- ReportBy Anthony H. Cordesman, Sam KhazaiApr 21, 2014
The Burke Chair is now circulating a final review draft of its new e-book, Iraq in Crisis. This draft is available on the CSIS web site at http://csis.org/publication/iraq-crisis-0. Please send comments on this final review draft to Anthony H. Cordesman at email@example.com.
- ReportApr 17, 2014
The Burke Chair at CSIS has developed a new analysis of the capabilities of the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and the challenges they face, entitled Shaping the Uncertain Future of Afghan National Security Forces.
- ReportApr 15, 2014
- ReportApr 9, 2014
Note: This report was revised and corrected on April 11, 2014
- BookApr 8, 2014
- ReportApr 7, 2014
The US and its allies in the Southern Gulf face great challenges, but they also have great opportunities.
- ReportBy Anthony H. Cordesman, Abdullah ToukanApr 1, 2014The IOR is one of the most complex regions in the world in human terms. It includes a wide variety of different races, cultures and religions. The level of political stability, the quality of governance, demographic pressures, ethnic and sectarian tensions, and the pace of economic growth create a different mix of opportunity and risk in each state.NewsletterMar 21, 2014
This month's edition of the International Security Program's electronic publication includes:
From the Director's Chair
By Kath Hicks
What Exactly is the "Budget"? A Short Explanation of the Federal Budget Process
By David BerteauReportMar 20, 2014
This year’s defense budget submission and QDR present a complex mix of changes in strategy, force levels, and defense spending plans.CommentaryMar 17, 2014
The United States does not need to rebuild its alliance with Saudi Arabia as much as build a new form of alliance based on the new realities of the Middle East. Both sides need to recognize these changing realities, and the uncertainties involved, and develop a new level of cooperation. At the same time, they need to be more tolerant of the other side’s positions.