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Russia in the Arctic: Gauging How Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Will Alter Regional Dynamics

Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Nicholas Lokker, Heli Hautala, Col James Frey, with contributions from Jim Danoy, Rebecca Pincus, Katarzyna Zysk | September 15, 2022


Precision and Posture: Defense Spending Trends and the FY23 Budget Request

This report examines the fiscal year (FY) 2023 defense budget request and assesses whether it sufficiently resources what was known of the Biden administration’s national defe...

Indo-Pacific Security

Competitive Connectivity

China launched the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)—originally called “One Belt, One Road”—nine years ago, pledging to use its vast financial resources and construction capacity...

Energy, Economics & Security

Rewire: Semiconductors and U.S. Industrial Policy

As the United States considers industrial policy for the first time in decades, it should learn lessons from prior government efforts to shape the semiconductor industry, in t...


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  1. The Rise of Personalist Leaders in Democracies
  2. CNAS Gaming Lab on Meet the Press
  3. Russia’s Withdrawal from Kherson, with Mike Kofman and Mick Ryan
  4. China's Digital Currency and Authoritarianism

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