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68 Foreign Ministers and Senior Leaders Meet to Discuss Fight against ISIS

State Secretary Tillerson will host 68 foreign ministers and senior leaders of the Global Coalition, the first meeting of the global coalition working to defeat ISIS. Meanwhil...

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Is the U.S. Military Getting Smaller and Older?

Concerns about the adequacy of the U.S. military frequently focus on two issues: whether its force structure has gotten too small, and whether U.S. forces are being modernized...

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CNAS Press Note: President Trump’s Defense Spending Request

Washington, February 28 – As the Trump administration prepares to submit a defense budget request calling for a 10 percent increase in defense spending, Center for a New Ameri...

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    • September 14, 2016
    CNAS Commentary: Can the U.S.-Philippine Alliance Endure Duterte?

    Philippine President Roberto Duterte is continuing his anti-American campaign with two latest bombshell statements, first calling for the fewer than 200 American Special Opera...

    By Dr. Patrick M. Cronin & Anthony Cho

  • Reports
    • December 14, 2016
    Future Foundry

    In June 2014, the Center for a New American Security released “Creative Disruption: Technology, Strategy and the Future of the Global Defense Industry.” The paper argued that ...

    By Ben FitzGerald, Alexandra Sander & Jacqueline Parziale

    • Reports
    • January 4, 2010
    Fixing Intel: A Blueprint for Making Intelligence Relevant in Afghanistan

    This report  critically examines the relevance of the U.S. intelligence community to the counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan and provides a blueprint for how the United ...

    By Matt Pottinger, Michael T. Flynn & Paul D. Batchelor

  • Reports
    • May 16, 2016
    Extending American Power

    Foreword by Robert Kagan and James P. Rubin Over the past year, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) brought together an extraordinary group of scholars, practitione...

    By Amb. Eric S. Edelman, James B. Steinberg, Julianne Smith, Kurt Campbell, Michele Flournoy, Richard Fontaine, James P. Rubin, Stephen J. Hadley, Dr. Robert Kagan & Robert Zoellick

  • Reports
    • January 12, 2017
    #Virtual Caliphate

    Many policymakers, intelligence analysts, and academics believe expelling the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) from Mosul and Raqqah is the key to t...

    By General Joseph L. Votel, LTC Christina Bembenek, Charles Hans, Jeffery Mouton & Amanda Spencer

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