A seminal bipartisan report from AEI’s American Internationalism Project released at this event provides a comprehensive consensus on America’s role in the world.
AEI Fellow Amb. Noriega identifies a ‘blind spot’ for homeland’s security.
ISIS wants to shake the foundations of the West. Responding with passivity will only hasten their efforts.
Following the attack on Paris, the US must step up and be a leader in the effort against ISIS.
Legislators at the state and federal level are more likely to be veterans than the general population.
Evidence that terrorists destroyed a Russian civilian passenger plane over Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula continues to mount, although competent authorities still decline to say so definitively.
Senator Rand Paul is entitled to take any position he wants on whether and how to fund America’s armed forces. He is not entitled to redefine conservatism to make it fit the impulse, which he has embraced, to further weaken the defenses of the United States in an increasingly hostile and dangerous world.
The US military has a job to do and it must be adequate to the task. It has been reduced in size and it’s equipment has gotten older by every measure. The world is getting uglier and more violent, and the US military is not what it used to be. Rebuilding the military will be a significant task that must be taken care of shortly.
The United States now literally is in dangerous waters because China believes it can act with impunity to make its extravagant territorial claims a new reality.
Resident Scholar Leon Aron will testify on the impact of Putin’s propaganda machine in Russia.
In a surprise move, Congress and the White House negotiated a two year budget deal that has been passed by both the House and Senate that adverts a fiscal train wreak. The deal raises the nation’s borrowing limit, slightly increasing government spending, but trimming social programs. This deal will have specific implications for defense spending.