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Recent bipartisan Senate legislation provides security and humanitarian assistance in critical areas—Ukraine, Israel and Palestine, and the Indo-Pacific—but Congress must ensure more oversight so that the funds are used according to U.S. law and policy.
Feb 5, 2024
Patrick Gaspard, Allison McManus
Former Rep. Andy Levin (D-MI) calls on the United States to change its course immediately in Gaza in an op-ed published in Stars and Stripes.
Feb 1, 2024
Stars and Stripes
Rep. Andy Levin
The horrifying Hamas terror attack on Israeli civilians has provoked an understandable imperative to bring the perpetrators to justice, but Israel must avoid collective punishment for Gaza that can bring a loss of moral clarity and reinforce historic grievances.
Oct 14, 2023
Immediate assistance to Ukraine is an imperative to counter Russian aggression, address Ukraine's immediate security needs, strengthen European and NATO resolve, check China's regional ambitions, and underscore American global leadership in times of crisis.
Oct 12, 2023
Alan Yu, Robert Benson, Sam Hananel
Stephen J. Cimbala and Lawrence J. Korb write about the implications of artificial intelligence for national security.
Jun 9, 2023
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Stephen J. Cimbala, Lawrence J. Korb
Lawrence J. Korb discusses the 10 major questions that President Joe Biden should address in the fiscal year 2024 defense budget.
Jan 23, 2023
The National Interest
Lawrence J. Korb
The Biden administration and Congress face eight challenges in calculating the size and distribution of a defense budget that has reached a record size.
Jul 12, 2022
Lawrence J. Korb, Kaveh Toofan
There were important gains coming out of America’s post-9/11 foreign policy, but some important successes came at great strategic, material, and human costs.
Sep 10, 2021
Brian Katulis, Peter Juul
President Biden’s proposal is a chance to reshape how U.S. federal agencies handle the country’s top national security issues.
Mar 10, 2021
Trump and his allies have incited an insurrection but the movement may outlast his administration.
Jan 19, 2021
An actionable plan for the next administration’s progressive national security agenda.
Oct 19, 2020
the CAP National Security and International Policy Team
This interactive database features nearly 250 recommendations that the next administration can advance, adopt, and implement within the first 100 days to set the country on a path toward a more progressive national security approach.
The Trump administration can enhance U.S. national security by transferring funds from unnecessary programs in the defense budget to other agencies.
May 6, 2020
Trump’s reckless Syria policy makes America less safe and empowers Putin’s Russia.
Dec 6, 2019
Brian Katulis, James Lamond
Ensuring that future political leaders provide U.S. veterans with the care and benefits they have earned will require legislators to understand how and why the current system has come to be.
Dec 4, 2019
Six practical steps to defeat white nationalist terrorism.
Aug 7, 2019
How the Trump administration has blundered into confrontation with Tehran.
May 21, 2019
Kelly Magsamen, Brian Katulis, Peter Juul, 1 More
A new study of public attitudes on U.S. foreign policy issues finds that voters desire more government investment at home to remain competitive in the world.
May 5, 2019
John Halpin, Brian Katulis, Peter Juul, 3 More
Karl Agne, Jim Gerstein, Nisha Jain
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.
Apr 29, 2019
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.
Mar 7, 2019
Examining similarities and differences between Russian and Chinese malign foreign influence operations is key to developing shared strategies for combating them.
Feb 28, 2019
Carolyn Kenney, Max Bergmann, James Lamond
Congress needs to do real oversight about how and whether the current wars should continue before considering any new AUMF.
Dec 14, 2018
Ken Gude, Kate Martin
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.
Oct 3, 2018
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.
Sep 5, 2018
Kelly Magsamen, Max Bergmann, Michael Fuchs, 1 More
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