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In The NewsTrump Cuts “Muscle” from European Defense to Fund Border Wall
The list of military construction projects the Trump administration is defunding to pay for its controversial border wall includes more than $770 million from an initiative st...
By Jim Townsend
Steve Bannon Is Making Sure There’s No White House Paper Trail, Says Intel Sources
If there was any question about who is largely in charge of national security behind the scenes at the White House, the answer is becoming increasingly clear: Steve Bannon, th...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman
U.S. Options Limited by Lack of Drones Over Syria
20YY Warfare Initiative Director Paul Scharre weighs in on the lack of drones used in Syria due to "Centcom keeping an eye on Afghanistan."...
By Paul Scharre
U.S. Strikes Haven't Beaten ISIS in Iraq. Can They Do So in Syria?
Deputy Director of Studies and Leon E. Panetta Fellow Dr. Dafna Rand comments in Foreign Policy that the immediate goal of airstrikes in Iraq and Syria should be to stop the I...
By Dafna Rand
Foreign Policy quotes President Richard Fontaine in an article emphasizing that important operations which have recently fallen out of popularity in the media are still high p...
By Richard Fontaine
War’s end threatens rapid acquisition
Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program Ben Fitzgerald is quoted on the acquisition workarounds that popped up over the last 12 years to get...
By Ben FitzGerald
Hagel to tour Chinese aircraft carrier — TRADOC’s new leaders promise creative thinking — Afghan elections
POLITICO Morning Defense quotes Co-Director of the Responsible Defense Program LTG David Barno, USA (retired) on the recent leadership changes within Army Training and Doctrin...
By David W. Barno & USA (Ret.)
Truce breaks down in Ukraine — DoD releasing electromagnetic spectrum strategy — McCain eyes SASC chair
Politico Morning Defense article quotes Military, Veteran's and Society Director Phillip Carter during a summit at the George W. Bush Institute. ...
By Phillip Carter
W.H. meeting does not yield troop-level decision for Afghanistan – Navy nuke forces also rocked by cheating
Politico Morning Defense writes, "If you’re a betting person, place your money on Robert Work, former undersecretary of the Navy, as the next deputy defense secretary."...
By Robert O. Work
Pentagon plans for Sochi contingency — Iran disinvited to Syria peace talks — LCS numbers up in the air
The Technology and National Security Program's Task Force is mentioned in Politico's Morning Defense....
By Ben FitzGerald & Michael Horowitz
White House steps up pressure on Karzai — Final spending bill could be completed this week — 2015 budget could arrive late February
Politico Morning Defense notes the Center for a New American Security has added four experts to its national security team....
By Elbridge Colby, Julianne Smith, Paul Scharre & Vance Serchuk
Ike Skelton dies - Obama weighs ban on allies leaders - NDAA on Senate agenda
Senior Adjnuct Fellow Erin Conaton comments on the passing of longtime friend and supporter of CNAS, Rep. Ike Skelton, in Politico's "Morning Defense."...
By Erin Conaton
Honoring Veterans Day — Marines lend support in the Philippines — 60 Minutes apologizes for Benghazi story
Expanding the Net: Building Mental Health Care Capacity for Veterans, a recent policy brief by Senior Fellow Phillip Carter, and Thank You For Your Service, by recent CNAS Wri...
By David Finkel
Army in the crosshairs - Hagel in Brussels - Frelinghuysen likely to succeed Young - GCV could be in trouble
CNAS Co-foudner and Co-chair Michèle Flournoy's blog post on Foreign Policy was included in Politico's "Morning Defense" newsletter....
By Michèle Flournoy