Publications

  • September 22, 2014
  • Richard Fontaine
  • Policy Briefs

Seizing the Modi Moment: Reenergizing U.S.-India Ties on the Eve of the Prime Minister’s Visit

CNAS President Richard Fontaine offers an agenda of deepened strategic ties between the United States and India in anticipation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States in late September.

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  • September 22, 2014
  • Dr. John Lee
  • Reports

Nonmilitary Approaches to Countering Chinese Coercion: A Code of Practice for the Asia-Pacific

Dr. John Lee of the University of Sydney discusses political and diplomatic tools to impose costs on bad behavior in maritime Asia as part of an overall strategy encompassing military and non-military tools.

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  • September 18, 2014
  • Richard Fontaine
  • Policy Briefs

Bringing Liberty Online: Reenergizing the Internet Freedom Agenda in a Post-Snowden Era

CNAS President Richard Fontaine argues that, despite the many complications arising from the Snowden disclosures, America still needs a comprehensive Internet freedom strategy.

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  • September 18, 2014
  • Dafna Rand
  • Congressional Testimony

Dr. Dafna Rand before House Select Intelligence Committee on ISIS

Leon E. Panetta Fellow Dafna Rand testified before the House Select Intelligence Committee on the ISIS terrorist threat to the U.S. and other countries, and the stability of the Middle East.

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  • September 12, 2014
  • Toshi Yoshihara
  • Reports

Going Anti-Access at Sea: How Japan Can Turn the Tables on China

Professor Toshi Yoshihara of the U.S. Naval War College examines how Tokyo can, in the context of a consistently defensive approach to security and a strong U.S.-Japan alliance, adopt asymmetric strategies to counter negative trends in relative maritime power between Japan and China.

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  • September 4, 2014
  • Patrick M. Cronin
  • Reports

The Challenge of Responding to Maritime Coercion

Dr. Patrick Cronin provides a framework for further thinking about both the need to impose costs on bad behavior and gray zone assertiveness in maritime Asia, and the set of strategies best able to accomplish behavioral change while preserving the overall peaceful character of the region.

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  • September 2, 2014
  • Jacob Stokes, Julianne Smith, Nora Bensahel, David W. Barno, USA (Ret.)
  • Policy Briefs

Charting the Course: Directions for the New NATO Secretary General

A new policy brief by CNAS' Strategy and Statecraft Program timed in conjunction with the NATO Summit September 4-5, makes recommendations on key issues like NATO’s response to Russia and Ukraine, military capabilities, crisis management in the Middle East, and Arctic security.

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  • August 29, 2014
  • Paul Scharre
  • Other Resources

Report Preview - Robotics on the Battlefield Part II: The Coming Swarm

In this preview of the forthcoming report, Robotics on the Battlefield Part II: The Coming Swarm, Fellow and 20YY Warfare Initiative Director Paul Scharre explores how rising platform costs are leading to shrinking quantities, and the potential for low-cost unmanned systems to bring mass back to the battlefield.

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  • August 27, 2014
  • Alexander Sullivan
  • Reports

Autonomous Power? Securing Singapore’s Interests in the 21st Century

Research Associate Alexander Sullivan examines Singapore's how Singapore’s national security strategy translates into defense policy decisions, and discusses the potential of unmanned systems to amplify Singapore’s capabilities and support its security objectives.

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  • August 25, 2014
  • Anthony Vassalo, Dafna Rand
  • Policy Briefs

Bringing the Fight Back Home: Western Foreign Fighters in Iraq and Syria

“Bringing the Fight Back Home” argues that the changing dynamics on the ground in Iraq are accelerating the urgency of the threat from the approximately 3,000 foreign fighters with Western passports, including the over 100 Americans.

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