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
, Yochi
, Irving
, Will
and Jacob
 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
 ahead of tonight's address.

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


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


Rescind North Korea's License
to Provoke

Smart Shift

Waters: Managing Disputes in the East and South China Seas

How U.S. Can Help Avert Asia Crisis


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

Defense Budget

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

Brace Yourself

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

Hard Choices:
Responsible Defense In An Age of Austerity


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


Risk and
Rivalry: Iran, Israel and the Bomb

Red, Red Lines

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


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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