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ReportsNATO's 2018 Summit
On July 11–12 2018, NATO’s 29 members will convene at NATO Headquarters in Brussels for the first full-length summit since Warsaw in 2016. NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg h...
By Julianne Smith, Jim Townsend & Rachel Rizzo
Foreword By Robert D. Kaplan Geography still rules, despite the conceits of the jet age and the information age. Geography is where any discussion of the strategic environment...
By Julianne Smith & Jerry Hendrix
The legacy of President Barack Obama’s handling of the transatlantic relationship will be one of complexity and mixed opinion. When Obama first entered office in 2009, Europea...
By Julianne Smith & Rachel Rizzo
ReportsThe Future of U.S.-Russia Relations
The next president will inherit a relationship with Russia fraught with more tension than at any point since the Cold War. Russia’s 2014 invasion of Ukraine sparked fear that ...
By Julianne Smith & Adam Twardowski
ReportsTransatlantic Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific
When the Obama administration announced its strategic rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region in 2011, a number of European capitals initially worried that it would be followed b...
By Julianne Smith, Erik Brattberg & Rachel Rizzo
ReportsExtending American Power
Foreword by Robert Kagan and James P. Rubin Over the past year, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) brought together an extraordinary group of scholars, practitione...
By Amb. Eric S. Edelman, James B. Steinberg, Julianne Smith, Kurt Campbell, Michèle Flournoy, Richard Fontaine, James P. Rubin, Stephen J. Hadley, Dr. Robert Kagan & Robert Zoellick
For the better part of the past two decades, the world’s attention has been consumed by a string of crises in the Middle East and Asia. From conventional wars in Afghanistan a...
By Julianne Smith & Jerry Hendrix
Four CNAS experts - including three former National Security Council (NSC) staff - recommend changes to NSC management processes and structure to make it more agile and effect...
By Dafna Rand, Jacob Stokes, Julianne Smith & Shawn Brimley
Ideas to Action: Suggestions for the 25th Secretary of Defense
In advance of Dr. Ashton Carter’s upcoming nomination hearing to be Secretary of Defense, CNAS experts have produced a series of commentaries outlining the key issues the 25th...
By Michèle Flournoy, Shawn Brimley, Ilan Goldenberg, Elbridge Colby, Nicholas Heras, Alexander Sullivan, Jacob Stokes, Dr. Patrick M. Cronin, Paul Scharre, Van Jackson, Jerry Hendrix, Julianne Smith, Phillip Carter & Katherine Kidder
Charting the Course: Directions for the New NATO Secretary General
A new policy brief by CNAS' Strategy and Statecraft Program timed in conjunction with the NATO Summit September 4-5, makes recommendations on key issues like NATO’s response t...
By Jacob Stokes, Julianne Smith, Nora Bensahel, David W. Barno & USA (Ret.)
Strategy and Statecraft: An Agenda for the United States in an Era of Compounding Complexity
Strategy and Statecraft Program Director Julianne Smith and Bacevich Fellow Jacob Stokes analyze the current foreign policy landscape and lay out an agenda for solving the big...
By Jacob Stokes & Julianne Smith
The Age of Consequences
Global climate change poses not only environmental hazards but profound risks to planetary peace and stability as well. For the past year, CNAS and CSIS convened a diverse gro...
By Christine Parthemore, Jay Gulledge, Julianne Smith, Richard Weitz & Whitney M. Parker