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PodcastThe Biden Administration and Europe, with Steven Erlanger
Steven Erlanger joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss how Europe is reacting to the incoming Biden administration. Erlanger is the chief diplomatic correspon...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Steven Erlanger
Investing in Bipartisan National Security
Dear Colleagues, It is a momentous time in Washington. As a new presidential administration prepares to take office, the country faces an ongoing pandemic, an uncertain econom...
By Richard Fontaine
CommentaryBack to the Future: Transforming the U.S. Army for High-Intensity Warfare in the 21st Century
The Army’s transformation remains a work in progress and potential pitfalls still lurk on the horizon....
By Billy Fabian
VideoSenators grill social media giants over election handling
Kara Frederick, fellow at the Center for a New American Security, provides key takeaways from Facebook, Twitter CEO testimony. Watch the full interview on Fox and Friends Fir...
By Kara Frederick
CommentarySharper: America's Alliances and Partnerships
Cooperation with allies and partners is vital for achieving U.S. foreign policy goals, especially with respect to global challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, the sprea...
By Carisa Nietsche, Jeff Cirillo, Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
VideoThe Financial Footprints of North Korea’s Hackers
As North Korea continues to successfully evade U.S. and UN sanctions, what can the United States do?...
CommentaryNext Generation Defense Strategy: Missile Defense
The next administration needs to more fully consider missile defense in the context of strategic deterrence....
By Sarah Mineiro
VideoIs TikTok a Harmless App or a Threat To U.S. Security?
The popular social media platform TikTok has so far avoided being banned by the Trump administration. But until it addresses concerns over its national security risks, its fut...
By Kara Frederick
CommentaryWhy Is North Korea So Good at Cybercrime?
North Korea continues to exploit vulnerabilities in cybersecurity to acquire funds for its dangerous nuclear weapons development program....
By Jason Bartlett
PodcastYouth Voices in Foreign Policy, with Indiana High School Students
On a special episode of Brussels Sprouts, four high school honors students from Indianapolis join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the future of U.S. national...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Jim Townsend
CommentarySketching Out North Korea's Possible Joe Biden Strategy
When it comes to predicting foreign policy, North Korea is the hardest of hard targets because there is not enough access to necessary information for consistent, high-level a...
By Jason Bartlett
CommentaryDon’t Sleep on China’s New Blockchain Internet
The CCP is progressing unfettered in a parallel technological campaign: expanding global blockchain infrastructure....
By Yaya J. Fanusie
VideoCarisa Nietsche Discusses Transatlantic Cooperation on Government Matters
On November 9, 2020, Carisa Nietsche, an Associate Fellow with the CNAS Transatlantic Security Program, appeared on Government Matters to discuss a recent roadmap from CNAS an...
By Carisa Nietsche
CommentaryA Divided Washington Is (Sort of) United on China
The two parties might be divided on almost everything else, but their legislative agendas for China have a lot in common....
By Jordan Schneider & Coby Goldberg
CommentaryMaking Critical Choices for Better Posture Approaches
The U.S. Department of Defense must make critical choices in the next NDS to better link strategic objectives with posture in support of U.S. interests....
By Becca Wasser
VideoJoshua Fitt Discusses U.S.-China Relations on i24 News
On November 8, 2020, Joshua Fitt, a Research Associate with the CNAS Asia-Pacific Security Program, appeared on i24 News to discuss the potential implications of the 2020 pres...
By Joshua Fitt
CommentaryMake Good Choices! National Security Transitions and the Policy and Process Decisions
Who leads, how agencies implement policy, and the role of the National Security Council process draw less attention than strategy and policies, but they shape the impact of a ...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman & Alex Tippett
PodcastA Transatlantic Approach to China, with Melanie Hart and Janka Oertel
Melanie Hart and Janka Oertel join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss how the next administration can work with Europe to counter China. Hart is a senior fellow...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Melanie Hart
CommentarySharper: The Next Four Years
America will face a range of national security challenges over the next four years. From sustaining military deterrence to bolstering the nation's economic leadership and more...
By Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
CommentaryHow To Avoid Becoming a Misinformation Superspreader
Social media companies bear immense responsibility for responding to misinformation outbreaks, but they must not — and cannot — go it alone....
By Megan Lamberth, Chris Estep & Martijn Rasser