May 29, 2013 — In a post for Foreign Policy's National Security blog, Gordon Lubold discusses the joint exercise undertaken by AEI, CNAS, CSBA and CSIS to rebalance the Pentagon's priorities in the face of significant budget cuts.
May 26, 2013 — In their INSS Insight paper, authors Emily Landau and Ephraim Asculai cite the CNAS report If All Else Fails:The Challenges of Containing a Nuclear-Armed Iran by Senior Fellow Colin Kahl, Georgetown University student Raj Pattani and CNAS Research Associate Jacob Stokes in arguing that it is time to address the possibility that, despite its resolve, the United States may not be able to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons due to intelligence and/or diplomatic failures. So, the authors argue, if concerns about the effectiveness of a prevention strategy are not tackled, "containment of a nuclear Iran may become the default policy of the United States."
May 24, 2013 — In an op-ed in The National Interest, Research Associate Jacob Stokes discusses the approaching transfer of responsibility for security in Afghanistan from U.S. and NATO coalition forces to Afghan security forces and what the implications of the transition will mean for the future economic and political development of Afghanistan.
May 23, 2013 — Senior Fellow and Director of the Military, Veterans and Society Program Phillip Carter discusses with Stars and Stripes the changes that need to be made in U.S. military culture in order to eliminate discrimination, harassment and sexual assault of women in the armed forces.
May 23, 2013 — In an op-ed in The Jerusalem Post, David M. Weinberg critiques several reports emanating from Washington, D.C. on U.S. policy toward Iran, including Senior Fellow Colin Kahl's recent study If All Else Fails: The Challenges of Containing a Nuclear-Armed Iran.
May 21, 2013 — The American Prospect's Matthew Duss analyzes the message behind Senior Fellow Dr. Colin Kahl's recent report, If All Else Fails: The Challenges of Containing a Nuclear-Armed Iran, and discusses the contrasting interpretations of analysts on what Washington should do in its nuclear policy stance with regards to the government of Iran.
May 20, 2013 — Director of the Technology and National Security Program Dr. Irving Lachow Tells Tokyo 7 TV that organizations in the United States are just beginning to grapple with cyber security threats and that it will take time to train individuals who can address them.
May 19, 2013 — The Defense News discusses CNAS, AEI, CSIS, and CSBA experts' joint recommendations to the Strategic Choices and Management Review for the potential budget cuts and adjustments the Department of Defense needs to make over the next decade at the upcoming Strategic Choices Rebalancing Exercise May 29 event on Capitol Hill.
May 18, 2013 — In light of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's three-day visit to New Delhi, Fellow and Deputy Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program Dr. Ely Ratner discusses with The Hindustan Times, the growing economic, trade and political relationship between China and India despite their ongoing border dispute.
May 18, 2013 — Non Resident Senior Fellow Dr. John Nagl discusses with the Kansas City Star, the challenges the United States military justice system is facing including the string of scandals, rising suicide rates and misconducts and the ultimate impact these could have on the image of the institution as a whole.