The Center for a New American Security hosted "A Conversation with the Honorable Leon Panetta, U.S. Secretary of Defense" on November 20, 2012. Secretary Panetta discussed U.S. national security and defense priorities. The event featured an introduction by The Honorable Michele Flournoy, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy and member of the CNAS Board of Directors.
The Center for a New American Security hosted the book launch for The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today by Thomas E. Ricks, CNAS Senior Fellow, on Thursday, November 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Ricks discussed his study of the history of American military leaders and the growing divide between military performance and accountability. Susan Glasser, Editor in Chief of Foreign Policy, interviewed Ricks, followed by Q&A with the audience.
The Center for a New American Security, the American Enterprise Institute and the New America Foundation are pleased to introduce Election 2012: Informing the National Security Agenda to this presidential campaign season. The most recent event in the series took place in Washington, DC on October 10.
The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted the book launch for The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us
About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate by Robert D. Kaplan, CNAS Non-Resident Senior Fellow and Chief Geopolitical Analyst at
Stratfor, on Thursday, September 13 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. David Ignatius,
Associate Editor and Columnist at The Washington Post, interviewed Kaplan, followed by Q&A with the audience.
On Wednesday, July 18, CNAS hosted The Right Honourable Philip Hammond MP, the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Defense, for a conversation on U.K.-U.S. Defense Cooperation. The Honorable William Lynn, CEO of DRS Technologies and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense, provided introductory remarks and moderated the conversation.
Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted the book launch
for Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan by
Rajiv Chandrasekaran, senior correspondent and associate editor at The
Washington Post on Tuesday, June 26 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Chandrasekaran discussed the complex relationship between America and
Afghanistan reaching back to the Cold War. Steve Coll, Pulitzer Prize-winning
author and former foreign correspondent and senior editor at The
Washington Post, interviewed Chandrasekaran, followed by Q&A
with the audience.
On May 10, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted an event featuring the Senate and House Caucuses on Global Internet Freedom, which provide bipartisan leadership and serve as a resource in the Washington policy community on this important issue.
On April 26, 2012, the Center for a New American Security hosted the book launch for Those Who Have Borne the Battle: A History of America's Wars and Those Who Fought Them by James Wright, President Emeritus of Dartmouth College, American historian and former Marine. Wright shed light on America's complicated relationship with its armed forces and how the treatment of its soldiers and veterans has evolved through history. Greg Jaffe, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Pentagon Reporter for The Washington Post, interviewed Dr. Wright.
On April 23, CNAS co-hosted an event in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and the Asia Society on what lies ahead for Asia and the Pacific and how the economic success of the region addresses national security concerns of the United States. Dr. Patrick Cronin, CNAS Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program, provided remarks. Click here for more information.