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Press NoteMark Esper's Confirmation Hearing: CNAS Experts Pose Key Questions for the Nominee
Secretary of the Army Mark Esper will face members of the Senate Armed Services Committee this week in a hearing to consider his nomination as Secretary of Defense. As part o...
By Susanna V. Blume, Kara Frederick, Ilan Goldenberg, Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Daniel Kliman, Carisa Nietsche, Ainikki Riikonen & Loren DeJonge Schulman
Press Note2020 Democratic Primary Debates: Questions for the Candidates
By Neil Bhatiya, Susanna V. Blume, Kara Frederick, Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Daniel Kliman, Martijn Rasser, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Loren DeJonge Schulman & Kayla M. Williams
Press NoteWhite House AI Executive Order and DoD AI Strategy
This week, the U.S. government released two major new strategic documents on artificial intelligence. The White House published an executive order by President Trump launching...
By Robert O. Work, Paul Scharre, Gregory C. Allen, Kara Frederick, Michael Horowitz & Elsa B. Kania
Press NoteWhat to Look for in the 2019 State of the Union
Washington, February 5 – President Donald Trump speaks to the nation tonight to outline his priorities for the coming year and the opportunities and challenges the country fac...
By Cole Stevens
Press NoteTurkey's Slap to the Face of America's Syria Policy
Yesterday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared the beginning of a military operation against the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern and eastern Syria, crea...
By Nicholas Heras
Press NoteAt APEC, Pence Has Unique Opportunity to Advance U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy
This is a make or break week for the Trump administration’s economic approach to Asia. A year ago at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) – the region’s premier ...
By Daniel Kliman
Press NoteCNAS Experts: In Paris, Trump Should Mend Relations with Europe to Counterbalance China
Washington, November 9 – This weekend, President Donald Trump will depart for a long-planned trip to France to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and ...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Rachel Rizzo
Press NoteUpcoming Iran Sanctions: Likely Impact and Response from Iran
On November 5, the United States will reimpose an array of powerful sanctions on the most important economic institutions in Iran, including its central bank and national oil ...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg, Ilan Goldenberg & Eric Brewer
Press NoteMidterm Elections: Implications for Defense Spending
With the U.S. mid-term elections coming up on November 6, it’s a good time to consider how possible changes in Congress’s composition may impact the Department of Defense. As ...
By Susanna V. Blume
Press NoteCNAS Experts Comment on New Assad Regime Offensive
The Assad regime with Russian and Iranian support announced this weekend its new offensive in Greater Idlib – a movement that could become the most catastrophic humanitarian d...
By Ilan Goldenberg & Nicholas Heras
Press NoteAustralian Strategic Policy Institute's International Cyber Policy Centre to host CNAS adjunct fellow Elsa Kania as a 2018 Fulbright Specialist
The CNAS Technology and National Security Program is pleased to announce that adjunct fellow Elsa Kania has been selected by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s (ASPI)...
By Paul Scharre & Elsa B. Kania
Press NoteCNAS Adjunct Senior Fellow Dr. Melissa Flagg to Serve as the new lead for Army Research Lab - Northeast
The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) congratulates Dr. Melissa Flagg, former Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Technology and National Security Program, on her return to...
Press NoteCNAS mourns the passing of Shawn Brimley June 27, 1977 - Jan 9, 2018
Shawn Brimley was the Executive Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) where he managed the center’s research agenda and staff...
By Shawn Brimley
Press NoteCNAS Press Note: The National Security Strategy
Washington, December 18 – With today's release of the Trump administration's new National Security Strategy, the Center for a New American Security President Richard Fontaine ...
By Richard Fontaine & Loren DeJonge Schulman
Press NoteNDAA Press Note: TBI and DoD Study on Blast Pressure Exposure
Washington, December 12 – The new National Defense Authorization Act, recently signed into law by the president, requires the Department of Defense to conduct a medical study ...
By Paul Scharre & Lauren Fish
Press NoteThe U.S. Moves Its Embassy to Jerusalem
There are a number of reports in the American and Israeli press indicating that the White House is seriously considering moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Th...
By Ilan Goldenberg
Press NoteCNAS Press Note: Governmental Meetings on Lethal Autonomous Weapons
Washington, November 14 – This week member states begin discussions at the United Nations on lethal autonomous weapons systems – weapons that would choose their own targets. P...
By Paul Scharre
Press NoteCNAS Press Note: What Matters in the New NDAA?
Washington, November 14 – With the House and Senate Armed Services committees having finalized the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, Center for a New American Security ...
By Susanna V. Blume
Press NoteCNAS Commentary: Responding to China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Washington, November 13 – The past week has seen the beginning of a U.S. response to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) – a trillion-dollar infrastructure play by Beijing ...
By Daniel Kliman & Harry Krejsa
Press NoteCNAS Press Notes on the President’s Trip to Asia
Washington, November 2 – As President Trump prepares for his critical trip to Asia, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Asia-Pacific Security Program has prepared a ...
By Patrick M. Cronin & Daniel Kliman