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CommentaryManaging the National Security Workforce Crisis
The federal national security workforce is entering a perfect storm shaped by workforce demographic trends, short-sighted leadership, slow adaptation to modern challenges, and...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman
PodcastBombshells and Smart Women Talk Security
RAND’s Radha Iyengar Plumb, CNAS’s Loren DeJonge Schulman (two of the Bombshell podcast hosts), and CSIS’s Alice Hunt Friend discuss mentoring young women (and men) and what i...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman
CommentaryNancy Pelosi and Theresa May are Leading on Borrowed Time
Prime Minister Theresa May and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, two female politicians on either side of the Atlantic, each managed to stave off challenges to their leadersh...
By Livia Godaert & Chris Estep
PodcastBombshell: Come What May
Erin, Radha, and Loren invited Dr. Lindsay Cohn of the U.S. Naval War College to join their posse and explain America’s history of employing the military for domestic purposes...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman, Lindsay Cohn, Radha Iyengar & Erin Simpson
CommentaryThe Messy Reality Inside the Pentagon, Captured in Fiction
“Thank you for your service” is one of the most frequently uttered phrases to those toiling in Americans’ most trusted, but least understood, institution: the United States mi...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman
PodcastWomen In National Security: Morgan Ortagus and Samantha Vinograd
Samantha Vinograd and Morgan Ortagus join the CNAS Women in National Security podcast to discuss their careers in national security, the private sector, and media, their evolv...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman, Samantha Vinograd & Morgan Ortagus
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
PodcastWomen in National Security: Nicole Pilkus
Nicole Pilkus, Deputy Director of the Maritime Safety Office National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, talks with CNAS expert Julie Smith about her career in the defense indust...
By Julianne Smith & Nicole Pilkus
PodcastWomen in National Security: Amanda Sloat
Amanda Sloat of the Brookings Institution shares what it's like working as a woman in national security....
By Dr. Amanda Sloat
PodcastWomen in National Security: Laura Rosenberger
Laura Rosenburger, former foreign policy advisor for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential Campaign, discusses the misconceptions women have about working in national security....
By Laura Rosenberger
PodcastWomen in National Security: Emma Ashford
Emma Ashford, a Cato Institute research fellow with expertise in international security and the politics of energy, shares her experiences working as a woman in national secur...
By Emma Ashford
PodcastWomen in National Security: Mara Karlin
Mara Karlin, a nonresident senior fellow in the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings, discusses the roadblocks that kee...
By Mara Karlin & Loren DeJonge Schulman
PodcastWomen in National Security: Alina Polyakova
Alina Polyakova, the David Rubenstein Fellow for foreign policy at the Brookings Institution, discusses the options available to women who want to work in national security....
PodcastWomen in National Security: Julie Smith, Loren DeJonge Schulman & Kate Kidder
CNAS experts Kate Kidder, Julie Smith, and Loren DeJonge Schulman discuss why they launched the women in national security project, what they've learned, and their personal st...
By Julianne Smith, Loren DeJonge Schulman & Katherine Kidder
PodcastWomen in National Security: Alice Hunt Friend
CNAS Adjunct Senior Fellow Alice Friend Hunt speaks on the importance of self-confidence and the ways in which men can help women succeed in national security....
By Loren DeJonge Schulman & Alice Hunt Friend
PodcastWomen in National Security: Kate Bateman
Kate Bateman is a Visiting Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow. Bateman was the lead author...
By Kate Bateman & Rachel Rizzo
PodcastWomen in National Security: Yasmin Faruki
Former CNAS Executive Intern Yasmin Faruki shares her thoughts on beginning a career in national security as a woman of color and the importance of seeking out challenges....
By Loren DeJonge Schulman & Yasmin Faruki
PodcastWomen in National Security: Dr. Nora Bensahel
Dr. Nora Bensahel is a distinguished scholar in residence at the School of International Service at American University. She was most recently a senior fellow and codirector o...
By Julianne Smith
PodcastWomen in National Security: Kimberly Jackson
Kimberly Jackson, a senior policy analyst at the RAND Corporation, shares her advice on seizing opportunities and the importance of self-advocating in military environments. H...
By Kimberly Jackson
PodcastWomen in National Security: Dr. Tamara Cofman Wittes
Dr. Tamara Cofman Wittes, senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, talks about the impacts of female leadership in foreign diplomacy and overcoming personal doubts and fears....