General Takes Blame for ‘No Injuries’ Declaration After Jan. 8 Iran Strike (Defense One)

“I was never under any pressure at any time to shade this reporting,” CENTCOM’s Gen. Frank McKenzie told Congress. More than 100 troops later were diagnosed with TBI

https://www.defenseone.com/threats/2020/03/general-takes-blame-no-injuries-declaration-after-jan-8-iran-strike/163735/?oref=d-river

BY KEVIN BARON

Iranian Proxies Killed Americans In Iraq, Pentagon Leaders Say (Defense One)

The attack has reignited tensions between the U.S. and Iran — and raised questions about whether the former is “deterring” the latter

https://www.defenseone.com/threats/2020/03/iranian-proxies-killed-americans-iraq-pentagon-leaders-say/163727/?oref=d-river

BY KATIE BO WILLIAMS

Oak Ridge National Lab Taps Supercomputers to Fight Coronavirus (Defense One)

Researchers received emergency computation time to run through a database of drug compounds to see which combinations might prevent COVID-19.

https://www.defenseone.com/technology/2020/03/oak-ridge-national-lab-taps-supercomputers-fight-coronavirus/163721/?oref=d-river

BY BRANDI VINCENT

Trump Is Peddling Dangerous Disinformation on Coronavirus (Defense One)

Fact-checkers and scientists have scrambled to correct the president’s false and misleading statements, which are being amplified by partisan media, digital propagandists, and administration officials.

https://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2020/03/trumps-attempts-play-down-coronavirus-amount-dangerous-disinformation-campaign/163710/?oref=d-river

BY MCKAY COPPINS

As Coronavirus Explodes in Italy, Doctors Are Forced to Choose Who Gets Care (Defense One)

With patients overflowing hospitals, a leading medical organization offers guidance for military-style triage, including: deny care to people too old to be likely to recover.

https://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2020/03/coronavirus-explodes-italy-doctors-are-forced-choose-who-gets-care/163707/?oref=d-river

BY YASCHA MOUNK

More Industry Regulations Are Needed to Improve US Cybersecurity, Congressional Report Says (Defense One)

New mandates should increase companies’ network monitoring and allow them to share data with a new government bureau, the Cyberspace Solarium Commission wrote.

https://www.defenseone.com/technology/2020/03/more-industry-regulations-are-needed-improve-us-cybersecurity-congressional-report-says/163697/?oref=d-river

BY PATRICK TUCKER