May 31, 2013 — The Navy Times' Andrew Tilghman discusses General John Allen's suggestion in the recently released CNAS report, Towards a Successful Outcome in Afghanistan, that the military may need to keep additional troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014.
May 31, 2013 — Noting that the success of the fragile Afghan military and government will depend on the size of remaining U.S. and NATO troops, U.S. News and World Report's Paul Shinkman discusses CNAS' recent report Toward a Successful Outcome in Afghanistan co-authored by General John Allen, USMC (Ret.); Michèle Flournoy; and Dr.Michael O'Hanlon, which notes the need for leaders in Washington to release the number of coalition troops the U.S. plans to leave behind after 2014.
May 31, 2013 — Karen DeYoung of the Washington Post discusses a new CNAS report by Gen. John Allen, USMC (Ret.), Michèle Flournoy and Mike O'Hanlon outlining a way forward in Afghanistan and arguing that reasonable success can be achieved if progress continues in building a proficient Afghan military.
May 31, 2013 — General John Allen, USMC (Ret.), Michele Flournoy and Mike O'Hanlon discuss their CNAS report on the way forward in Afghanistan in an AP story by Kim Dozier.
May 30, 2013 — National Defense Blog analyzes a recent budget excerise conducted by CNAS, CSBA, AEI and CSIS to determine how to balance significant cuts in the Pentagon's budget with the need to have sufficient military capability to meet the nation's security challenges.
May 30, 2013 — The Wall Street Journal reports on a letter to Congress planned for release on June 3 and to be signed by analysts from ten major think tanks across the political spectrum, including CNAS. It will urge lawmakers to take on tough Pentagon spending choices such as closing military bases, overhauling the military’s generous health-care program and cutting the size of the Pentagon civilian workforce.
May 29, 2013 — Aviation Week reports on a joint exercise by four think tanks, including CNAS, that offered scenarios to strategically rebalance Department of Defense spending in a constrained budget environment.
May 29, 2013 — In the aftermath of President Obama's May 24 national security speech, Research Associate Jacob Stokes comments in The Fiscal Times on the non-traditional challenges, such as cyber warfare, that is confronting the Obama Administration.
May 29, 2013 — Jon K. Brent of Central Coast News cites CNAS report Upholding the Promise: A Strategy for Veterans and Military Personne, and discusses the employment challenges faced by recent veterans.
May 29, 2013 — In an op-ed for the Christian Science Monitor, Senior Fellow and Director of the Program on Technology and U.S. National Security, Dr. Irving Lachow, discusses the necessary partnership needed between the U.S. government and the private sector to stop China's cyber espionage activities.