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ReportsEnergy, Economic Growth, and U.S. National Security
Summary It has been nearly two years since Congress lifted the ban on the export of crude oil from the United States. In 2015, a Center for a New American Security (CNAS) repo...
By Dr. David Gordon, Divya P. Reddy, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Neil Bhatiya & Edoardo Saravalle
ReportsContain, Enforce, and Engage
Foreword The United States ended a thirty-five-year diplomatic vacuum with Tehran with one objective in mind: to stop it from developing a nuclear weapon. The Joint Comprehens...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg, Ilan Goldenberg, Elisa Catalano Ewers, Jarrett Blanc, Ariel E. Levite & Karim Sadjadpour
The dust is now settling on President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. This decision was a ...
By Dr. David Gordon, Divya P. Reddy & Elizabeth Rosenberg
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
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
ReportsTerrorist Use of Virtual Currencies
Executive Summary This paper explores the risk that virtual currencies (VCs) may become involved in the financing of terrorism at a significant scale. VCs and associated techn...
By Zachary K. Goldman, Ellie Maruyama, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Edoardo Saravalle & Julia Solomon-Strauss
ReportsIncreasing Prosperity, Resource Stewardship, and National Security
On January 20, 2017, a new U.S. president will take the oath of office. He or she will assume responsibility for assuring the safe, reliable, and affordable provision of energ...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg, David L. Goldwyn & Robert McNally
ReportsThe Next Generation of Sanctions
Economic sanctions have become a leading, bipartisan tool of American foreign policy. To quote U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, “Economic sanctions have become a powerful fo...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg & Peter Harrell
ReportsThe New Great Game
Report makes specific policy recommendations for how the United States can leverage its rapidly-growing energy assets for national security goals, particularly with regard to ...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg, Ellie Maruyama, Alexander Sullivan & Dr. David Gordon
ReportsThe New Tools of Economic Warfare
Sanctions experts at the Center for a New American Security and NYU School of Law's Center on Law and Security assess the effectiveness of sanctions following the aftermath o...
By Elizabeth Rosenberg, Dr. Daniel Drezner, Julia Solomon-Strauss & Zachary K. Goldman
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
The Iran Agreement and What Comes Next
In advance of Congress’ pending vote on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), CNAS experts produced commentary on U.S. strategy after the Iran Deal....
By Avner Golov, Axel Hellman, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Ellie Maruyama, Ilan Goldenberg & Nicholas Heras
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 Dr. David Gordon, Elizabeth Rosenberg & Ellie Maruyama
CNAS Commentary: Smart Sanctions on Cuba
CNAS Energy, Economics, and Security Program Director Elizabeth Rosenberg and Inle Advisory Group Principal Peter Kucik have written a new commentary in response to the new U....
By Elizabeth Rosenberg
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
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