Washington, D.C., September 16, 2010 — Washington, D.C., September 16, 2010 – President Obama, Secretary Gates, Secretary Clinton and other Administration officials have called for more effective and capable diplomacy and development. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a recent foreign policy speech, "A central purpose of the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review...is to explore how to effectively design, fund, and implement development and foreign assistance as part of a broader foreign policy."
August 19, 2010 — On Tuesday, August 17, 2010, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted a pertinent discussion on the future of the U.S. relationship with Iraq with CNAS CEO Nathaniel Fick and two leading Administration officials: Michael Corbin, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq, and Colin Kahl, Deputy Secretary of Defense for the Middle East. Video, audio and photos from the event are available here.| more |
The Willard Intercontinental Hotel’s Crystal Room, August 11, 2010 — Next Tuesday, August 17, 2010, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) will host a moderated discussion that will address these questions with two leading Administration officials on Iraq: Michael Corbin, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq, and Dr. Colin Kahl, Deputy Secretary of Defense for the Middle East. CNAS Chief Executive Officer Nathaniel Fick, a national security expert and veteran of the Iraq war, will moderate the conversation.
Washington, D.C., August 4, 2010 — Washington, D.C., August 4, 2010 - As part of its mission to prepare and foster the next generation of national security and defense leaders, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce the launch of its second annual Next Generation National Security Leaders Program.| more |
Washington, DC, August 3, 2010 — Washington, D.C., August 3, 2010 - Despite the “end” of U.S. combat in Iraq – as announced by President Obama yesterday – significant challenges remain in the country including terrorism, economic development, broader security and governance. Since its founding in 2007, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) has been a leading voice on U.S. policy toward Iraq and on how to care for Iraq war veterans.| more |
Washington, DC, June 28, 2010 — The Center for a New American Security’s (CNAS) Senior Fellow Richard Fontaine testifies at a congressional hearing before the House Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs on the role of contractors in warzones. The hearing will focus on the implications of contracting and potential areas for reform. Watch a video of the hearing here.| more |
Washington, DC, June 24, 2010 — In an intense week for U.S. Afghanistan policy, the Center for a New American Security’s (CNAS) experts have provided analysis and commentary on the President’s decision to replace former ISAF Commander General Stanley McChrystal, USA, with General David Petraeus, USA, and what it means for U.S. strategy in Afghanistan moving forward.| more |
Washington, D.C., June 16, 2010 — The United States and Japan have a historic opportunity to renew their 50-year-old alliance, according to a policy brief released today by the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) ahead of its two day conference on the future of the U.S.-Japan partnership. Report authors Abraham Denmark and Daniel Kliman write, "With the new Japanese prime minister in place and an agreement on the contentious relocation of a U.S.| more |
Washington, D.C., June 15, 2010 — On June 17 and June 18, The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted a two-day conference, 150 Years of Amity & 50 Years of Alliance: Adopting an Enhanced Agenda for the U.S.-Japan Partnership, in partnership with the Nippon Foundation, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, and the Ocean Policy Research Foundation - that brought together leading American and Japanese policymakers and experts to discuss the military, economic, political, and strategic elements of this critical alliance.| more |
June 7, 2010 — The United States faces a myriad of challenges in the 21st century including fighting and paying for two wars, building America’s economic strength, rising powers that contest established orders, international and domestic terrorism, nuclear proliferation, climate change and resource scarcity.| more |