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Chiral Defense is a weekly newsletter that focuses on key developments in emerging defense technologies, particularly space, cyber/infosec, autonomy, logistics, and AI/ML. Each issue comes with links to the most significant technology developments in defense, staff commentary, and eventually long-form reports about topics released on a quarterly basis.

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April 24, 2023 in Uncategorized

Chiral’s last (public) issue

I have been writing Chiral since August 2021, and I’ve been lucky to connect to some amazing people through this experience, including my teammates Tina Wong, Shiva Yamamoto, Taylor Hershberger,…
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April 17, 2023 in Uncategorized

North Korea sharpens its nuclear spear

Author’s Note: Another drill weekend - thanks to Tina Wong for leading the data pull this week! Weekly Deep Dive Having served a year in South Korea, I’m well aware…
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April 10, 2023 in Uncategorized

Classified data – a perfect blockchain use case

Weekly Deep Dive The latest intelligence leak of just over 50 Top Secret and Secret documents over Discord is the latest playback of a broken record. This time, the damaging…
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April 3, 2023 in Uncategorized

What Dubai does better than the Pentagon

Author’s Note: Still catching up on emails post-spring break. By the way, check out this article from a colleague (Morgan Mahlock, formerly In-Q-Tel and currently a scout for Bessemer Venture…
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