On February 22, a week after the defense budget was submitted to Congress, Dr. Ashton B. Carter delivered a keynote address on the Pentagon’s Defense Efficiency Initiative, which was launched to reduce the Department of Defense's overhead expenditures and improve efficiency. Read the transcripts and watch the video here.
On February 17, 2011, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted a discussion with Senior Fellow Robert Kaplan that addressed security issues surrounding the economic and military rise of China.
On January 31, CNAS held a private press briefing for the release of the Pressure: Coercive Economic Statecraft and U.S. National Security report. Authors Dr. David Asher, Victor Comras and Dr. Patrick Cronin met with the press and national security leaders for a question and answer session.
On January 26, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted a briefing and roundtable discussion focused on cyber security and the U.S. critical infrastructure, led by President Dr. John Nagl and Vice President and Director of Studies Dr. Kristin M. Lord.
The Center for a New American Security and the East Asia Institute in Seoul, Republic of Korea, co-hosted a conference in Seoul on the future of the ROK-U.S. alliance with a keynote address from President of the Naval War College Rear Admiral Phil Wisecup, USN, and General Walter L. Sharp, Commander, UNC/CFC/USF.
On December 14, 2010, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) will launch its latest Afghanistan report, Responsible Transition, in an event at the Newseum featuring a discussion with the report's authors, moderated by Bob Woodward. Woodward, a renowned investigative journalist and author of Obama's Wars, will interview report coauthors David Barno and Andrew Exum on their recommended strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan. Exum, having just returned from Afghanistan, will also provide an on-the-ground update.
On November 9, 2010, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted a book launch for MONSOON featuring best-selling author Robert Kaplan and NPR’s award-winning correspondent Tom Gjelten.
On October 29, 2010, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) will hold an insider's press briefing on what to expect from President Obama's trip to India, Japan, South Korea and Indonesia.
On October 20, 2010, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) will host an event at the Newseum to launch a new report on the future of U.S.-India relations. The event will feature a roundtable discussion on the path forward for this critical relationship, featuring former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage, Professor R. Nicholas Burns, CNAS Senior Fellow Richard Fontaine, and other outside experts.