Charles Knight is co-director of the Project on Defense Alternatives, an organization which seeks to adapt security policy to the challenges and opportunities of the post-Cold War era. Knight also serves as the President of the Commonwealth Institute which he helped found in 1987.


Bush Raises the Stakes in Iraq

The Bush administration is undermining the logic of deterrence–previously used to make weapons of mass destruction unthinkable in wartime due to certain retaliation–and making the use of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction all the more likely.

Military Strategy Under Review

The QDR is the template for the annual National Military Strategy (NMS) document and sets out guidance for regional military policy.