CSPC In The News

Republican exodus from Congress throws wrench in election strategy

September 13, 2019

As we approach the 2020 election, each party is crafting their strategy to retain or caputre a majority in the House of Representatives. Especially in a presidential year—when Democratic turnout is usually strongest—Republicans need every advantage they can get. With suburbs turning bluer and the retirement of Republicans in key districts, the GOP’s path becomes more complicated, argues CSPC Policy Analyst Chris Condon in The Hill.


America’s Déjà-Vu Withdrawal from Afghanistan

September 10, 2019

CSPC Senior Fellow James Kitfield and MRC Director Joshua Huminski wrote in Defense One about the Trump Administration’s determination to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan and end the nation’s “forever war.” However, as President Donald Trump eyes the exits, Kitfield and Huminski tell us that it’s worth remembering the cautionary tale of our recent history when U.S. troops were pulled from Iraq at the end of 2011.


Politics must stop at the edge of intelligence for sake of security

August 15, 2019

CSPC Abshire Chair Mike Rogers teamed up with Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger to argue that intelligence agencies must not become politicized. If they are, the authors warn, American national security will be jeopardized. Their thoughts appeared in The Hill.


The Missing Debate about Afghanistan

July 30, 2019

After President Trump’s provocative comments regarding the War in Afghanistan, MRC Director Joshua Huminski argues in Defense One that a reevaluation of our national interest in the region and our strategic priorities is in order. A discussion of America’s longest war is long overdue.


National security rocket launches require stronger federal strategy

July 29, 2019

MRC Director Joshua Huminski argues in The Hill that a new strategy is needed to make our national security launches more technologically nimble. With adversaries embracing the future with haste, we must streamline the process to compete.


Americans must fight frightful despotism of gerrymandering

July 22, 2019

In the wake of Rucho v. Common Cause, it is up to the people to fight the national scourge of partisan gerrymandering. With the health of our republic and the functioning of our government on the line, we have little time to waste, argue CSPC President & CEO Glenn Nye and Research Consultant Chris Condon in The Hill.


Adm. Davidson: China Assaults International Order

July 18, 2019

CSPC Senior Fellow James Kitfield had the opportunity to interview Admiral Philip Davidson on Pacific affairs. The Admiral expressed concern about China, arguing that their violation of international norms in the pacific have created a new Cold War between our governments. The interview appeared in Breaking Defense.


Innovation is key to winning the global great power competition

July 1, 2019

CSPC President & CEO Glenn Nye and CSPC Senior Fellow Brendan Hart argue in The Hill that the United States is falling behind when it comes to innovation. On the verge of intensifying great power competition, changing this is critical.


US and partners must meet China's authoritarian challenge in 5G

June 4, 2019

In order to counter China’s growing influence in technological advancement, we must foster cooperation between allies such as the United States and Japan, argue CSPC President & CEO Glenn Nye and CSPC Senior Fellow Frank Cillluffo in the Nikkei Asian Review.


The historic battle between Congress and White House

May 15, 2019

CSPC Senior Vice President and Director of Policy Dan Mahaffee opined in The Hill, discussing the ongoing squabbles between the Democratic House of Representatives and the Trump administration. The implications, he argues, are more far reaching, dealing with the constitutional balance of powers.


America must leap at opportunities to bolster national security in space

May 6, 2019

CSPC Abshire Chair Mike Rogers and President & CEO Glenn Nye discuss the complex world of national security in space in The Hill. Rather than focusing on bureaucracy and ignioring the importance and complexity of space in our national security framework, we must dedicate resources to get this right, they argue.


Heavy lapses in judgment are politicizing the justice system

April 22, 2019

With a turbulent period enveloping the Department of Justice, CSPC Senior Fellow opines on recent developments. He argues that Attorney General William Barr’s political defenses of the administration reveal a deeper politicization of the American legal system.


The US Can’t Out-China China on 5G. We Need a National Strategy

April 10, 2019

Last week's report from the Defense Innovation Board should serve as a wake-up call for the US's lagging 5G rollout and the need for strategic, national approach to advanced technology and global competition, argues CSPC's Dan Mahaffee in Defense One.


A republic, if we can keep it

March 29, 2019

CSPC President & CEO Glenn Nye and CSPC Research Consultant Chris Condon share their thoughts on partisan gerrymandering in The Hill, arguing that political gamesmanship for partisan gain is damaging our republic.