Defense One

Atlantic Media is a print and online media company owned by David G. Bradley and based in the Watergate in Washington, D.C. The company publishes several prominent news magazines and digital publications including The Atlantic, Quartz, Government Executive, Defense One and those belonging to its National Journal Group subsidiary: National Journal, The Hotline, National Journal Daily (previously known as Congress Daily), and Technology Daily. The National Journal Group also publishes books and directories, the most known of which is the biennial Almanac of American Politics.

“Defense officials can’t tell you how many contractors they employ or at what cost. Finding out is critical to personnel reform.”

“The president’s proposal to boost military spending at the expense of diplomacy and foreign aid won't lead to victory.”

“When President Obama turned the affairs of state over to President Trump on January 20th, the Islamic State was in full retreat across Iraq and Syria.”

“The commander of U.S. forces there lays the first major war decision on Donald Trump’s desk.”

“Commanders say they’re already fighting ISIS the right way: ‘by, with, and through’ local forces.”

"Enough, America. If you want to honor your service members, your nation’s history of military leadership in the world, then honor the civilian-led democracy it serves."