Publications

  • 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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  • October 16, 2014
  • Alexander Sullivan
  • Reports

Strengthening U.S.-Indonesia Defense Ties

As part of the Asia Strategy Series, Research Associate Alexander Sullivan examines the U.S.-Indonesia defense relationship.

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  • October 15, 2014
  • Paul Scharre
  • Reports

Robotics on the Battlefield Part II: The Coming Swarm

20YY Warfare Initiative Director Paul Scharre explores the power of robot swarms and includes specific recommendations for action to preserve U.S. military dominance in an age of autonomous systems.

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  • September 30, 2014
  • Alexander Sullivan
  • Reports

Advancing U.S.-Malaysia Security Cooperation in a Changing Environment

Research Associate Alexander Sullivan examines the growing relationship between the United States and Malaysia.

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  • September 25, 2014
  • Paul Scharre
  • Other Resources

The Coming Swarm: The Cost-Imposing Value of Mass

In the second preview of the forthcoming report, Robotics on the Battlefield Part II: The Coming Swarm, Fellow and 20YY Warfare Initiative Director Paul Scharre explores the cost-imposing value of mass.

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  • 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
  • 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 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 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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