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ReportsReboot: Framework for a New American Industrial Policy
The relationship between American industry and the U.S. government must change. The nature of the U.S.-China strategic competition, one centered on technology, requires a rese...
By Martijn Rasser, Megan Lamberth, Hannah Kelley & Ryan Johnson
ReportsLong Shadows: Deterrence in a Multipolar Nuclear Age
This report examines the nuclear policies and postures of the United States and its three primary nuclear adversaries: China, Russia, and North Korea. It concludes that the wo...
By Stacie Pettyjohn & Jennie Matuschak
ReportsRisk and Responsibility
Washington is reimagining its global role, leading the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to make difficult choices about priorities, resources, and risk to better address the l...
By Becca Wasser & Jennie Matuschak
China under Chinese Communist Party (CCP) General Secretary Xi Jinping has ramped up political, economic, and military pressure on Taiwan. The roots of Beijing’s pressure camp...
By Jacob Stokes, Alexander Sullivan & Zachary Durkee
ReportsIn Celebration of The Mind & Ideas of Shawn Brimley
About this Volume A German word meaning “celebratory writing,” a festschrift is a unique publication devoted to the lifelong ideas and influences of an exceptional scholar. It...
Rapid advances in digital and other emerging technologies have become a defining feature of international geopolitics and geoeconomics in the 21st century. This report explore...
By Jacob Stokes, Alexander Sullivan & Joshua Fitt
ReportsThe Tangled Web We Wove
The pendulum of globalization has swung too far. What the fallout of the ongoing pandemic makes clear is that decades of offshoring and cost-cutting in the pursuit of efficien...
By Megan Lamberth, Martijn Rasser, Ryan Johnson & Henry Wu
ReportsAligning U.S.-Israeli Cooperation on Technology Issues and China
The United States and Israel have a long history of working together as close allies. Theirs is a relationship based on common values and security interests. In recent years, ...
By Jonathan Schanzer, Shira Efron, Martijn Rasser & Alice Hickson
ReportsBuilding a Flywheel
Executive Summary As the United States seeks to maintain a level of stability in its increasingly competitive relationship with China, North Korea has the potential to complic...
By Dr. John Park
ReportsToward a New Transatlantic Approach to Russia Sanctions
As Russia continues to build its forces on Ukraine’s border, the United States and its allies have laid out the economic costs that Russian President Vladimir Putin would face...
By Edward Fishman, Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Dr. Angela Stent
ReportsFollowing the Crypto
Under heavy and sustained pressure from decades of economic sanctions, North Korea has rapidly expanded its illicit activity within the cyber domain. In particular, Pyongyang ...
By Jason Bartlett
ReportsWhen 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
ReportsDealing with a Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan
Nearly 20 years after U.S. forces overturned Taliban rule in Afghanistan, the fundamentalist Islamist movement is back in power. This follows the U.S. troop withdrawal in summ...
By Lisa Curtis
ReportsSanctions by the Numbers: 2021 Year in Review
The first year of President Joe Biden’s administration witnessed major developments in U.S. sanctions strategy, including a general review of all sanctions programs under the ...
By Jason Bartlett & Euihyun Bae
ReportsArms Control and Strategic Stability with Russia
The United States and its NATO partners have successfully managed the challenge of deterrence and reassurance for generations. The risk of conflict, even nuclear conflict, wit...
By Jon B. Wolfsthal & Andrea Kendall-Taylor
ReportsLessons of the Syrian Conflict
Executive Summary In October 2019, The New York Times published a feature story describing how “Russia, Turkey and Bashar al-Assad carved up northern Syria as the Americans re...
By Nicholas Danforth
As the United States and China seek to manage an increasingly tense relationship, both sides have turned to coercive economic statecraft as a core part of their broader foreig...
By Emily Kilcrease, Emily Jin & Rachel Ziemba
ReportsEdge Networks, Core Policy
Technological leadership by the United States requires forethought and organization. The plan necessary to maintain that leadership—a national technology strategy—should be br...
By Martijn Rasser, Ainikki Riikonen & Henry Wu
ReportsSanctions by the Numbers: Transnational Crime and Drug Trafficking
Transnational organized crime poses a significant and growing threat to national security, with direct impacts on public safety and health, democratic institutions, and econom...
By Jason Bartlett & Megan Ophel
ReportsNavigating Relations with Russia in the Arctic
About the Transatlantic Forum on Russia This policy brief is a product of CNAS’ Transatlantic Forum on Russia, an initiative designed to spur coordination between the United S...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Lawson W. Brigham & Nicholas Lokker