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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. 

CSBA Webinar on Maritime Strategy

Please join us for a special CSBA webinar on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 1:00-2:30 PM EDT, on Maritime Competition and the Maritime Strategy. The webinar will feature leading international security scholars, each of whom has published in a recent special issue of the journal Security Studies (Volume 29, Issue 4) and several companion pieces from the recent War On The Rocks series, Maritime Strategy on the Rocks.

Special Webinar With MG Ross Coffman on Digital Tech & Operational Concepts in INDOPAC

Increasingly, the focus of U.S. defense planners is being drawn to developments and military capabilities in the Indo-Pacific region. On Monday, March 15, 2021 Major General Richard Coffman, USA, Director of the Army Futures Command's Next-Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV) Cross-Functional Team, will join CSBA for a remote discussion of the role new armor systems could play in that region.

CSBA Fireside Chat with Secretary of Defense Mark Esper

Washington, DC, October 6, 2020 – The Center for Strategic & Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) held a special webinar with the Honorable Mark T. Esper, the 27th United States Secretary of Defense. Secretary Esper delivered remarks on the implementation of the National Defense Strategy and future defense modernization priorities. The session was hosted and moderated by Dr. Thomas G. Mahnken, President and CEO of CSBA.