Publications

  • December 11, 2014
  • Elizabeth Rosenberg, Dr. David Titley, Alexander Wiker
  • Policy Briefs

Arctic 2015 and Beyond: A Strategy for U.S. Leadership in the High North

Three Arctic experts lay out the challenges and opportunities that face the United States as it assumes the chair of the Arctic Council in April 2015. 

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  • December 3, 2014
  • Amy Chang
  • Reports

Warring State: China’s Cybersecurity Strategy

Research Associate Amy Chang explores the political, economic, and military objectives of China’s cybersecurity apparatus; reveals drivers and intentions of Chinese activity in cyberspace; and analyzes the development of Beijing’s cybersecurity infrastructure over the last three decades.

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  • December 2, 2014
  • Shawn Brimley
  • Congressional Testimony

Executive Vice President Shawn Brimley before HASC on DOD's Third Offset Strategy

Executive Vice President Shawn Brimley testified before the HASC Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces on The Role of Maritime and Air Power in DoD’s Third Offset Strategy.

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

The Mission Continues: A Case Study of the Well After Service Model

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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