International Relations and Security Network (ISN) posts the article "Challenges Facing the Russian Defense Establishment" by CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D.
International Relations and Security Network (ISN) posts the article "Challenges Facing the Russian Defense Establishment" by CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D.
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.
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
Routledge publishes the book Chinese Diplomacy and the UN Security Council: Beyond the Vote by CNA research analyst Joel Wuthnow, Ph.D.
CNA Strategic Studies releases the report Security Challenges in Libya and the Sahel by CNA lead administrative program assistant Sarah Vogler
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
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
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
Employee Spotlight: Meet Patricia Neil, Ph.D., research scientist in CNA’s Operations Evaluation Group, Marine Corps Field Program
Selected presentations from CNA's November 2012 conference Promoting Resilience in Military Children through Effective Programs are now available online
CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Taking armaments imports seriously, part 2" on his blog Russian Military Reform
Foreign Policy publishes the article "Lost in Cyberspace" by CNA research scientist Will McCants, Ph.D.
CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Taking armaments imports seriously, part 1" on his blog Russian Military Reform
The Diplomat posts "China and the ICC" by CNA analyst Joel Wuthnow, Ph.D.
CNN blog Global Public Square posts "Kim Jong Un tightens his grip" by CNA analyst Ken Gause
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
Research in Labor Economics publishes the article Position-Specific Promotion Rates and the “Fast Track” Effect by CNA research analyst Adam Clemens, Ph.D.
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.
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
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
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.
Employee Spotlight: Meet Jason Thomas, Ph.D., associate director of CNA’s Safety and Security division
The Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Appalachia, a program administered by CNA, releases its Fall 2012 newsletter
CNA Strategic Studies releases the report "The Long Littoral Project: Bay of Bengal" by CNA research analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake
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).
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
CNA research scientist William McCants, Ph.D. posts the article "US Embassy Protests" on his blog Jihadica
PONARS Eurasia publishes the policy memo, "The Southern Kuril Islands Dispute," by CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D.
Employee Spotlight: Meet Michelle Seay, administrative project assistant for CNA's Health Research and Policy team
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
Royal United Services Institute posts the article, "With Al-Shabaab on the Run, Kenya Moves on Kismaayo," by CNA research analyst Lesley Anne Warner
The Diplomat publishes the article "China’s Greatest Challenge: Not America, But Itself" by CNA research analyst Anka Lee
Russian Politics and Law publishes "Post-Soviet Political Systems: Editor's Introduction" by CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. (subscription required)
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"
CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "The army and the church" on his blog Russian Military Reform
CNA analyst Clarence Wardell III, Ph.D. posts "World Humanitarian Day and Friends of Ebonie" on Tweenate's Social Currency blog
The Journal of Air Traffic Control publishes an article by CNA research scientist James Donley, Ph.D. called, "Fuel Savings of Optimally Routed Flights"
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
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
The summer 2012 Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) Newsletter features articles from CNA research staff Iris Gonzalez, Vivian Chu, and James Coldren, Jr., Ph.D.
Employee Spotlight: Read about Michele Slaughter, user computing administrator in CNA's Chief Information Office, Information Technology
Defense Media Network posts "Book Review – Fighting for MacArthur" by CNA senior research specialist Mike Markowitz
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.
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.
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.
The National Intelligence Council's Global Trends 2030 blog posts "Brazil on the Rise?" by CNA senior research scientist Ralph Espach, Ph.D.
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.
Defense Media Network posts the article "Israel’s Heavy Armored Personnel Carriers" by CNA senior research specialist Mike Markowitz
CNA analysts join officer teams from the NYPD Housing Bureau on the front lines to learn first-hand about operational procedures
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
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"
Foreign Policy publishes the article "If Iran Did It" by CNA research scientist Afshon Ostovar, Ph.D.
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.
CNA Operations and Tactics Analysis updates its Integrated Ship Database through the first quarter of 2012
Video: The CNA Institute for Public Research July 10th conference "Old Problems, New Media: Next-Generation Solutions for the Public Good"
HRNK Publications publishes Coercion, Control, Surveillance, and Punishment: An Examination of the North Korean Police State, by CNA analyst Ken Gause
CNA is enhancing public health preparedness through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Postal Exercise Series
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
The National Interest publishes the article, "Why China Would Intervene in Syria", by CNA analyst Joel Wuthnow, Ph.D.
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)
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
CNA's The Tear Line reports that CNA will be supporting local law enforcement planning for the 2012 Democratic and Republican National Conventions
Domestic Preparedness posts "Social Media & Public Safety" by CNA vice president and director of Safety and Security, Timothy Beres
CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Predictions on future Russian air force procurement" on his blog Russian Military Reform
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
Proceedings publishes the article "Grow the Network" by CNA senior research scientist, Brian Walsh, Ph.D. (membership required for article access)
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
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
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
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.
CNA analyst William McCants, Ph.D. posts "State Dept’s Initiative to Counter al-Qaeda Propaganda" on his blog, Jihadica
CNA Strategic Studies releases the report "Irksome and Unpopular Duties: Pakistan’s Frontier Corps, Local Security Forces, and Counterinsurgency" by William Rosenau, Ph.D.
Journal of Air Traffic Control publishes an article by CNA research scientist James Donley, Ph.D. titled "Fuel Savings of Optimally Routed Flights"
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
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
CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Defense industry news" on his blog Russian Military Reform
CNA Safety and Security releases Vol. 2, No. 2 of its quarterly newsletter The Tear Line
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
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
CNA research scientist Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Syria, Russia, the US, and the Implications of those Helicopters" on his blog Russian Military Reform
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
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
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”
World Politics Review publishes “New AFRICOM Brigade a Test Case for a Leaner Pentagon” by CNA analyst and African-affairs specialist Lesley Anne Warner
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.
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.)
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.
Council on Foreign Relations posts video recording of the April 30th panel discussion “Korea Update” that includes CNA Senior Fellow, RADM Michael McDevitt (Ret.)
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
The Hill's Congress Blog posts "Nuclear weapons - Something we can all agree on" co-authored by CNA research analyst, Elbridge Colby
Defense Media Network's "The Year in Special Operations: 2012-2013 Edition" features three articles by CNA senior research specialist Michael Markowitz
The National Interest publishes the article, "The New Great Game", by CNA senior research scientist, Dr. Gerald Meyerle
World Politics Review publishes "Strategic Posture Review: Iran" by Dr. Michael Connell, CNA senior research scientist
Education Week publishes “States Lack Capacity for Reform” co-authored by CNA senior advisor for education, Arthur D. Sheekey, Ph.D.
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
The New York Times publishes “The Wisdom of Slime” co-authored by CNA principal research scientist, Andrew Ilachinski, Ph.D.
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"
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.
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"
Foreign Affairs publishes CNA analyst Dr. Will McCants’ essay “Al Qaeda's Challenge: The Jihadists' War With Islamist Democrats”
CNA Strategic Studies releases report from conference on North Africa and the Sahel: Implications of the Arab Awakening
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.
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
The Fitness Report System for Marine Officers: Prior Research, from CNA Resource Analysis’ Marine Manpower Team
CNA Strategic Studies releases Science and Technology for Communication and Persuasion Abroad – Gap Analysis and Survey prepared by research analyst William McCants, Ph.D.
The Diplomat publishes the article "Can Hong Kong Control Own Fate?" by CNA analyst Anka Lee
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.
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
CNA China Studies releases The China Factor in U.S.-Vietnam Relations by Asia analyst James Bellacqua
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
World Politics Review publishes “Instability in Mali Complicates Regional Approach to AQIM” by CNA Africa analyst Lesley Anne Warner
CNA Resource Analysis releases its study of the Navy’s Selective Reenlistment Bonus Program: The Costs and Benefits of Converting to Lump-Sum SRBs
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"
CNA Strategic Initiatives releases the study Scanning the Horizon: Implications for Navy strategy of national, joint and other services’ strategic trends
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.
CNA Russia expert Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts “Russia has not sent troops to Syria” on his blog Russian Military Reform
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”
CNA principal research scientist, Andrew Ilachinski, Ph.D., co-authors the article, "Are motorways rational from slime mould's point of view?"
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
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)
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
World Affairs publishes “Mahan’s Naval Strategy: China Learned It. Will America Forget It?” co-authored by CNA Senior Advisor Seth Cropsey
CSIS Pacific Forum’s PacNet #13 publishes “Maldives: Why the US and India Should Remain Calm” by CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake
McDaniel College reports on the CNA-McDaniel conference “North Africa and the Sahel: Implications of the Arab Awakening” held February 22
NDU Press publishes The Chinese Navy: Expanding Capabilities, Evolving Roles with chapters written by CNA’s Peter Swartz and RADM Michael McDevitt (Ret.)
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
Foreign Affairs (Mar/Apr 2012) publishes “War Downsized: How to Accomplish More With Less” co-authored by CNA analyst Carter Malkasian, Ph.D.
The Military Power Revue (Nr. 2 / 2011) article “Trust Cannot Be Surged – Challenges to Naval Forward Presence” cites CNA research
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
CNA releases 2011 Year in Review — selected research carried out by CNA analysts throughout 2011
Economics Letters publishes “Pace of work and piece rates” by CNA research analyst, Adam Clemens, Ph.D. (registration/purchase required)
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”
CNA Operations and Tactics Analysis updates its Integrated Ship Database through the third quarter of 2011
The Council on Foreign Relations posts “Leadership Transition in North Korea” by Ken Gause, director of CNA’s International Affairs Group
CNA releases remarks by senior vice president and general counsel, Sherri Goodman, before the 12th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment
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"
CNA Military Advisory Board Chairman, Gen. Paul Kern (Ret.) speaks at the 6th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit
CNA’s Operations Evaluation Group releases What do Afghans want from the Police? Views from Helmand Province
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)
Solutions carries the feature article “How Access to Clean Water Prevents Conflict” co-authored by CNA senior fellow Paul Faeth
South Asia Journal publishes “There Is More to South Asia Than India and Pakistan” (pp 5-12) by CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake
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.
Environment Magazine features CNA senior fellow Paul Faeth’s article "U.S. Energy Security and Water: The Challenges We Face”