Author Lawrence J. Korb offers steps the United States can take to enhance U.S. power and reign in nuclear modernization while putting pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin.
On the first day of the Nuclear Security Summit, author Lawrence J. Korb argues that President Barack Obama should take his last opportunity to reduce the role of nuclear weapons.
Lawrence J. Korb and Eric Goepel write about how the Obama administration is justifying its new defense spending request—and why we shouldn't take its reasoning at face value.
Report The current plans to modernize the U.S. nuclear arsenal are unsustainable. Prudent cuts can help deterrence and free up scarce funds for more pressing priorities.
Lawrence Korb argues that the United States should ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty in order to remain strong on nuclear proliferation.
Lawrence J. Korb shares four key lessons the United States can learn from the attacks on Pearl Harbor.
On Veterans Day, the Center for American Progress offers a statistical snapshot of our veterans and the challenges they face.
Lawrence Korb writes that even though the amount spent on U.S. defense is more than adequate, the next president will still face challenges in dealing with the distribution of the budget.
Lawrence J. Korb writes about the unclear cost of our new stealth bomber.
The president should veto the congressional National Defense Authorization Act because it contains several harmful provisions but should insist that Congress retain several beneficial provisions.
Author Lawrence Korb argues that it is lack of motivation rather than lack of sufficient training that has caused the failures of U.S.-trained foreign militaries in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Lawrence J. Korb explains why we do not need a bigger defense budget.
Lawrence Korb writes that by saying that they do not trust the intentions of some of our closest allies, opponents of the Iran agreement are arguing that the United States must go it alone.
Issue Brief A final nuclear agreement with Iran may be within reach, but both Congress and the White House must remain vigilant and clear-eyed about the hurdles.
The Pentagon’s fiscal year 2016 budget request makes important reforms but ignores fiscal and political realities.