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Report Release Webinar—Implementing Deterrence by Detection

CSBA held a webinar on Thursday, July 22, 2021 to discuss its newest report, Implementing Deterrence by Detection: Innovative Capabilities, Processes, and Organizations for Situational Awareness in the Indo-Pacific Region, by Thomas G. Mahnken, Travis Sharp, Christopher Bassler, and Bryan W. Durkee.

AFC Commander Visits CSBA

On Wednesday, June 23, 2021, GEN John M. Murray, USA, Commander of the Army Futures Command, along with several of his uniformed and civilian colleagues, visited CSBA headquarters in Washington, DC and had a substantive series of discussions, including a seminar with CSBA staff led by Dr. Thomas G. Mahnken, CSBA’s President and CEO.  Topics included the Army Futures Command’s current priorities, the Army’s contributions to the US Joint Force, and various Defense Department studies and analyses undertaken by the new Administration.    

CSBA Webinar on the DoD Budget

The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) provided an in-depth assessment of the current U.S. Department of Defense Fiscal Year 2022 Presidential Budget Request during a webinar on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Our invited speakers went beyond the headlines and talking points surrounding the Biden Administration’s budget submission to evaluate its core strategic elements, continuities and contrasting priorities with previous spending plans, and its prospects for passage in Congress. 

CSBA Virtual Roundtable With NSCAI and Commissioners Hon. Robert O. Work and Dr. Jose-Marie Griffiths

On March 1, 2021, the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) released a Report and "Blueprint for Action" to enable the United States to remain competitive in AI for national security purposes. CSBA Senior Fellows, Chris Bassler and Harrison Schramm hosted a virtual roundtable with Commissioners Hon. Robert O. Work and Dr. Jose-Marie Griffiths to discuss a NSCAI report regarding defense against AI threats.

The Future of Defense Spending: Strategic Choices and Hard Tradeoffs

Please join the Reagan Institute and CSBA on Tuesday, April 13th at 9:00 – 10:30 am ET for “The Future of Defense Spending: Strategic Choices and Hard Tradeoffs” with Chairman Adam Smith. This virtual event will feature remarks from Rep. Adam Smith, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and a panel discussion featuring Gen. Hawk Carlisle, USA (Ret.), President & CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association, and Mackenzie Eaglen, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, moderated by Dr. Thomas Mahnken, President & CEO of CSBA.