Publications

  • January 15, 2015
  • Ilan Goldenberg, Jacob Stokes, Nicholas Heras
  • Policy Briefs

Slow Thaw: Testing Possibilities for Cooperation with Iran After a Nuclear Deal

With nuclear negotiations between Iran and the United States restarting today, Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Middle East Security Program Director Ilan Goldenberg, CNAS Bacevich Fellow Jacob Stokes, and CNAS Middle East Program Research Associate Nicholas Heras have produced a new policy brief on potential cooperation with Iran in the wake of a nuclear deal.

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  • January 12, 2015
  • Lt. Scott Cheney-Peters, Andrew Herr
  • Reports

Between Iron Man and Aqua Man: Exosuit Opportunities in Maritime Operations

"Between Iron Man and Aqua Man: Exosuit Opportunities in Maritime Operations" examines how exosuit technology, often considered in the context of special operations or ground forces, could be used in maritime applications in the near-term.

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  • January 8, 2015
  • David W. Barno, USA (Ret.), Katherine Kidder, Kelley Sayler, Nora Bensahel
  • Reports

Battlefields and Boardrooms: Women's Leadership in the Military and the Private Sector

Dr. Nora Bensahel, LTG David W. Barno, USA (Ret.), Katherine Kidder, and Kelley Sayler examine the career paths of professional women through the ranks of the U.S. military and private sector.

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  • January 8, 2015
  • Tyler Jost
  • Policy Briefs

Defend, Defect, or Desert?: The Future of the Afghan Security Forces

In "Defend, Defect, or Desert?: The Future of the Afghan Security Forces,” Tyler Jost, a former U.S. Army Company Commander who served two tours in Afghanistan, lays out how the United States can most effectively support the Afghan National Security Forces.

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  • December 11, 2014
  • Elizabeth Rosenberg, Dr. David Titley, Alexander Wiker
  • Policy Briefs

Arctic 2015 and Beyond: A Strategy for U.S. Leadership in the High North

Three Arctic experts lay out the challenges and opportunities that face the United States as it assumes the chair of the Arctic Council in April 2015. 

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  • December 3, 2014
  • Amy Chang
  • Reports

Warring State: China’s Cybersecurity Strategy

Research Associate Amy Chang explores the political, economic, and military objectives of China’s cybersecurity apparatus; reveals drivers and intentions of Chinese activity in cyberspace; and analyzes the development of Beijing’s cybersecurity infrastructure over the last three decades.

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  • December 2, 2014
  • Shawn Brimley
  • Congressional Testimony

Executive Vice President Shawn Brimley before HASC on DOD's Third Offset Strategy

Executive Vice President Shawn Brimley testified before the HASC Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces on The Role of Maritime and Air Power in DoD’s Third Offset Strategy.

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  • November 20, 2014
  • Aaron Scheinberg, MBS, MPA/ID, Monica Matthieu, L.C.S.W., Ph.D., Oliver Gould
  • Reports

The Mission Continues: A Case Study of the Well After Service Model

Oliver Gould and Aaron Scheinberg from The Mission Continues partnered with Monica Matthieu from the Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis to evaluate the multiyear impact of the organization's work within the framework of the Veterans Wellness Model.

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  • November 18, 2014
  • Reports

Cost-Imposing Strategies: A Brief Primer

Dr. Thomas Mahnken, professor at both the Naval War College and Johns Hopkins SAIS, delivers a general but thorough framework for thinking about cost-imposing strategies, a critical step in understanding how such strategies can be used to support an open, inclusive, rules-based system in Asia.

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  • November 11, 2014
  • Ely Ratner
  • Other Resources

Can China Make Peace in the South China Sea?

Senior Fellow Dr. Ely Ratner argues that in recent years, China become not only more assertive but has also been increasingly engaging in unilateral coercion to advance its claims in the South China Sea.

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