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Cuts to Defense Spending Are Hurting Our National Security

September 19, 2014 • By Eric EdelmanAnalysis

By Michèle Flournoy and Eric Edelman •  This summer’s dramatic global events — from the rise of the Islamic State, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, war between Hamas and Israel, violent confrontations…

How Should America Respond to China’s Deadly Missile Arsenal?

September 19, 2014 • By Evan B. MontgomeryAnalysis

How should the United States respond to Russian noncompliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty? For more than twenty-five years, this landmark arms-control agreement has prevented both nations from…

Iran Remains Our Biggest Challenge

September 18, 2014 • By Eric EdelmanAnalysis

By Eric Edelman, Dennis Ross and Ray Takeyh • As the United States begins its campaign to destroy the Islamic State, many voices can be counted on to call for cooperation…

Counterterrorism Efforts and the Defense Budget

September 15, 2014 • By Todd HarrisonAnalysis

Todd Harrison, a defense budget senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, talked about the parts of the Pentagon’s budget that will fund counterterrorism efforts against Islamic…

Military Operations and the Shrinking Defense Budget

September 5, 2014 • By Todd HarrisonAnalysis

INTERVIEW>> U.S. surveillance flights are buzzed by Chinese fighter jets armed to the teeth. The Air Force conducts more than 150 bombing raids on the ISIS army in Iraq. President…