Defense and Security
Defense and Security
- ReportMar 30, 2015
All too often in the real world, peace is an extension of war by other means. This is certainly the case with the P5+1 negotiations with Iran. The negotiations only have taken place because Iran faced sanctions and the equivalent of economic warfare.
- ReportMar 27, 2015
This is the current list of Presidential appointments in the Department of Defense which require Senate confirmation. In the event that no one has been nominated, the individual "performing the duties of" or Acting is listed.
- CommentaryMar 26, 2015
Yemen is a growing reminder of just how important the strategic U.S. partnership with Saudi Arabia really is. It is one thing to talk about the war against ISIS, and quite another to realize that U.S. strategic interests require a broad level of stability in the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula and one that is dependent on Saudi Arabia as a key strategic partner.
- ReportBy Paul SalemMar 25, 2015
In Chapter 4 of Rocky Harbors: Taking Stock of the Middle East in 2015, Paul Salem chronicles and analyzes the shifting fortunes of political Islam in the region.
- ReportMar 25, 2015
This is an up-to-date list of female Presidential appointments in the Department of Defense which require Senate confirmation from 1947 to May 2014.
- ReportBy Anthony H. Cordesman, and Aaron LinMar 25, 2015
The Burke Chair is issuing a major update to its past reports on the changing military balance in the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia.
- NewsletterBy Victor Cha, Na Young Lee, and Andy LimMar 24, 2015
Between 6:31AM to 6:41 AM on Sunday, March 2, North Korea fired off two short-range ballistic missiles (SRBMs) from the western port city of Nampo into the East Sea. A few hours after the Scud-Cs landed into the sea, the U.S. and the ROK began their annual joint military exercises Key Resolve (March 2 – 13) and Foal Eagle (March 2 – April 24).
- CommentaryMar 24, 2015
Syria’s civil war hasn’t gone away, but to many, it has suddenly become less urgent. The chaos unfolding in Yemen has drawn international energy and attention away from the conflict in Syria, now in its fifth year. Compared to Syria, Yemen’s neighbors see fewer battle lines and much greater proximity, alongside the same Iranian hand.
- NewsletterBy Muthiah AlagappaMar 19, 2015
With 2015 targeted as the year in which it becomes a single political-security and economic community, ASEAN has become the subject of numerous commentaries. In a recent S.
- ReportMar 19, 2015
This new study covers the civil and military lessons of the war in Afghanistan as of 2015, the trends at the time of transition, and the risks inherent in the current approach to supporting Afghanistan. The report focuses on the lessons to be learned from the US experience in Afghanistan to date and the problems Afghanistan faces now that most US and allied combat forces have left.