February 12, 2013

State of the Union: CNAS Expert Commentary and Live Tweeting

Tonight, President Obama will
deliver the first State of the Union address of his second term. Center for a
New American Security (CNAS) experts Phillip
Carter
, Yochi
Dreazen
, Irving
Lachow
, Will
Rogers
and Jacob
Stokes
 will live tweet their commentary and analysis
during the State of the Union @CNASdc.



CNAS also released today a commentary by Vice President and Director of Studies
Shawn Brimley and Research Associate Jacob Stokes on the critical intersection
of domestic strength and U.S. national security. Read Renewing America's Strategic
Solvency
 ahead of tonight's address.



Read the following CNAS reports and commentaries on topics expected to come up
during the State of the Union:



Afghanistan

A 'Zero Option' for Afghanistan

How to Fight in
Afghanistan With Fewer U.S. Troops


The Next
Fight: Time for a Change of Mission in Afghanistan




Asia

Rescind North Korea's License
to Provoke


Smart Shift

Contested
Waters: Managing Disputes in the East and South China Seas


How U.S. Can Help Avert Asia Crisis




Counterterrorism


Iran, Hezbollah and the
Threat to the Homeland


Aum Shinrikyo: Insights Into How Terrorists Develop Biological and
Chemical Weapons
Security Through Partnership: Fighting Transnational Cartels in the
Western Hemisphere




Cyber Security

America's Cyber Future: Security and Prosperity in the Information Age


What the Syrian internet outage tells us about the ultimate dual-use
technology

Defense Budget

Countdown to Sequestration: Why American Leaders Could Jump Off the
Fiscal Cliff


Brace Yourself

Sustainable
Pre-eminence: Reforming the U.S. Military at a Time of Strategic Change



Hard Choices:
Responsible Defense In An Age of Austerity

Energy

US
energy: What's oil production got to do with national security?


Fueling the Future Force: Preparing the Department of Defense for a
Post-Petroleum Era




Health of the All
Volunteer Force


Final Draft

A New Moral Compact

Let's Draft Our Kids



Iran

Risk and
Rivalry: Iran, Israel and the Bomb


Red, Red Lines

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




Syria

Asad Under Fire: Five Scenarios for the Future of Syria



Use of Force

The French Connection


America's Path: Grand Strategy for the Next Administration




Veterans Issues

Upholding the Promise: A Strategy for Veterans and Military Personnel


Employing America's Veterans: Perspectives from Businesses

Losing the Battle: The Challenge of Military Suicide

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