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CNAS Responds: Israel Under Attack
Today, October 7, Hamas launched an unprecedented assault on Israel. As clashes erupted across the country, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared the country “at war” whi...
By Richard Fontaine & Jonathan Lord
CNAS Responds: The Spirit of Camp David: Joint Statement of Japan, the Republic of Korea, and the United States
Today, in a historic joint statement, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and the United States announced their united commitment to strengthening their security cooperation in the ...
By Richard Fontaine, Lisa Curtis, Dr. Duyeon Kim, Jacob Stokes, Joshua Fitt, Hannah Kelley, Sam Howell & Rebecca Wittner
CNAS Responds: 2023 NATO Summit in Vilnius
From July 11-12th, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) met in Vilnius, Lithuania to address pressing challenges faced by the alliance, enhance NATO's deterrence and ...
By Richard Fontaine, Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Lisa Curtis & Carisa Nietsche
Insights into Russia's Weekend of Instability
Events over the weekend of June 24, 2023, unfolded quickly as reports came in that the Wagner Group Head Yevgeny Prigozhin had orchestrated an armed insurgency inside Russia. ...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Nicholas Lokker, Michael Kofman & Richard Fontaine
CNAS Responds: Takeaways from the 2022 G20 Bali Summit
As the 2022 G20 Bali Summit comes to a close, CNAS experts highlight key takeaways and analyze the implications for U.S. national security and global prosperity. All quotes m...
By Richard Fontaine, Lisa Curtis, Jacob Stokes, Carisa Nietsche, Emily Jin & Nicholas Lokker
CNAS Responds: Analyzing the 2022 National Security Strategy
Following the release of the 2022 National Security Strategy—highlighted by a CNAS cohosted launch event with the Georgetown School of Foreign Service featuring National Secur...
By Richard Fontaine, Lisa Curtis, Emily Kilcrease, Katherine L. Kuzminski, Jonathan Lord, Martijn Rasser, Jacob Stokes, Joshua Fitt & Hannah Kelley
CNAS Responds: Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri killed in drone strike
Center for a New American Security experts offer insight into the ramifications of the CIA-led killing of al Qaeda leader al-Zawahiri and the lasting legacy of the global war ...
By Richard Fontaine, Paul Scharre, Lisa Curtis, Carrie Cordero, Christopher D. Kolenda & Dr. Jason Dempsey
CNAS Responds: Previewing President Biden's Middle East Trip
On the eve of President Biden's departure for his first trip to the Middle East since taking office, CNAS experts outline expectations, opportunities, and the strategic signif...
By Richard Fontaine, Jonathan Lord, Lisa Curtis & Rachel Ziemba
CNAS Responds: Unpacking the G7 and NATO Summits
With this week's G7 summit complete and the NATO summit in full swing, CNAS experts weigh in to unpack key developments and project forward the impact of these strategic dialo...
By Richard Fontaine, Lisa Curtis, Joshua Fitt, Megan Lamberth, Jason Bartlett, Hannah Kelley, Nicholas Lokker & Nigel Vinson
CNAS Responds: Takeaways from President Biden's first Asia trip
As President Joe Biden concludes his first trip to Asia since taking office, the Center for a New American Security experts weighed in on the geopolitical, economic, and strat...
By Richard Fontaine, Lisa Curtis, Emily Kilcrease & Jacob Stokes
CNAS Responds: Biden Hosts Southeast Asian Leaders for U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit
Today, as President Biden meets with leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for a U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit, the administration looks to reaffirm key ...
By Richard Fontaine, Lisa Curtis, Jacob Stokes & Joshua Fitt
CNAS Responds: Assessing the wide-reaching impacts of the Russian invasion of Ukraine
Richard Fontaine Chief Executive Officer: Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine will produce many casualties. Among them may be Washington’s foremost foreign policy plans. T...
By Richard Fontaine, Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Lisa Curtis, Paul Scharre, Edward Fishman, Emily Kilcrease, Samuel Bendett & Ryan Fedasiuk
American Democracy, One Year After January 6
On the one-year anniversary of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, Center for New American Security experts reflect on the continuing implications for domestic securit...
By Richard Fontaine, Carrie Cordero & Katherine L. Kuzminski
The Summit for Democracy (Virtually) Takes Washington
Tomorrow, the White House convenes over 100 governments for its long-promised Summit for Democracy—an event that has already elicited much discussion from supporters and criti...
By Richard Fontaine, Carrie Cordero, Lisa Curtis, Martijn Rasser, Laura G. Brent, Carisa Nietsche & Nicholas Lokker
Michèle Flournoy and Richard Fontaine Named to Defense Policy Board
The Department of Defense named Michèle Flournoy, Chair of the CNAS Board of Directors, and Richard Fontaine, CNAS CEO, to the Defense Policy Board, chaired by Madeleine K. Al...
By Richard Fontaine & Michèle Flournoy
CNAS Responds: American Security, Two Decades After 9/11
The exit from Afghanistan bookends two decades in which American security and foreign policy transformed both domestically and abroad. On the 20th anniversary of the September...
By Richard Fontaine, Carrie Cordero, Lisa Curtis, Paul Scharre, Katherine L. Kuzminski, Nathalie Grogan, Alex Zerden, Jim Townsend, Ilan Goldenberg, Jacob Stokes, Jason Bartlett, Col James Frey, Christian Beckner, Josh Campbell & Christopher D. Kolenda
CNAS Responds: Biden Meets with World Leaders on First International Trip
This week, President Biden traveled to Europe in a week long tour of high-level summit meetings with leaders from key allies. In the advisory below, CNAS experts unpack the ke...
By Richard Fontaine, Lisa Curtis, Michael Kofman, Martijn Rasser, Rachel Rizzo, Jacob Stokes, Jim Townsend & Carisa Nietsche
CNAS Responds: Assessing the Biden Administration's First 100 Days
President Biden will mark his first 100 days in office with a joint session address to Congress this evening. In the press note below, CNAS experts offer insights and reflecti...
By Richard Fontaine, Katherine L. Kuzminski, Ilan Goldenberg, Lisa Curtis, Martijn Rasser, Jacob Stokes, Ainikki Riikonen, Megan Lamberth, Nathalie Grogan & Jim Townsend
CNAS Responds: Washington, Beijing Clash at First Meeting
Richard Fontaine, Chief Executive Officer: "Those fearing a U.S.-China reset can rest easy. Where Henry Kissinger and Zhou Enlai once jawed over the French Revolution, in Alas...
By Richard Fontaine, Lisa Curtis, David Shullman, Carisa Nietsche, Jason Bartlett & Katie Galgano
CNAS Responds: Assessing Biden's Interim National Security Strategy
Richard Fontaine, Chief Executive Officer: "National Security Strategies do more signaling than strategizing. They resemble not true strategies so much as really long speeches...
By Richard Fontaine, Lisa Curtis, Chris Dougherty, Martijn Rasser, Dr. Nina Kollars, Michael Kofman, Becca Wasser, Nathalie Grogan, Katie Galgano & Jennie Matuschak