May 13, 2022

CNAS Gaming Lab on Meet the Press

In a special collaboration with NBC’s Meet the Press, The Gaming Lab at CNAS executed a strategic-operational game to provide critical insight into how a potential war with China over Taiwan could unfold, and how the United States and its allies and partners could defeat an attack on Taiwan by China. This special edition of Meet the Press Reports shows how wargames can help policymakers better understand the dilemmas and impacts such a conflict could have on the Indo-Pacific. Watch the episode from NBC to see a CNAS wargame in action and put yourself in the shoes of a high-ranking defense official executing a military strategy.

  • Reports
    • January 27, 2022
    When the Chips Are Down

    The United States is in a strategic competition with a well-resourced and capable opponent. China seeks a global role that is broadly at odds with the strategic interests and ...

    By Becca Wasser, Martijn Rasser & Hannah Kelley

  • Reports
    • October 26, 2021
    The Poison Frog Strategy

    How could Taiwan and the United States respond if China seized one of Taiwan’s outlying islands, such as Pratas/Dongsha (hereafter Dongsha) in the South China Sea? Whereas the...

    By Chris Dougherty, Jennie Matuschak & Ripley Hunter

  • Commentary
    • War on the Rocks
    • March 25, 2021
    All About Eve: What Virtual Forever Wars Can Teach us About the Future of Combat

    The defense world could learn a lot from the gaming world. In some cases, it already has....

    By Tom Shugart

  • Podcast
    • December 10, 2020
    Like Your Brain Has Just Gone To the Gym (Wargaming Room)

    A Better Peace welcomes Chris Dougherty and Becca Wasser from The Gaming Lab at the Center for New American Security (CNAS). Chris and Becca join host Ken Gilliam in our speci...

    By Chris Dougherty & Becca Wasser

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