- ReportNov 25, 2014
(In conjunction with the Third International Conference on Strategic Studies: Shifts and Changes in the World System and its Impacts on the Middle East; November 25-26, 2014, Doha, Qatar)
- ReportBy Anthony H. Cordesman, Abdullah ToukanNov 24, 2014
Recently there has been a lot of attention given to the “Possible Military Dimension” of the Iran Nuclear Program, in particular concerns over Iran’s ballistic missile program and its nuclear delivery capability.
- A Key Update: Afghan Forces on the Edge of Transition: Sharply Contradictory Data on Levels of ViolenceReportBy Anthony H. Cordesman, with the assistance of Aaron Lin and Michael PeacockNov 21, 2014
The Burke Chair has recently released a four part survey of the Afghan Transition, titled, Afghan Forces on the Edge of Transition, which is available on the CSIS web site at http://csis.org/publication/afghan-forces-edge-transition.
The four parts include:
- ReportBy Sharon Squassoni, Robert KimNov 20, 2014
On September 17, 2014, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Hitotsubashi University co-hosted a workshop at the International House of Japan in Tokyo to explore the nonproliferation implications of Japan’s nuclear fuel cycle decisions.
- ReportNov 20, 2014
It now seems unlikely that the P5+1 countries of the United States, Russia, China, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany can reach a comprehensive agreement with Iran by the end of November. A final agreement remains a possibility, but it seems far more likely that if an agreement is not reached, the negotiations will be extended rather than abandoned all together.
- ReportBy Katherine Bliss, Cathryn StreifelNov 18, 2014
In June 2014, a small team from the CSIS Global Health Policy Center traveled to Ghana to examine U.S. bilateral support for maternal, neonatal, and child health (MNCH). The purpose of the trip was to plan a return visit with a delegation of U.S. congressional staff in August 2014.
- ReportBy Dominik BalthasarNov 18, 2014
Progress toward building a viable, functioning state in Somalia appears to have stalled in the face of political infighting, corruption, and insecurity. With its mandate due to expire in 2016, the Federal Government of Somalia is in danger of missing a series of deadlines, agreed with the international community, to pass a permanent constitution and hold national elections.
- ReportBy Sarah O. Ladislaw, John Larsen, Whitney Ketchum, Michelle Melton, Shashank Mohan, and Trevor HouserNov 18, 2014
Remaking American Power seeks to help inform federal and state policymakers, energy producers, investors, and consumers about the potential energy market impacts of state and federal policy decisions associated with the Clean Power Plan as proposed.
- ReportBy Anthony H. Cordesman, with the assistance of Aaron Lin and Michael PeacockNov 18, 2014
The United States and its allies are months away from ending their combat role in Afghanistan. The United States, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), and the Afghan Government have provided a substantial amount of data on the process of Transition, the course of the fighting, and the development and capability of Afghan forces.
- ReportBy Stephanie Sanok Kostro, Garrett RibaNov 17, 2014
This report examines the disaster resilience efforts of the executive and legislative branches of government and public-private partnerships. Its recommendations are the product of a series of dialogues hosted by the CSIS Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program and the Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation.