Questions at the Senate Hearing on Russian Hacking

Did Moscow influence the U.S. election? Who else has been hacked? Could the CIA be wrong?

CXO Briefing

Why Is Iraq Still Using Fake Bomb Detectors?

An inert hunk of plastic has become an emblem of the government’s failure to protect civilians.

CXO Briefing

The Enemy of an Asteroid Is My Friend

Taking the long view on U.S.-Russia planetary defense.