Experts reactAug 30, 2021
Experts react: The US withdrawal from Afghanistan is complete. What’s next?
By Atlantic Council experts
What’s next for Afghanistan? How will evacuations proceed without the US military controlling Kabul airport? What’s next for the counterterrorism mission? How will other regional and global powers shape the country the United States leaves behind?
New AtlanticistAug 10, 2021
Why is US defense acquisition falling behind? Blame the TINA paradox.
By John F. Wharton and Tate Nurkin
In order to safeguard taxpayer dollars and foster innovation in military technology, it's time to rethink the Truth in Negotiations Act.
Issue BriefJul 28, 2021
The security of defense trade with allies: Enhancing contact, contracts, and control in supply chains
By James Hasik
The COVID-19 pandemic and a wave of "Buy American" policies have cast doubt on the ability of foreign suppliers to provide crucial defense goods and services to the US Department of Defense in times of crisis or conflict. Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow James Hasik recommends the expansion of security of supply agreements (among other measures) to fully leverage the defense-industrial bases of US allies and partners and best support US security priorities.