There may now be a glimmer of hope in Libya as a U.N.-led effort starts to gain more traction. Encouraging, if fledgling, economic reforms in late 2018 add further promise.
Expectations have been building for the FY 2020 defense budget request, a budget that acting secretary of defense Shanahan has called the “masterpiece.” As the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) works on finalizing the request, experts from the CSIS International Security Program outline what to look for in the FY 2020 defense budget.
The Trump administration has today released its long-awaited Missile Defense Review. The MDR points the way toward the ever-elusive vision of Integrated Air and Missile Defense, while also acknowledging the relationship between military, nonproliferation, and diplomatic measures to stem and dissuade missile proliferation.