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ReportsGetting it Righter, Faster
Humanity is fascinated by prediction failures. The failure to predict the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks has replaced the failure to predict the Japanese attack on Pear...
By Dr. Kathryn McNabb Cochran & CDR Gregory Tozzi
ReportsFrom Reform to Revolution
A New Phase in U.S.–Egyptian Relations The United States has long looked to Egypt as a key partner in the Middle East. Egypt’s adherence to the Camp David Accords is fundament...
By Alexander Velez-Green
ReportsThe "Section 702" Surveillance Program
Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is an important intelligence tool that will expire on December 31, 2017, unless Congress reauthorizes it. Here’s wh...
By Adam Klein, Madeline Christian & Matt Olsen
ReportsNew Russia Sanctions from Congress
Congress adopted new sanctions in late July to codify and significantly expand U.S. financial restrictions on Russia and tightly constrain the president’s exercise of policy i...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg, Neil Bhatiya & Edoardo Saravalle
ReportsA Blueprint for New Sanctions on North Korea
North Korea has emerged as one of the most significant national security threats facing the United States and its allies today. Since leader Kim Jong Un came to power in 2011,...
By Edward Fishman, Peter Harrell & Elizabeth Rosenberg
Improving Federal Health and Benefits Programs to Support Seriously Wounded, Ill and Injured Veterans
Over the past several decades, a fragmented array of government programs has emerged to provide health care or health insurance for Americans. Several of these programs serve...
By Phillip Carter
ReportsArtificial Intelligence and National Security
By Gregory C. Allen & Taniel Chan
ReportsFirst Strike: China's Missile Threat to U.S. Bases in Asia
You may have heard that China’s military has developed a “carrier-killer” ballistic missile to threaten one of America’s premier power-projection tools, its unmatched fleet of...
By CDR Thomas Shugart, USN
ReportsHigher, Heavier, Farther, and now Undetectable?
On Christmas Day in 1914, three former cross-channel packet ships, the Engadine, Empress, and Riviera, stood off the island of Heligoland in the North Sea. Under the watchful ...
By Jerry Hendrix & Lt Col James Price
ReportsArt of the Possible
Introduction Pakistan is not a front-burner issue for the administration of President Donald Trump, but it remains a major contributor to the security challenges facing the Un...
By Stephen Tankel
ReportsNetworking Asian Security
Executive Summary American security strategy in the Asia-Pacific has for decades been built on a “hub and spokes” model of bilateral, exclusive alliance relationships. Japan, ...
By Richard Fontaine, Dr. Patrick M. Cronin, Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper & Harry Krejsa
ReportsLost in Translation
Both employers and veterans benefit from the recent spotlight on the business case for hiring veterans. There is a great opportunity for business to leverage the training and ...
By Phillip Carter, Amy Schafer, Katherine Kidder & Moira Fagan
ReportsThe Future of Transatlantic Sanctions on Russia
Sanctions on Russia are part of a broad and coordinated U.S. and European policy to counter Russian aggression. The majority of these transatlantic coercive economic measures ...
By Peter Harrell, Tom Keatinge, Sarah Lain & Elizabeth Rosenberg
ReportsToward an “Open Source” Maritime Force Structure
The U.S. Navy’s updated Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower outlines several key themes and areas of development for the sea services as they continue the transitio...
By Nicholas C. Prime
Executive Summary The U.S. monopoly on drones has ended. More than 30 nations already have or are developing armed drones, and at least 90 nations, as well as some non-state a...
By Elisa Catalano Ewers, Lauren Fish, Michael Horowitz, Alexandra Sander & Paul Scharre
ReportsFollowing the Money
Terrorist financing entails the raising and moving of funds intended for terrorist causes.1 The number and type of terrorist groups and the threats associated with them have c...
By Ellie Maruyama & Kelsey Hallahan
ReportsA Strategy for Ending the Syrian Civil War
Executive Summary Tough talk notwithstanding, the Trump administration’s early actions in Iraq and Syria appear broadly consistent with the approach pursued by the Obama admin...
By Colin H. Kahl, Ilan Goldenberg & Nicholas Heras
ReportsBeyond the San Hai
The United States has enjoyed largely uncontested naval supremacy across the blue waters, or open oceans, for decades. The rapid emergence of an increasingly global People’s L...
By Dr. Patrick M. Cronin, Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper, Harry Krejsa, Alexander Sullivan & Rush Doshi
ReportsThe Return of Marco Polo's World
By Robert D. Kaplan As Europe disappears, Eurasia coheres. The supercontinent is becoming one fluid, comprehensible unit of trade and conflict, as the Westphalian system of st...
By Robert D. Kaplan
ReportsGenerations of War
Preface By Dr. Janine A. Davidson Though the American experiment of an all-volunteer military force is largely considered to be a success, maintaining long-term awareness of c...
By Amy Schafer