Center for Strategic and International Studies


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Research report

4 Jan 2017

CSIS began work in late 2014 with leading experts to develop recommendations on cybersecurity for the next presidential administration. The CSIS Cyber Policy Task Force divided its work among two groups, one in Washington D.C. and the other in Silicon Valley. Each group brought a...

Research report

3 Aug 2015


The demand for amphibious capabilities in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region reflects the operational and strategic challenges faced by the U.S. Marine Corps and Australian Defence Forces. Both nations have indicated the importance of deepening their strategic partnership, yet there has been a lack...

Research report

26 Jan 2015

Focuses on the lessons to be learned from the US experience in Afghanistan to date, and the problems Afghanistan faces now that most US and allied combat forces have left.

Summary The report focuses on the lessons that need to be learned from...

Research report

17 Jun 2014

This paper explores New Zealand’s potential as a well-positioned partner and point-of-entry to the rest of the Asia-Pacific region.

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The Pacific Alliance’s innovative and results-oriented approach to economic integration is the most exciting and promising opportunity in Latin America today,...

Research report

9 Jun 2014

Cybercrime costs businesses approximately $400 billion worldwide, according to this report.

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Cybercrime is a growth industry. The returns are great, and the risks are low. We estimate that the likely annual cost to the global economy from cybercrime is more...

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