- CSIS Mourns Guy Ben-Ari (1973-2013)
- Current Issues
- Defense Industrial Base and Acquisition
- European Defense Integration
- Federal Contracting and Contractors
- Organizing for a Complex World
- Space Industrial Base
- U.S. Defense Export Control Regulations
- Wall Street and the Pentagon
- DoD Contracts Report
National Security Program on Industry and Resources
The National Security Program on Industry and Resources (NSPIR) focuses on issues related to the health and management of national security programs, the defense industry, and government contracting and acquisition, with an emphasis on the current and future budget and resource environment.
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A short newsletter packed with analysis and solid data on key current issues relevant to the U.S. defense industrial base and related broader topics.
The Defense Industrial Base and Acquisition project focuses on assessing the health of the U.S. defense industry and analyzing the U.S. defense acquisition process.
The European Defense project tracks trends in European defense spending, defense policy, and the European defense industrial base to provide detailed insights in Europe’s defense strategy.
The Federal Contracting and Contractors project analyzes the growing reliance U.S. government on the private sector for products and services, with an emphasis on the professional and support services, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Homeland Security.
The Organizing For A Complex World project takes on the issue of how to organize the creation of increasingly complex weapon systems and develop metrics for assessing these systems.
During the past decade, the United States has experienced an ever-increasing reliance on space in the daily lives of its citizens and, significantly, in national security. This project focuses on the interrelationship between national security and the commercial space sector.
The Export Control project studies how the U.S. government can best protect key technologies and prevent the illicit spread of munitions and dual use goods while facilitating legitimate international defense trade and cooperation.
The Wall Street and the Pentagon project analyzes the financial health of the defense sector and explores the impact of defense policies on the shape and character of the global defense-industrial base.
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NewsletterNSPIR Current Issues No. 37: Trends in U.S. Defense Contracting Outside the Continental United StatesJan 16, 2014
ReportDec 19, 2013
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