The success of a cybersecurity solution requires clarity about the problem that one is trying to solve. As we look at particular challenges, many already have an approach suited to the problem, and none of them involve a Department of Cybersecurity.
Sam Brannen, who leads the Risk and Foresight Group and is a senior fellow with the International Security Program at CSIS, outlines five risks to watch both domestically and globally in the upcoming year in his commentary.
December 13, 2018
| Moises RendonWhile recent events in Nicaragua certainly differ from Venezuela’s experiences of the past four years, there is a clear consensus that the Ortega regime is following a similar path to that of Nicolas Maduro, writes Moises Rendon with the CSIS Americas Program.
December 12, 2018
| Bulent AlirizaThe terrible fate of Khashoggi set in motion a major diplomatic gambit by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the pursuit of a number of related objectives impacting U.S.-Turkish relations, writes CSIS Turkey Project director Bulent Aliriza.
INF Treaty era could be coming to an end with today’s announcement by the United States that it will begin the formal process to withdraw from the treaty unless Russia returns to compliance with its treaty obligations within 60 days, writes CSIS Europe experts.
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.