More from CNAS
ReportsImproving Joint Operational Concept Development within the U.S. Department of Defense
Executive Summary For the first time in nearly four decades, the DoD is developing joint warfighting concepts designed to counter advanced military rivals—specifically China a...
By Paul Benfield & Greg Grant
CommentaryWhy the Pentagon Should Abandon ‘Strategic Competition’
The U.S. Defense Department has recently been taught it too needs to say the magic word in every force, capability, or resource request. But the magic word isn’t please; it’s ...
By Becca Wasser & Stacie Pettyjohn
CommentaryDon’t Sweat the Small Stuff: Getting Force Design Right in the Next National Defense Strategy
Biden should narrowly focus the DoD on high-end deterrence against China and Russia instead of strategic competition or managing an expanded array of lesser threats....
By Stacie Pettyjohn & Becca Wasser
ReportsThe Role of County Veteran Service Officers
Executive Summary This assessment examines the role of county veteran service officers (CVSOs) throughout the United States. The report highlights the services and support ava...
By Katherine L. Kuzminski, Nathalie Grogan & Elena LoRusso