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The Future of Civilians in National Security

Katherine L. Kuzminski, Nathalie Grogan, Celina Pouchet | August 17, 2023

Indo-Pacific Security

Strengthening the Shield

In December 2022, Japan’s government released three major strategic documents: the National Security Strategy, the National Defense Strategy, and the Defense Buildup Program. ...

Indo-Pacific Security

U.S.-China Competition and Military AI

Two tectonic trends in the international security environment appear to be on a collision course. The first trend is the intensifying geopolitical rivalry between the United S...


Campaign of Denial

The United States faces an unprecedented challenge: simultaneously deterring large-scale conventional aggression by two nuclear-armed powers. The nation will need to deter the...


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    • Time Magazine
    • September 21, 2023
    How the U.N. Plans to Shape the Future of AI

    Levels of international cooperation between countries with the aim of managing dangerous technologies is at a “30-year low,” says Bill Drexel, an associate fellow at military ...

    By Bill Drexel

  • In The News
    • Axios
    • September 20, 2023
    Xi protégés fall as Beijing focuses on security risks

    The Chinese Communist Party's growing preoccupation with stamping out perceived national security threats at home could undermine China's reputation abroad for stable leadersh...

    By Jacob Stokes

  • In The News
    • The Washington Post
    • September 19, 2023
    Biden’s efforts to court India challenged by assassination claim

    With Washington and Delhi strengthening their security cooperation to counter China, the Biden administration has been willing to overlook its differences with India over Russ...

    By Lisa Curtis

  • In The News
    • Newsweek
    • September 18, 2023
    China Has Hobbled Russia's Drone Industry

    Beijing's ban on larger drones and some components needed to build uncrewed technology is "now a hotly debated topic" across Russian sectors and organizations involved with Mo...

    By Samuel Bendett

  • In The News
    • The New York Times
    • September 15, 2023
    As Kim Inspects Russia’s Military, Putin Cultivates ‘Axis of the Sanctioned’

    “I think it’s really serious,” said Andrea Kendall-Taylor, a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, who previously led analyses of Russia by the U.S. intelli...

    By Andrea Kendall-Taylor

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