December 4, 2017
| Kaitlyn Johnson In Aerospace SecurityThis Aerospace 101 piece gives a brief overview of operational, or soon-to-be operational, launch vehicles developed by American companies, sometimes with government aid.
The debate over how to deal with North Korea’s nuclear program has been raging for nearly 25 years. CSIS's Beyond Parallel collected information on negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea to see if there are any trends that can shed light on the present nuclear...
On August 15, Philippine Congressman Gary Alejano released photographs of Chinese vessels that he claimed had been operating within 1 to 3 nautical miles of Philippine-occupied Thitu Island. AMTI imagery and analysis shines some light on the situation.
This feature explores trade in the South China Sea, which represents a sizeable portion of international trade, using common shipping routes, automatic identification system (AIS) data, and bilateral trade flows.
CSIS’s Kathleen Hicks on why significant change of Defense Department direction is unlikely to emerge from the forthcoming National Defense Strategy; recommending some tools to help manage the mismatch born of ambitious goals and inevitably limited resources.
This open letter calls on Congress to authorize a round of Base Realignment and Closure. The letter represents a bipartisan consensus that Congress should approve the base closures requested as a means of reducing excess military infrastructure.
The BRI has the potential to yield considerable economic and political gains for China. CSIS China Power explores several aspects of the program, looking at how China stands to gain from the BRI and its long-term feasibility.