In a new CQ piece, Michael Matlaga and John Schaus from CSIS International Security Program explain the “gray zone” and the United States’ current readiness to compete in this space as it continues to face an array of challenges from adversaries.
August 2, 2018
| Andrew Philip Hunter, Samantha CohenUnderstanding how and why export controls have taken on such a central role in the debate over 3-D printing of guns is critical to understanding what the Trump administration’s policy reversal means, and what its implications may be in the years ahead.
The United States Commission on National Security in the 21st Century (better known as the Hart-Rudman Commission) darkly concluded that “Americans will likely die on American soil, possibly in large numbers.”
On Thursday, May 24, 2018, President Trump signed a second space policy directive. This directive, informed by the work of the National Space Council, intends to streamline regulations in the commercial use of space.
Amid a recent Military Times investigation detailing a surge in military aviation accidents over the past five fiscal years calls for a solution to the military’s “readiness crisis” continue to be heard despite recent budget increases. But what...
April 11, 2018
| Rebecca Hersman, Melissa DaltonThough military action may be an important part of the international response to the crime, it will come to little avail if not embedded in a broader set of sustained efforts to address this problem economically, diplomatically and legally as well.
The bill extends a fifth continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government through March 23, but more importantly, it raises the spending limits for both defense and nondefense funding imposed by the Budget Control Act (BCA) of 2011 for two years, FY 2018 and FY 2019.