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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…

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…

Videos – Toward a New Offset Strategy

December 12, 2014 • By Analysis

The U.S. military needs to “offset” the investments that adversaries are making in anti-access/area-denial (A2/AD) capabilities—particularly their expanding missile inventories—by leveraging U.S. advantages in unmanned systems and automation, extended-range and…