The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) was honored to host Colonel Gregory T. Breazile, USMC, as a speaker in our ongoing Voices from the Field project. Colonel Breazile is currently serving as the Director of Communication and Spokeman for the NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan (NTM-A).
The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) was honored to host General George Casey, Jr., Chief of Staff of the Army, for National Security Leaders Forum discussion on April 1, 2010. The discussion focused on the challenge of rebalancing the Army while engaged in two prolonged conflicts.
On March 24, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) held an event on global internet freedom and foreign policy in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.
On Monday, February 22, 2010, CNAS and Georgetown University hosted a discussion with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on the challenges and opportunities – including operations in Afghanistan – for the over 60-year-old Alliance.
On February 18, CNAS hosted an event to mark the release of a major report on how the United States can revitalize its military officer corps to meet current national security challenges, and those that lie ahead.
On January 26, CNAS will launch a major report on the global commons - sea, airspace, space and cyberspace - at an event featuring the CNO Admiral Gary Roughead, Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force General Carrol Chandler, former Chairman of the Defense Science Board Norman R. Augustine and Fellow Abraham Denmark.
On December 3, 2009, the Center for a New American Security hosted Majors Jin Pak and Kendric Robbins of the U.S. Army as part of our Voices from the Field series. Majors Pak and Robbins discussed our countries ongoing efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as military officership, veterans’ issues, and U.S.-Asia affairs.
Center for a New American Security’s Vice President and Director of Studies Kristin M. Lord testified on November 18, 2009, at a congressional hearing on the role of development and humanitarian assistance as a tool in the war on terror. Read the testimony here.
The Defense Attachés Association, in consultation with the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), hosted their annual conference, Strategic Resources and Global Security Trends, on November 18, 2009, at the Embassy of New Zealand. This event, an effort led in part by Sharon Burke, vice president for Natural Security at CNAS, brought together defense attachés from over 40 countries, as well as U.S. military service personnel and civilian leaders at the Department of Defense, to discuss global security trends, including natural resource scarcity, energy security and climate change. Participants also included representatives from CNA, the New America Foundation, and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change.
The Center for a New American Security held a book launch and discussion on The Fourth Star, by journalists and former CNAS Writers in Residence Greg Jaffe and David Cloud. The Fourth Star tells the story of the epic struggle for the future of the U.S. Army through profiling four influential generals who have arguably helped redefine the American way of war: Generals John Abizaid, George Casey Jr., Peter Chiarelli, and David Petraeus. Watch the video from the event here.