Smoke Grenades Do Not A Target Make

By Anonymous There were a lot of boring days. For every minute of excitement, there were fifty minutes of mind-numbing boredom. We’d check in with ground forces, sometimes begging for something to do. We took a lot of pictures of potential targets, oddly enough. On the days that no one was getting shot at and […]

Lint Center Announces New CEO and President

New leader to usher in the next phase of growth and mentorship engagement Dated:  September 20, 2019 The Lint Center for National Security Studies, a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization created to award merit-based scholarships and to provide mentoring programs, today announced that it has named Timothy W. Coleman as its new Chief Executive Officer and […]

Fourth of July 2019

Happy Independence Day! Freedom and independence are words affectionately and passionately associated with the United States of America. On the Fourth of July, the U.S.A. celebrates the bountiful freedom we have fought for. However, as we do prepare to celebrate yet another year of freedom, we must keep in mind its fragility. As easily as […]

Memorial Day 2019

“Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.”    – General Douglas MacArthur Memorial Day is an important day for everyone, in many cases, serving as a day to remember and pay respects to loved ones no longer present. At the same time, […]

Update Andrew Ertl 12/18

UPDATE: December 2018 Andrew Ertl, previous winner of the Jim and Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship in 2016, is currently studying at Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, where he is pursuing a Master of Public Policy. Andrew said of his current program, “What I can say about Oxford, is that the curriculum here is quite a […]

U.S. Marine Corps Captain Richard Laszok Awarded 2018 McGaughey Family Scholarship

The Lint Center for National Security Studies Awards 2018 McGaughey Family Scholarship to Captain Richard Laszok The Lint Center for National Security Studies, a non-profit organization focused on supporting the next generation of America’s National Security professionals through scholarship and mentoring opportunities, today announced the 2018 McGaughey Family Scholarship award winner. Captain Richard Laszok was […]

China’s Challenge to the U.S.

by Richard Laszok Published with Permission Competition between China and the U.S. does not have to result in a win-lose situation, but this requires both countries to renegotiate current trade policies.  The current negotiations can provide a win-win deal for both countries.  Factors that contribute to a nations global power are its economic policies, military […]

American University Graduate Student, Jared Zimmerman, Awarded International Association for Intelligence Education Scholarship

The Lint Center for National Security Studies Awards 2018 International Association for Intelligence Education Scholarship to Jared Zimmerman. The Lint Center for National Security Studies, a non-profit dedicated to fostering the educational development of the next generation of America’s Counterintelligence and National Security professionals through scholarship and mentoring opportunities, and the International Association for Intelligence […]

Update Julie Slama

UPDATE: October 2018 Julie Slama, winner of the 2016 Lee and Byun International Relations and Cultural Awareness Scholarship, has sent in this update: I’m currently in my first year of law school at the University of Nebraska, after graduating this spring with a degree in Political Science from Yale University. In the past two years, […]

Dismantling North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Program Starts with Understanding Its History

Published with Permission by: Irajpanah, Katherine, “Dismantling North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Program Starts with Understanding Its History”, In Homeland Security, 04 July 2018, Web, https://inhomelandsecurity.com/nuclear-weapons-program-history/ By Katherine Irajpanah Writer, Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc., and Special Contributor, In Homeland Security  On June 12, President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un of the Democratic People’s […]