October 05, 2017

CARE: Humanitarian Aid Cuts & National Security

A number of prominent figures are speaking out in opposition of the proposed cutbacks to the US foreign aid budget. CNAS CEO Michele Flournoy, along with many other former senior military officials, discuss the global, potentially disastrous, effects of slashing the aid budget.

    • Commentary
    • February 5, 2015
    The Lowdown on Obama's New National Security Strategy

    A little less than a year ago, my colleague Jacob Stokes and I wrote a piece for Politico Magazine highlighting some of the challenges facing those drafting the next National ...

    By Julianne Smith

    • Commentary
    • Defense One
    • June 9, 2014
    Rebuilding Bipartisan Consensus on National Security

    Politics, despite the saying, has never really stopped at the water’s edge. But these days, it seems, policymakers cannot even get to the beach before the sniping begins. The ...

    By Michèle Flournoy & Richard Fontaine

    • Blog
    • December 11, 2013
    The Budget Deal: Good, But Not Great, News for DOD

    Yesterday’s budget deal is good news for the Department of Defense (DOD).  Yet DOD will still feel the sharp pain of the sequester for the rest of Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 and fo...

    By Nora Bensahel

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