2007 News & Information

  • CNA Corporation in the News: December 12, 2007

    Associated Press cites National Security and the Threat of Climate Change report in article on the threat global warming poses to military installations

  • CNA Corporation in the News: December 12, 2007

    Former commander: climate change threatens Va. bases
    Associated Press, dailypress.com

  • CNA Corporation in the News: December 12, 2007

    The New Jersey Star-Ledger features op-ed, "Global warming is a threat to peace" by CNA Military Advisory Board members, Admiral Joseph Preuher (Ret.) and Vice Admiral Richard Truly (Ret.)

  • CNA Corporation in the News: December 9, 2007

    The New York Times Magazine "7th Annual Year In Ideas" issue highlights recommendations from CNA's report National Security and the Threat of Climate Change

  • CNA Corporation in the News: December 7, 2007

    UPI cites CNA's report National Security and the Threat of Climate Change in story headlined "Bill tells DoD to count warming as threat"

  • CNA Corporation in the News: December 2, 2007

    ABC's World News Tonight features CNA's National Security and the Threat of Climate Change in report "Global Warming: Humanity's Meltdown?"

  • CNA Corporation in the News: November 29, 2007
    William Samii, analyst with CNA's Project Iran, is quoted in CNN.com article "Iran's Revolutionary Guards patrol Persian Gulf, U.S. says"
  • CNA Corporation in the News: November 2007

    CNA Resource Analysis Division economist, Keith Brown, examines the impact of subscriber levels on the success of cable networks in his article "How many viewers does a cable network need? A survival analysis of cable networks" appearing in the November issue of Applied Economics

  • News Release: October 31, 2007

    CNA Releases Report on Minorities in the Marine Corps: Retention Rate of African American Enlistees Among Corps' Highest

  • CNA Corporation in the News: October 29, 2007

    The Honolulu Advertiser features CNA report in article headlined "More black recruits join Marines"

  • CNA Corporation in the News: October 24, 2007

    Dean Cheng, specialist in Chinese security affairs with CNA's Project Asia, is interviewed for the news story "China's First Lunar Probe Launches into Orbit" on NPR's All Things Considered

  • News Release: October 16, 2007

    CNA's Final Report for the Veterans' Disability Benefits Commission: Compensation, Survey Results, and Selected Topics released

  • News Release: October 16, 2007
    Kenneth J. Krieg, former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, and Admiral John B. Nathman, former Commander of the Navy's U.S. Fleet Forces Command, join CNA as senior fellows
  • CNA Corporation in the News: October 2007
  • CNA Corporation in the News: October 1, 2007
    Climate Change and Security Defense News, op-ed by Sherri Goodman, CNA General Counsel and Executive Director, Military Advisory Board (subscription required)
  • CNA Corporation in the News: October 1, 2007

    "Climate Change and Security," an Op-Ed authored by Sherri Goodman, CNA General Counsel and Executive Director of CNA's Military Advisory Board, appears in Defense News

  • CNA Corporation in the News: October 2007

    CNA analyst Brent Boning's study "Opportunity Counts: Teams and the Effectiveness of Production Incentives" is published in the Journal of Labor Economics

  • From CNA Corporation: October 2007
    CNA's Center for Strategic Studies' Mike McDevitt, David Finkelstein, and Ken Allen have each contributed a chapter to a new book from the Army War College and the National Bureau of Asian Research entitled, Right Sizing the People's Liberation Army: Exploring the Contours of China's Military
  • News Release: September 27, 2007

    General Gordon R. Sullivan, USA (Ret.), Chairman of the Military Advisory Board to CNA report National Security and the Threat of Climate Change, testifies before Congress that climate change is a "significant threat to our national security"

  • CNA Corporation in the News: September 5, 2007
    CNA expert on Chinese security issues, Dean Cheng, quoted in the Financial Times' story, "US concedes danger of cyber-attack"
  • CNA Corporation in the News: September 4, 2007
    William Samii, Iran analyst with CNA, interviewed for USA Today article, "Iranian shakeup a setback for hardline leader"
  • From CNA Corporation: September 2007
  • From CNA Corporation: September 2007
    The report on the conference, "The Struggle for Unity and Authority in Islam: Reviving the Caliphate?", sponsored by CNA's Center for Strategic Studies and Wilton Park Conferences is available on line. The conference, which convened scholars and practitioners from across the Muslim world, considered modern-day views on re-establishing the Islamic form of government that unites political and religious leadership under a single head of state—the Caliph.
  • From CNA Corporation: September 2007
    CNA's Sarah Friedman has edited a special issue of the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, a study comprising ten research reports of secondary data analysis of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (SECCYD)
  • From CNA Corporation: September 2007
    Maryanne Kivlehan-Wise, with CNA's Project Asia, examines how state-media relations have changed under China's new political, economic, and social forces in her work entitled "China's Media in an Age of Capitalist Transition"; a chapter in a new edited volume of China's Emergent Political Economy: Capitalism in the Dragon's Lair (Routledge, 2007)
  • CNA Corporation in the News: August 20, 2007
    Bill Samii, with CNA's Project Iran, quoted in UPI story, "Analysis: Iran's Drug Problems Expanding"
  • From CNA Corporation: July 2007

    The National Bureau of Asian Research journal, Asia Policy (Number 4, July 2007), has published a paper by Dave Finkelstein, Director of CNA's Project Asia and its China Studies Center, entitled "China's National Military Strategy: An Overview of the Military Strategic Guidelines." The paper is a condensed version of a much larger study by the same name.

  • From CNA Corporation: June 29, 2007

    Richard Danzig, former Secretary of the Navy and a senior fellow at CNA, presented a brief June 29 at CNA on DoD roles in the event of domestic aerosol anthrax attacks. In a related paper published by the Center for a New American Security, a new Washington think tank, Danzig and two co-authors discuss citizens' roles in similar scenarios

  • CNA Corporation in the News: June 22, 2007

    In an editorial titled "Global Insecurity: Conflicts heat up" the Seattle Post-Intelligencer cites CNA's Military Advisory Board report: National Security and the Threat of Climate Change

  • CNA Corporation in the News: June 22, 2007
    Global Insecurity: Conflicts heat up Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Editorial Board
  • CNA Corporation in the News: June 20, 2007

    CNA's General Counsel, Sherri Goodman, appears on CNN's Situation Room to discuss national security and the threats posed by climate change

  • CNA Corporation in the News: June 20, 2007
    Refugees in Peril, Effects of Global Warming CNN Situation Room, Wolf Blitzer and Barbara Starr
  • CNA Corporation in the News: June 6, 2007

    Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA 14), Chair of the House Intelligence Subcommittee on Intelligence Community Management, discusses CNA's National Security and the Threat of Climate Change report in San Francisco Chronicle op-ed, "Intelligence needed on climate change"

  • CNA Corporation in the News: June 6, 2007
    Intelligence needed on climate change San Francisco Chronicle op-ed by Rep. Anna G. Eshoo
  • CNA Corporation in the News: June 5, 2007
    Global Warning Times of India, Chidanand Rajghatta
  • CNA Corporation in the News: June 5, 2007
    GOP Debate CNN
  • CNA Corporation in the News: June 4, 2007
    Laggard at the G-8 Boston Globe, Editorial
  • CNA Corporation in the News: June 2007
    An article by Carter Malkasian, Director of CNA's Center for Stability and Development, proposes an Iraq strategy that relies on Sunni militias and local police units. The piece appears in the summer edition of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas (http://www.democracyjournal.org/)
  • CNA Corporation in the News: June 2007
    CNA analyst Edward Michlovich is awarded the Military Operations Research Society's David Rist Prize for his work, "Countering Radio-Controlled Improvised Electronic Devices" assessing the effectiveness of certain counter-IED systems in the Iraqi theater. His work, presented to then-Commander of the U.S. Central Command, Gen. John Abizaid, in early 2005 results in significant changes in operations in Iraq
  • CNA Corporation in the News: June 1, 2007
    Trouble at the Pump GovernmentExecutive.com, Katherine McIntire Peters
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 31, 2007

    General Gordon Sullivan (USA, ret.), Chairman of CNA's Military Advisory Board on National Security and Climate Change, welcomes White House climate change initiative; reminds G-8 nations to consider security threats posed by global climate change

  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 30, 2007
    Sens. Clinton, McCain's bill forces DOD to study warming Greenwire, Darren Samuelsohn (subscription required)
  • From CNA Corporation: May 30, 2007

    Analyst Amanda Kraus of CNA's Resource Analysis Division co-authors a chapter, "Education and Taiwan's Changing Employment and Earnings Structure," for the book The Labour Market and Economic Development of Taiwan, edited by Joseph S. Lee (Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd., 2007)

  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 29, 2007
    House Approves Climate Measure In DoD Bill, Despite Bush Opposition Defense Environment Alert The Changing Climate
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 29, 2007
    Richmond Times Dispatch editorial, "The Changing Climate" cites CNA National Security and the Threat of Climate Change report
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 25, 2007
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 23, 2007
    Roanoke Times supports Sen. John Warner's (R-VA) efforts to address the security threats posed by global climate change in editorial, "Global warming poses security challenges"
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 23, 2007
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 22, 2007
    Warner wants study on warming, security Richmond Times-Dispatch, Peter Hardin
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 20, 2007
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 17, 2007
    RETIRED GENERALS: CLIMATE CHANGE WILL REQUIRE REVISING MILITARY PLANS Inside the Pentagon, Fawzia Sheikh
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 17, 2007
    Climate change a new threat to security San Jose Mercury News, Frank Davies (sign up repaired)
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 15, 2007
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 14, 2007

    Right climate choice Washington Times, Doug Wilson

  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 12, 2007
    Earth study in intelligence bill; Climate seen as an issue for security Washington Times, Christina Bellantoni (purchase required)
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 3, 2007
    Intel Analysts to Study Climate Change Associated Press, Katherine Shrader (purchase required)
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 2007
    CNA analyst Whitney Raas's article, which assesses whether Israel is capable of using military force to stop Iranian nuclear proliferation, has been published in International Security. The piece, co-authored with Austin Long, stems from Raas's graduate work at MIT, where she recently finished a nuclear engineering PhD. Raas is currently writing a chapter for an upcoming book on nonproliferation from the Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • CNA Corporation in the News: May 2007

    Timothy J. Smith, with the Office of Naval Intelligence and Senior Intelligence Officer for the Center for Naval Analyses, wins the 2006 Galileo Essay Contest sponsored by the Director of Naval Intelligence. Previous winners include Intellipedia creator D. Calvin Andrus

  • From CNA Corporation: May 2007
    CNA's Christopher Duquette has had his paper, "One-Person, One-Vote and the Constitutionality of the Winner-Take-All Allocation of Electoral College Votes" published in the spring issue of the Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy
  • From CNA Corporation: May 2007
    CNA analyst Whitney Raas's article, which assesses whether Israel is capable of using military force to stop Iranian nuclear proliferation, has been published in International Security. The piece, co-authored with Austin Long, stems from Raas's graduate work at MIT, where she recently finished a nuclear engineering PhD. Raas is currently writing a chapter for an upcoming book on nonproliferation from the Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • From CNA Corporation: May 2007
    Michael McDevitt, director of CNA's Center for Strategic Studies, and CNA research analyst Peter Swartz have contributed chapters to China's Future Nuclear Submarine Force (China Maritime Studies Institute and Naval Institute Press, 2007). McDevitt's chapter, "Sea Denial with Chinese Characteristics," and Swartz's chapter, "Meeting the Chinese Naval Challenge: Lessons from the 1980s," are based on papers they delivered at an October 2005 Naval War College conference
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 28, 2007

    In an April 28 feature story headlined, "Officials: Climate Change Harms Security" Associated Press National Writer, Matt Crenson, cites CNA's report National Security and the Threat of Climate Change

  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 28, 2007
    Officials: Climate Change Harms Security Associated Press, Matt Crenson
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 23, 2007
    'Threat Multiplier'; Military panel deems climate-change effects as a growing national security challenge Aviation Week & Space Technology, Frank Morning, Jr.
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 23, 2007
    Weather wars: U.N. debate about global warming's effects foresees a grim future of climate-induced conflict Houston Chronicle/McClatchy-Tribune Business News, Editorial
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 22, 2007
    Think tank's report a grim warning that national security is tied to global warming Asheville Citizen-Times, Jim Buchanan, Columnist
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 22, 2007
    Climate of subtle conflict Washington Times, Bryan K. Migone and Mark D. Drapeau (subscription required)
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 20, 2007
    Warming and global security New York Times, Editorial (purchase required)
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 19, 2007
    Could global warming cause war? Christian Science Monitor, Brad Knickerbocker
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 18, 2007

    General Gordon Sullivan (USA, ret.), Chairman of CNA's Military Advisory Board, presents testimony on CNA's report "National Security and the Threat of Climate Change" before the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming

  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 18, 2007
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 18, 2007
    U.S. House panel sees security threats from global warming Associated Press, John Heilprin
  • News Release: April 17, 2007
    CNA Military Advisory Board Chairman, General Gordon Sullivan (USA, ret.), issues statement applauding UN Security Council debate on the national security threats posed by climate change
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 17, 2007
    Retired military officers cast climate-change warning Virginian-Pilot, Dale Eisman
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 17, 2007
    Military advisers' study may drive security focus of climate debate Defense Environment Alert, Suzanne Yohannan
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 17, 2007
    Could Climate Change Threaten Security? Forbes.com
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 17, 2007
    Climate change called a security threat Los Angeles Times, Karen Kaplan and Thomas H. Maugh II
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 17, 2007
    Climate change a 'threat to security' Financial Times, Mark Turner and Fiona Harvey
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 17, 2007
    Report: Climate change is an issue of national security Congress Daily AM, Darren Goode (subscription required)
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 17, 2007
    Military advisers' study may drive security focus on climate debate Defense Environment Alert, Suzanne Yohannan (subscription required)
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 17, 2007
    Global warming to have dramatic effect in N. America; Scientists say changes faster than thought McClatchy Newspaper, Robert Boyd
  • News Release: April 16, 2007

    Climate Change Poses Serious Threat To U.S. National Security

  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
    Climate Change Worries Military Advisers NPR Morning Edition, Renee Montagne interviews General Anthony Zinni
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
    A new report warns that global warming could put America's national security at risk Today in LA (NBC Los Angeles)
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
    Excerpts from live coverage of the National Security and Climate Change Press Conference CSPAN-1 (National)
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
    Climate change also poses a serious threat to America's national security Weather Channel Evening Edition
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
    Climate Change Risks Nat'l Security CBSNews.com
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
    Report: Climate change a major military issue ArmyTimes.com, William H. McMichael
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
    Climate Change Linked to Security Risks Military.com
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
    UK to raise climate talks as Security Council issue GuardianUnlimited.com, Ed Pilkington
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
    Global warming may put U.S. in hot water Associated Press, Seth Borenstein
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007

    Retired generals, admirals: Global warming a security threat
    Wall Street Journal, Energy Roundup Blog

  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
    Climate; Retired generals warn that warming threatens US security Greenwire, Darren Samuelsohn (subscription required)
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
    Lugar commends climate change study States News Service
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007
    Retired generals, admirals: Global warming needs a hard look States News Service
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 16, 2007

    CNA releases "National Security and the Threat of Climate Change" — a study overseen by a Military Advisory Board of retired three- and four-star admirals and generals from all branches of the armed services

  • From CNA Corporation: April 16, 2007
    CNA's National Security and the Threat of Climate Change — a widely reported study overseen by a Military Advisory Board of retired admirals and generals from all branches of the armed services.
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 15, 2007
    Global Warming — Military Report Says Global Warming is a National Security Threat ABC World News Sunday
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 15, 2007
    Another group joining the call to fight global warming Fox Report Sunday
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 15, 2007
    Ex-generals: Global warming threatens U.S. security CNN.com
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 15, 2007
    Military sharpens focus on climate change Washington Post, Juliet Eilperin
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 15, 2007
    Global warming a security risk Associated Press, Seth Borenstein
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 15, 2007
    Global warming called security threat New York Times, Andrew Revkin and Timothy Williams
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 15, 2007
  • CNA Corporation in the News: April 15, 2007

    Climate change: A threat to global security
    Green Energy News, Vol. 12 No. 4

  • From CNA Corporation: April 5, 2007
    Project Iran workshop report, "Assessing the Iran U.K. hostage Crisis," now available on line
  • From CNA Corporation: April 2007

    CNA analysts' studies — "Lessons Learned from Smallpox Vaccination of U.S. Navy Forces before Operation Iraqi Freedom," by Scott Savitz and Jessica Stewart, and "Statistical Analysis of Hearing Loss among Navy Personnel," by Robert P. Trost and Geoffrey B. Shaw — appear in April issue of Military Medicine; abstracts available on the ASMUS Journal's website

  • News Release: March 27, 2007

    CNA establishes China Studies Center, creating one of the largest China analysis programs in the country; inaugural event features remarks by Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.)

  • From CNA Corporation: February 7, 2007

    On January 10, 2007 CNA's Project Asia hosted a roundtable meeting to discuss China's National Defense in 2006, the People's Republic of China's biennial defense white paper released by Beijing on December 29, 2006

  • CNA Corporation in the News: February 5, 2007
    Defense News cites CNA's study currently underway to examine the national security implications of global climate change. The report is being advised by a 12-member panel composed of retired flag officers
  • CNA Corporation in the News: February 5, 2007

    Dr. Carter Malkasian of CNA's Operations Evaluation Group quoted in The Washington Post article: "Officers with PhDs Advising War Effort"

  • CNA Corporation in the News: January 28, 2007

    CNA's Center for Strategic Studies', Michael Connell, is interviewed on Iran issues in the San Francisco Chronicle article: "As economy struggles, Iranians losing faith in president"