Publications

  • September 14, 2016
  • Patrick M. Cronin, Anthony Woon Cho
  • Commentaries

CNAS Commentary: Can the U.S.-Philippine Alliance Endure Duterte?

As Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte continues to make controversial statements concerning the United States and its president, Asia-Pacific Security Program Director Patrick Cronin and Joseph S. Nye, Jr. National Security Intern Anthony Cho have written a new commentary.

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  • September 8, 2016
  • Peter Harrell, Elizabeth Rosenberg
  • Reports

The Next Generation of Sanctions: A Strategy of Coercive Economic Policy for the Next President

Report explores and offers recommendations on a strategy for the next president on the use of coercive economic measures.

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  • August 29, 2016
  • Reports

Digitally-Enabled Warfare: The Capability-Vulnerability Paradox

Jacquelyn Schneider, a Ph.D. candidate in political science at George Washington University, recommends the U.S. military focus greater attention, both within the acquisition process and during training and tactics development, on digital resiliency.

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  • August 26, 2016
  • Ben FitzGerald, Peter L. Levin, Jacqueline Parziale
  • Reports

Open Source Software and the Department of Defense

CNAS Experts Ben FitzGerald, Peter Levin, and Jacqueline Parziale recommend the Department of Defense invest more in open source software.

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  • August 17, 2016
  • Reports

Laos in the World Spotlight: The East Asian Summit and Next Steps in U.S.-Lao Relations

CNAS has released a policy brief outlining President Barack Obama’s forthcoming trip to Laos for the upcoming East Asia Summit and U.S. engagement with ASEAN.

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  • July 7, 2016
  • Julianne Smith
  • Congressional Testimony

Julianne Smith before the Senate Armed Services Committee

Julianne Smith, senior fellow and director of the CNAS Strategy and Statecraft Program, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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  • June 21, 2016
  • Reports

Transatlantic Economic Statecraft: The Challenge to Building a Balanced Transatlantic Sanctions Policy between the United States and the European Union

The CNAS Energy, Economics, and Security Program, in conjunction with CSIS, released a new report on challenges of transatlantic sanctions policy and how the United States and the European Union can work together to build a more balanced approach to the use of this tool of economic statecraft.

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  • June 16, 2016
  • Ilan Goldenberg, Paul Scharre, Nicholas Heras
  • Reports

Defeating the Islamic State: A Bottom-Up Approach

Report proposes a strategy based on four key interlocking efforts and then describes how these efforts can be applied region by region in western Iraq, eastern Syria, southwest Syria, and northwest Syria.

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  • June 15, 2016
  • Elizabeth Rosenberg, Dr. David Gordon, Ellie Maruyama, Alexander Sullivan
  • Reports

The New Great Game: Changing Global Energy Markets, The Re-Emergent Strategic Triangle, and U.S. Policy

Report makes specific policy recommendations for how the United States can leverage its rapidly-growing energy assets for national security goals, particularly with regard to China and Russia.

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  • June 13, 2016
  • Reports

The U.S.-Japan Alliance: Responding to China’s A2/AD Threat

In this paper, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Vice Admiral (Ret.) Yoji Koda looks into China’s regional and underlines the importance of a closely knit U.S.-Japan alliance that can both strengthen U.S. presence in the region and complement military capabilities to counter the threat from China.

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