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Book Talk:  THE END OF STRATEGIC STABILITY?  Nuclear Weapons and the Challenge of Regional Rivalries by Lawrence Rubin and Adam N. Stulberg, Editors

Join us as Ambassador Eric Edelman, CSBA Counselor, and Rebecca Hersman, Senior Adviser in the International Security Program and Director of the Project on Nuclear Issues at CSIS, discuss this new volume with the editors, Lawrence Rubin and Adam Stulberg of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Strengthening the Defense of NATO’s Eastern Frontier

Our authors offer a new strategy for deterring and, if necessary, defeating Russian aggression against NATO in the Baltic region and make recommendations for enhancing the U.S. forward posture in Europe and improving Poland’s military capabilities and force structure to support this strategy.

Book Talk:  The Lessons of Tragedy by Hal Brands and Charles Edel

Join us at CSBA as two distinguished historians argue that a tragic sensibility is necessary if America and its allies are to address the dangers that menace the international order today. Tragedy may be commonplace, Brands and Edel argue, but it is not inevitable—so long as we regain an appreciation of the world’s tragic nature before it is too late.

REGAINING THE HIGH GROUND AT SEA: Transforming the U.S. Navy’s Carrier Air Wing for Great Power Competition

This report examines trends in U.S. strategy, capabilities, and threats between now and 2040 to describe the operational concepts carrier aircraft will likely need to use in the future, as well as the implications for how carrier air wings should evolve during the next 20 years.

AIR AND MISSILE DEFENSE AT A CROSSROADS: New Concepts and Technologies to Defend America’s Overseas Bases

Despite these investments, Mark Gunzinger and Carl Rehberg note that the U.S. military still lacks the ability to defeat large numbers of ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, unmanned aircraft, and other emerging guided weapons threats.  Indeed, they argue that to date tangible progress toward fielding high capacity air and missile defenses has been minimal.