Defense and Security

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  • Analyzing aspects of defense and security, including acquisition and resources, homeland security, strategy, reconstruction, nuclear issues, and terrorism.


  • Understanding issues such as the health and management of the global defense industrial base and those related to defense reform.

  • Providing strategic thinking about how institutions are structured to guard against a range of threats to the United States.

  • Analyzing the threats and opportunities shaping global security.

  • Analyzing a host of issues, including the global military balance, asymmetric warfare, and regional conflicts.

  • Investigating a range of nuclear issues, including the security of existing weapons and materials, international nonproliferation regimes, and the human infrastructure needed to support capabilities and to deal with challenges.

  • Analyzing the threat of terrorism and working to develop a response that includes international dialogue and a cohesive effort by diplomatic, military, law enforcement, and intelligence personnel.

Studying Defense and Security