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ReportsNine Lessons for Navigating National Security
Few periods in modern world history have been as complicated and tumultuous as the one the next U.S. administration will confront. A long list of international problems will c...
By Michèle Flournoy
Diminishing Returns? The Future of Economic Coercion
CNAS experts lay out the success of recent financial sanctions, details obstacles to their continued effectiveness, discusses how other countries like China may use similar to...
By Eric Lorber & Peter Feaver
After the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action: A Game Plan for the United States
Five CNAS Experts lay out a comprehensive strategy and concrete recommendations for how the U.S. can maximize the opportunity presented by JCPOA....
By Avner Golov, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Ellie Maruyama, Ilan Goldenberg & Nicholas Heras
Lessons from Russia and the Future of Sanctions
Peter Harrell, an Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Energy, Economics, and Security Program, examines what led U.S. policymakers to develo...
By Peter Harrell
Iran’s Economic Reintegration: Sanctions Relief, Energy, and Economic Growth Under a Nuclear Agreement with Iran
Senior Fellow Elizabeth Rosenberg and Dr. Sara Vakhshouri, president of SVB Energy International, LLC, lay out how the removal of international sanctions on Iran is likely to ...
By Dr. Sara Vakhshouri & Elizabeth Rosenberg
Economic Statecraft: American Economic Power and the New Face of Financial Warfare
Senior Fellow Elizabeth Rosenberg and Adjunct Senior Fellow Zachary K. Goldman describe challenges associated with the increasing application of coercive economic measures to ...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg & Zachary K. Goldman
Crude Oil Export & U.S. National Security
CNAS Energy, Economics, and Security (EES) Program has released a new report, Crude Oil Export & U.S. National Security....
By David Gordon, Elizabeth Rosenberg & Ellie Maruyama
Arctic 2015 and Beyond: A Strategy for U.S. Leadership in the High North
Three Arctic experts lay out the challenges and opportunities that face the United States as it assumes the chair of the Arctic Council in April 2015. ...
By Alexander Wiker, Dr. David Titley & Elizabeth Rosenberg
Removing the Barriers: Prospects for Sanctions Relief Under a Final Nuclear Deal with Iran
In a policy brief on Iran sanctions, Elizabeth Rosenberg suggests that a successful nuclear deal will require incremental concessions by Iran on its nuclear program in exchang...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg
The Arctic’s Changing Landscape: Addressing New Maritime Challenges
In a policy brief, Linda Sturgis, Joel Smith and Isaiah Reed examine the Arctic region's changing landscape by addressing its new Maritime challenges....
By Isaiah Reed, Joel Smith & Linda A. Sturgis
Emerging Arctic Security Challenges
In a policy brief, Dr. James Kraska and Dr. Betsy Baker identify and discusss emerging arctic security challenges...
By Betsy Baker & James Kraska
Energy Rush: Shale Production and U.S. National Security
Senior Fellow Elizabeth Rosenberg calls for policymakers and military leaders to reassess U.S. strategy to “safeguard the physical oil trade, new criteria for the use of strat...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg
National Coastal Ocean Mapping: Advancing National Defense and Ocean Conservation
In National Coastal Ocean Mapping: Advancing National Defense and Ocean Conservation, Monica Medina, Joel Smith and CDR Linda Sturgis, USCG propose that, "the development of a...
By Joel Smith, Linda A. Sturgis & Monica Medina
The Great Unwinding: Iranian Nuclear Negotiations and Principles for Sanctions Relief
Elizabeth Rosenberg, director of the Energy, Environment and Security program and Dr. Colin Kahl, Middle East program director, examine how best to calibrate sanctions relief ...
By Colin H. Kahl & Elizabeth Rosenberg
Security at Sea: The Case for Ratifying the Law of the Sea Convention
While the United States has protected its maritime interests without ratifying the Law of the Sea Convention (LOSC), the rise of modern navies and unconventional security thre...
By Will Rogers
Blinded: The Decline of U.S. Earth Monitoring Capabilities and Its Consequences for National Security
The United States depends on satellite systems for managing the unconventional challenges of the 21st century in ways that are rarely acknowledged. This is particularly true f...
By Christine Parthemore & Will Rogers
Elements of Security: Mitigating the Risks of U.S. Dependence on Critical Minerals
Elements of Security: Mitigating the Risks of U.S. Dependence on Critical Minerals, explores a range of potential vulnerabilities that stem from dependence on several minerals...
By Christine Parthemore
Extreme Crises: Reassessing U.S. Preparedness after Japan
Extreme Crises: Reassessing U.S. Preparedness after Japan, calls for a reassessment of U.S. civilian and military crisis response capabilities....
By Brian Burton & Patrick M. Cronin
Disaster in Japan: Nuclear Energy, the Economy and the U.S.-Japan Alliance
In Disaster in Japan: Nuclear Energy, the Economy and the U.S.-Japan Alliance, CNAS experts provide their perspectives on three critical areas: America's vital alliance with J...
By Christine Parthemore, Daniel Kliman & Patrick M. Cronin
Fueling the Future Force: Preparing the Department of Defense for a Post-Petroleum Era
This report argues that the Department of Defense (DOD) must prepare to transition smoothly to a future in which it does not depend on petroleum – no small task given that 77 ...
By Christine Parthemore & John A. Nagl