Washington, D.C., May 25, 2011 — The United States is at a strategic inflection point in South and Central Asia. The death of Osama bin Laden, along with the projected transition to a smaller U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, presents a new opportunity for the United States to think critically about how to protect its enduring interests in the region.| more |
Washington, D.C., May 23, 2011 — From Egypt to Tunisia to Iran, the world has borne witness to the power of the Internet and new digital tools used to communicate across borders, organize protests, topple some dictators and possibly strengthen others – actions that all affect U.S. foreign policy. A new CNAS report released today Internet Freedom: A Foreign Policy Imperative in the Digital Age, examines Internet freedom through the lens of American foreign policy and explores two central questions: What does access to an open Internet mean for U.S.| more |
Washington, D.C., May 19, 2011 — The Obama administration's strategy toward Iran must be reshaped to reflect a changing Middle East, according to a new report by CNAS Non-Resident Senior Fellow Marc Lynch.
Washington, D.C., May 12, 2011 — The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) released today Elements of Security: Mitigating the Risks of U.S. Dependence on Critical Minerals, a report on the geostrategic and economic importance of critical minerals such as rare earths by CNAS Fellow and director of the Natural Security program Christine Parthemore.
Washington, D.C., May 5, 2011 — The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce that Richard D. Parsons, Chairman of the Board of Citigroup, will serve on the Joining Forces advisory board. Parsons joins General Stanley McChrystal, USA (Ret.) and Mrs. Patricia Shinseki on the board, which will help guide CNAS’ work in support of the Joining Forces initiative.| more |
Washington, D.C., May 2, 2011 — The U.S. killing of Osama bin Laden has important implications for the war in Afghanistan, U.S. relations with Pakistan, and efforts to combat al Qaeda and affiliated terrorist networks. Center for a New American Security (CNAS) experts offered analysis and commentary on this historic development.| more |
Washington, D.C., April 12, 2011 — The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce that it will expand its Military Wellness program in support of the White House's Joining Forces initiative. Joining Forces, spearheaded by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, is a comprehensive national initiative to mobilize all sectors of society to give U.S.| more |
Washington, D.C., March 30, 2011 — The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce that Karen Elliott House, former senior vice president of Dow Jones & Company and publisher of all print editions of The Wall Street Journal, has joined the CNAS Board of Directors.| more |
Washington, D.C., March 28, 2011 — While the situation in Libya continues to change rapidly, the most prudent course of action for the United States is to execute a strategy that would minimize the U.S. commitment to Libya and protect the United States from a potentially protracted and resource-intensive conflict, according to a new policy brief released today by Center for a New American Security (CNAS) experts Andrew Exum and Zachary Hosford.| more |
Washington, D.C., March 24, 2011 — The Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR), released by the State Department last December, provides a road map for the future of U.S. diplomacy and development. But in a political climate dominated by fiscal and budgetary constraints, the QDDR focuses on the need for new investments in civilian power when it should have focused on trade-offs, according to a new article in The Washington Quarterly by CNAS Vice President and Director of Studies Dr.| more |