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ReportsMaintaining America’s Coercive Economic Strength
Introduction U.S. foreign policy officials have embraced economic sanctions as a tool of choice for American foreign policy. Decisionmakers have deployed sanctions against str...
By Howard Berman, Paula J. Dobriansky, Sue E. Eckert, Kimberly Ann Elliot, David L. Goldwyn, Peter Harrell, Theodore Kassinger, George Lopez, Richard Nephew, Stephen Rademaker, Frederick Reynolds, Elizabeth Rosenberg, Daleep Singh, Julianne Smith, Adam Szubin, Juan Zarate & Rachel Ziemba
ReportsMore Than Burden Sharing
Executive Summary In early-July, NATO will host the first full-length summit at its new headquarters in Brussels. It will also be the first NATO summit for President Donald Tr...
By Mark Newton, Rachel Rizzo, Julianne Smith & Jim Townsend
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
ReportsIdeas to Action
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, Patrick M. Cronin, Paul Scharre, Van Jackson, Jerry Hendrix, Julianne Smith, Phillip Carter & Katherine Kidder
ReportsCharting the Course
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.)
ReportsStrategy and Statecraft
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
ReportsThe 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