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ReportsSanctions by the Numbers
In February, CNAS launched Sanctions by the Numbers, a project to track U.S. sanctions designations and delistings. In this second installment, heat maps show the most heavily...
By Abigail Eineman
ReportsCalled to Lead
Authors Barrett Bogue and Dr. Andrew Morse examine the connections between military service and higher education leadership roles based on interviews with veterans who work in...
By Barrett Y. Bogue & Dr. Andrew Morse
ReportsComparing VA and Non-VA Medical Centers
Introduction Implementation of the Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks (MISSION) Act of 2018 is anticipated to result in expanded access...
By Jill Inderstrodt & Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth
ReportsReforming the Department of Homeland Security Through Enhanced Oversight & Accountability
In a new report, Carrie Cordero outlines the pressures placed on DHS's immigration enforcement, border security, and law enforcement components....
By Carrie Cordero
There is growing evidence that Beijing and Moscow are learning from each other and enhancing their coordination, leading to a growing convergence in their digital influence ef...
By Daniel Kliman, Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Kristine Lee, Joshua Fitt & Carisa Nietsche
ReportsA New Arsenal for Competition
Executive Summary The United States and China have long used coercive economic measures to advance both economic and foreign policy objectives. In recent years, however, both ...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg, Peter Harrell & Ashley Feng
ReportsCountering Iran in the Gray Zone
American freedom of action to strike Iranian targets in the gray zone may be greater than previously assessed, if U.S. policymakers are willing and able to replicate at least ...
By Ilan Goldenberg, Nicholas Heras, Kaleigh Thomas & Jennie Matuschak
ReportsEmerging Threats in Combating Proliferation Finance
The international community, led by the United States, needs to demonstrate a renewed sense of urgency in response to an evolving threat environment....
By Neil Bhatiya
ReportsForging an Alliance Innovation Base
America’s current approach to allies on technology innovation and protection remains a work in progress....
By Daniel Kliman, Ben FitzGerald, Kristine Lee & Joshua Fitt
The strategies and tactics populist parties and leaders use also provide their own, direct threat to liberal democracy....
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Carisa Nietsche
ReportsSanctions by the Numbers
The United States uses financial sanctions as a prominent tool of foreign policy. While this tool is used with increasing frequency and popularity, there is relatively limited...
By Johnpatrick Imperiale
ReportsNew York State Minority Veteran Needs Assessment
It is imperative to develop a deeper understanding of whether there are specific veteran subpopulations that are faring differently from their peers...
By Nathalie Grogan, Emma Moore, Brent Peabody, Margaret Seymour & Kayla M. Williams
ReportsProtracted Great-Power War
Executive Summary This study provides preliminary observations and insights on the character and conduct of protracted great-power war.1 It finds the U.S. Department of Defens...
By Dr. Andrew Krepinevich, Jr.
ReportsRebooting Congressional Cybersecurity Oversight
The current “patchwork” legal framework is ill suited to address cybersecurity questions either for legislative oversight or effective policymaking....
By Carrie Cordero & David Thaw
ReportsVeteran Pathways to Employment: Hurdles and Opportunities
Introduction and Executive Summary The issue of employment for post-9/11 veterans came to a head nearly a decade ago, when the national economy was ailing and a spike in veter...
By Dr. Jason Dempsey & Amy Schafer
ReportsRising to the China Challenge
The United States and China are locked in strategic competition over the future of the Indo-Pacific—the most populous, dynamic, and consequential region in the world....
By Ely Ratner, Daniel Kliman, Susanna V. Blume, Rush Doshi, Chris Dougherty, Richard Fontaine, Peter Harrell, Martijn Rasser, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Eric Sayers, Daleep Singh, Paul Scharre, Loren DeJonge Schulman, Neil Bhatiya, Ashley Feng, Joshua Fitt, Megan Lamberth, Kristine Lee & Ainikki Riikonen
China’s coercive attempts to wield hegemonic control over the South China Sea threaten the sovereignty of Southeast Asian states and international freedom of the seas, both of...
By Patrick M. Cronin & Ryan Neuhard
The United States’ current diplomacy with North Korea has enduring implications for its strategic competition with China....
By Kristine Lee, Daniel Kliman & Joshua Fitt
ReportsThe American AI Century: A Blueprint for Action
Foreword By Robert O. Work We find ourselves in the midst of a technological tsunami that is inexorably reshaping all aspects of our lives. Whether it be in agriculture, finan...
By Martijn Rasser, Megan Lamberth, Ainikki Riikonen, Chelsea Guo, Michael Horowitz & Paul Scharre
ReportsStrengthening the Economic Arsenal
Foreword By David S. Cohen Sanctions occupy a strange place in U.S. national security. For many years, they were derided as mostly ineffective. The received wisdom was that sa...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg & Jordan Tama