December 15, 2010

Beyond Borders: Developing Comprehensive National Security Policies to Address Complex Regional Challenges

By Brian Burton and Dr. Patrick M. Cronin

To confront many of the national security challenges facing the United States and its allies today, the U.S. government must adopt new comprehensive approaches that transcend borders and government agencies.

This report, Beyond Borders: Developing Comprehensive National Security Policies to Address Complex Regional Challenges authored by Patrick Cronin and Brian Burton, offers recommendations for how the United States can further sharpen its understanding of emerging hybrid regional challenges; improve governmental capacity for regional decision-making and strategy-making by building on a regional COCOM platform; and enhance its ability to build partners’ capacity, especially in the areas of security sector assistance and crisis prevention.

  • Brian Burton

  • Dr. Patrick M. Cronin

    Senior Advisor and Senior Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Patrick M. Cronin is a Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, he was the Senior ...

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