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Are We Ready? An Independent Look at the Readiness Posture of U.S. Forces

Rudy deLeon testifies before the House Subcommittee on Readiness, Committee on Armed Services and offers four key areas that are likely to impact U.S. military readiness in the future.

By Rudy deLeon | Thursday, March 3, 2011

Moving Beyond Start, Stop, Restart with China’s Military

Rudy deLeon and Winny Chen call on President Obama to make clear to President Hu why constant military-to-military dialogue is critical.

By Rudy deLeon and Winny Chen | Wednesday, January 19, 2011

U.S. Senate Should Pursue Other Options to Repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

The Senate vote to not proceed to debate the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act was a step backward in efforts to repeal the "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" policy, write Winnie Stachelberg and Rudy deLeon.

By Winnie Stachelberg and Rudy deLeon | Thursday, December 9, 2010

Department of Coastal Defense

It’s time to put America’s skilled and dedicated military in charge of responding to the gulf oil disaster, write Daniel J. Weiss and Rudy deLeon.

By Daniel J. Weiss and Rudy deLeon | Monday, June 7, 2010

Iraq Must Face Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions

The Obama administration needs to use U.S. leverage to get Iraq to take a stand on Iran’s nuclear program, write Brian Katulis and Rudy deLeon.

By Brian Katulis and Rudy deLeon | Friday, May 7, 2010

Helping Haiti

Disaster assistance is the right thing to do for Haiti, write Andrew Sweet and Rudy deLeon.

By Andrew Sweet and Rudy deLeon | Thursday, January 14, 2010

Honoring the Unaccounted and Missing in Action

Rudy deLeon, CAP Senior Vice President of National Security and International Policy, delivered a speech in Honolulu's National Cemetery of the Pacific in observance of POW/MIA Day.

By Rudy deLeon | Thursday, October 22, 2009

Securing America’s Future

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Christopher Beddor, Winny Chen, Rudy deLeon, Shiyong Park, and Daniel J. Weiss argues for stronger national security through reduced oil dependence.

By Christopher Beddor, Winny Chen, Rudy deLeon, Shiyong Park, and Daniel J. Weiss | Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Trade Aid and Security Coalition Conference Remarks

CAP Senior Vice President of National Security Rudy deLeon discussed how to strengthen our civilian institutions of diplomacy and development.

By Rudy deLeon | Monday, July 20, 2009

National Security Personnel System Task Review Group Opening Remarks

Rudy deLeon gives the opening remarks at the public meeting for the National Security Personnel System Task Review Group.

By Rudy deLeon | Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Restructuring the Weapon Acquisition System

CAP Action's Rudy deLeon testifies before the House Armed Services Committee on the problems and failures in the military contracting process.

By Rudy deLeon | Thursday, April 30, 2009

Securing America’s Energy Independence Through Energy Diversification

book_alt2 icon Report Report by Shiyong Park, Winny Chen, and Rudy deLeon makes the case for America's diversification of energy.

By Shiyong Park, Winny Chen, and Rudy deLeon | Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Obama’s European Listening Tour

At the 45th Munich conference on security policy in February, vice-president Joe Biden reminded America's European allies that the United States is ready to listen again. Referring to President Barack Obama's strategic review of US policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan in advance of Nato's 60th anniversary summit, Biden noted: "We seek ideas and input from you and all of our partners."

By Rudy deLeon and Spencer P. Boyer | Thursday, March 26, 2009

National Security Strategy Must Combine Diplomacy, Might, and Strong Alliances

Just over three months from now, our next president will enter the White House, inheriting a host of serious national-security challenges—two wars, a financial system in havoc, a mountain of debt, and an America more alone than at any point in recent history. But our 44th president will have a unique opportunity and a clear duty to steer the United States toward new and progressive national-security priorities.

By Rudy deLeon and Winny Chen | Sunday, September 28, 2008

The Coldest Days of the Cold War

book_alt2 icon Report The next U.S. president can learn much from looking at that time and the approaches of Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy.

By John Gans, Rudy deLeon, and Winny Chen | Friday, September 26, 2008