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This Is Not a Drill

Andrew Swick | January 15, 2018

Asia-Pacific Security

America's Economic Future Hinges on Its Partnership with Asia

Nearly a year into Donald Trump’s presidency, his administration has started to craft a strategic narrative for its approach to Asia. This is atypical: it took Barack Obama ne...

CNAS Announces 2018 Next Generation National Security Fellows

Washington, January 11 – The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) announced today the selection of the 2018 Next Generation National Security Leaders. Now in its ninth ye...

Technology & National Security

Congress Just Made Bipartisan Progress Against Terrorism

Last year brought news both good and bad in the fight against terrorism. On the positive side, the Islamic State’s brutal “caliphate” has virtually collapsed under a U.S.-led ...

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    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

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    • 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
    • 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

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

    Philippine President Rodrigo 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
    • 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

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