President Trump owes the American people more direct answers about what his new strategy actually includes, and what it hopes to achieve, before considering sending more young men and women into battle.
The president’s fiscal year 2018 defense budget increases funding for the Department of Defense by cutting support for efforts to increase international stability and promote effective governance at the Pentagon.
Europe needs to act fast to prepare itself for the possibility of a Russian-instigated crisis in the wake of President Trump's failure to commit America to the NATO alliance.
The upcoming NATO summit tests U.S. credibility.
The United States should maintain and clarify its policy against development of new nuclear weapons, which presidents of both parties have honored since the end of the Cold War.
President Trump’s impulsive decision-making and reliance on the military as his primary foreign policy tool jeopardizes America’s national security.
President Trump is ignoring cardinal rules of effective counterterrorism to the detriment of American security and the benefit of the nation’s enemies.
Before the administration and Congress add significant defense funds to the FY 2018 budget, they should take a close look at the Pentagon’s current spending.
The impact of President Trump’s budget on working families will depend on the answers to these five questions.
Trump’s hastily prepared budget plan will undermine U.S. national security, erode public health and environmental standards, and cost the American people dearly in the long run.
The Trump administration’s focus on the Muslim Brotherhood is driven by anti-Muslim bigotry rather than any real assessment of whether it’s a terrorist organization.
Federal agencies must sustain the efforts undertaken by President Barack Obama to ensure that the U.S. national security workforce reflects the talent and experience of the entire country.
Bad process beats good policy, and presidents get the process they deserve. This report provides lessons for the next president from past administrations on mistakes to avoid and best practices to follow in the way national security policy is made.
Congress must act because of Trump’s refusal to even consider Russian involvement in hacks of the 2016 presidential election.
On Veterans Day, the Center for American Progress offers a statistical snapshot of the nation's veterans and the challenges they face.