The Center for a New American Security's (CNAS) fifth annual conference took place in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, June 2, 2011. Download the conference program, watch the videos and read the transcripts online.
On May 24, 2011, CNAS hosted the Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps General James F. Amos for a discussion among senior national security experts about the future of the Corps amidst a changing global strategic environment, and offered an assessment of the security situation in Afghanistan and continued challenges in the region.
CNAS hosted Major General Mills, USMC for a discussion on the security situation in Afghanistan and the looming transition.
On April 13, 2011 the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted a briefing and roundtable discussion focused on the future of Afghanistan and a broader regional strategy, led by CNAS President Dr. John A. Nagl, Senior Advisor and Senior Fellow Lieutenant General David Barno, USA (Ret.) and Fellow Andrew Exum.
On March 30, 2011, CNAS Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program Dr. Patrick M. Cronin led a workshop focused on trends related to intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) in the Indo-Pacific; the ISR plans of major U.S. allies and strategic partners, especially Japan and India; and potential opportunities for a cooperative network across the region.
On March 29, 2011, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted a briefing and roundtable discussion related to the CNAS policy brief Security Through Partnership: Fighting Transnational Cartels in the Western Hemisphere, led by CNAS President Dr. John A. Nagl, Non-Resident Senior Fellow Colonel Robert Killebrew, USA (Ret.), and Research Assistant Matthew Irvine.
On March 3, 2011, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted a roundtable discussion to discuss the risks and rewards of smart grid technology and implications for U.S. policy, led by Director of Studies Dr. Kristin Lord and Fellow Christine Parthemore.