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The 2016 Defense Budget: It’s All About the Budget Caps

January 30, 2015 • By Analysis

Next Monday the President is scheduled to submit his fiscal year 2016 budget request to Congress, an annual process that marks the official beginning of the budget season.  While we…

Videos: Edelman Testifies on Iran Nuclear Negotiations

January 29, 2015 • By Analysis

On January 27, 2015, Ambassador Eric Edelman, Distinguished Fellow at CSBA, testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the implications of the Obama Administration’s approach to the Iran nuclear…

Military Compensation Reform: A New Way of Thinking

January 28, 2015 • By Press Releases

Tomorrow, the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission is due to release its final report and recommendations to Congress.  CSBA has been at the leading edge of this issue.  Todd…

Is America’s Dominance Below the Seas Coming to an End?

January 26, 2015 • By Analysis

U.S. defense strategy depends in large part on America’s advantage in undersea warfare. Multiple Quadrennial Defense Reviews, National Military Strategies, and Congressional hearing statements highlight how quiet submarines, in particular,…

Time to Take It to Iran

January 23, 2015 • By Analysis

By Eric Edelman, Dennis Ross and Ray Takeyh • The stalemate over nukes, and now a Tehran-backed coup in Yemen, show that Obama isn’t tough enough. The nuclear negotiations between…