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PodcastLithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs on Baltic security concerns, NATO membership
Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Linas Linkevičius, sits down with CNAS’ Jim Townsend to discuss his recent visit to Washington, Baltic security concerns, and takes the...
By Jim Townsend & Linas Linkevičius
CommentaryDonald Trump and the Art of Strategic Ambiguity
Donald Trump has disturbed the world. His policy of strategic ambiguity has destabilized friends and foes alike. It has forced enemies such as North Korea to the bargaining ta...
By Jerry Hendrix
Panel Discussion: Foreign Policy and Fragile States
Seven years into a brutal civil war in Syria, we are reminded how fragile states can lead to regional instability, cause humanitarian crises and fall prey to extremist organiz...
By Ilan Goldenberg
PodcastDefense & Aerospace Business Report Podcast
CNAS expert Susanna V. Blume joined in on this week’s episode of the Defense & Aerospace Business Report podcast to discuss ongoing congressional budget deliberations, NATO de...
By Susanna V. Blume
TranscriptTranscript: CNAS AI Task Force Press Briefing
By Paul Scharre, Robert O. Work & Amir Husain
The Dish | March 13, 2018
Welcome to The Dish! Curated by the CNAS Transatlantic Security Team, the Dish sends you the latest in transatlantic relations once a week. If this is your first time receivin...
By Julianne Smith & Jim Townsend
CommentaryChina’s Quest for Political Control and Military Supremacy in the Cyber Domain
The People’s Republic of China seeks to contest information dominance (制信息权) and discursive dominance (话语权) in cyberspace. For the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), cybersecurity...
By Elsa B. Kania
PodcastFull Metal Podcast: Are those live nukes?
This week on Full Metal Podcast the defense team discusses Trump's purposed meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and Jerry speaks with Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) o...
By Jerry Hendrix, Susanna V. Blume, Lauren Fish, Adam Routh & Jim Banks
PodcastWomen in National Security: Jennifer Griffin
Launching the second chapter in the Women in National Security podcast series, Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin talks with CNAS Senior Fellow Loren De...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman & Jennifer Griffin
CommentaryFiring VA Secretary David Shulkin Is a Bad Idea
Dr. David Shulkin, the current secretary of veterans affairs and the only Democrat in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, has done fairly well running the VA. At a signing cerem...
By Phillip Carter
PodcastPeter Potman on the Rise of China and Transatlantic Cooperation
Peter Potman, Director of the Asia and Oceania Department at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, joins Julie Smith and Dr. Dan Kliman of CNAS to discuss the Dutch and...
By Julianne Smith, Dr. Daniel Kliman & Peter Potman
CommentaryRobert Kaplan: Grand Strategy and the Return of Marco Polo's World
The following is a transcript of Robert D. Kaplan's speech at the Michael J. Zak Grand Strategy Lecture on March 7th, 2018. KAPLAN: It is a great privilege and honor for me to...
By Robert D. Kaplan
PodcastThe Intersection of Commercial and Military Applications of Artificial Intelligence in the U.S.
Join Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program at CNAS, in a discussion with Brendan McCord and Gregory C. Allen about the chall...
By Paul Scharre, Brendan McCord & Gregory C. Allen
PodcastWhat We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Grand Strategy
As part of our Michael J. Zak Grand Strategy Lecture series, Senior Fellow Loren DeJonge Schulman hosts four experts to discuss some fundamentals of grand strategy that are to...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman, Kelly Magsamen, Julianne Smith & Emma Ashford
CommentaryHow Mike Pompeo Could Save the State Department
Former congressman and CIA Director Mike Pompeo has a bio that sparkles even in Washington: top of his class at West Point, five years of Army service, Harvard Law, success in...
By Phillip Carter
CommentaryA Requiem for Rex’s Redesign
President Trump’s decision to inform Rex Tillerson of his firing via tweet was a fitting end to what has been a historically weak and ineffective tenure as secretary of state....
By Ilan Goldenberg
CommentaryHow to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal
After a year of complaining about the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), U.S. President Donald Trump finally resorted to thre...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg & Ilan Goldenberg
CommentaryThe Clock Is Already Ticking on Mike Pompeo
Rex Tillerson’s humiliating end is hardly surprising. He’s been on life support for months: last summer, Washington buzzed with rumors of “Rexit,” and last November the White ...
By Julianne Smith & Derek Chollet
CommentaryFor the Navy, Strike Capability Should Be Top Priority
The United States Navy needs to make some hard choices if it wishes to remain relevant in the Anti-Access/Area Denial (A2AD) security environment that lies ahead of it. It mus...
By Jerry Hendrix
CommentaryColumn: Toward a civil discourse on foreign policy
Tampa Bay residents were surprised recently when Russian President Vladimir Putin, in his annual address, showed an animated video that had multiple warheads raining down on w...
By Julianne Smith