Publications

  • February 8, 2016
  • Michelle Shevin-Coetzee
  • Reports

The Labyrinth Within: Reforming the Pentagon’s Budgeting Process

Researcher Michelle Shevin-Coetzee examines the current Defense budget process and makes recommendations for better aligning strategy and resources in a time of shrinking and unpredictable budgets.

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  • February 3, 2016
  • Julianne Smith
  • Congressional Testimony

Julianne Smith before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Julianne Smith testified before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on the "strains" on the European Union and implications for U.S. foreign policy.

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  • January 27, 2016
  • Elbridge Colby
  • Reports

From Sanctuary to Battlefield: A Framework for a U.S. Defense and Deterrence Strategy for Space

Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow Elbridge Colby takes on the challenge laid out by senior U.S. defense officials to help develop a new defense and deterrence strategy for space in light of the growing challenges to the U.S. space architecture.

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  • January 22, 2016
  • Jerry Hendrix
  • Working Papers

The Presence Problem: Naval Presence and National Strategy

Experts examine naval presence around the globe and recommend another look at the execution of our national strategy.

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  • January 12, 2016
  • Elbridge Colby
  • Reports

Russia's Evolving Nuclear Doctrine and its Implications

In this report, Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow Elbridge Colby provides a baseline of Russian thinking on how Moscow looks at these options.

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  • December 17, 2015
  • Shawn Brimley
  • Reports

While We Can: Arresting the Erosion of America’s Military Edge

CNAS Executive Vice President Shawn Brimley argues that the U.S. military edge – particularly in regards to technology – is rapidly eroding. Mr. Brimley makes concrete recommendations for how to rebuild America’s military advantage.

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  • December 16, 2015
  • Patrick M. Cronin, Van Jackson, Elbridge Colby, Richard Fontaine, David Eunpyoung Jee, Hannah Suh
  • Reports

Solving Long Division: The Geopolitical Implications of Korean Unification

Eight CNAS experts examine a host of issues posed by unification – including nuclear weapons and deterrence, the U.S.-Korea alliance, and relations between the countries in Northeast Asia – and offers key findings to inform how policymakers should prepare for unification on the Korean Peninsula.

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  • December 10, 2015
  • Paul Scharre
  • Reports

Uncertain Ground: Emerging Challenges in Land Warfare

Defense Strategies and Assessments Program Senior Fellow Paul Scharre makes recommendations for enhancing strategic agility to adapt to a changing world.

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  • December 10, 2015
  • Peter Harrell
  • Congressional Testimony

Peter Harrell before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

CNAS Adjunct Senior Fellow Peter Harrell testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to examine terrorism and the global oil markets.

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  • December 9, 2015
  • Phillip Carter, Katherine Kidder
  • Reports

Charting the Sea of Goodwill

Report conducts a comprehensive landscape analysis of the military and veteran-service organization space and its funding sources, and finds that while the support needed by more than 21 million veterans in America is growing, philanthropic support is fragmented and charitable contributions are not keeping pace.

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