Washington, May 1, 2012 — Today marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden. CNAS has asked several of its experts to reflect on how U.S. policy has changed - or not - over the past year in Afghanistan, Pakistan and the region and what this means for the future of U.S. strategic priorities and military operations. Watch video commentary from four CNAS experts here.| more |
Washington, April 27, 2012 — The U.S.-Japan alliance is the cornerstone of peace and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region, but it will confront difficult challenges between now and 2025 that could greatly affect its future. In The China Challenge: Military, Economic and Energy Choices Facing the U.S.-Japan Alliance, released today by the Center for a New American Security in advance of Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's visit to the United States, four experts argue that the United States and Japan must address a host of defense, economic and energy security issues over the next decade if the alliance is to maintain its power as China continues to rise.| more |
Washington, April 25, 2012 — While the United States has protected its maritime interests without ratifying the Law of the Sea Convention (LOSC), the rise of modern navies and unconventional security threats are making this approach increasingly risky and will imperil U.S. national security interests. The U.S. Senate must act now to protect the nation's maritime interests by approving LOSC, argues Will Rogers in Security at Sea: The Case for Ratifying the Law of the Sea Convention, released today by CNAS.| more |
Washington, April 12, 2012 — The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce two new members of its Board of Advisors: Anja Manuel, Partner at The RiceHadley Group, LLC, and Shannon O'Reilly, Executive Director in Communications for Military and Veterans Affairs at JPMorgan Chase & Co.| more |
Washington, April 11, 2012 — While most veterans successfully transition out of uniform and into civilian life, some recent veterans face service-related challenges. Both government agencies and local communities should do more to ensure that these veterans receive the care and services they need to reintegrate into civilian life, argue two CNAS experts in Well After Service: Veteran Reintegration and American Communities, released today by CNAS.| more |
Washington, April 4, 2012 — The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to welcome three distinguished experts to its senior research team: Dr. Nancy Brune, Senior Policy Analyst at Sandia National Laboratories; Oriana Skylar Mastro, a Northeast Asia and China expert and doctoral candidate in the Politics department at Princeton University; and Dr. Ely Ratner, Associate Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation on leave at the China Desk at the State Department.| more |
Washington, April 4, 2012 — CNAS hosted Dr. Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Defense of the Republic of Singapore, for a speech on "Promoting Peace and Stability in the Asia-Pacific through Stable Military-to-Military Relationships". The event featured introductory remarks by the Honorable Jon Huntsman, former United States Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore. Click here for more information and multimedia from the event.| more |
March 27, 2012 — CNAS hosted the book launch for The Arab Uprising: The Unfinished Revolutions of the New Middle East by Dr. Marc Lynch, Non-Resident Senior Fellow at CNAS and Director of the Institute for Middle East Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Dr. Lynch discussed one of the most fundamental changes throughout the history of the modern Middle East: the empowerment of a new generation of Arabs who reject the world they inherited. Hisham Melhem, Washington Bureau Chief for Al-Arabiya, interviewed Dr. Lynch, followed by Q&A with the audience. Click here for more information.
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March 21, 2012 — On March 21st, Dr. Colin H. Kahl, CNAS Senior Fellow, testified before the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee on the Iranian threat to the United States and the possible consequences of U.S. military action against Iran's nuclear program. He also testified before the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee on the security and political environment in the aftermath of the U.S. military withdrawal from Iraq, Iranian influence in Iraq and the prospects for continued U.S.-Iraq security cooperation.
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Washington, March 7, 2012 — The American Enterprise Institute, the Center for a New American Security and the New America Foundation are pleased to introduce Election 2012: Informing the National Security Agenda to this presidential campaign season. On March 15, the three organizations will launch a series of four campaign-season events aimed at illuminating the critical U.S. foreign and defense policy issues central to the 2012 presidential election.| more |