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 […]

Update Andrew Ertl 7/18

UPDATE: July 2018 Andrew Ertl, previous winner of the Jim and Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship in 2016, graduated last week with a Master’s of Management Science in Global Affairs from Tsinghua University in Beijing through the prestigious Schwarzman Scholars Program. Along the way, he made sure to take advantage of his location to extensively travel […]

North Korea’s June 25 Surprise Attack: An Important Lesson in Battle Preparation

Published with Permission by: Lint, James R., “North Korea’s June 25 Surprise Attack: An Important Lesson in Battle Preparation”, In Homeland Security, 23 June 2016, Web, https://inhomelandsecurity.com/north-koreas-june-25-surprise-attack-important-lesson-battle-preparation/ By James Lint Faculty Member, American Public University System June 25 is a day that all military planners and intelligence professionals should remember as a lesson in proper battle preparation. […]

I Want A National Security Job

Commentary by a Former Federal Hiring Manager By James Lint and Juico Bowley People often tell me that they want a national security job. “I want to be as rich and as smart as Bill Gates and Warren Buffet!” Determined young professionals would wishfully exclaim. Quickly, I steer the conversation to get a better idea […]

A Cause of Concern – Understanding the Counterintelligence Threat Through A Case Study of Ana Belen Montes

by Hilary Minkler Published with Permission In January of 1961 the United States officially severed the political, economic and monetary relationship with Cuba, due to flourishing relationship with Russia and consistent dissatisfaction with Cuban leader, Fidel Castro. One of the effects of this relationship is the decided requirement from Cuba to increase covert operations in […]

LC Winner’s Report on Asia Travel

UPDATE: March 2018 The Lint Center is always pleased to hear from scholarship recipients who are already exploring the world and bringing back insights and knowledge from their travels. Andrew Ertl, who  ‘Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint’ scholarship award in 2016, took a trip through Shanghai, Vietnam, and Seoul, South Korea. He took full advantage of […]

The Russian Militarization of the Arctic: the Responsibility of NATO to Counter Russian Aggression

by Jonathan Deemer Published with Permission Problem Statement: Since Vladimir Putin’s return to the Russian Presidency, the Russian Federation has pursued an aggressive policy of militarization of the Arctic. Not only is Russia revamping Soviet-era bases near the Finnish border and in northern Siberia, it is also constructing 1 new bases off the Russian mainland […]

Sequester and Furloughs: It’s Discount Espionage Time

Published with Permission by: Coleman, Timothy & Lint, James R., “Sequester and Furloughs: It’s Discount Espionage Time”, Homeland Security Today, 15 July 2013, Web, https://www.hstoday.us/columns/guest-commentaries/sequester-and-furloughs-it-s-discount-espionage-time/ On his deathbed in 1801, legend has it that the infamous American Continental Army Gen. Benedict Arnold, a hero of the battles of Ticonderoga and Saratoga who defected to the […]

Value and Handling of Prisoners in World War I

Published with Permission by: Lori S. Tagg, Command Historian, US Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, AZ. “Prisoners or deserters constitute one of the most fruitful sources from which information of the enemy is obtained.” —Intelligence Regulations, American Expeditionary Forces, October 21, 1918 By the time of the Armistice ending World War I on […]