The CSIS International Security Program leads a rigorous analytic agenda covering the most pressing challenges facing the U.S. globally. Our research projects range from multi-year reports to short commentaries and opinion pieces on breaking news. Explore our various research projects here.
Spotlight on Ukraine
Ukraine retains the initiative in the war but advanced an average of only 90 meters per day, based on new CSIS analysis of the summer offensive and a comparative review of cases since World War I.
Brief by Seth G. Jones Riley McCabe and Alexander Palmer — October 12, 2023
Report by Seth G. Jones — September 29, 2023
Digital Report by Abigail Edwards — August 23, 2023
European Warfighting Resilience and NATO Race of Logistics: Ensuring That Europe Has the Fuel It Needs to Fight the Next War
Brief by Anna Dowd Dominik P. Jankowski and Cynthia Cook — June 28, 2023
Transcript — June 26, 2023
Small drones are a serious threat on the modern battlefield. This report examines the threat, the various kinetic and non-kinetic defenses available to defeat them, and how the U.S. Department of Defense has approached this air defense mission across the joint force.
Report by Shaan Shaikh Tom Karako and Michelle McLoughlin — November 14, 2023
Transcript — November 14, 2023
Transcript — November 7, 2023
Transcript — November 3, 2023
Transcript — November 1, 2023