- NewsletterApr 24, 2014
In an important way, Americans are diverging from the rest of the world. After a decade of terrorism and war, Americans are now feeling more physically secure and inwardly focused.
- Critical QuestionsBy Ryan CrottyApr 23, 2014
On April 15, 2014, the Department of Defense (DoD) released a supplement to the fiscal year 2015 president’s budget request (PB15) describing the impact of sequester-level spending over the next five years. This Critical Questions identifies those impacts and discusses what questions remain unanswered.
- NewsletterApr 23, 2014
This month's edition of the International Security Program's electronic publication includes:
Is Nuclear Weapons Modernization Affordable?
By Clark Murdock
Localizing Development Assistance to Enhance Effectiveness
By Robert Lamb
The End of Moore's Law...No Really This TimeDefense and Security, International Security, Nuclear Weapons, Acquisition and Resources, Terrorism, Military Strategy, Homeland Security, Economic Development and Reconstruction, Technology, Trade and Economics, Global Trends and Forecasting, Technology Policy, Development Policy, Global Prosperity
- ReportApr 23, 2014
Toward the end of 2014, the GAVI Alliance will host a pledging conference to generate funds for activities to be carried out during 2016–2020. Launched as a public-private partnership in January 2000, GAVI supports immunization programs for children living in the world’s least developed countries.
- NewsletterBy Robert E. KellyApr 22, 2014
The conventional wisdom on US alliances in Asia, at least in the West, Japan, and Taiwan (but not necessarily in South Korea), is that they are broadly a good thing. Those alliances, we are told, provide stability. They keep China from dominating the region. They hem in North Korea and defend the powerfully symbolic South Korean experiment in liberal democracy and capitalism.
- ReportApr 22, 2014
CSIS undertook a study in support of Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Strategy and the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) to explore using U.S.
- Critical QuestionsBy Scott Miller, Paul NadeauApr 21, 2014
This week, U.S. president Barack Obama will travel to Asia, beginning with Japan and followed by South Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
- NewsletterBy Jeffrey W. HornungApr 21, 2014
There is a tendency to frame President Barack Obama’s upcoming trip to Japan, South Korea, and the Philippines (also Malaysia) as a chance to back up his rebalance rhetoric to Asia.
- ReportBy Janet Fleischman, Alisha KramerApr 21, 2014
In February 2014, the CSIS Global Health Policy Center led a delegation to Ethiopia to examine the progress made and remaining challenges for expanding access to and demand for family planning services. Congressional staff from the offices of Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), Representative Charlie Dent (R-PA), and Representative Karen Bass (D-CA) participated.
- Critical QuestionsApr 21, 2014
President Barack Obama will visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines April 23–29 in what is essentially a “do-over” after a previously scheduled visit to two regional summits was canceled last fall because of the budget impasse in Washington. The central aim is to reaffirm a commitment made in 2011 to “pivot” or rebalance U.S. foreign policy toward the Asia-Pacific region.