Washington, D.C., October 15, 2009 — WASHINGTON, D.C., OCTOBER 15, 2009 - The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce that distinguished journalists Eric Schmitt and Thom Shanker, who cover terrorism, the military, and national security for The New York Times, will join CNAS as Senior Writers in Residence in November 2009.
September 29, 2009 — WASHINGTON, D.C., SEPTEMBER 29, 2009 -The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) hosted U.S. Deputy Secretary of State James B. Steinberg for a keynote address at an event marking the launch of the new CNAS report, China's Arrival, on Thursday, September 24. Secretary Steinberg's address laid out the Obama Administration's vision for the future of the U.S.-China relationship. The transcript and full video are now available on the CNAS website.
September 22, 2009 — WASHINGTON, D.C., SEPTEMBER 22, 2009 - The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce the release of a major report on the U.S.-China relationship: China’s Arrival: A Strategic Framework for a Global Relationship. The report, authored by Ambassador Linton Brooks, Dr. Joshua Busby, Abraham Denmark, Lindsey Ford, Dr. Michael Green, Dr. G. John Ikenberry, Robert Kaplan, Nirav Patel, Daniel Twining, and Dr.| more |
419 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building, September 16, 2009 — WASHINGTON, D.C., September 16, 2009 - CNAS President Dr. John Nagl testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Wednesday, September 16, 2009, at 2:30pm, in Room 419 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. Dr. Nagl will discuss U.S. strategy in Afghanistan at the hearing called by SFRC Chairman, Senator John Kerry, "Exploring Three Strategies for Afghanistan."
The hearing is open to the public and will be streamed live here.
Washington, DC, September 14, 2009 — The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce that Richard Fontaine joins CNAS today as a Senior Fellow. Fontaine previously served as Deputy Minority Staff Director for the Senate Armed Services Committee and foreign policy advisor to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ).
Washington, DC, August 25, 2009 — The Obama administration inherited the most daunting national security challenges in generations - ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, violent extremism, the rise of regional powers in Asia, and the dangers of climate change are just a few. Keeping these issues and CNAS' mission to prepare and foster the next generation of national security leaders in mind, CNAS launched the Next Generation National Security Leaders Program, inspired by The American Assembly's Next Generation Project.
Washington, DC, July 29, 2009 — The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce that Ethan Kapstein has joined CNAS as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow. Kapstein, professor of sustainable development at INSEAD and former vice president of the Council on Foreign Relations, is an expert in defense acquisitions and international economics and has published widely on national security issues. CNAS is also pleased to announce that Stephen Friedman, Jill Iscol, and Marc Lasry and have joined CNAS as members of its board of advisors, bringing unique experience in national security, international affairs, and global development to the distinguished board.| more |
Washington, D.C., July 20, 2009 — Washington, D.C., July 20, 2009 – CNAS Vice President of Natural Security Sharon Burke testified on Tuesday, July 21, in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the national security implications of climate change. The hearing, chaired by Senator John Kerry, D-MA, focused on how global climate change could affect U.S. military operations, strain natural resources and heighten global tensions.
Washington, D.C., July 17, 2009 — 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 Next Generation National Security Leaders Program. Applications for the program now being accepted through July 31.| more |
Washington, DC, July 8, 2009 — Washington, D.C., July 8, 2009 - The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is proud to announce that Colonel Robert Killebrew, USA (Ret.), an expert on national security and military operations, has joined CNAS as Senior Fellow, and Dr. Marc Lynch, an expert on the Middle East and public diplomacy, has joined CNAS as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow.