Despite the drawdown of U.S. forces from Iraq and Afghanistan, and desires to “rebalance” to Asia, the Middle East continues to dominate the U.S. national security agenda. CNAS conducts cutting-edge research on the most pressing issues in this turbulent region, including responses to the challenges posed by Iranian nuclearization, the Arab Spring, Syria and Iraq.
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The U.S. strategic environment has changed radically since the end of World War II, yet American military personnel policies have largely gone unchanged for several decades. CNAS’ military personnel project will provide a long overdue reexamination of these policies. Military personnel policies profoundly affect service members’ decisions about joining and leaving the military, as well as the career paths that they choose to follow.| more |