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What the FY 2020 Defense Budget Gets Wrong Report
President Trump gestures during a meeting about border security in the Cabinet Room of the White House on January 11, 2019, in Washington, D.C. (Getty/AFP/Brendan Smialowski)

What the FY 2020 Defense Budget Gets Wrong

To successfully promote U.S. national security, the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2020 defense budget needs to consider myriad factors—and set necessary, realistic funding levels.

Lawrence J. Korb

Confronting the Domestic Right-Wing Terrorist Threat Report
Neo Nazis, alt-right, and white supremacists encircle counterprotestors at the base of a statue of Thomas Jefferson, August 2017. (Getty/Shay Horse)

Confronting the Domestic Right-Wing Terrorist Threat

Far-right violence is a growing threat in the United States. Only by acknowledging the danger, combating the political rhetoric that supports it, and learning how democracies have tackled this menace in the past can we hope to defeat it.

Simon Clark

The Origins of Russia’s Broad Political Assault on the United States Report

The Origins of Russia’s Broad Political Assault on the United States

The Russian attack on U.S. democracy began in 2014 and is more wide-ranging and coordinated than previously understood. How the United States responds requires a strategy that both applies pressure on Russia via additional sanctions and improves the United States’ defensive capabilities against further Russian interference.

James Lamond

Securing a Democratic World Report

Securing a Democratic World

The future of U.S. national security and a liberal democratic world depends on America embracing democratic values, locking arms with its democratic allies to stem the rise of authoritarianism, and growing the community of democratic nations.

Kelly Magsamen, Max Bergmann, Michael Fuchs, 1 More Trevor Sutton

How Turkey Can Ensure a Successful Energy Transition Report

How Turkey Can Ensure a Successful Energy Transition

Turkey should build upon recent progress investing in renewable energy to transition its energy system and reduce its reliance on imported fossil fuels.

Deger Saygin, Max Hoffman, Philipp Godron

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