- ReportBy Katherine Bliss, Katherine PeckApr 25, 2016
Since 2000, the U.S. government has been a strong partner of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, providing more than US$730 million through the end of September 2015 to support the introduction of new and underutilized vaccines in the world’s poorest countries.
- NewsletterBy Sarah Ladislaw, Zachary CuylerApr 25, 2016
- NewsletterBy Michelle MeltonApr 25, 2016
- ReportApr 20, 2016
The Obama administration’s FY 2017 budget—the eighth and final budget submitted by the administration—requests a total of $678.3 billion in funding for national defense.
- CommentaryBy Jeffrey Rathke, Claudia MajorApr 15, 2016
Deterrence is back in Europe. As NATO approaches its July summit in Warsaw, allies are adapting this concept to the new security settings in place in Europe since the 2014 crisis in Ukraine. Yet, deterrence is intrinsically connected to dialogue: these are the two pillars of NATO’s strategy, as defined in the 1967 Harmel Report.
- CommentaryBy Murray Hiebert, Norashiqin TohApr 14, 2016
The election of Joko “Jokowi” Widodo in July 2014 marked Indonesia’s third direct and peaceful selection of the country’s president and seemed to consolidate the archipelago’s democratic gains.
- Ohio’s Public Utility Commission Approves Power Purchase Agreements: One Minor Act of a Larger, High-stakes Power Markets DramaCommentaryBy Michelle MeltonApr 13, 2016
On April 1, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved rate plans (for the supply and pricing of electric generation service) from regulated utilities American Electric Power Company (AEP) and FirstEnergy Corp. The plans, which are part of the regulatory process for the utilities, both include eight-year power purchase agreements (PPAs).
- CommentaryBy Michelle MeltonApr 6, 2016
After a contentious, years-long debate about the role utilities should play in owning electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, California’s Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is set to approve proposals from all of its investor-owned utilities to invest ratepayer money in EV charging infrastructure.
- CommentaryMar 18, 2016
The recently released $7.5 billion FY17 budget request for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) represents an $822 million reduction from last year’s enacted budget. These cuts are essentially divided between procurement ($501 million) and research and development ($322 million) as compared to the $8.3 billion MDA budget enacted by Congress for FY16.
- Critical QuestionsMar 15, 2016
Q1: Why did House Armed Services Committee chairman Mac Thornberry release a stand-alone acquisition reform bill on March 15, 2016?