Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) sits down with AEI’s Jim Talent to discuss what the next administration needs to do to rebuild America’s military, guided by a new report from AEI’s Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies.
We need a “three-theater” construct to address geopolitical realities and allow for flexible and effective force planning.
Senior Fellow Jim Talent discusses AEI’s plan for rebuilding America’s military power in 2016.
15 ways that the military affects your life. Every single day.
Leadership by Chairmen McCain and Thornberry in this year’s NDAA resulted in significant progress on military retirement reform, acquisition reform, DoD civilian reductions, nuclear triad modernization, and U.S. South China Sea policy.
Russian President Vladimir Putin surprises President Obama and the US military by launching airstrikes in Syria. Russia claims to be targeting ISIS, but the Pentagon believes they are actually targeting Syrian opposition forces.
Radical Islam is increasingly prevalent among groups residing not only in the North Caucasus but in the Russian heartland, a development which could have serious consequences for the security of Russia, Europe and the world.
President Obama chaired the UN summit on violent extremism and the strategies for dealing with it. This comes the day after the tense meeting between Obama and Putin to discuss Syria.
In the John Hay Initiative’s new book Choosing to Lead Jim Talent and Lindsey Neas address the next Administration’s pressing requirement to restore American military power, or risk foreign policy failure due to a lack of persuasive capability.
President Obama must convey to Chinese President Xi Jinping that the United States will impose costs should China continue to step up its aggression abroad and repression at home.
The responsible thing for Republicans to do is to cut a deal with Democrats to make sure the government meets its fundamental duty to ensure the nation’s security. The sooner the better.