The Defense360 microsite is the home for research conducted by experts from the CSIS International Security Program (ISP). Defense360 features reliable, nonpartisan analysis and commentary from ISP experts on key elements of national security policy including strategy, budget, forces, acquisition, and reform. This analysis informs policymakers' decisions on the threats and opportunities shaping U.S. interests at home and abroad.
In addition to commentary and analysis, the microsite features Defense360 Series, collections of timely research that address the most pressing questions in national security and provide recommendations for a way forward. Current series include research on defense reform, the outlook for the defense sector, and the presidential transition and its implications on national security.
All content by Defense 360
Commentary by Andrew Philip Hunter — October 11, 2018
Commentary by Mark F. Cancian — October 11, 2018
Commentary by Kaitlyn Johnson — October 3, 2018
Commentary by Todd Harrison — October 3, 2018
Commentary by Seamus P. Daniels — September 24, 2018
Critical Questions by Nathan Freier — July 27, 2018
Report by Mark F. Cancian and Kathleen H. Hicks — April 17, 2018
Report by Seth G. Jones — February 2, 2018
Report by Todd Harrison and Seamus P. Daniels — December 7, 2017
Newsletter — October 31, 2017