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CSBA’s mission is to develop innovative, resource-informed defense concepts, promote public debate, and spur action to advance U.S. and allied interests. Our vision is to set the terms of debate for the future of national defense and drive change in concept development, force structure, and resources to prepare the US and its allies to compete and win in an era characterized by great power competition and conflict.
Statement Before the House Armed Services Committee: The Impact of National Defense on the Economy, Diplomacy, and International Order
Dr. Hal Brands testified before the House Armed Services Committee in a hearing on "The Impact of National Defense on the Economy, Diplomacy, and International Order" on Wednesday, 26 September 2018.
Democratic nations are particularly vulnerable to comprehensive coercion because their open nature provides pathways for rivals to influence, Countering Comprehensive Coercion offers policymakers a better understanding of the threat they face.
America's global credibility is in crisis -- this new report from CSBA explores how to fix it.
For more than two decades, the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments has provided consistent, high-quality, and innovative research on defense strategy, budgets, and the security environment. CSBA’s mission today is to promote innovative thinking and debate about national security strategy, defense planning, and military investments, as well as to provide timely, impartial, and insightful analyses to senior members of the executive and legislative branches, the media, and the broader national security establishment to make informed decisions regarding strategy, security policy, and resource allocation.
Dr. Thomas Mahnken, testified before the House Armed Services Committee in a hearing on "Readying the U.S. Military for Future Warfare" on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.