Center for Strategic Communication

Enhancing the Defense Industrial Base

This Perspective Paper provides an overview of issues in the U.S. defense industrial base. It includes a historical analysis of the defense industry, as well as insights into the industry’s future needs. This paper is not an attempt to provide market projections for...

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Hidden History: America’s Secret Drone War in Africa David Axe/Danger Room for Wired Based on various media reports, semi-official statements, and UN commentary, the American public can begin to “vaguely” understand the US’ use of drones in Africa. Mali’s Traore...

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Time to Think Strategically about America’s Message Matthew Wallin/The Hill In the midst of the London Olympics, currently the world’s biggest public diplomacy extravaganza, American athletes have performed phenomenally well. These athletes—diplomats in their own...

What we are reading

Time to think strategically about America’s message Matthew Wallin/The Hill In the midst of the London Olympics, currently the world’s biggest public diplomacy extravaganza, American athletes have performed phenomenally well. These athletes—diplomats in their own...

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The call for a revised nuclear strategy Mary Kaszynski / The Hill There may not be agreement on the size and shape of the future force, but there is growing consensus among the nation’s leaders that it’s time to bring U.S. nuclear strategy into the 21st century. This...