Washington, January 5, 2012 — The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Colin Kahl, who recently served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East, has returned to CNAS as a Senior Fellow focusing on Middle East security and defense policy. Dr. Kahl will concurrently serve at CNAS and as an associate professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.| more |
Washington, December 19, 2011 — Washington, December 19, 2011 - The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has the potential to trigger a new crisis on the Korean Peninsula and in East Asia but could also portend a new opening in relations between the United States and North Korea. CNAS experts offered the following analysis.
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Washington, December 6, 2011 — With a 2014 transition looming in
Afghanistan, U.S. and allied military leaders must recognize that U.S. and
coalition forces will not defeat the Taliban and its allies in the next three
years. The Next Fight: Time for a Change of
Mission in Afghanistan, a report released today by the Center
for a New American Security (CNAS) and authored by Lieutenant General David W.
Barno, USA (Ret.), Dr. Andrew Exum and Matthew Irvine, calls for a change of
mission in Afghanistan.
Washington, November 29, 2011 — The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce that three-time Academy Award nominee Walter Parkes, a producer at Parkes/MacDonald Productions and former studio head of DreamWorks Pictures, has joined its Board of Directors.| more |
Washington, October 31, 2011 — The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) released today a new report, Losing the Battle: The Challenge of Military Suicide, by Dr. Margaret Harrell, CNAS Senior Fellow and Director of the Joining Forces Initiative; and Nancy Berglass, CNAS Non-Resident Senior Fellow.| more |
Washington, October 26, 2011 — The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) released a new report on October 26, 2011, Driving in the Dark: Ten Propositions About Prediction and National Security, by Richard Danzig, Chairman of the CNAS Board of Directors and former Secretary of the Navy.| more |
Washington, October 20, 2011 — The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce the Next Generation National Security Leaders Class of 2011-2012. These 16 emerging leaders have diverse backgrounds and experience across the national security field, including in the executive and legislative branches, the U.S. military and the private sector.| more |
Washington, October 4, 2011 — Authors of the newly released report by the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), Hard Choices: Responsible Defense in an Age of Austerity, judge that "the U.S. military’s ability to execute America’s global engagement strategy, as it is currently articulated, will be placed at high risk if total national defense cuts exceed $500-550 billion over 10 years.| more |