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As U.S.-led Freedom of Navigation operations have dropped off in the South China Sea, at the same time as China has intensified its coercive actions in the region. 


Law firm ads for the Camp Lejeune Justice Act (CLJA) on the radio and cable news have been running on a loop for a few years now. Like most commercials, they’re easy to ignore. I hadn’t paid much attention until a Marine asked me if I’d ever heard about “Baby Heaven” near Camp Lejeune.

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A key authority within the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is slated to sunset, leaving the U.S. without one of its best sources of intelligence on terrorists, adverse state actors and drug traffickers. Allowing this national security authority to expire would be a grave mistake.

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HGS Partner, Stephen Boyd, discusses a year defined by dysfunction; Congresses passes one of its top priorities - the annual National Defense Authorization Act.


Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, David Lasseter, reacts to Putin talking about nuclear options amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine on 'Fox News Live'.


The boutique government relations consulting firm Horizons Global Solutions (HGS) announced expansion of its U.S. Senate lobbying practice following firm Partner Stephen Boyd's satisfaction of the Senate's mandatory one-year "cooling off" period.


The latest defense spending law would subtract about 7 percent from the president’s request for numerous Pentagon chemical and biological defense programs on the grounds that they need to be more effectively executed.

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Chemical and biological weapons pose a greater threat to global security today than at any point since the end of the Cold War. 


The boutique government relations consulting firm Horizons Global Solutions (HGS) announced today that longtime Washington veteran Stephen E. Boyd is joining the firm as Partner.


After two years of political push-back from Congressional delegations not chosen to house SPACECOM (U.S. Space Command), SPACECOM is heading to Huntsville, Alabama.


With a continuously growing biological threat environment it is incumbent upon the Department of Defense to maintain its efforts to counter these threats.


Recent news reports state that an astounding one-third of U.S. servicemembers are refusing to take the COVID-19 vaccine. While many Americans say they do not want the vaccine.


David Lasseter has opened Horizons Global Solutions, focusing on consulting and government services. He most recently was deputy assistant secretary of Defense for countering WMD.


David Lasseter, former deputy assistant secretary of defense for countering WMD and former deputy assistant attorney general, has opened Horizons Global Solutions.


David Lasseter, former deputy assistant secretary of Defense for countering WMD and deputy assistant attorney general, has opened the government consultancy Horizons Global Solutions.


Since its founding, the United States has protected freedom of navigation. Of all lawful uses of the oceans, freedom of navigation has proven the most critical to American national security by enabling the global mobility of U.S. forces, and to U.S.


David F. Lasseter is the founder of Horizons Global Solutions, LLC. He provides consulting and advising solutions to clients specializing in national security, law enforcement, intelligence, and biotechnology.


June was National Ocean Month for the United States, a time to reflect on the economic, national security, and environmental impacts of the world’s oceans on our country.


In a world increasingly forced to go virtual in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, a ray of hope for far-reaching change came Wednesday in the third annual defense.


Joint Hearing: "Strengthening Biological Security: Traditional Threats and Emerging Challenges"


The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged individual and cooperative efforts by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and the U.S. 


This recent support is part of the department's ongoing efforts to counter biological weapons of mass destruction threats. The DOD CTR Program works cooperatively with international partners to mitigate WMD-related threats to the U.S.


With respect to bio threats, the DoD CTR Program focuses on activities to prevent, detect, and respond to high-consequence biological incidents, regardless of origin.


We are days away from a transition of power, welcoming the Biden-Harris administration. A large study in the UK found that those who have had COVID-19 may be immune to reinfection for several months.

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