Publications

  • July 28, 2015
  • Michele Flournoy
  • Congressional Testimony

Michèle Flournoy before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

CNAS Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Michèle Flournoy testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on the national security implications of lifting the crude oil export ban.

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  • July 23, 2015
  • Ilan Goldenberg
  • Congressional Testimony

Ilan Goldenberg before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Middle East Security Program Director Ilan Goldenberg testifies before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the implications of a nuclear agreement with Iran.

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  • July 23, 2015
  • Patrick M. Cronin
  • Congressional Testimony

Dr. Patrick Cronin before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Asia-Pacific Security Program Director Patrick Cronin testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on America's security role in the South China Sea.

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  • July 15, 2015
  • Benjamin Cumbo, Robert D. Kaplan
  • Reports

Russian Motives: An Essay Exploring Russia’s Approach to Crimea and Eastern Ukraine

In this report, Benjamin F. Cumbo IV examines how Russia sees its territorial aggression in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine.

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  • June 24, 2015
  • Dafna Rand, Jacob Stokes, Julianne Smith, Shawn Brimley
  • Reports

Enabling Decision: Shaping the National Security Council for the Next President

Four CNAS experts - including three former National Security Council (NSC) staff - recommend changes to NSC management processes and structure to make it more agile and effective for the next president. 

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  • June 23, 2015
  • Elizabeth Rosenberg, Dr. Sara Vakhshouri
  • Policy Briefs

Iran’s Economic Reintegration: Sanctions Relief, Energy, and Economic Growth Under a Nuclear Agreement with Iran

Senior Fellow Elizabeth Rosenberg and Dr. Sara Vakhshouri, president of SVB Energy International, LLC, lay out how the removal of international sanctions on Iran is likely to proceed and what this will mean for Iran's economic prospects.

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  • June 23, 2015
  • Dr. David Gordon
  • Congressional Testimony

Dr. David F. Gordon before Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Adjunct Senior Fellow Dr. David F. Gordon testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions, and International Economic, Energy and Environmental Policy.

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  • June 17, 2015
  • Elizabeth Rosenberg, Zachary K. Goldman
  • Policy Briefs

Economic Statecraft: American Economic Power and the New Face of Financial Warfare

Senior Fellow Elizabeth Rosenberg and Adjunct Senior Fellow Zachary K. Goldman describe challenges associated with the increasing application of coercive economic measures to tackle security challenges.

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  • June 15, 2015
  • Ilan Goldenberg
  • Reports

U.S. Strategy After the Iran Deal: Seizing Opportunities and Managing Risks

As Iran and the P5+1 close in on the deadline for a deal addressing Iran’s nuclear program, Middle East Security Program Director Ilan Goldenberg makes six core policy recommendations to the U.S. for maximizing the benefits of any deal with Iran.

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  • June 10, 2015
  • Kelley Sayler
  • Reports

A World of Proliferated Drones: A Technology Primer

Associate Fellow Kelley Sayler examines the proliferation of drones to states, non-state actors, and individuals. The report also outlines the various types of drones and what capabilities each enables, as well as the security implications – from cross-border operations to overmatch against U.S. forces – of a drone-saturated world.

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