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Maintaining the Relevance of the Future Carrier Air Wing

August 24, 2014 • By Robert MartinageAnalysis

On July 16, I had the honor of testifying before the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces on the issue of requirements for the US Navy’s…

How to Respond to ISIS

August 24, 2014 • By Jim ThomasAnalysis

CSBA Vice President Jim Thomas weighs in on the escalating situation in Iraq and the U.S. options for responding.

If the U.S. Military Were Starting Fresh…

July 14, 2014 • By Todd HarrisonAnalysis

If the U.S. military were starting fresh, I would begin by designing a new personnel system. I would put more money into the forms of compensation service members value most,…

China’s Missile Forces Are Growing: Is It Time to Modify the INF Treaty?

July 2, 2014 • By Evan B. MontgomeryAnalysis

U.S. forces in East Asia are becoming increasingly vulnerable to China’s missiles, which could be used against the air bases and aircraft carriers that underpin U.S. power projection. Could a…

China’s Rising Military Might: A Grand-Strategy Surprise?

June 11, 2014 • By Evan B. MontgomeryAnalysis

While proponents of different U.S. grand strategies might concur that China has the greatest potential to challenge America over the long run, they don’t see that challenge as a very…