September 8, 2011Terrorism and Counterterrorism
This video is part of a special Council on Foreign Relations series that explores how 9/11 changed international relations and U.S. foreign policy. In this video, James M. Lindsay, Senior Vice Pre…
March 6, 2012Budget, Debt, and Deficits
In a March 2012 meeting, President Obama’s nominee for defense secretary explains how the United States is transforming its military and defense strategy in the face of funding cutbacks.
October 2, 2013United States
A short U.S. government shutdown will likely have a limited effect on the economy but will be followed by a protracted debate over increasing the debt limit, which may result in the government’s defa…
November 22, 2013United States
It’s time for Washington to move past the denial stage of budget sequestration and have a healthy discussion on defense spending, says CFR’s Carla Anne Robbins.