Ignoring the Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) or the “Ban Treaty” is a bad idea that will exacerbate the divide between nuclear and non-nuclear states and could lead to a dangerously uneven pace of international disarmament.
It’s bipartisan gospel that the private sector will deliver the innovation the United States needs. With technological change and global competition, however, such expectation is a bad idea without a far more strategic, centralized approach to the challenges ahead.
November 30, 2018
| Seamus P. DanielsThe OCO budget has been used to skirt defense spending limits and fund base budget activities that are not war funding. However, moving all of OCO’s enduring costs into the base budget may not be politically expedient for passing a budget agreement for FY 2020 and FY 2021.
November 27, 2018The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has hosted a press briefing ahead of the Global Strategy Forum and the Reagan National Defense Forum on the state of the Defense Industrial Base.
November 20, 2018
| Samantha Cohen, Gregory Sanders, Andrew Philip HunterThis report analyzes vendors new to federal contracting from 2001-2016 by calculating the survival rates for small and non-small new entrants, and the graduation rates for those that started as small. The number of vendors new to federal contracting have declined since 2005.
This study presents the key steps to be taken to facilitate the successful integration of AI into national security applications based on an accurate understanding of where the AI field currently stands.