December 19, 2019

CNAS: Bold Ideas for National Security

By Susanna V. Blume, Kara Frederick, Kayla M. Williams, Loren DeJonge Schulman, Richard Fontaine, Kristine Lee, Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Ely Ratner, Paul Scharre, Elizabeth Rosenberg and Carrie Cordero

This year, CNAS experts brought bold ideas and bipartisan cooperation to the national security conversation. In 2020, the CNAS team will continue tackling the biggest security challenges facing U.S. foreign policy, drawing from a wide range of experiences, expertise, and creativity here at the Center. CNAS offers bipartisan solutions for America's most complicated national security policy issues today, while empowering the next generation of U.S. national security leadership for the future.

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