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. 


  • Dr. Thomas G. Mahnken, President and CEO, CSBA


  • Dr. Travis Sharp, Research Fellow and Director of Defense Budget Studies, CSBA


  • Amb. Eric Edelman, Counselor, CSBA
  • Ms. Rachel Hoff, Policy Director, Ronald Reagan Institute