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A Blueprint for New Sanctions on North Korea

North Korea has emerged as one of the most significant national security threats facing the United States and its allies today. Since leader Kim Jong Un came to power in 2011,...

CNAS Next Generation National Security Leaders Program Accepting Applications for 2018 Class

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) announced today that it is accepting applications for the 2018 class of the Next Generation National Security Leaders Fellowship....

Asia-Pacific Security

Dr. Daniel Kliman, former Senior Advisor for Asia Integration at DoD, named CNAS Asia-Pacific Security Program Senior Fellow

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) announced today that Dr. Daniel Kliman has joined the Center as a Senior Fellow in the Asia-Pacific Security Program. As a Senior...

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    • May 15, 2017
    Beyond the San Hai

    The United States has enjoyed largely uncontested naval supremacy across the blue waters, or open oceans, for decades. The rapid emergence of an increasingly global People’s L...

    By Dr. Patrick M. Cronin, Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper, Harry Krejsa, Alexander Sullivan & Rush Doshi

  • 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, Michèle 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

  • Reports
    • January 11, 2017
    The Future of U.S.-Russia Relations

    The next president will inherit a relationship with Russia fraught with more tension than at any point since the Cold War. Russia’s 2014 invasion of Ukraine sparked fear that ...

    By Julianne Smith & Adam Twardowski

  • Reports
    • November 10, 2016
    Power and Order in the South China Sea

    Despite numerous calls for a more cooperative relationship, U.S.-China ties appear to be on an increasingly competitive trajectory.1 Nowhere has this seemed more apparent than...

    By Dr. Patrick M. Cronin

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