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The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is an independent and nonpartisan research institution dedicated to developing strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies that promote and protect American interests and values. CNAS Reports analyze issues relevant to US security policy and aim to shape and elevate the national security debate in the US.

Publishers: Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
Publications: Networking Asian Security: An Integrated Approach to Order in the Pacific
Lost in Translation: The Civil-Military Divide and Veteran Employment
The Future of Transatlantic Sanctions on Russia
A Strategy for Ending the Syrian Civil War
Beyond the San Hai: The Challenge of China´s Blue-Water Navy
The Return of Marco Polo´s World and the US Military Response
Generations of War: The Rise of the Warrior Caste and the All-Volunteer Force
Terrorist Use of Virtual Currencies: Containing the Potential Threat
Forgotten Waters: Minding the GIUK Gap
Averting Disengagement: A Geoeconomic Strategy for the Trump Administration in Southeast Asia
From College to Cabinet: Women in National Security
The Unsettling View from Moscow: Russia´s Strategic Debate on a Doctrine of Pre-emption
Keeping America´s Innovative Edge: A Strategic Framework
Phishing in Troubled Waters: Confronting Cyber Espionage Across the Pacific and the Strait of Taiwan
Leveraging History: What Britain`s Decline and America`s Rise can Tell Us about China’s Future
Drone Proliferation and the Use of Force: An Experimental Approach
War Control: Chinese Writings on the Control of Escalation in Crisis and Conflict
AVF 4.0: The Future of the All-Volunteer Force
Is the US Military Getting Smaller and Older?
China as a Middle East Power: The Pros and Cons of a More Assertive and Capable China in the Gulf and Beyond
China´s Growing Maritime Role in the South and East China Seas
Transatlantic Security Cooperation in the Middle East: Recommendations for the New Administration
Capitalism in Space
Focused Engagement: A New Way Forward in Afghanistan
Virtual Caliphate: Defeating ISIL on the Physical Battlefield is not Enough
Congress and Asia Strategy in the Trump Administration
Patriot Wars: Automation and the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System
The Future of US-Russia Relations
Surveillance Policy: A Pragmatic Agenda for 2017 and Beyond
Future Foundry: A New Strategic Approach to Military-Technical Advantage
Business Reform in the Department of Defense: An Agenda for the Next Administration
From Blue to Black: Applying the Concepts of Sea Power to the Ocean of Space
Breakthrough on The Peninsula: Third Offset Strategies and the Future Defense of Korea
Remodeling Partner Capacity: Maximizing the Effectiveness of US Counterterrorism Security Assistance
Power and Order in the South China Sea: A Strategic Framework for US Policy
Transatlantic Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific
An Information Based Strategy to Reduce North Korea´s Increasing Threat: Recommendations for ROK & US Policy Makers
Increasing Prosperity, Resource Stewardship, and National Security: An Energy Policy Strategy for the Next President
The Next Generation of Sanctions: A Strategy of Coercive Economic Policy for the Next President
Open Source Software and the Department of Defense
Laos in the World Spotlight: The East Asian Summit and Next Steps in US-Lao Relations
The New Great Game: Changing Global Energy Markets, The Re-Emergent Strategic Triangle, and US Policy
Transatlantic Economic Statecraft: The Challenge to Building a Balanced Transatlantic Sanctions Policy between the United States and the European Union
Game of Drones: Proliferated Drones
Reset, Negotiate, Institutionalize: A Phased Middle East Strategy for the Next President
Defeating the Islamic State: A Bottom-Up Approach
Dynamic Balance: An Alliance Requirements Roadmap for the Asia-Pacific Region
Seeing Strait: The Future of the US - Taiwan Strategic Relationship
Advancing the Dialogue: A Security System for the Two-State Solution
Assured Resolve: Testing Possible Challenges to Baltic Security
12 Months in - 8 Months Left
Networked Transparency: Constructing a Common Operational Picture of the South China Sea
The Labyrinth Within: Reforming the Pentagon’s Budgeting Process
RED ALERT: The Growing Threat to US Aircraft Carriers
Nine Lessons for Navigating National Security
From Sanctuary to Battlefield: A Framework for a US Defense and Deterrence Strategy for Space
While We Can: Arresting the Erosion of America's Military Edge
Solving Long Division: The Geopolitical Implications of Korean Unification
Uncertain Ground: Emerging Challenges in Land Warfare
Diminishing Returns? The Future of Economic Coercion
Passing the Baton: A Bipartisan 2016 Agenda for the Veteran and Military Community
Crisis Response: Institutional Innovation in the United States Marine Corps
Retreat from Range: The Rise and Fall of Carrier Aviation
After the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action: A Game Plan for the United States
A Nuclear Strategy and Posture for 2030
Lessons from Russia for the Future of Sanctions
Security Cooperation & Assistance: Rethinking the Return on Investment
Russian Motives: An Essay Exploring Russia's Approach to Crimea and Eastern Ukraine
A World of Proliferated Drones: A Technology Primer
US Strategy after the Iran Deal
Enabling Decision: Shaping the National Security Council for the Next President
Crude Oil Export & US National Security
More Willing and Able: Charting China's International Security Activism
Directed-Energy Weapons: Promise and Prospects
Indirect Cost Imposition Strategies in the South China Sea: US Leadership and ASEAN Centrality
Preserving the Rules: Countering Coercion in Maritime Asia
Lessons from the 2013-2014 Israeli-Palestinian Final Status Negotiations
Shades of Gray: Technology, Strategic Competition, and Stability in Maritime Asia
Ideas to Actions: Suggestions for the 25th Secretary of Defense
Avoiding Trivia: A Strategy for Sustainment and Fiscal Security
Reforming the Military Health System
Playing it Safe: Malaysia’s Approach to the South China Sea and Implications for the United States
Between Iron Man and Aqua Man
Battlefields and Boardrooms: Women's Leadership in the Military and Private Sector
China’s Tailored Coercion and its Rivals’ Actions and Responses: What the Numbers Tell Us
Nuclear Weapons in the Third Offset Strategy: Avoiding a Nuclear Blind Spot in the Pentagon’s New Initiative
Warring State: China's Cybersecurity Strategy
Cost-Imposing Strategies
The Mission Continues: A Case Study of the Well After Service Model
Robotics on the Battlefield Part II
Strengthening US-Indonesia Defense Ties
The Tourniquet: A Strategy for Defeating the Islamic State and Saving Syria and Iraq
The Challenge of Responding to Maritime Coercion
Nonmilitary Approaches to Countering Chinese Coercion
Going Anti-Access at Sea: How Japan Can Turn the Tables on China
Advancing US-Malaysia Security Cooperation in a Changing Environment
Port Recovery in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
Autonomous Power? Securing Singapore’s Interests in the 21st Century
Surviving on a Diet of Poisoned Fruit: Reducing the National Security Risks of America’s Cyber Dependencies
Strategy and Statecraft: An Agenda for the United States in an Era of Compounding Complexity
The Contest for Regional Leadership in the New Middle East
Robotics on the Battlefield
Digital Theaters: Decentralizing Cyber Command and Control
Envisioning Strategic Options
Tailored Coercion: Competition and Risk in Maritime Asia
If Deterrence Fails: Rethinking Conflict on the Korean Peninsula
Energy Rush: Shale Production and US National Security
The Carrier Air Wing of the Future
20YY: Preparing for War in the Robotic Age
Zone Defense: A Case for Distinct Service Roles and Missions
Process Over Platforms: A Paradigm Shift in Acquisition Through Advanced Manufacturing
Building Better Generals
Resident Power: Building a Politically Sustainable US Military Presence in Southeast Asia and Australia
Pushback: Countering the Iran Action Network
America’s Veterans
The Emerging Asia Power Web
The Seven Deadly Sins of Defense Spending
Toward a Successful Outcome in Afghanistan
If all Else Fails: The Challenges of Containing a Nuclear-Armed Iran
Listening to the Generals: How Military Advice Affects Public Support for the Use of Force
At What Cost a Carrier?
Light Footprints: The Future of American Military Intervention
Atomic Kingdom: If Iran Builds the Bomb, Will Saudi Arabia Be Next?
Aum Shinrikyo
Upholding the Promise
Global Swing States
National Security Guide to the Presidential Election
Yokota: Civil-Military Use of US Bases in Japan
Military Campaigns: Veterans' Endorsements and Presidential Elections
Risk and Rivalry: Iran, Israel and the Bomb
Strategic Adaptation: Toward a New US Strategy in the Middle East
Employing America’s Veterans
Sustainable Pre-eminence: Reforming the US Military at a Time of Strategic Change
America’s Path: Grand Strategy for the Next Administration
Well After Service
Investing in the Best
Vital Venture
America’s Civilian Operations Abroad
Cooperation from Strength
Driving in the Dark
Hard Choices: Responsible Defense in an Age of Austerity
Aum Shinrikyo: Insights Into How Terrorists Develop Biological and Chemical Weapons
Elements of Security
Internet Freedom
Upheaval: US Policy Toward Iran in a Changing Middle East
Beyond Afghanistan
America's Cyber Future Vol. II
America's Cyber Future Vol. I
Pressure: Economic Statecraft and US National Security
Responsible Transition
Managing 21st-Century Diplomacy
Securing South Korea
Renewing Old Promises and Exploring New Frontiers
Natural Allies: A Blueprint for the Future of US-India Relations
Renewal: Revitalizing the US-Japan Alliance
Fueling the Future Force
An Indispensable Force
Crime Wars: Gangs, Cartels and US National Security
South Asia's Geography of Conflict
America’s Extended Hand: Assessing the Obama Administration’s Global Engagement Strategy
Contracting in Conflicts: The Path to Reform
Crafting a Strategic Vision: A New Era of US-Indonesia Relations
Restraint: Recalibrating American Strategy
Rhetoric and Reality: Countering Terrorism in the Age of Obama
Sustaining Security: How Natural Resources Influence National Security
To Serve the Nation: US Special Operations Forces in an Era of Persistent Conflict
Leverage: Designing a Political Campaign for Afghanistan
Broadening Horizons: Climate Change and the US Armed Forces
Lost in Translation
Security for Peace
Small Wars Journal, Volume 6, Number 1
Keeping The Edge: Revitalizing America's Military Officer Corps
Arsenal's End? American Power and the Global Defense Industry
Contested Commons
Hard Lessons: Navigating Negotiations with the DPRK
China's Arrival
Triage: The Next Twelve Months in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Beyond Bullets: A Pragmatic Strategy to Combat Violent Islamist Extremism
After the Fire: Shaping the Future U.S. Relationship with Iraq
The Past and Present as Prologue
Going Global: The Future of the US-South Korea Alliance
The United States and the Asia-Pacific Region
From Preponderance to Partnership: American Maritime Power in the 21st Century
Iran: Assessing US Strategic Options
Strategic Leadership: Framework for a 21st Century National Security Strategy
Unfinished Business: US Overseas Military Presence in the 21st Century
A Strategy for American Power
Shaping the Iraq Inheritance
The Power of Balance: America in iAsia
Making America Grand Again
Finding Our Way: Debating American Grand Strategy
Sustainable Security: Developing a Security Strategy for the Long Haul
The Age of Consequences
The Left-Hand Side of the Spectrum: Ambassadors and Advisors in Future US Strategy
Phased Transition: A Responsible Way Forward and Out of Iraq
Institutionalizing Adaptation: It's Time for a Permanent Army Advisor Corps
The Inheritance and the Way Forward
Shaping US Ground Forces for the Future
After an Attack: Preparing Citizens for Bioterrorism
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