From CNA in 2012

  • December 20, 2012

    International Relations and Security Network (ISN) posts the article "Challenges Facing the Russian Defense Establishment" by CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D.

  • December 20, 2012

    The slide presentation from CNA vice president and deputy general counsel Mark E. Rosen's Stanford University presentation, "Arctic Legal Issues", is now available online

  • December 19, 2012

    Video: Variety of Work Attracts Scientists like CNA’s Bill Komiss - Although Bill Komiss finished college with a Ph.D. in economics, he wanted to use his academic skills in other ways. In joining CNA, he was able to work on fascinating projects to include helping marine mammals, studying the flow of oil through strategic straits, and helping to keep the Navy ready for action.

  • December 19, 2012

    The slide presentation from CNA senior vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary Sherri Goodman's IISS Forum for Arctic Climate Change and Security Geopolitical Workshop presentation, "The Changing Arctic: Strategic Opportunities and Challenges", is now available online

  • December 18, 2012

    Routledge publishes the book Chinese Diplomacy and the UN Security Council: Beyond the Vote by CNA research analyst Joel Wuthnow, Ph.D.

  • December 18, 2012

    CNA Strategic Studies releases the report Security Challenges in Libya and the Sahel by CNA lead administrative program assistant Sarah Vogler

  • December 17, 2012

    A video recording of CNA principal research scientist Dr. Lawrence Lewis' presentation on "The Indirect Approach: The Philippines and Beyond" at the 8th International Lessons Learned Conference is now available online

  • December 17, 2012

    The slide presentation from CNA senior fellow Paul Faeth's Total Energy USA panel presentation, "An Environmental View of Fracking", is now available online

  • December 13, 2012

    CNA Strategic Studies releases the report The Long Littoral Project: Arabian Sea, the third in a series of reports that examines the five great maritime basins of the Indo-Pacific

  • December 13, 2012

    The slide presentation from the Smart Policing Initiative's December 4th webinar "SMART Police Officers: The End Game" is now available online

  • December 13, 2012

    CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. highlights his September Oxford Analytica brief in the posting "Iran’s S-300 lawsuit against Russia may backfire" on his blog Russian Military Reform

  • December 13, 2012

    Employee Spotlight: Meet Patricia Neil, Ph.D., research scientist in CNA’s Operations Evaluation Group, Marine Corps Field Program

  • December 11, 2012

    Selected presentations from CNA's November 2012 conference Promoting Resilience in Military Children through Effective Programs are now available online

  • December 11, 2012

    CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Taking armaments imports seriously, part 2" on his blog Russian Military Reform

  • December 10, 2012

    Foreign Policy publishes the article "Lost in Cyberspace" by CNA research scientist Will McCants, Ph.D.

  • December 10, 2012

    CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Taking armaments imports seriously, part 1" on his blog Russian Military Reform

  • December 7, 2012

    The Diplomat posts "China and the ICC" by CNA analyst Joel Wuthnow, Ph.D.

  • December 6, 2012

    CNN blog Global Public Square posts "Kim Jong Un tightens his grip" by CNA analyst Ken Gause

  • December 5, 2012

    StrategyPage posts a book review by CNA senior research specialist Michael Markowitz on the book, The Age of the Dromon: The Byzantine Navy, ca. 500-1204,  written by John Pryor and Elizabeth Jeffreys

  • December 5, 2012

    Research in Labor Economics publishes the article Position-Specific Promotion Rates and the “Fast Track” Effect by CNA research analyst Adam Clemens, Ph.D.

  • November 30, 2012

    CNA Video: Scientist Finds the Right Chemistry with the Navy - There are many analysts at CNA with master degrees and Ph.Ds. in subjects like economics, abstract algebra, and law. But when they’re hired, they generally don’t work in the area they studied. Take CNA’s Dr. David Broyles, for instance. He has a Ph.D. in organic chemistry but has recently worked on everything from the Haiti earthquake to irregular warfare.

  • November 21, 2012
    Senator Richard G. Lugar, recipient of CNA's 2012 Paul H. Nitze Award, discusses "Overcoming Political Disunity to Address Emerging National Security Challenges" at CNA's 70th Anniversary Celebration and Awards Dinner
  • November 19, 2012
    A summary and photos from the November 8, 2012 KIMS-CNA Conference on "The Changing Security Environment and the Continuing North Korean Military Threat" are now available
  • November 17, 2012
    CNA China Studies releases the report China’s Leadership Transition: What’s at Stake? by CNA senior research scientist Alison Kaufman, Ph.D.
  • November 16, 2012
    The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) releases the report Collaborative Reform Process: A Review of Officer-Involved Shootings in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department prepared by CNA Safety and Security
  • November 12, 2012
    Sherri Goodman, CNA senior vice president and general counsel, is a contributor to the National Academy of Sciences' National Research Council report Climate and Social Stress: Implications for Security Analysis
  • November 12, 2012
    CNA Resource Analysis releases the report Assessing the Impact of and Needs for Navy Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture Training by CNA research scientists Neil B. Carey, Ph.D., Edward J. Schmitz, Ph.D.,and Sara M. Russell, Ph.D. and CNA project manager Zachary T. Miller
  • November 9, 2012
    The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Migration Policy Institute publish the report, Border Insecurity in Central America’s Northern Triangle, co-authored by CNA senior research scientist Ralph Espach, Ph.D.
  • November 8, 2012
    The Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Appalachia, a program run by CNA, posts an interview with CNA senior research specialist, Maria DiFuccia. In September, DiFuccia traveled to Charleston, West Virginia to meet with the West Virginia Association of School Administrators and representatives from the West Virginia Department of Education.
  • November 8, 2012
    The Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Appalachia, a program run by CNA, discusses rural education in the article "Spotlight on Rural Education".
  • November 6, 2012
    CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "The firing of Anatoly Serdyukov" on his blog Russian Military Reform
  • November 5, 2012
    CNA Resource Analysis releases the report Prior-Service Reserve Affiliation and Continuation Behavior: Volume 1– Affiliation by CNA research analyst Jennifer Schulte, Ph.D. and CNA principal research scientist Michelle Dolfini-Reed, Ph.D.
  • November 5, 2012
    CNA Resource Analysis releases the report Prior-Service Reserve Affiliation and Continuation Behavior: Volume 2– Continuation by CNA research analyst Jennifer Schulte, Ph.D. and CNA principal research scientist Michelle Dolfini-Reed, Ph.D.
  • November 5, 2012
    Proceedings publishes "Improving Command and Control by Assessing the Common Operational Picture" by CNA analyst Annette Matheny, Ph.D. in the Professional Notes section (subscription required)
  • November 5, 2012
    World Politics Review publishes the article "Force Reduction Key to South Sudan's Military Transformation" by CNA research analyst Lesley Anne Warner
  • November 2, 2012
    The paper, Integrated Manpower Agent-Based Computer Tool – Active Component (IMPACT-AC), co-authored by CNA research scientist Warren Sutton, Ph.D. was selected as the best working group presentation in Manpower and Personnel at this year's Military Operations Research Symposium. In addition, this paper has been nominated for the 80th Barchi Prize.
  • October 31, 2012
    Research Highlight: CNA Safety and Security report Why the Emergency Management Community Should be Concerned about Climate Change focuses on the impact of climate change on comprehensive emergency management and preparedness policy
  • October 31, 2012

    The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace's Policy Outlook features the article, "The U.S. and Russian National Academies Should Conduct A Joint Study Into Whether Conventional Cruise Missiles Post a Realistic Threat to Silos," coauthored by CNA research analyst Elbridge Colby

  • October 30, 2012
    Smart Policing Initiative (SPI), a collaborative effort between CNA, Bureau of Justice Assistance, and over thirty local law enforcement agencies, publishes the site spotlight report Los Angeles, California Smart Policing Initiative: Reducing Gun-Related Violence through Operation LASER
  • October 30, 2012
    CNA supported the DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA) with a series of “Whole Community” tabletop exercises reports The Tear Line
  • October 25, 2012
    CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Russian air force procurement plans" on his blog Russian Military Reform
  • October 23, 2012
    Harvard's Belfer Center posts CNA Maritime Asia Project's second conference report Workshop Two: Naval Developments in Asia
  • October 20, 2012
    Over the past 18 months, CNA Safety and Security delivered 26 risk management workshops nationwide reports The Tear Line
  • October 20, 2012
    CNA Resource Analysis releases the report "Data Rights Valuation in Software Acquisitions" by CNA senior risk and cost engineer Stephany Head, Ph.D. and CNA principal research scientist Julianne Nelson, Ph.D.
  • October 19, 2012
    Two new capability calculators (Weapons of Mass Destruction/Hazardous Materials Response and Public Safety and Security Response) are free and available for download reports The Tear Line
  • October 18, 2012
    Timothy Beres, vice president and director of CNA Safety & Security, writes "Cyber Threats: Different Hazard, Same Problems" for the October 2012 edition of The Tear Line
  • October 18, 2012
    Geopolitical Information Service posts the report "Central America faces tough choices in drug and gang wars" by CNA senior research scientist Ralph Espach, Ph.D. (subscription required)
  • October 17, 2012
    CNA Safety and Security provided on-site analytic support and technical assistance to local law enforcement at the presidential nominating conventions reports The Tear Line
  • October 12, 2012
    CNA Safety and Security releases Volume 2, Issue 3 of its quarterly newsletter The Tear Line
  • October 12, 2012
    Foreign Policy's The Middle East Channel publishes "A new Salafi politics" by CNA research scientist William McCants, Ph.D.
  • October 9, 2012
    CNA Strategic Studies releases the report "The Long Littoral Project: East China and Yellow Seas", the second in a series of reports that examines the five great maritime basins of the Indo-Pacific
  • October 9, 2012
    Employee Spotlight: Meet Ian MacLeod, senior research scientist in CNA’s Operations Evaluation Group, Marine Corps Field Program
  • October 8, 2012
    CNA Operations & Tactics Analysis releases the fourth quarter 2011 update of the Integrated Ship Database
  • October 7, 2012
    The Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Appalachia, a program run by CNA, hosted a webinar titled "Increasing Access to College Preparatory Courses in Rural Communities Through Dual Enrollment" on September 24 - view the video and download the slides
  • October 4, 2012

    CNA Video: Keeping Secrets: The Life of a CNA Analyst – CNA research scientist Patricia Neil, Ph.D. discusses her work as CNA's field representative assigned to Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, NC

  • September 30, 2012
    The Nashua Telegraph publishes the article "US must break away from its overreliance on oil" by CNA Military Advisory Board member Lieutenant General Richard C. Zilmer, USMC (Ret.)
  • September 27, 2012

    PRISM publishes the article "Operation Enduring Freedom—Philippines: Civilian Harm and the Indirect Approach" by co-authors CNA principal research scientist Lawrence Lewis, Ph.D. and CNA board member Sarah Sewall, Ph.D.

  • September 24, 2012

    Employee Spotlight: Meet Jason Thomas, Ph.D., associate director of CNA’s Safety and Security division

  • September 21, 2012

    The Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Appalachia, a program administered by CNA, releases its Fall 2012 newsletter

  • September 20, 2012

    CNA Strategic Studies releases the report "The Long Littoral Project: Bay of Bengal" by CNA research analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake

  • September 19, 2012

    Foreign Affairs publishes "The Sources of Salafi Conduct: Harsh Politics in the New Middle East" by CNA research scientist William McCants, Ph.D. (also carried by RealClearPolitics)

  • September 18, 2012

    Lulu.com publishes the second edition of The Art of Wargaming: A Guide for Professionals and Hobbyists by CNA research scientist Peter Perla, Ph.D. (also available in electronic editions on iTunes and Amazon)

  • September 17, 2012

    CNA Safety & Security developed this free tool that estimates the resources a jurisdiction may need in order to execute a public safety and security response to a large event (e.g., a concert or sporting event) or an incident (e.g., a riot or terrorist attack).

  • September 14, 2012

    CNA Strategic Studies releases the report "CNA Maritime Asia Project - Workshop Two: Naval Developments in Asia" by RADM Michael A. McDevitt, (Ret.) and Catherine K. Lea

  • September 14, 2012

    CNA research scientist William McCants, Ph.D. posts the article "US Embassy Protests" on his blog Jihadica

  • September 12, 2012

    PONARS Eurasia publishes the policy memo, "The Southern Kuril Islands Dispute," by CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D.

  • September 11, 2012

    Employee Spotlight: Meet Michelle Seay, administrative project assistant for CNA's Health Research and Policy team

  • September 8, 2012

    CNA Safety & Security develops a free tool that estimates the number of Weapons of Mass Destruction/Hazardous Materials (WMD/HAZMAT) Response teams a jurisdiction might need and helps estimate the associated costs for those teams

  • September 5, 2012

    Royal United Services Institute posts the article, "With Al-Shabaab on the Run, Kenya Moves on Kismaayo," by CNA research analyst Lesley Anne Warner

  • September 2, 2012

    The Diplomat publishes the article "China’s Greatest Challenge: Not America, But Itself" by CNA research analyst Anka Lee

  • August 31, 2012

    Russian Politics and Law publishes "Post-Soviet Political Systems: Editor's Introduction" by CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. (subscription required)

  • August 31, 2012

    CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts his Russian Politics and Law article "Post-Soviet Political Systems: Editor's Introduction" on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • August 28, 2012

    CNA research analyst Shannon Phillips, Ph.D. co-authored the National Bureau of Economic Research working paper titled "Estimating the Impact of Trade and Offshoring on American Workers Using the Current Population Surveys"

  • August 24, 2012

    CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "The army and the church" on his blog Russian Military Reform

  • August 22, 2012

    CNA analyst Clarence Wardell III, Ph.D. posts "World Humanitarian Day and Friends of Ebonie" on Tweenate's Social Currency blog

  • August 20, 2012

    The Journal of Air Traffic Control publishes an article by CNA research scientist James Donley, Ph.D. called, "Fuel Savings of Optimally Routed Flights"

  • August 17, 2012

    World Politics Review publishes the article "Kenya's Coast Province Could Be Flashpoint in Run-Up to Elections" by CNA research analyst Lesley Anne Warner

  • August 15, 2012

    CNA Strategic Studies releases the report "CNA Maritime Asia Project: Workshop One: The Yellow and East China Seas" by RADM Michael A. McDevitt, (Ret.) and Catherine K. Lea

  • August 15, 2012

    The summer 2012 Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) Newsletter features articles from CNA research staff Iris Gonzalez, Vivian Chu, and James Coldren, Jr., Ph.D.

  • August 11, 2012

    Employee Spotlight: Read about Michele Slaughter, user computing administrator in CNA's Chief Information Office, Information Technology

  • August 9, 2012

    Defense Media Network posts "Book Review – Fighting for MacArthur" by CNA senior research specialist Mike Markowitz

  • August 9, 2012

    The National Intelligence Council's Global Trends 2030 blog posts "Brazil as a World Power Beyond 2030: Geographic, economic, and military dimensions" by CNA senior research scientist Ralph Espach, Ph.D.

  • August 7, 2012

    The National Intelligence Council's Global Trends 2030 blog posts "Brazil’s Social and Industrial Policies: The Korean Path, or the Venezuelan Cliff?" by CNA senior research scientist Ralph Espach, Ph.D.

  • August 6, 2012

    CNA Video: CNA Field Rep & the Great East Japan Earthquake - CNA field representative Ian MacLeod is with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force in Okinawa, Japan. In the wake of the 2011 tsunami, earthquake and nuclear crisis, MacLeod was handed a formidable task: determine how to evacuate tens of thousands of Americans.

  • August 5, 2012

    The National Intelligence Council's Global Trends 2030 blog posts "Brazil on the Rise?" by CNA senior research scientist Ralph Espach, Ph.D.

  • August 1, 2012

    CNA Video: CNA in the Community - Throughout CNA, employees, in small groups and through individual efforts, are making a difference in the quality of their communities and in the lives of their friends, neighbors, and the many who are in need.

  • August 1, 2012

    Defense Media Network posts the article "Israel’s Heavy Armored Personnel Carriers" by CNA senior research specialist Mike Markowitz

  • July 26, 2012

    CNA analysts join officer teams from the NYPD Housing Bureau on the front lines to learn first-hand about operational procedures

  • July 25, 2012

    CNA analyst and field representative, Catherine Norman, Ph.D. briefs the International Police Coordination Board on her report What Do Afghans Want from the Police? Views from Helmand Province

  • July 25, 2012

    Strategic Studies Institute publishes The Next Arms Race with a chapter co-authored by CNA research specialist Ian Easton titled "China and the Emerging Strategic Competition in Aerospace Power"

  • July 23, 2012

    Foreign Policy publishes the article "If Iran Did It" by CNA research scientist Afshon Ostovar, Ph.D.

  • July 21, 2012

    The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK), and the Korea Economic Institute (KEI) post video of the July 19th panel discussion of the findings of the study Coercion, Control, Surveillance, and Punishment: An Examination of the North Korean Police State, by CNA analyst Ken Gause.  Click here to view HRNK’s video segment of the discussion.  Click here to view KEI’s video of the entire discussion.

  • July 20, 2012

    CNA Operations and Tactics Analysis updates its Integrated Ship Database through the first quarter of 2012

  • July 20, 2012

    Video:  The CNA Institute for Public Research July 10th conference "Old Problems, New Media: Next-Generation Solutions for the Public Good"

  • July 19, 2012
  • July 16, 2012

    CNA is enhancing public health preparedness through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Postal Exercise Series

  • July 16, 2012

    Defense Media Network posts CNA senior research specialist Mike Markowitz's book review of It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership by Colin Powell

  • July 16, 2012

    The National Interest publishes the article, "Why China Would Intervene in Syria", by CNA analyst Joel Wuthnow, Ph.D.

  • July 12, 2012

    Brown Journal of World Affairs publishes the article "Climate-Induced Migration from Northern Africa to Europe: Security Challenges and Opportunities" by CNA's Leo Goff, Ph.D. and Sherri Goodman (subscription only)

  • July 12, 2012

    CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Russian warships head off on exercise, not to prop up Assad" on his blog Russian Military Reform

  • July 11, 2012

    CNA's The Tear Line reports that CNA will be supporting local law enforcement planning for the 2012 Democratic and Republican National Conventions

  • July 11, 2012

    Domestic Preparedness posts "Social Media & Public Safety" by CNA vice president and director of Safety and Security, Timothy Beres

  • July 10, 2012

    CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Predictions on future Russian air force procurement" on his blog Russian Military Reform

  • July 9, 2012

    Clarence Wardell, Ph.D., CNA research analyst, writes "My Data, Your Data, Big Data" on the benefits of big data and the problems with data collection

  • July 5, 2012

    Proceedings publishes the article "Grow the Network" by CNA senior research scientist, Brian Walsh, Ph.D. (membership required for article access)

  • June 29, 2012

    CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "New report on Russian interests in Syria, part 2: Russian arms sales" on his blog Russian Military Reform

  • June 28, 2012

    CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "New report on Russian interests in Syria, part 1: Russian motivations" on his blog Russian Military Reform

  • June 27, 2012

    Timothy Beres, vice president and director of CNA Safety & Security, writes "April 19, 1995: What else are we forgetting to remember?" for the June 2012 edition of The Tear Line

  • June 27, 2012

    PONARS Eurasia publishes "Why Russia Supports Repressive Regimes in Syria and the Middle East", a policy memo written by CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D.

  • June 27, 2012

    CNA analyst William McCants, Ph.D. posts "State Dept’s Initiative to Counter al-Qaeda Propaganda" on his blog, Jihadica

  • June 26, 2012
  • June 21, 2012

    Journal of Air Traffic Control publishes an article by CNA research scientist James Donley, Ph.D. titled "Fuel Savings of Optimally Routed Flights"

  • June 21, 2012

    Employee Spotlight: Read about William McCants, Ph.D., research analyst in CNA's Strategic Studies International Affairs Group, and an expert on jihadists, terrorism, and Middle Eastern politics

  • June 20, 2012

    CNA video: In the final video of this three-part series on Syria, director of CNA Strategic Studies, Eric Thompson, Ph.D., discusses what to watch for next in the Syrian conflict

  • June 20, 2012

    CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Defense industry news" on his blog Russian Military Reform

  • June 19, 2012

    CNA Safety and Security releases Vol. 2, No. 2 of its quarterly newsletter The Tear Line

  • June 15, 2012

    East-West Center posts a video of the Asia Pacific Security Seminar panel discussion, "Maritime Border Issues in Northeast Asia," with CNA senior research scientist Thomas Bickford, Ph.D., and Abraham Denmark, CNA Asia-Pacific security advisor

  • June 14, 2012

    CNA video: In part two of this three-part series on Syria, director of CNA Strategic Studies, Eric Thompson, Ph.D., explains why Syrian society is fractured and how the Assad regime has fostered these divisions

  • June 14, 2012

    CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Syria, Russia, the US, and the Implications of those Helicopters" on his blog Russian Military Reform

  • June 12, 2012

    CNA video: In the first of a three-part series on Syria, director of CNA Strategic Studies and Middle East expert, Eric Thompson, Ph.D., explains the various factions opposing the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad

  • June 7, 2012

    PRISM, published by the National Defense University, carries the article "In Somalia, Kenya Risks Death by a Thousand Cuts" by CNA research analyst Lesley Anne Warner

  • June 5, 2012

    Defence.Professionals posts CNA senior fellow RADM Michael McDevitt’s (Ret.) PacNet essay “The Evolving Maritime Security Environment in East Asia: Implications for the US-Japan Alliance”

  • June 5, 2012

    World Politics Review publishes “New AFRICOM Brigade a Test Case for a Leaner Pentagon” by CNA analyst and African-affairs specialist Lesley Anne Warner

  • June 1, 2012

    Military Operations Research publishes "Subsurface Combat in a Test Tube: Building upon the Work of G.F. Gause" by CNA field representative Brian McCue, Ph.D.

  • May 31, 2012

    PacNet, The Center for Strategic and International Studies' newsletter, publishes “The Evolving Maritime Security Environment in East Asia: Implications for the US-Japan Alliance” by CNA senior fellow RADM Michael McDevitt (Ret.)

  • May 31, 2012

    Potomac Books publishes Making Sense of Proxy Wars: States, Surrogates & the Use of Force which includes the chapter “Multinational Corporations: Potential Proxies for Counterinsurgency”, written by CNA senior research scientist William Rosenau, Ph.D.

  • May 30, 2012

    Academy of Experimental Criminology (AEC) has elected James Stewart, CNA Director of Public Safety, as an AEC Honorary Fellow. The award will be presented at the November 2012 meeting of the American Society of Criminology.

  • May 30, 2012

    Council on Foreign Relations posts video recording of the April 30th panel discussion “Korea Update” that includes CNA Senior Fellow, RADM Michael McDevitt (Ret.)

  • May 25, 2012

    CNA Strategic Studies releases U.S. Navy Strategy Series. This collection represents the final product of CNA’s analysis of U.S. Navy capstone strategy and covers not only the documents themselves, but also the political, economic, and military context within which they were formulated, organized by decade since 1970

  • May 24, 2012

    The Hill's Congress Blog posts "Nuclear weapons - Something we can all agree on" co-authored by CNA research analyst, Elbridge Colby

  • May 23, 2012

    Defense Media Network's "The Year in Special Operations: 2012-2013 Edition" features three articles by CNA senior research specialist Michael Markowitz

  • May 22, 2012

    CNA video: CNA senior research analyst Molly McIntosh, Ph.D., discusses the report, Non-Citizens in the Enlisted U.S. Military

  • May 21, 2012

    The National Interest publishes the article, "The New Great Game", by CNA senior research scientist, Dr. Gerald Meyerle

  • May 15, 2012

    World Politics Review publishes "Strategic Posture Review: Iran" by Dr. Michael Connell, CNA senior research scientist

  • May 14, 2012

    Education Week publishes “States Lack Capacity for Reform” co-authored by CNA senior advisor for education, Arthur D. Sheekey, Ph.D.

  • May 14, 2012

    The Journal of International and Global Studies publishes a review by CNA Analyst, Nilanthi Samaranayake, of the book, The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific, 2nd edition

  • May 12, 2012

    The New York Times publishes “The Wisdom of Slime” co-authored by CNA principal research scientist, Andrew Ilachinski, Ph.D.

  • May 11, 2012

    Defense & Security Analysis publishes an article co-authored by CNA senior research scientist, Dr. Jonathan Schroden, titled "Challenges of measuring progress in Afghanistan using violence trends"

  • May 9, 2012

    Brookings’ Middle East Memo publishes “The Lesser of Two Evils: The Salafi Turn to Party Politics in Egypt” by CNA analyst Will McCants, Ph.D.

  • May 3, 2012

    Strategic Studies Institute's book, Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO, features an article by CNA analyst, Elbridge Colby, "U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy and Policymaking: The Asian Experience"

  • May 1, 2012

    Foreign Affairs publishes CNA analyst Dr. Will McCants’ essay “Al Qaeda's Challenge: The Jihadists' War With Islamist Democrats”

  • May 1, 2012

    CNA Strategic Studies releases report from conference on North Africa and the Sahel: Implications of the Arab Awakening

  • May 1, 2012

    Center for National Policy posts video of the May 1 panel discussion “A Year Beyond Bin Laden: The New Al Qaeda” featuring CNA analyst William McCants, Ph.D.

  • April 26, 2012

    From CNA Resource Analysis:  Characterizing the Economic Prospects of Veterans – a look at some of the shortcomings of the metrics used to compare veteran and non-veteran unemployment rates

  • April 24, 2012

    The Fitness Report System for Marine Officers: Prior Research, from CNA Resource Analysis’ Marine Manpower Team

  • April 18, 2012

    CNA Strategic Studies releases Science and Technology for Communication and Persuasion Abroad – Gap Analysis and Survey prepared by research analyst William McCants, Ph.D.

  • April 16, 2012

    The Diplomat publishes the article "Can Hong Kong Control Own Fate?" by CNA analyst Anka Lee

  • April 12, 2012

    The International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation, King’s College, London posts “The Black Liberation Army and Homegrown Terrorism in 1970s America” by CNA senior analyst William Rosenau, Ph.D.

  • April 6, 2012

    The technical brief Descriptive analyses of English language learner student enrollment data in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia prepared by the Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia at CNA, is released by Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences

  • April 6, 2012

    CNA China Studies releases The China Factor in U.S.-Vietnam Relations by Asia analyst James Bellacqua

  • April 5, 2012

    The Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences releases Effects of the Kentucky Virtual Schools’ Hybrid Program for Algebra I on Grade 9 Student Math Achievement Final Report, prepared by a CNA Regional Educational Laboratory-led team

  • April 5, 2012

    World Politics Review publishes “Instability in Mali Complicates Regional Approach to AQIM” by CNA Africa analyst Lesley Anne Warner

  • April 3, 2012

    CNA Resource Analysis releases its study of the Navy’s Selective Reenlistment Bonus Program: The Costs and Benefits of Converting to Lump-Sum SRBs

  • March 30, 2012

    CNA general counsel and executive director of CNA's Military Advisor Board, Sherri Goodman, discusses global security issues in an interview at the March 22 Wilton Park Climate and Energy Conference on "Meeting the Global Security Challenge"  (Click here to view)

  • March 29, 2012

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service cites CNA’s work for USDA and the National Animal Health Laboratory Network in the brochure "NAHLN Tabletop Exercise Series"

  • March 28, 2012
  • March 20, 2012

    CNA Strategic Studies releases The United States Navy and Israeli Navy – Background, current issues, scenarios, and prospects by CNA Sr. Fellow Dov Zakheim, Ph.D.

  • March 20, 2012

    CNA Russia expert Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts “Russia has not sent troops to Syria” on his blog Russian Military Reform

  • March 14, 2012

    CNA Iran expert Afshon Ostovar discusses the relationship between Iran and al-Qaeda in the context of regional upheaval and al-Qaeda and Iran's strategic outlooks at the New American Foundation forum “The Enemy of My Enemy”

  • March 13, 2012

    CNA principal research scientist, Andrew Ilachinski, Ph.D., co-authors the article, "Are motorways rational from slime mould's point of view?"

  • March 12, 2012

    The Foreign Policy Initiative posts highlights from its March 7th debate “Time to Attack Iran? U.S. Policy and Iran's Nuclear Program” featuring CNA analyst Elbridge Colby

  • March 12, 2012

    World Politics Review publishes “Lasting Solutions Elusive for South Sudan's Militia Problem” by CNA research analyst Lesley Anne Warner (access to this article provided courtesy of World Politics Review)

  • March 9, 2012

    ReVista, Harvard Review of Latin America, publishes “The Fight Against Drug Trafficking and Crime in the Americas” by Ralph Espach, Ph.D., director of CNA’s Latin American Affairs Program

  • March 9, 2012

    The Journal for International Peace Operations publishes “From Diplomacy to Invasion: Will Kenya be the Next Country that Fails to Stabilize Somalia?” by CNA research analyst Lesley Anne Warner

  • March 8, 2012

    CNA Safety and Security releases Vol. 2, No.1 of its newsletter The Tear Line (View on lineView pdf)

  • March 8, 2012

    World Affairs publishes “Mahan’s Naval Strategy: China Learned It. Will America Forget It?” co-authored by CNA Senior Advisor Seth Cropsey

  • March 5, 2012

    CNA Health Research and Policy study cited in the two volume DoD report Department of Defense Task Force on Military Health System Governance (Vol. 1, Final Report, p. 3; Vol. 2 Technical Supplement p. 65)

  • March 1, 2012

    CSIS Pacific Forum’s PacNet #13 publishes “Maldives: Why the US and India Should Remain Calm” by CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake

  • February 29, 2012

    McDaniel College reports on the CNA-McDaniel conference “North Africa and the Sahel: Implications of the Arab Awakening” held February 22

  • February 23, 2012

    NDU Press publishes The Chinese Navy: Expanding Capabilities, Evolving Roles with chapters written by CNA’s Peter Swartz and RADM Michael McDevitt (Ret.)

  • February 23, 2012

    The National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense (FAZD) releases the CNA-prepared report from the October 2011 Agricultural Screening Tools Workshop III, Recommendations for Establishing Policies and Concepts of Operations for Use of Agricultural Screening Tools in a Disease Outbreak

  • February 22, 2012

    Foreign Affairs (Mar/Apr 2012) publishes “War Downsized: How to Accomplish More With Less” co-authored by CNA analyst Carter Malkasian, Ph.D.

  • February 21, 2012

    The Military Power Revue (Nr. 2 / 2011) article “Trust Cannot Be Surged – Challenges to Naval Forward Presence” cites CNA research

  • February 7, 2012

    Naval War College Review (Vol. 65. No.1) publishes “Beijing’s ‘Starter Carrier’ and Future Steps” co-authored by CNA Asia-Pacific security advisor Abraham Denmark

  • February 2, 2012

    CNA releases 2011 Year in Review — selected research carried out by CNA analysts throughout 2011

  • January 27, 2012

    Economics Letters publishes “Pace of work and piece rates” by CNA research analyst, Adam Clemens, Ph.D. (registration/purchase required)

  • January 26, 2012

    CNA Iran expert Afshon Ostovar, Ph.D. participates in the Center for National Policy discussion on “How to Prevent War in the Gulf: While Stopping Iran from Getting the Bomb”

  • January 25, 2012

    CNA Operations and Tactics Analysis updates its Integrated Ship Database through the third quarter of 2011

  • January 24, 2012

    The Council on Foreign Relations posts “Leadership Transition in North Korea” by Ken Gause, director of CNA’s International Affairs Group

  • January 24, 2012

    CNA releases remarks by senior vice president and general counsel, Sherri Goodman, before the 12th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment

  • January 24, 2012

    Ralph Espach, Ph.D. director of CNA’s Latin American Affairs Program discusses his report Criminal Organizations and Illicit Trafficking in Guatemala’s Border Communities on the CSIS podcast "Americas Audio"

  • January 24, 2012

    CNA Military Advisory Board Chairman, Gen. Paul Kern (Ret.) speaks at the 6th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit

  • January 23, 2012

    CNA’s Operations Evaluation Group releases What do Afghans want from the Police? Views from Helmand Province

  • January 19, 2012

    Issues in the News: "A Sea Change in Mine Warfare" – CNA field representative Dr. Tim O’Hara’s June 2011 Proceedings article on mine countermeasures (membership required)

  • January 17, 2012

    Solutions carries the feature article “How Access to Clean Water Prevents Conflict” co-authored by CNA senior fellow Paul Faeth

  • January 12, 2012

    South Asia Journal publishes “There Is More to South Asia Than India and Pakistan” (pp 5-12) by CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake

  • January 4, 2012

    The Economic Implications of Disruptions to Maritime Oil Chokepoints: the study by CNA analysts Drs. William Komiss and LaVar Huntzinger evaluating how disruptions at critical shipping chokepoints – including the Strait of Hormuz – could affect the U.S. economy and economies around the world.

  • January 4, 2012

    CNA Safety & Security releases Vol. 1, No. 4, of its newsletter The Tear Line

  • January 2012

    Environment Magazine features CNA senior fellow Paul Faeth’s article "U.S. Energy Security and Water: The Challenges We Face”