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Videos – Toward a New Offset Strategy

December 12, 2014 • By Brendan CooleyAnalysis

The U.S. military needs to “offset” the investments that adversaries are making in anti-access/area-denial (A2/AD) capabilities—particularly their expanding missile inventories—by leveraging U.S. advantages in unmanned systems and automation, extended-range and…

A Nuclear Deal with Iran Will Require the West to Reevaluate Its Presumptions

December 4, 2014 • By Eric EdelmanAnalysis

By Eric Edelman, Dennis Ross and Ray Takeyh • After a decade of patient negotiations with Iran over its contested nuclear program, the prospects of the United States and other…

Videos – Commanding the Seas: A Plan to Reinvigorate U.S. Navy Surface Warfare

November 22, 2014 • By Brendan CooleyAnalysis

On November 18, 2014, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments hosted a congressional discussion sponsored by Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative Reid Ribble to discuss a new operational concept to…

A Strategy to Save U.S. Military Superiority

November 17, 2014 • By Robert MartinageAnalysis

Facing an uncertain period of fiscal austerity, the U.S. military nevertheless confronts a range of worsening security threats around the globe. Dealing with emerging threats is increasingly difficult as traditional…

How Many Flying Hours Does It Take To Kill a Terrorist?

November 17, 2014 • By Todd HarrisonAnalysis

How many flying hours, steaming days or tank miles does it take to kill a terrorist? I sometimes ask this rhetorical question to people in the military to make a point….