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 | December 6, 2019

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on Navy force structure assessments and Air Force nuclear cruise missile designs, along with coverage of the effects of the ongoing continuing resolution.

The Insider | December 5, 2019

The Defense Department this week announced it met its small business contracting goal in fiscal year 2018, marking the fifth consecutive year DOD has reached its target.

The Insider | December 5, 2019

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the FY-20 defense policy bill, the continuing resolution, the Joint Strike Fighter program and more.

The Insider | December 4, 2019

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the defense secretary's recusal from the Army's Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor contract award and more.

The Insider | December 3, 2019

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the ongoing effects of the continuing resolution on defense spending, plus coverage of the Joint Strike Fighter program and more.

The Insider | December 2, 2019

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Pentagon's new intellectual property chief, a nascent Defense Science Board study on homeland air defense, a longstanding intelligence sharing alliance between Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States, and more.

The Insider | November 27, 2019

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on several Air Force programs plus a leadership shake-up at the Missile Defense Agency.

The Insider | November 26, 2019

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has stories on several upcoming Defense Science Board studies and more.

The Insider | November 25, 2019

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the firing of the top Navy civilian, plus a GAO report on Navy shipyard improvement costs and more.

The Insider | November 24, 2019

Defense Secretary Mark Esper has requested Navy Secretary Richard Spencer's resignation, the Pentagon announced late this afternoon.

The Insider | November 22, 2019

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) and House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY) are worried about the future of the Open Skies Treaty and whether the Trump administration plans to withdraw from the pact.

The Insider | November 22, 2019

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the recently approved continuing resolution and more.

The Insider | November 21, 2019

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news from the head of Air Force Materiel Command, the Air Force's "vanguard" technologies, the Pentagon's proposed cybersecurity certification program and more.

The Insider | November 20, 2019

This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Pentagon's security clearance backlog, the Navy's acquisition restructuring effort, an interview with a senior Leidos executive and more.

The Insider | November 19, 2019

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest features a free link to a progress payments story we ran yesterday, plus news on missile defense and more.

The Insider | November 18, 2019

This Monday INSIDER has an extensive look into the Pentagon's previous progress payments proposal and its new effort, plus the Defense Department's latest audit.

The Insider | November 18, 2019

The Defense Policy Board will hold a closed meeting tomorrow on national security issues related to Africa, according to a Federal Register notice published this morning.

The Insider | November 11, 2019

This Monday INSIDER Daily Digest has a deep dive into the Pentagon's upcoming contract financing review, plus the latest draft of the Defense Department's Cybersecurity Certification Maturity Model and more.

The Insider | November 8, 2019

This Friday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Army's assured positioning, navigation and timing cross-functional team, an Air Force effort to communicate between F-22 and F-35 fighter aircraft via a secure data link, Navy Virginia-class submarine cost savings and more.

The Insider | November 7, 2019

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Pentagon's satellite communications efforts, the Army's take on extending the continuing resolution, Navy unmanned undersea vehicles and more.

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