June 14, 2019

National Security Lightning Talks and Roundtables

By Loren DeJonge Schulman, David Zikusoka, Cristina Killingsworth, ​Neil Bhatiya, Kristine Lee, Nicole Alexander, Ainikki Riikonen, Megan Lamberth and Elsa B. Kania

At the 2019 CNAS National Security Conference, CNAS experts pitched their top national security challenges and solutions in lightning-talks, followed by roundtable discussions to further develop these new ideas. This session featured presentations by David Zikusoka, Cristina Killingsworth, Nicole Alexander, Kristine Lee, Neil Bhatiya, Ainikki Riikonen, Megan Lamberth, Elsa B. Kania, and Loren DeJonge Schulman.

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