Publications

  • 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
  • CDR Jennifer S. Couture
  • Reports

Smarter Naval Power in the Indo-Pacific Region

In this paper, CNAS Military Fellow Commander Jennifer Couture points out that countering China’s A2/AD strategies in the future not only requires advanced technology, but calls for finding new ways to employ forces and capabilities already in the Navy’s inventory.

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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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  • June 13, 2016
  • Reports

Security Cooperation: The Key to Access and Influence in the Asia-Pacific

In this paper, BowerGroupAsia Senior Director Desmond Walton examines the increasing value returned by the development of strategic networks of regional military relationships by the United States and China in the Asia-Pacific.

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  • June 13, 2016
  • Reports

Exploiting Amphibious Operations to Counter Chinese A2/AD Capabilities

In this paper, Japan Forum Senior Fellow Colonel Grant Newsham, USMC (Ret.) examines how a mobile amphibious force with air, sea, and ground capability can effectively degrade China’s area-denial/anti-access capability.

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  • June 13, 2016
  • Mira Rapp-Hooper
  • Reports

Flashpoints, Escalation, and A2/AD

In this paper, CNAS Senior Fellow Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper examines three prominent escalation scenarios in the Asia-Pacific in the context of China’s developing area-denial/anti-access capability

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  • June 13, 2016
  • Kelley Sayler
  • Reports

The Promise of Unmanned Systems in the Asia Pacific

In this paper, CNAS Associate Fellow Kelley Sayler analyzes the proliferation of unmanned systems—particularly UAVs—within the framework of the increasingly contentious issue of area-denial/anti-access weapon systems in the Asia-Pacific.

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