Mr. Ford’s appointment was approved by unanimous consent at the organization’s board meeting in December 2011. Mr. Ford succeeds the Honorable Dave McCurdy, who will continue to serve as a director on the board.
Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments is pleased to release The Maturing Revolution in Military Affairs. The report, authored by Center Senior Fellow Barry Watts, considers the maturation of the precision-strike regime and five of the most consequential fundamental changes in the conduct of war by 2040-2050.
Ambassador Eric S. Edelman, Distinguished Fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, has been named a Knight of the French National Order of the Legion of Honour for special contributions to the advancement of the defense relationship between France and the United States during his career in the U.S. Foreign Service and as the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy. The order is the highest decoration in France and the first order of merit established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802.
Unveiling his decisions yesterday, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates set new priorities for the US military in an age of austerity. His program and budget decisions will help close the strategy-funding gap and will better prepare the US military to face anti-access and other military challenges on the horizon. While the budget cuts Gates proposed are significant, they are judicious and signal his determination to avoid hollowing either the force or its modernization accounts.
The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments announces the release of a new report by Senior Fellow Mark Gunzinger: Sustaining America’s Strategic Advantage in Long-Range Strike.
The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments today released its latest report: AirSea Battle: A Point-of-Departure Operational Concept, by Jan van Tol with Mark Gunzinger, Andrew Krepinevich and Jim Thomas.