With the 2012 presidential election
just a month away, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) released today
a National Security
Guide to the 2012 Presidential Election, a compilation of issue
briefs on a wide range of national security topics that the next president must
address. National security has received limited attention from the campaigns,
candidates, the media and the public during this election season. The guide is
intended to help American voters, global partners and other interested
observers better understand the national security issues that are at stake in
this election and that will impact the nation for decades to come.
the National Security
Guide to the 2012 Presidential Election.
on the expertise of CNAS scholars, and edited by Kay King, Senior Advisor and
Director of External Relations, and Researcher Jacob Stokes, the guide provides
readers with a fact-based, non-ideological assessment of the following critical
national security issues:
CNAS experts: LTG David W.
Barno, USA (Ret.), Dr. Nora Bensahel, Melissa Dalton, Richard Fontaine,
Matthew Irvine, Dr. John Nagl, Jacob Stokes
- Defense Budget
CNAS experts: LTG
David W. Barno, USA (Ret.), Dr. Nora Bensahel, Shawn Brimley, Dr. John
Nagl, Matthew Irvine, Travis Sharp, Jacob Stokes
Shawn Brimley, Dr. Patrick Cronin, Oriana Skylar Mastro, Dr. Ely Ratner,
Melissa Dalton, Matthew Irvine, Dr. Colin Kahl, Dr. Marc Lynch
CNAS experts: Melissa
Dalton, Matthew Irvine, Dr. Colin Kahl, Dr. Marc Lynch
- North Korea
CNAS experts: Dr.
David Asher, Dr. Patrick Cronin, Oriana Skylar Mastro, Dr. Ely Ratner,
- Cyber Security
Shawn Brimley, Robert Butler, Dr. Kristin Lord, Dr. Irving Lachow
- Energy and Climate Security
CNAS experts: Dr.
Nancy Brune, Will Rogers
Click here to view
CNAS expert biographies.
for a New American Security (CNAS) is an
independent and nonpartisan research institution that develops strong,
pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies. CNAS leads
efforts to help inform and prepare the national security leaders of today and