Melissa Boteach, Lawrence J. Korb, and Alex Rothman ask whether we really need another nuclear missile in our well-stocked arsenal when that funding could help a returning veteran find a job.
Lawrence J. Korb, Max Hoffman, and Alex Rothman take a long view on Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s budget reductions and find that we’ll need to do more in the coming years to bring military spending under control.
An event hosted by CAP and the Truman National Security Project looks at proposed strategy changes by the Obama administration.
President Obama is wise to use the U.S. drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan as a turning point to update and improve U.S. national security strategy, write Lawrence J. Korb and Alex Rothman.
Issue Brief Sensible reductions in the defense budget must be part of the solution to getting our nation’s fiscal house in order, writes Lawrence J. Korb.
Crosby Burns looks at how the repeal on open service has been implemented over the past year and what steps remain to achieve full equality for all troops.
Peter Juul examines the more normal but still complex U.S. relationship with Iraq internally and in the region going forward.
It’s time for America to move on from Iraq, writes Brian Katulis. But the Obama administration needs to stay vigilant on unresolved problems in the country and the region.
Matthew Duss and Peter Juul look at the human, financial, and strategic costs of the U.S. intervention in Iraq as the last of our troops pull out.
A statistical picture of our service members and the challenges they face.
Video Lawrence J. Korb discusses the state of America's veterans and the major issues they're facing right now.
CAP Senior Fellow Lawrence Korb testifies before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence and Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management.
A long and difficult conflict comes to an end today as President Obama announces all U.S. troops will return home by the end of the year.
The House-passed National Defense Authorization Act seeks to prevent military chaplains from performing same-sex marriages, setting up a possible failure to pass a defense funding bill, explain Lawrence J. Korb and Alex Rothman.
The Obama administration will have to take more steps to keep military health care spending at a reasonable level, writes Lawrence J. Korb.