- ReportFeb 1, 2006
- NewsletterBy Compiled by Alina TourkovaJan 31, 2006
Belarus BiWeekly News Digest January 16-January 31, 2006.
- NewsletterBy Lisa Hyland, Raffaello Pantucci, Nathan PufferJan 31, 2006
On January 20, 2006, Ambassador Keith Smith, Senior Associate in the Europe Program, led a Strategy Hour discussion on the recent dispute between Russia and Ukraine and the geopolitical implications of …
- NewsletterBy AguswandiJan 31, 2006
The fundamental problem facing Muslims and others seeking to understand Islam is not that there are too many versions of Islam. There is only one Islam, but there are a thousand possible interpretations of its texts and precepts. All lay people claim to possess the indisputable truth, all claim that no version but their own can be true.
- ReportBy Gerald EpsteinJan 31, 2006
In the World Economic Forum publication, Global Agenda 2006, CSIS Senior Fellow for Science and Security Gerald L. Epstein discussed the bioterrorist threat and how to think about dealing with it. This issue of the annual publication also included articles by Angela Merkel, Pope Benedict XVI, Mohamed ElBaradei, Paul Wolfowitz, and Angelina Jolie.
- ReportBy Guy Ben-Ari and Shawn BrimleyJan 30, 2006
The article deals with the persistent use of ground, and possibly aerial, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Iraq. The authors believe the consistently more advanced IED technology …
- ReportJan 29, 2006
- NewsletterJan 27, 2006
- ReportJan 27, 2006
Final report of The Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment Panel, chaired by Ronald Kadish. Established by Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England, the commission undertook a sweeping review of DoD acquisition practices and made numerous recommendations on how to improve the process (many of which were reflected in the 2005 Quadrenniel Defense Review).
- ReportBy Young LeadersJan 26, 2006
For many nations, the end of the Cold War ended the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Yet while the chances of a superpower confrontation have shrunk to near invisibility, the WMD threat persists. Now, however, the danger is posed by states and nonstate actors determined to acquire such weapons despite a global nonproliferation regime that guards against their spread.