Linc Bloomfield quoted in Voice of America article, “Pompeo, Stoltenberg Talk China at Halifax Security Forum”

"'This is a time of uncertainty and anxiety, but as a strategic matter, the democratic model ultimately sits on the right side of history,' said Lincoln Bloomfield Jr., a former top State Department official. 'Much work lies ahead to fulfill its superior potential...'" Read the full article here: Full Article

2020-12-16T15:14:20-05:00November 22, 2020|Geopolitical Perspectives|

Linc Bloomfield quoted in The New York Times article, “Inside the White House, a Gun Industry Lobbyist Delivers for His Former Patrons”

"Lincoln P. Bloomfield Jr., who was assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs when the ban was enacted in 2002, said the policy was intended to prevent American equipment from being used against American service members, especially during the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. "'Terrorist groups were using garage door openers to blow up U.S. troops; you kind of think twice about what you are exporting,' said Mr. Bloomfield, who added that such dangers still exist today. 'Who are you selling these [...]

2020-07-21T20:47:02-04:00July 13, 2020|Cybersecurity & Defense|

Linc Bloomfield and Dan Shapiro quoted in CNBC article, “It Isn’t Over — Iran’s Promise of Revenge Could Take Months or Years to Play Out, Analysts Say”

"'Since there were no casualties, President Trump seems to be taking the opportunity to say this is the end of this round. That’s a hopeful sign, (but) it doesn’t mean this is the end of this conflict,' said Daniel Shapiro, who was the U.S. ambassador to Israel between 2011 and 2017. "He warned that the supposed a deescalation in tensions could be 'fragile.' “'It’s very likely that the Iranian response to the death of Qasem Soleimani will play out over weeks, [...]

2020-01-16T22:04:04-05:00January 9, 2020|Cybersecurity & Defense|
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