Dozens of young Americans have attempted to join overseas jihadist groups in the past several years, raising special concern among counterterrorism officials that they might bring the fight home with them when they return.
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Acquiring and deploying space systems in a timely, affordable manner is important to U.S. national security but for years, Department of Defense (DoD) space programs have experienced large cost growth, schedule delays, and technical problems. Although these issues have been mostly resolved, DoD should apply lessons learned from past experience as it plans for the next-generation space systems, especially in the current fiscal environment.
To determine the likely effects of increased commissary prices, should the annual taxpayer subsidy to the Defense Commissary Agency be reduced, this report reviews how price changes have affected grocery retailers in the private sector through changes in store choice and analyzes how these results might translate into changes in sales and revenues within the commissary system.
Amid Russia's continuing intervention in Ukraine, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and member-state policymakers must devise a comprehensive strategy to seek peace and stability in Europe and find a cohesive way forward. This perspective assesses two strategies toward Russia: (1) punishment and disengagement and (2) resilience and engagement and makes a case for the latter.
Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee on March 24, 2015.
Statement for the record submitted before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity on March 17, 2015.
Containing Middle East Terror: Measures to Reduce the Threat Posed By Foreign Fighters Returning from Syria and Iraq2015
Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security on March 17, 2015.