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The Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) is a private, nonprofit corporation headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC. IDA’s mission is to answer the most challenging U.S. security and science policy questions with objective analysis leveraging extraordinary scientific, technical, and analytic expertise.

IDA Ideas

Through the course of this series we’ll bring in some of IDA's top experts to share their perspectives on cutting-edge research and issues of importance to the U.S national security and science policy community.

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