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CommentaryOn Thanksgiving, I'm thankful for America and the opportunity to serve in the Navy Reserve
I lead a double life. Most of the month, I’m a national security expert in Washington, D.C., offering my views on how the United States can compete with China to shape the cou...
By Daniel Kliman
CommentaryForeign National Recruitment Must Stay True to Its Roots Under Trump Administration
Last December, the U.S. Department of Defense suspended the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest Program, which responsible for recruiting foreign nationals livi...
By Jennie Kim & Jeesue Lee
CommentaryDual-Military Families Need Help From The Service That They Aren’t Getting
When Renee Swift, an Air Force officer, married an active-duty Navy pilot, the couple added to their already-challenging careers a third, seemingly full-time job: coordinating...
By Amy Schafer & Moira Fagan
CommentaryThe War on Apathy
Right now, Congress has no incentive to rein in America’s military actions around the world. A threat to reinstate the draft would give it one....
By Amy Schafer
What’s Really Going On With Veteran Employment?
After 15 years of war, there are big questions over how well the men and women who serve the country are faring after military service. The Center for a New American Security ...
By Amy Schafer & Andrew Swick
Why I Write: A Veteran Reflects on Coming Home From War
Two years ago, I ran into a veteran buddy I hadn't seen in years. He was an Army officer who had just finished his final tour in Afghanistan and was preparing for life after t...
Video: Women and Leadership in National Security
CNAS CEO Michèle Flournoy, Senior Fellow Phillip Carter, and Research Associate Katherine Kidder discuss the vision behind CNAS' initiative discussing women and leadership in ...
By Katherine Kidder, Michèle Flournoy & Phillip Carter
INFOGRAPHIC: Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization
By Katherine Kidder & Phillip Carter
SOTU: Katherine Kidder on Veteran's Issues
With two years left in his administration, the President must use his State of the Union address to highlight how he will follow through on the veterans initiatives set forth ...
By Katherine Kidder
Video: Visualizing Today's Veterans Population and Forecasting the Issues of Tomorrow
By Phillip Carter
Eric Shinseki is still the right person to lead Veterans Affairs
After Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki appeared before a Senate committee last week, one television commentator indicated that when Shinseki said he was “mad as ...
By Thomas Davis
Video: Under scrutiny before, VA delay allegations strike a chord
By Phillip Carter
It Should Be Tough
Lone Survivor is a hard movie to sit through, and that’s a good thing. Bringing to life former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell’s book by the same name, the movie recounts the story...
By Jackson Keith
Video: Reintegrating Veterans into Their Communities
Watch the video of the "Reintegrating Veterans into Their Communities" panel at the CNAS 2012 Annual Conference....
Understanding and Preventing Veteran Suicide
On December 2nd, Dr. Margaret C. Harrell, CNAS Senior Fellow and Director of the Joining Forces Initiative, testified before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommit...
By Margaret C. Harrell
Command Post: "Does Fear of Getting Mental-Health Help Drive Up Suicide in the Military?"
The military has long known that many troops won't take advantage of the roster of mental-health care options the military offers. That's because they fear the stigma it might...
Transcript - Losing the Battle: The Challenge of Military Suicide
The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) held an event, Losing the Battle, on November 1, 2011, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., to discuss the issue of suicide in the U.S. milita...
CBS Evening News: Suicide Rampant In Army
Last year, there were 143 known or suspected suicides in the army, an all-time high. This year the numbers are even worse. David Martin reports....