Analyzing the present, to prepare for the future.

DOD’s Spouse Employment Pilot Program Enters Second Year

The Military Spouse Career Accelerator Pilot is designed to help military spouses find employment fellowships with participating companies, which could lead to full-time employment. 

Defense Innovation Board: Scaling Innovation Forward

The volume, velocity and complexity of change combined with a host of adversarial threats makes scaling innovation at the Defense Department an imperative.

Harris Underscores Commitment to Continue Supporting Ukraine

Vice President Kamala Harris underscored the United States’ commitment to continue supporting Ukraine after meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

Official Says Without U.S. Funding, Ukraine’s Defense Will Likely Collapse

Despite generous military support for Ukraine by allies and partners, unless Congress passes the Defense Department’s supplemental funding request, Ukraine will be unable to defend itself against Russian aggression, a senior defense official said.

Ratner Describes Strategy Driven Changes in Indo-Pacific

In only two years since a new strategy was implemented, U.S. officials have made many positive inroads with allies and partners throughout the Indo-Pacific.

Harris Affirms U.S. Commitment to Stand With Allies, Lead in ‘Unsettled Times’

Vice President Kamala Harris underscored the critical role of U.S. leadership as world leaders confront global conflicts and threats to international peace and stability.

DOD Releases Strategy to Build Resilient, Healthy Environments for Service Members and Families

DOD released a new strategy aimed at ensuring the U.S. military installations throughout the world support the quality-of-life needs of service members, military families and the civilian workforce well into the future.

NATO Military Spending Has Steadily Increased

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said NATO projects that in 2024, 18 allies will spend at least 2% of their gross domestic product on defense — a major improvement over a decade ago.