During the recent NATO Summit in Warsaw, NATO announced its decision to station four multinational battalions on its eastern flank, one in each of the Baltic states and Poland. Will this initiative help create a credible deterrent posture in Europe in light of a revisionist Russia?
On June 23, 2016, the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) and Booz Allen Hamilton co-hosted their 2nd Annual Directed Energy Summit. This year’s event identified advantages DE systems will provide to America’s warfighters and addressed the best path forward to operationalize emerging DE capabilities.
Report Release — Extended Deterrence in the Second Nuclear Age: Geopolitics, Proliferation, and the Future of U.S. Security Commitments
Ever since the early days of the Cold War, extended nuclear deterrence has been one of the most important but challenging aspects of American strategy. During the past 25 years, however, many of the extended deterrence dilemmas that preoccupied U.S. policymakers in the past ceased to be a major source of concern.
Release of CSBA’s Winning The Salvo Competition: Rebalancing America’s Air And Missile Defenses Report
Over the last fifteen years, the Department of Defense spent more than $24 billion buying a mix of capabilities to defeat guided missile threats to U.S. and partner naval forces and land installations.
Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) and Booz Allen are pleased to announce our second annual DE Summit in Washington DC on June 23, 2016. Our first of its kind DE Summit in 2015 brought together 350 attendees, including members of Congress, Department of Defense decision makers, and industry leaders, to explore issues and solutions related to fielding future DE capabilities.
Please join Dr. Andrew Krepinevich and Jacob Cohn for a scenario-based assessment of the competitive dynamics of the Second Nuclear Age. The assessment explores, among other things, the implications for extended deterrence, crisis stability, missile defense, prompt conventional global strike, growing multipolar or “n-player competitions, and planning assumptions as they have been influenced by advances in the cognitive sciences, to include prospect theory.