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CommentaryTrump Wants Answers on the Pandemic’s Origins. Politicizing Intelligence Won’t Help.
Where did the coronavirus come from? The Trump administration says it wants answers to this question—but conflicting statements from U.S. leaders are further undercutting the ...
By Elsa B. Kania
CommentaryA Strongman Brand Others Can Emulate
For the past 20 years, Putin has been driven principally by his desire to maintain power. To this end, he has weakened the state, eliminated competition, and personalized Russ...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor
CommentaryDigital Threats to Democracy: The Online Brain
What Is Digitally Impaired Cognition? A growing reliance on digital systems is gradually subverting human cognition by making it more difficult for individuals to maintain att...
By M. Nina Miller
CommentaryOnline and Off-Kilter: Forecasting Digital Threats to Democracy
New technologies come with unintended consequences. It is increasingly clear that the breakneck pace of technological development in the 21st century poses new digital threats...
By M. Nina Miller
CommentaryEmerging Trends in Coercive Economic Measures Used by the United States and China
On April 24, the CNAS Energy, Economics, and Security (EES) program held a live discussion on trends in coercive economic measures in the U.S.-China relationship. This event c...
By Ashley Feng
CommentaryVeteran Benefits for Members of the National Guard and Reserves
The reserve component of the armed forces is often overlooked in terms of federal benefits and recognition....
By Nathalie Grogan
CommentaryMore women in government roles leads to greater national security
The United States is facing an unprecedented economic and health crisis due to the coronavirus. Decisions made now will have repercussions that last for years. Recovery from t...
By Katie Galgano
CommentaryThe World Order Is Dead. Here’s How to Build a New One for a Post-Coronavirus Era.
International orders seldom change in noticeable ways. Just as Rome wasn’t built in a day, the Pax Romana was not a passing phase: it persisted for centuries. The order that a...
By Edward Fishman
CommentaryGlobal Supply Chains, Economic Decoupling, and U.S.-China Relations, Part 2: The View from the People’s Republic of China
Introduction: The World As Beijing Sees It U.S. economic policy is not the only force at play threatening to disrupt the deep economic ties between the People’s Republic of C...
By Sagatom Saha & Ashley Feng
CommentarySharper: Global Coronavirus Response
As regions across the United States enforce states of emergency and a growing list of countries restrict travel, close schools, and quarantine citizens, the economic and human...
By Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
CommentaryWashington’s Anti-Huawei Tactics Need a Reboot In Europe
A coronavirus-induced economic crisis could send Europe bargain-shopping for critical infrastructure—in ways that might be dangerous. Europe’s argument on moving forward with ...
By Carisa Nietsche & Martijn Rasser
CommentaryNow is the time for an economic stimulus in artificial intelligence — or the US could fall behind
The COVID-19 virus has inflicted significant pain on the US economy as airlines have cancelled thousands of flights, restaurants and retailers have shut down, and sporting eve...
By Tony Samp
CommentaryA Nightmare for For China: What Would Beijing Do if Kim Jong-un Dies?
A leadership transition in North Korea would present both tremendous risk and opportunity for all stakeholders in Northeast Asia, perhaps most acutely for China. Beijing has l...
By Kristine Lee
CommentaryThird order effects of coronavirus on military recruiting and retention
The COVID-19 pandemic will have yet-to-be-seen effects on military recruitment and retention in the short- and long-term. Every month during which recruiting is paused or slow...
By Emma Moore
CommentaryCountering China’s Technonationalism
The world’s technology-leading democracies must take a fresh approach to high-end tech exports and policy to prevail in the competition with China. The global semiconductor in...
By Martijn Rasser
CommentaryU.S. Sanctions and COVID-19
On April 17, the CNAS Energy, Economics, and Security (EES) program held a live discussion on U.S. sanctions policy and the COVID-19 pandemic. EES Program Director and Senior ...
By Abigail Eineman
CommentarySharper: The 5G Future
5th Generation (5G) telecommunications promises to be a foundational next-generation technology—and vital to enabling the next industrial revolution. The stakes in 5G are high...
By Megan Lamberth, Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
CommentaryInto the unknown: Military families struggle with Family Care Plans
There is an old saying around the military, “If the Army wanted you to have a family, they’d have issued you one,” implying families are extraneous to the needs of the organiz...
By COL Sarah Albrycht & Nathalie Grogan
CommentaryTo Prepare for a Crisis, Read Fiction
Fiction and policy too rarely mix. The learned policymaker reads reports and journal articles, books and research papers, all aimed at injecting the highest-quality thinking i...
By Richard Fontaine
CommentaryHow the US can learn from Israel to counter Iran
During the COVID-19 crisis, one would have thought the United States and Iran would find ways to reduce tensions. Instead the Trump administration refuses to relax sanctions i...
By Ilan Goldenberg & Kaleigh Thomas