On January 24, 2024, CSIS hosted a conversation with Dr. Jack Watling on his recent book, The Arms of the Future: Technology and Close Combat in the Twenty-First Century (2023). The book examines how the emergence of novel weapons systems is shaping the risks and opportunities on the battlefield.
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On December 18, the CSIS Missile Defense Project released a new report, Getting on Track: Space and Airborne Sensors for Hypersonic Missile Defense. Drawing upon in-house computer modeling and simulation capabilities, the report analyzes the Pentagon’s current approaches, visualizes key technical tradeoffs, and discusses options for constellations with mixed orbits.
On November 14, the CSIS Missile Defense Project rolled out our report, Countering Small Uncrewed Aerial Systems: Air Defense by and for the Joint Force. The study assesses the small drone threat, the defenses available to defeat them, and plans for C-sUAS doctrine, organization, training, materiel, leadership and education, personnel, and facilities.
On November 8, CSIS and AUSA hosted our third Strategic Landpower Dialogue event, featuring General James Dickinson, Commander of the United States Space Command. The discussion explored challenges in the space domain, the provision of space-enabled combat effects to joint warfighters, and General Dickinson’s vision for the relation of space and landpower in the joint force.
On October 12, CSIS and AUSA hosted our second Strategic Landpower Dialogue event, featuring General Charles Flynn, Commanding General of U.S. Army Pacific. The discussion explored challenges in the Indo-Pacific, the Army's role in the region, and General Flynn's vision for landpower in the joint force.
Strategic Landpower Dialogue: A Conversation with Secretary Christine Wormuth & General Randy George
On September 19, CSIS and AUSA hosted the inaugural event in the Strategic Landpower Dialogue series, featuring Secretary of the U.S. Army Christine Wormuth and Vice Chief of Staff of the Army General Randy George.
CSIS Missile Defense Project Director Dr. Tom Karako spoke with Dr. William Greenwalt and Mr. Roger Kodaton from the National Academy of Public Administration on missile defense missions, roles and responsibilities across the U.S. Department of Defense, and recommendations for improving the enterprise. Dr. Greewalt and Mr. Kodaten were the panel chair and project director...
On March 24, the CSIS Missile Defense Project and the Ronald Reagan Institute hosted a daylong conference on the past and future of missile defense.
CSIS hosted a conversation with Dr. William Inboden on his recent book examining how Reagan's White House waged the Cold War.