Tag Archives: James Miller

Recent Events May Provide Opportunity for U.S. to Explore ‘Defend Forward’ Cyber Strategy Against Iran

Recent U.S.-Iran engagements may be an opportunity for the U.S. personnel to explore the ‘defend forward’ strategy that involves carrying out cyber operations in non-U.S. networks, Fifth Domain reported Thursday.

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Gov’t, Industry Reps Discuss Emerging GPS Threats at Satellite 2019

Government and private sector leaders cited hacking and spoofing as potential threats to the nation’s GPS systems during the 2019 Satellite conference in Washington, D.C., C4ISRnet reported Saturday. James Miller, executive director of the National Space-Based positioning, navigation and timing advisory board, said during a panel discussion that while jamming is a pervasive threat in 2019, spoofing is a more complicated form of hacking that can manipulate and misguide GPS platforms. 

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Senate Confirms Obama Nominee Christine Wormuth as DoD Policy Chief

Christine Wormuth, President Barack Obama’s nominee for the post of undersecretary for policy at the Defense Department, has been confirmed by the Senate following a voice vote, Defense News reported Friday. Marcus Weisgerber writes that Wormuth, current deputy defense undersecretary for strategy, plans and force development will succeed James Miller, who resigned …

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US, China Hold Military Talks in Beijing; James Miller Comments

Top U.S. and Chinese defense officials met Monday in Beijing for annual talks focused on improving military cooperation between the two nations, the American Forces Press Service reported Tuesday. Jim Garamone writes James Miller, defense policy undersecretary, told reporters that his meeting with Wang Guanzhong, deputy chief of general staff …

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Elissa Slotkin Named a DoD Intl Security Affairs Lead, Promoted to SES

Elissa Slotkin, formerly a foreign affairs specialist at the Defense Department, has been appointed principal deputy assistant defense secretary for international security affairs. The Defense Department said Slotkin was also promoted to the Senior Executive Service. According to Al-Monitor, Slotkin will serve as top adviser to Derek Chollet, the Pentagon’s …

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US, Iraq Officials Sign 5-Year Security Cooperation Agreement

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and acting Iraqi Defense Minister Saadoun al-Dlimi signed an agreement Thursday on security and defense cooperation for the next five years, American Forces Press Service reports. Jim Garamone writes officials from the two countries met in Baghdad Thursday to discuss efforts aimed at helping stand …

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Defense Policy Nominee James Miller Outlines Agenda

James Miller, nominee to become the Defense Department’s policy chief, told a Senate panel Monday the U.S.’ plan to transfer responsibilities to Afghan forces is working, American Forces Press Service reports. Miller told the Senate Armed Services Committee he supports President Obama’s troop reduction plan in Afghanistan and would continue …

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