Publications

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

Well After Service: The Mission Continues as a Case Study

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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  • November 10, 2014
  • Michael Horowitz, Paul Scharre, Kelley Sayler
  • Policy Briefs

Autonomous Weapon Systems at the United Nations

CNAS experts Michael Horowitz, Paul Scharre and Kelley Sayler examine the issues facing U.N. delegates, along with recommendations for action.

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  • November 6, 2014
  • Dafna Rand, Nicholas Heras
  • Policy Briefs

How This Ends: A Blueprint for De-Escalation in Syria

Deputy Director of Studies and Leon E. Panetta Fellow Dr. Dafna H. Rand and Research Associate Nicholas Heras argue for the importance of focusing on a political framework for de-escalating the civil conflict in Syria.

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  • November 6, 2014
  • Ely Ratner
  • Policy Briefs

The Obama-Xi Summit: Three Essential Messages from Washington

Asia-Pacific Security Deputy Director Ely Ratner examines and Obama-Xi Summit and provides three messages from Washington.

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  • October 16, 2014
  • Marc Lynch
  • Reports

The Tourniquet: A Strategy for Defeating the Islamic State and Saving Syria and Iraq

Adjunct Senior Fellow Marc Lynch lays out a strategy for internationally legitimate and regionally coordinated large-scale but conditional assistance to Iraq and to Syrians.

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  • October 16, 2014
  • Alexander Sullivan
  • Reports

Strengthening U.S.-Indonesia Defense Ties

As part of the Asia Strategy Series, Research Associate Alexander Sullivan examines the U.S.-Indonesia defense relationship.

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  • October 15, 2014
  • Paul Scharre
  • Reports

Robotics on the Battlefield Part II: The Coming Swarm

20YY Warfare Initiative Director Paul Scharre explores the power of robot swarms and includes specific recommendations for action to preserve U.S. military dominance in an age of autonomous systems.

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  • September 30, 2014
  • Alexander Sullivan
  • Reports

Advancing U.S.-Malaysia Security Cooperation in a Changing Environment

Research Associate Alexander Sullivan examines the growing relationship between the United States and Malaysia.

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