June 13, 2012 — Thank you for attending the CNAS 2012 Annual Conference, "Rethinking U.S. Security: Navigating a World in Transition." Video, audio, photos and transcripts of the event are available here.| more |
Washington, June 11, 2012 — Hiring veterans is good for business, according to a detailed study released today by two experts at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). In Employing America's Veterans: Perspectives from Businesses, Dr. Margaret C. Harrell, CNAS' Director of the Military, Veterans and Society Program, and Non-Resident Senior Fellow Nancy Berglass convey their findings based on extensive interviews of 87 representatives from 69 companies. The authors report that the companies articulated 10 reasons for hiring veterans, including leadership and teamwork skills, character, structure and discipline, expertise, effectiveness, and loyalty.| more |
Washington, June 6, 2012 — Washington, June 6, 2012 - With
change sweeping the Middle East in the aftermath of the Arab Spring and the
risk of a nuclear-armed Iran rising, the authors of two new reports released
today by the Center for a New American Security address the challenges and
opportunities in the region for U.S. policymakers and offer recommendations for
mitigating the former and taking advantage of the latter.
Washington, May 31, 2012 — In America's Path: Grand Strategy for the Next Administration, editors and CNAS experts Richard Fontaine and Dr. Kristin M. Lord bring together four strategists - Dr. Robert J. Art, Dr. Richard K. Betts, Dr. Peter Feaver and Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter - with diverse backgrounds and perspectives to advance a common mission of promoting informed debate about America's role in the world and the best ways to fulfill it. Download America's Path: Grand Strategy for the Next Administration.
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Washington, May 23, 2012 — In Sustainable Pre-eminence: Reforming the U.S. Military at a Time of Strategic Change, released today by the Center for a New American Security, experts LTG David W. Barno, USA (Ret.), Dr. Nora Bensahel, Matthew Irvine and Travis Sharp argue that DOD should organize and operate America's armed forces in new ways. Click here to read the transcript from the May 29 live web chat with the authors of Sustainable Pre-eminence.| more |
Washington, May 17, 2012 — The Board of Directors of the Center
for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce that today it
selected Richard Fontaine as the
Center's next President. Mr. Fontaine, who joined CNAS in 2009 and
currently serves as a Senior Advisor and Senior Fellow, will assume his
new role immediately.
Washington, May 16, 2012 — The
Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce that Michèle
Flournoy, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, has joined its Board of
Washington, May 10, 2012 — The Center for a New American
Security (CNAS) is pleased to welcome two new staff members to its team. Kay
King, former Vice President at the Council on Foreign Relations, will lead the
Center's communications strategy as a Senior Advisor and Director of External
Relations. Spencer Abruzzese, who most recently served as Senior Associate
Director of Development at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced
International Studies (SAIS), will join the Center as the Director of Development
and Investor Relations.
Washington, May 4, 2012 — U.S.
President Barack Obama and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's signing of the
Strategic Partnership Agreement in Kabul marks a milestone in the
decade-long war in Afghanistan. CNAS experts were in the news this week
discussing the president's speech and what this event means for the
future of the U.S. relationship with Afghanistan. Click here for expert commentary.
Washington, May 3, 2012 — The
Center for a New American Security released today three bulletins as part of
its Flashpoints portal, a comprehensive, interactive research tool on the East and
South China Seas. As disputes, competition and proposals for cooperation
increase in this crucial maritime domain, the Flashpoints portal provides an
authoritative source of information on security in the East and South
Click here to access the CNAS Flashpoints portal.