John Liang

John Liang is managing editor of InsideDefense and Inside Missile Defense. He has been with the IWP Defense Group since 1997. He holds a master's degree in international policy studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and a bachelor's degree in languages from Georgetown University.

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The Insider | June 26, 2019

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news from a briefing by the Army's new acting secretary, the naming of an interim head of the Pentagon's Strategic Capabilities Office, a mine warfare conference and more.

The Insider | June 25, 2019

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on Navy unmanned systems, a multimillion-dollar Air Force missile interceptor project and more.

The Insider | June 24, 2019

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Missile Defense Agency's Redesigned Kill Vehicle, F-35A sustainment costs, the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, possible foreign military sales for the Chinook helicopter and more.

The Insider | June 21, 2019

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on lawmakers' efforts to revamp the Pentagon's use of fixed-price contracts, continuing coverage of the Air Force's Life-Cycle Industry Day in Ohio and more.

The Insider | June 20, 2019

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news from the Air Force's Life-Cycle Industry Day in Dayton, OH, plus Iran's shoot-down this week of a U.S. drone in the Persian Gulf and more.

The Insider | June 19, 2019

The Army's Combat Capabilities Development Command is getting its second commanding general.

The Insider | June 19, 2019

The House Armed Services Committee has released the report that accompanies the fiscal year 2020 defense authorization bill.

The Insider | June 19, 2019

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on what's next now that acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan has removed himself from consideration to officially become the next SECDEF, plus the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff talking about folding the Strategic Capabilities Office into the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and more.

The Insider | June 18, 2019

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on what senators think about the Pentagon's cost data, plus more from the fiscal year 2020 defense policy bill.

Daily News | June 18, 2019

Lockheed Martin announced today it had successfully completed a demonstration of its radar solution for the Army's Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor program during a "Sense-Off" at White Sands Missile Range, NM.

The Insider | June 17, 2019

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has a scoop on the ouster of the Strategic Capabilities Office director, plus more coverage of the Senate Armed Services Committee's fiscal year 2020 defense authorization bill and more.

The Insider | June 14, 2019

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has an analysis of the congressional debate over the military budget, plus cybersecurity news and more coverage of the Senate Armed Services Committee's FY-20 defense policy bill.

The Insider | June 13, 2019

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on missile defense and more.

Space Briefing | June 13, 2019

Welcome to today's Space Briefing, a biweekly roundup of the latest national security space news.

The Insider | June 13, 2019

The Senate Armed Services Committee announced this week it had voted to approve Air Force Gen. John Raymond to become the next head of U.S. Space Command and Christopher Scolese to become the director of the National Reconnaissance Office.

The Insider | June 13, 2019

The Trump administration is opposing joint congressional resolutions that would bar billions of dollars in weapon sales to Qatar and Bahrain, threatening vetoes if lawmakers pass them.

The Insider | June 12, 2019

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on missile defense, Afghan soldiers defecting to the United States, cybersecurity and more.

The Insider | June 12, 2019

The full House Armed Services Committee today began debating the fiscal year 2020 defense authorization bill, including amendments offered by panel members with language that was not included in the subcommittee marks.

The Insider | June 12, 2019

The Trump administration is threatening a presidential veto if the House were to pass a "minibus" appropriations bill that would fund defense in line with the $733 billion topline Democrats seek for the defense authorization bill.

The Insider | June 12, 2019

The Senate Armed Services Committee has released its version of the fiscal year 2020 defense authorization bill.

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