July 22, 2020

A Deadly Game: East China Sea Crisis 2030

By Richard Fontaine, Susanna V. Blume, Shai Korman, Chris Dougherty, Becca Wasser, Dr. ED McGrady, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Martijn Rasser, Kara Frederick, Bryan Walsh, LTG Anthony R. "Tony" Ierardi, USA (Ret.), Sarah Mineiro and Eric Heginbotham

On July 22, 2020, audience members played along as the CNAS Defense team and leading experts conducted a virtual wargame in the year 2030, exploring command and information concepts in a New American Way of War.

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Virtual Panel Discussion: Serious Games: How the Pentagon Uses Wargames to Develop Ideas and Inform Decisions

Jun 16, 2020

Defense

Investing in Great-Power Competition

Executive Summary This report asks whether the 2021 U.S. defense budget request is aligned with the 2018 National Defense Strategy (NDS) in selecting priority capability inves...

Defense

Why America Needs a New Way of War

For the first time in decades, it is possible to imagine the United States fighting—and possibly losing—a large-scale war with a great power....

  • Reports
    • July 9, 2020
    Investing in Great-Power Competition

    Executive Summary This report asks whether the 2021 U.S. defense budget request is aligned with the 2018 National Defense Strategy (NDS) in selecting priority capability inves...

    By Susanna V. Blume & Molly Parrish

  • Reports
    • June 12, 2019
    Why America Needs a New Way of War

    For the first time in decades, it is possible to imagine the United States fighting—and possibly losing—a large-scale war with a great power....

    By Chris Dougherty

  • Commentary
    • December 17, 2020
    A Joint Warfighting Concept for Systems Warfare

    Future combat between peer and near-peer adversaries will be characterized, dominated, and decided by the collision of opposing systems of systems....

    By Robert O. Work

  • Commentary
    • December 7, 2020
    Air Force Structure in the Next National Defense Strategy

    At present, the Air Force is both too small to meet current combatant command requirements and too large to remain ready and modernized under its current budget....

    By General Mike Holmes, U.S. Air Force (Ret.)

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