June 20, 2011

CNAS Releases Transcripts and Videos from Annual Conference

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) released today the transcripts and videos from its fifth annual conference, Risk and Reward: American Security in an Age of Uncertainty, which took place in Washington, D.C., on June 2, 2011.

Watch the videos and read the transcripts online.

The CNAS conference featured a keynote address by Army Lieutenant General David M. Rodriguez, Deputy Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, and timely discussions with senior national security experts on Afghanistan, Pakistan and al Qaeda; cyber war and cyber security; revolution in the Middle East; cooperation and competition in China and the Asia Pacific; and American foreign policy priorities.

The conference also marked the release of five new CNAS publications:
America’s Cyber Future: Security and Prosperity in the Information Age
Beyond Afghanistan: A Regional Security Strategy for South and Central Asia

Internet Freedom: A Foreign Policy Imperative in the Digital Age

Elements of Security: Mitigating the Risks of U.S. Dependence on Critical Minerals

Upheaval: U.S. Policy Toward Iran in a Changing Middle East

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The Center 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 tomorrow.