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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…

The Most Terrifying Lesson of World War I: War Is Not Always “Short and Sharp”

September 5, 2014 • By Christopher DoughertyAnalysis

Why nations like China, the United States, Russia and others should look back to the Great War for perhaps the most important reason of all. The centenary of World War…

Ukraine, Syria, Iraq and Islamic State — What should Obama do?

September 3, 2014 • By Eric EdelmanAnalysis

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Unrest in Ukraine, and Islamic State militants in Iraq have dominated news coverage for the past three months.CSBA Distinguished Fellow Eric Edelman goes on PBS NewsHour to discuss the the…

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.