Publications

  • 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 24, 2015
  • Op-Eds

Lean Forward in Iraq

Chief Executive Michèle Flournoy and President Richard Fontaine penned an op-ed looking at how the U.S. can sucessfully defeat the Islamic State in The Washington Post.

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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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  • June 10, 2015
  • Alexander Sullivan
  • Policy Briefs

Navigating the Future: U.S.-Taiwan Maritime Cooperation and Building Order in Asia

“Navigating the Future: U.S.-Taiwan Maritime Cooperation and Building Order in Asia” identifies a framework for advancing U.S.-Taiwan maritime cooperation, which consists of building transparency, fostering dialogue, and bolstering stability through deterrence.

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  • May 19, 2015
  • Andrew Erickson, Alexander Sullivan, Elbridge Colby, Ely Ratner, Zachary Hosford
  • Reports

More Willing and Able: Charting China's International Security Activism

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Asia-Pacific Security Program has released a new report, More Willing and Able: Charting China’s International Security Activism. 

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  • May 14, 2015
  • Elizabeth Rosenberg, Dr. David Gordon, Ellie Maruyama
  • Reports

Crude Oil Export & U.S. National Security

CNAS Energy, Economics, and Security (EES) Program has released a new report, Crude Oil Export & U.S. National Security.

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