CNAS cordially invites you to a panel discussion with Ralph Cossa, Patrick Cronin, RADM Michael McDevitt, and Brad Roberts. The evening's discussion, led by former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs James Kelly, will celebrate the launch of a new joint report, The United States and the Asia-Pacific Region: Security Strategy for the Obama Administration, which assesses U.S. strategic imperatives in the Asia-Pacific and provides several policy recommendations for the Obama administration.
In response to increased attacks from anti-government forces, President Barack Obama last week ordered the deployment of 17,000 more troops to Afghanistan by the summer. The administration, meanwhile, is reviewing U.S. strategy, seeking a sustainable and effective way to combat the insurgency and to provide space for economic and political development.
In his new book, The GET, Robert Hefner shows that civilization is experiencing the last stage of what history will record as a brief liquid energy transition between unsustainable, dirty, limited solid forms of energy to a future epoch of sustainable, clean, virtually limitless gaseous forms of energy.
February 12, 2009 - The Center for a New American Security was thrilled to host CNAS Senior Fellow and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Thomas E. Ricks in an event to release his new book The Gamble: General Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008, a definitive account of the insurgency within the U.S. military that led to a radical shift in America's strategy in Iraq.
The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) was honored to host a round table dinner discussion with Admiral James G. Stavridis, Commander of the United States Southern Command, on February 10, 2009. Admiral Stavridis discussed SOUTHCOM's international and interagency partnering initiatives and the security challenges and opportunities ahead for the SOUTHCOM Area of Focus.
January 15, 2009--The Center for a New American Security was pleased to host a book launch of The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power, by David E. Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent of The New York Times.
January 15, 2009--The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) held a round table lunch discussion addressing the management challenges presented by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and possible options for developing policies to foster post-traumatic growth (PTG).
On December 10th and 11th 2008, the Center for A New American Security and the Nuclear Threat Initiative co-hosted a dinner and conference for Project Base Camp: Assessing Alternative Paths to the Nuclear-Free Mountaintop.
On December 9th 2008, Senior Fellow Robert Kaplan discussed his most recent assignment in India.
On December 5, as part of our ongoing discussion with veterans returning from the front line, the Center for a New American Security was pleased to feature Lieutenant Colonel Paul Yingling for the latest installment in our Voices from the Field Project.