Saturday, September 19, 2020

Paul Crespo

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Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

New U.S. Space Force Should Use Naval Ranks – Yes, Like Star Trek

Who ever heard of a Colonel commanding a starship? A proposed amendment to the House of Representatives’ version of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act...

Satellites Spot Possible Secret Chinese Space Plane Recovery Base

Commercial satellite imagery from Planet Labs and other Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) indicate that China's recent secretive space launch tested an experimental reusable spacecraft like the U.S. Air...

U.S. Air Force Tests ‘Robot Dogs’ for Base Security During Huge Technology Exercise

As part of an exercise testing its new Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS), the U.S. Air Force tested small quadrupedal “dog” robots for perimeter defense...

U.S. Plans New Island Bases in Pacific – With Lots of Missiles Aimed at China

Since the Trump administration withdrew last year from the Cold War Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty barring U.S. land-based intermediate-range missiles, the U.S. is moving...

China’s Covid Virus Shows Failure of U.S. Biodefense

Despite months of investigation and analysis, there is still no consensus on how the Covid-19 virus originated in China. Whether it originated naturally or in...