February 01, 2018

CNAS Responds: State of the Union 2018


On January 30, 2018, President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address. The speech covered a wide array of accomplishments and challenges that the United States experienced during the past year and outlined the administration's agenda for the year to come. CNAS experts paid close attention to what the president said - or didn't say - on matters of national security. Here are their thoughts:

Richard Fontaine, President

Elizabeth Rosenberg, Director, Energy, Economics and Security Program

Dr. Jerry Hendrix, Director, Defense Strategies and Assessments Program

Julie Smith, Director, Transatlantic Security Program

Lauren Fish, Research Associate, Defense Strategies and Assessments

Harry Krejsa, Bacevich Fellow

Dr. Patrick Cronin, Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program

Loren DeJonge Schulman, Deputy Director of Studies

Nick Heras, Fellow, Middle East Security Program

Neil Bhatiya, Research Associate, Energy, Economics and Security Program

Dr. Patrick Cronin, Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program

Philip Carter, Director, Military, Veterans and Society Program

Elizabeth Rosenberg, Director, Energy, Economics and Security Program

Nick Heras, Fellow, Middle East Security Program

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