This report examines the state of the U.S.-Australia military alliance, detailing the geopolitical shifts currently underway in Australia’s immediate neighborhood and outlining the extent to which these developments signal the…
Gateway to the Indo-Pacific: Australian Defense Strategy and the Future of the Australia-U.S. Alliance
November 9, 2013 • By Jim Thomas, Zack Cooper, and Iskander Rehman • Studies
October 24, 2013 • By Todd Harrison • Studies
As the government reopened after the October 2013 shutdown, and defense got a three month reprieve before sequestration would go into effect for 2014, Todd Harrison offered his forecast at…
August 6, 2013 • By Barry Watts • Studies
The proliferation of precision-strike capabilities may soon challenge the U.S. military’s ability to project power overseas and alter America’s role in the world, argues a new report published by the…
July 24, 2013 • By Todd Harrison • Studies
Space is no longer a sanctuary for the United States military. An implicit assumption in the space domain has been that deterrence would hold and space systems would not be attacked in conventional conflicts.
June 13, 2013 • By Mark Gunzinger • Studies
This year, DoD will conduct yet another Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) of its strategy, plans, and programs. Similar to strategic reviews completed since the end of the Cold War, the QDR is expected to produce guidance for how the Pentagon intends to size and shape its future forces.