CSBA’s research on the most pressing issues in US national security continues to shape the defense agenda. CSBA’s research focuses on four main areas:
Today, the United States confronts a number of challenges to its national security: the rise of China, a revisionist Russia, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and disruption, and the spread of Islamic extremism. The United States finds itself tackling these challenges at a time when its primacy is increasingly contested and its economic foundation eroding. CSBA seeks to inform the development of U.S. strategy by developing innovative options to reconcile ends and means, and by identifying sources of enduring advantage to help the U.S. sustain its position and meet challenges of the 21st century.
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.