2010 CNA in the News

2010

  • December 31, 2010

    The Anchorage Daily News cites the CNA Military Advisory Board Report, Powering America’s Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security

  • December 24, 2010

    The Armed Forces Journal publishes the commentary “Maintaining the Triad” co-authored by CNA research analyst Elbridge Colby

  • December 24, 2010

    New Paradigms Forum posts the guest blog “The Substitution Fallacy” by CNA Center for Strategic Studies’ research analyst, Elbridge Colby

  • December 20, 2010

    Defense News publishes the op-ed "Security Can't Stop With DoD" co-authored by CNA general counsel Sherri Goodman

  • December 13, 2010

    Ambassador Charles Freeman’s remarks “India, Pakistan, and China” at the CNA-National Maritime Foundation conference are posted on line

  • December 8, 2010

    Macleans quotes CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake in its article on Sri Lanka, “A Dictator in the Making?”

  • December 7, 2010

    The Crime Report posts comments from a conference on “smart policing” presided over by CNA Safety and Security analyst, Dr. Chip Coldren

  • December 3, 2010

    The U.S. Naval Institute blog posting “Can the MSC Run Amphibs?” discusses CNA’s study “Applying Civilian Manning Practice to USN Ships”

  • December 1, 2010

    The White House announces that CNA Senior Fellow Richard Danzig is to be appointed to the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board

  • November 22, 2010

    Iran Live News runs an interview with Dr. Michael Connell, director of CNA Iranian Studies. (Read more from Dr. Connell on the Author Talk page of the United States Institute for Peace website.)

  • November 19, 2010

    The Los Angeles Times quotes Dr. Michael Connell, CNA Iran specialist and contributor to the book The Iran Primer, for the article “Iran Touts New Air Defenses During War Games”

  • November 11, 2010

    State Sen. Steve Hobbs cites CNA’s report, National Security and the Threat of Climate Change, in an op-ed published by the Everett Herald

  • November 7, 2010

    Defense News Asia Bureau Chief, Wendell Minnick, quotes CNA China Studies analyst, Dr. Murray Scot Tanner in the article “China’s Air Power Faces Challenges”

  • November 3, 2010

    CGBlog’s Chuck Hill posts “’Navy at a Tipping Point,’ What Does It Mean to the Coast Guard?” citing CNA’s report The Navy at a Tipping Point: Maritime Dominance at Stake?

  • November 2, 2010

    Freelance writer Bruce Lieberman cites the CNA report National Security and the Threat of Climate Change in his posting on the Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media

  • October 27, 2010

    The Joint Force Quarterly article, “Developing an Operational Reserve” credits two CNA studies as sources of information: Determining Patterns of Reserve Attrition Since September 11, 2001; and Compensation and Voluntary Participation in a Continuum of Service

  • October 24, 2010

    The AP story “Immigrant Vets Face Deportation Despite Service,” citing CNA's study Non-Citizens in Today’s Military, is picked up by media nationwide, including: Washington, DC’s WTOP, MSN.com, The Detroit News, Yahoo News, The Kansas City Star, The San Francisco Chronicle, Salon.com, The Austin-American Statesman, The Sacramento Bee, The Miami Herald and numerous others

  • October 20, 2010

    TrendWatchers’ Mark Vickers cites CNA senior advisor, Dr. Susan Langlitz’s webinar, "Measuring Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace"

  • October 19, 2010

    Information Dissemination’s Bryan McGrath posts “A Seapower Manifesto: The Value of Preponderant American Seapower” featuring the CNA report The Navy at a Tipping Point: Maritime Dominance at Stake

  • October 15, 2010

    Air Force Magazine cites Air Force Acquisition: Return to Excellence, CNA’s independent assessment of the Air Force’s procurement process in the article “The Acquisition Course Correction”

  • October 14, 2010

    Information Dissemination’s Galrahn posts “Hello POM 12, Goodbye LCS” featuring the CNA report The Navy at a Tipping Point: Maritime Dominance at Stake

  • October 12, 2010

    Voice of America talks with CNA vice president and director of CNA China Studies, Dr. David Finkelstein about the role of China’s military in foreign affairs

  • October 12, 2010

    Arizona Public Media interviews CNA vice president and director of CNA China Studies, Dr. David Finkelstein.

  • October 5, 2010

    The New York Times, citing “experts,” links to the CNA Military Advisory Board report Powering America’s Economy: Energy Innovation at the Crossroads of National Security Challenges

  • October 5, 2010

    Time.com's Mark Thompson reprints his 2007 discussion of the landmark CNA Military Advisory Board report National Security and the Threat of Climate Change in the article ‘The Lean Green Fighting Machine”

  • October 5, 2010

    KCBS radio in San Francisco interviews Sherri Goodman on the military’s efforts to reduce energy consumption (audio provided courtesy of KCBS)

  • October 4, 2010

    The Wall Street Journal quotes CNA vice president and director of CNA China Studies, Dr. David Finkelstein, in the article “China’s Army Extends Sway”

  • October 2010

    The U.S. Naval Institute’s Proceedings Magazine (October 2010) discusses the CNA study The Navy at a Tipping Point: Maritime Dominance at Stake? in the article “’Tipping’ the Future Fleet”

  • September 30, 2010

    Planet Forward’s Frank Sesno interviews CNA Military Advisory Board member, Adm. John Nathman, USN (Ret.) for the piece “The Ultimate Risk for Energy”

  • September 29, 2010

    Navy.mil posts an interview with Brent Goode, Ph.D., the CNA field representative assigned to the USS Abraham Lincoln

  • September 28, 2010

    The Washington Post interviews CNA expert on Korean affairs, Ken Gause, for the article “North Korean Leader Promotes Son, Sister in Advance of Party Conference.”  (View a conversation with Ken Gause in cna.org's video gallery.)

  • September 23, 2010

    Lloyd's List interviews CNA expert on piracy issues, Kim Hall

  • September 22, 2010

    Salon cites CNA’s 2005 report Non-Citizens in Today’s Military”in the article “When the Right Filibusters Its Own Ideals to Death”

  • September 16, 2010

    President Obama to appoint CNA Military Advisory Board member, Adm. John Nathman, USN (Ret.), to the Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy

  • September 15, 2010

    CNet cites CNA Military Advisory Board report in the article “U.S. Navy Buys 20,000 Gallons of Algae Fuel”

  • September 14, 2010

    CNA senior advisor Richard Danzig, included among the first group of senior fellows at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.

  • September 14, 2010

    The Daily Texan covers remarks by the CNA Military Advisory Board’s McGinn

  • September 13, 2010

    CNA Military Advisory Board Vice Chairman McGinn interviewed on NPR's Austin, Texas affiliate, KUT radio

  • September 13, 2010

    The Austin American-Statesman previews McGinn remarks

  • September 8, 2010

    NPR’s Corey Flintoff interviews CNA Korea expert, Ken Gause, for the story “North Korea Watchers Look for Signs of Succession”

  • September 3, 2010

    The Center for Strategic and International Studies cites CNA analyst Michael Gerson’s remarks on nuclear deterrence made at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in September 2009

  • August 31, 2010

    Reuters interviews CNA's China expert, Dr. David Finkelstein, for the article "China Military Risks Treading on Policy Toes"

  • August 28, 2010

    Army Times cites CNA's 2006 study of soldiers' in-combat experiences with the M4 and M16.

  • August 27, 2010

    Pacific Business News cites the CNA Military Advisory Board’s Powering America’s Defense report

  • August 2010

    The Energy Collective features an article on the CNA Military Advisory Board report Powering America’s Economy: Energy Innovation at the Crossroads of National Security Challenges

  • August 24, 2010

    VADM Lee Gunn (Ret.), president of CNA's Institute for Public Research, is interviewed by The Energy Collective

  • August 23, 2010

    Climate Wire interviews CNA Military Advisory Board vice chairman, VADM Dennis McGinn (Ret.)

  • August 22, 2010

    DoD Request for Information on smart microgrid technology cites CNA Military Advisory Board report Powering America's Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security

  • August 20, 2010

    National Public Radio's Tom Gjelten interviews CNA vice president and director of CNA China Studies, Dr. David Finkelstein, for the news story "China's Economic Rise Enables Military Growth"

  • August 17, 2010

    Xinhua News cites Dr. David Finkelstein’s comments on the Pentagon's report to Congress on China's military

  • August 17, 2010

    The Washington Post interviews CNA vice president Dr. David Finkelstein, director of CNA China Studies, for the article "Economic Powerhouse China Focuses on its Military Might"

  • August 12, 2010

    UPI article “Russian Fires Forecast Climate Change Threat” features comments by CNA General Counsel Sherri Goodman

  • August 9, 2010

    The Detroit Free Press publishes a commentary citing the CNA Military Advisory Board report Powering America’s Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security

  • August 6, 2010

    Bangor Daily News guest columnist mentions CNA MAB vice chairman, VADM Dennis McGinn, USN (Ret.)

  • August 6, 2010

    CNA’s Center for Naval Analyses a member of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Command’s newly established war fighting assessment federation

  • August 5, 2010

    Newsweek features comments by former Sen. Gary Hart referencing CNA.org and CNA’s Military Advisory Board

  • August 2, 2010

    Government Executive covers the CNA MIlitary Advisory Board's report Powering America's Economy

  • August 1, 2010

    Platts Energy Week interviews CNA Military Advisory Board vice chairman, Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, USN (Ret.)

  • July 28, 2010

    ClimateWire cites CNA’s newly released report Powering America’s Economy in the article “DOE and DOD Join Forces to Push Clean Energy Research” (subscription required)

  • July 27, 2010

    CNA Center for Stragegic Studies' analyst Ken Gause is quoted in East Asia Forum article “Dangers Lurk in North Korea’s Leadership Transition”

  • July 27, 2010

    ClimateWire covers Powering America's Economy report and interviews CNA's Sherri Goodman, in the article "Pentagon Needs Greater Transparency to Spur Clean Energy Work" (subscription required)

  • July 27, 2010

    The Hill covers release of CNA’s report Powering America’s Economy: Energy Innovation at the Crossroads of National Security Challenges

  • July 27, 2010

    Biofuels Journal covers the release of the CNA Military Advisory Board's latest report Powering America's Economy.

  • July 27, 2010

    PolitIco's Morning Defense notes release of Powering America's Economy in item slugged "GREEN MACHINES"

  • July 27, 2010

    Bangor Daily News cites CNA Military Board findings in the editorial "Energy Failures"

  • July 26, 2010

    Inside Defense reports on the CNA Military Advisory Board's Powering America's Economy in the article "Study Urges DOD To Play Key Role In Clean Energy" (subscription required)

  • July 25, 2010

    Marine Corps Times’ editorial and feature article on the DoD’s REDUX retirement plan cites CNA study (subscription required)

  • July 25, 2010

    Tacoma News Tribune op-ed references CNA military advisory board work

  • July 23, 2010

    The Florida Times-Union interviews CNA analysts Karen Smith and Ralph Espach, Ph.D. for the article "Mayport's 4th Fleet Grows to Meet Demands of Region"

  • July 13, 2010

    CNA cited in National Review Online article “How to Cut Military Spending”

  • July 7, 2010

    Harvard Political Review cites CNA’s 2005 study, National Security and the Threat of Climate Change in “Quasi-Weighing in: Green Tech and Foreign Oil Dependence"

  • July 7, 2010

    Asahi Shimbun quotes CNA’s Ken Gause in the article “Dangers Lurk in N. Korea's Leadership Transition”

  • July 4, 2010

    VADM Dennis McGinn (Ret.), CNA Military Advisory Board Member, authors the op-ed “A Call for Independence from Fossil Fuels” for the Ashville Citizen-Times

  • July 3, 2010

    CNA’s Bronson Percival is quoted in the National Journal article “China’s New Red Line at Sea."

  • July 1, 2010

    CNA analyst Sara Russell’s study "Soldier Perspectives on Small Arms in Combat" is the basis for a July 2010 Proceedings article "What Really Happened at Wanat"

  • July 2010

    Clean Energy News & Events blog disucces CNA's Military Advisory Board report Powering American Economy

  • June 29, 2010

    The Washington Post publishes commentary on leadership by CNA China Studies intern, Cadet Sam Goodgame.

  • June 11, 2010

    News.Az interviews CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. for the article, "Russia Benefits from Unsettled Conflict in Karabakh - Analyst"

  • June 8, 2010

    CNA climate study cited in Oregon Statesman Journal opinion article

  • June 8, 2010

    The Global Times interviews CNA analyst Kim Hall for the article "Chinese Navy Adjusting to New Anti-Piracy Role"

  • June 2, 2010

    California Senator Barbara Boxer quotes CNA Military Advisory Board members and cites CNA report on climate change and national security

  • May 30, 2010

    The Cleveland Plain Dealer publishes the column "Fossil-Fuel Dependence Threatens Our Country" by CNA Military Advisory Board Member, Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, USN (Ret.)

  • May 26, 2010

    The Associated Press cites CNA’s 2006 study on the failure rate of the M249 light machine gun

  • May 22, 2010

    Stars and Stripes notes CNA’s “independent view” in studies of military pay

  • May 20, 2010

    Massachusetts Senator John Kerry cites CNA’s 2007 report, National Security and the Threat of Climate Change in an opinion article published in The Hill

  • May 19, 2010

    The Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) partners with CNA on Smart Policing Initiative

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  • May 14, 2010

    Asia Times cites CNA’s climate security report in the article “U.S., China: A Green Security Blanket” 

  • May 12, 2010

    Times Record notes CNA’s study of military pay in the article “Congress Rethinks Military Pay Policy”

  • May 11, 2010

    Rupee News references CNA’s report “The Navy at a Tipping Point: Maritime Dominance at Stake?”

  • May 9, 2010

    The Colorado Springs Gazette notes CNA study on military pay

  • CNA Pay Study Cited in Stars and Stripes – May 8, 2010

    Stars and Stripes references CNA study on military compensation in the article, “Is the Era of Plus-size Military Pay Raises Over?”

  • Thompson Interviewed by Voice of America – May 5, 2010

    Voice of America interviews CNA Research Team Leader, Dr. Eric Thompson

  • CNA Navy Acquisition Study Highlighted – May 2010

    Currents,the N45 newsletter, highlights the CNA study “Environmental Readiness of Newly Acquired Systems”

  • VOA Interviews CNA’s Connell – May 2010

    Voice of America interviews CNA research analyst Dr. Michael Connell regarding Iranian naval maneuvers

  • CNA’s Nathman and McGinn Cited in Washington Post – April 29, 2010

    The Washington Post references CNA Military Advisory Board members, Admiral John Nathman, USN and Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn USN (Ret.)

  • Kivlehan-Wise Remarks Posted On Line – April 24, 2010

    The World News Network posts remarks by CNA’s Maryanne Kivlehan-Wise on China’s security future

  • CNA Report the Focus of Sen. Whipple Commentary – April 21, 2010

    Virginia State Senator Mary Whipple focuses on the CNA Military Advisory Board report “Powering America’s Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security” in her “Richmond Report”

  • Admiral McGinn Interviewed – April 20, 2010

    The Richmond Times-Dispatch interviews Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, USN (Ret.)

  • McGinn Remarks Covered – April 7, 2010

    Indiana’s Journal & Courier reports on remarks by CNA Military Advisory Board member, Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, USN (Ret.)

  • McGinn Speaks at Purdue – April 7, 2010

    Purdue University’s The Exponent covers visit by CNA Military Advisory Board member, Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, USN (Ret.)

  • Media Report on CNA Compensation Study – April 6, 2010

    Stars and Stripes reports on the CNA study Comparing Military and Civilian Compensation Packages

  • CNA Climate Study Cited – April 5, 2010

    The Center for American Progress cites CNA's 2007 report, National Security and the Threat of Climate Change

  • April 2, 2010

    Government Executive features CNA's study Comparing Military and Civilian Compensation Packages

  • April 2010

    The Business Journal of Hispanic Research (Vol. 4, Issue 1) publishes the review by CNA's Dr. Albert Willner and others of Larry Sabato's book A More Perfect Constitution

  • April 2010

    Standardspeaker.com cites CNA’s 2007 report, National Security and the Threat of Climate Change

  • Swartz to Serve as Workshop Panelist – April 2010

    Peter Swartz, CNA Strategic Studies' analyst, to serve as panelist for the Booz Allen Hamilton-sponsored workshop "Strategies and Competitions in Asia"

  • April 1, 2010

    The Government Accountability Office favorably reviews CNA’s study Comparing Military and Civilian Compensation Packages

  • March 31, 2010

    DoD Buzz reports on CNA'S study The Navy at a Tipping Point: Maritime Dominance at Stake? In the article "Navy Changes or U.S. Power Fades"

  • March 29, 2010

    An op-ed in Minnesota's Winona Daily News cites the CNA Military Advisory Board Report "National Security and the Threat of Climate Change"

  • March 27, 2010

    BYM Marine & Maritime News reports on the CNA-Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory symposium "Climate and Energy Imperatives for Future Naval Forces"

  • March 26, 2010

    The New York Times publishes the Greenwire article "Navy and Marines Aim for a Leaner, Greener fighting Machine" reporting on issues raised at the CNA-Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory symposium "Climate and Energy Imperatives for Future Naval Forces"

  • March 26, 2010

    InsideDefense cites CNA's assessment of the Air Force's acquisition system in the article "Air Force Issues Revised Rules For Estimating New Weapon Costs" (subscription required)

  • March 25, 2010

    The New York Times publishes the ClimateWire article "Wars, Natural Disasters Provide Tests for Treating Water with Solar" reporting on issues raised at the CNA-Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory symposium "Climate and Energy Imperatives for Future Naval Forces"

  • March 24, 2010

    The New York Times publishes "Accelerating Arctic Changes pose Long-Term Risks for the U.S. Navy" from ClimateWire's report on issues raised at the CNA-Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory symposium "Climate and Energy Imperatives for Future Naval Forces"

  • March 18, 2010

    The Asahi Shimbun quotes CNA vice president and director of CNA Strategic Studies Michael McDevitt in the article "Japan 'unpredictable' as U.S. deals with China"

  • March 15, 2010
    Naval War College Review

    publishes "Pieces of Eight: An Appraisal of U.S. Counterpiracy Options in the Horn of Africa" by CNA analyst Lesley Warner

  • March 11, 2010

    Pacific Focus publishes "The 'Century of Humiliation,' Then and Now: Chinese Perceptions of the International Order" by CNA China Studies research analyst, Dr. Alison Kaufman'

  • March 10, 2010

    Financial Times quotes CNA consultants Lou Jacobson's comments appearing in the April 2010 Chicago Fed Letter

  • March 9, 2010

    In his Armed Forces Journal commentary, "Acquisition's Lost Keystone," Gen. Lawrence Skantze, USAF (Ret.), references the study CNA Independent Assessment: Air Force Acquisition — Return to Excellence

  • March 4, 2010

    The CNA-authored 35th annual Population Representation in the Military Services Fiscal Year 2008 available on line

  • March 4, 2010

    U.S. Sen. John Kerry cites CNA Military Advisory Board in his Huffington Post article "Listen to these Vets"

  • March 3, 2010

    BusinessWeek quotes CNA vice president and director of CNA China Studies, Dr. David Finkelstein

  • March 3, 2010
    New Times’ commentary references the CNA report National Security and the Threat Climate Change
  • March 1, 2010

    The Atlantic quotes CNA Vice President and Director of CNA China Studies, David Finkelstein, in the article "Cyber Warriors"

  • February 23, 2010

    Domestic Preparedness Journal publishes "Has Resilience Become the New Protection" co-authored by CNA Safety and Security’s Leslie-Anne Levy and Monica Giovachino

  • February 22, 2010

    Seapower  quotes CNA research analyst Dr. Dmitry Gorenburg in its February 2010 issue's cover story "A Potemkin Navy?"

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  • February 21, 2010

    The Epoch Times covers testimony by Bronson Percival, CNA Strategic Studies’ senior advisor and specialist on Southeast Asia, terrorism, and maritime security, before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

  • February 19, 2010

    NPR’s All Things Considered interviews CNA vice president and director of CNA China Studies, Dr. David Finkelstein, for the story “As U.S.-China Tensions Rise, Military Ties Suffer”

  • February 12, 2010

    Financial Times cites CNA’s climate security report in the article "A Warning on U.S. Oil Dependence"

  • February 11, 2010
    CNNMoney.com cites Powering America’s Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security
  • February 11, 2010

    The Center for American Progress cites findings from CNA’s Military Advisory Board in an article titled “Quadrennial Defense Review Should Spark Interagency Climate Conversation”

  • February 7, 2010

    CNN interviews CNA vice president and director of CNA China Studies, Dr. David Finkelstein, for a report on U.S.-China relations

  • February 2, 2010

    The Columbia Spectator cites CNA's report, National Security and the Threat of Climate Change, in the article "Climate as a Trigger for Conflict"

  • February 1, 2010

    The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel references CNA's climate report in the opinion piece "Security and Our Energy Future"

  • February 2010

    Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine publishes paper co-authored by Associate Director of CNA Health Care Research & Policy, Dr. Sarah Friedman

  • February 1, 2010

    The Atlantic (March 2010 edition) quotes CNA vice president and director of CNA China Studies, David Finkelstein, in the article "Cyber Warriors"

  • January 31, 2010

    The Washington Post interviews CNA's David Finkelstein, for the article "China's Strident Tone Raises Concerns Among Western Governments, Analysts"

  • January 30, 2010

    The Post and Courier (Charleston, South Carolina) covers remarks by CNA Military Advisory Board member VADM Dennis McGinn, USN (Ret.)

  • January 28, 2010

    Cleanskies.com posts Dr. Ron Filadelfo's remarks before the American Meteorological Society

  • January 19, 2010

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quotes CNA research director, Ron Filadelfo, in the article, "Military Considers Global Warming Threat"

  • January 14, 2010

    Bloomberg TV interviews David Finkelstein, vice president and director of CNA China Studies appears on to discuss the China-Google controversy

  • January 13, 2010

    Madison County Eagle (Virginia) guest column cites CNA's Military Advisory Board report on climate security

  • January 12, 2010

    The Courier-Journal publishes op-ed "An Energy Security Plan" co-authored by Indiana Sen. Dick Lugar, and CNA Military Advisory Board member, Gen. Paul Kern USA (Ret.)

  • January 11, 2010

    The Wall Street Journal quotes CNA vice president and director of CNA China Studies, David Finkelstein in the article "U.S. Holds Fire in Google-China Feud" (subscription required)

  • January 9, 2010

    The Hill cites CNA's report "National Security and the Threat of Climate Change"

  • January 6, 2010

    The report on the 2009 Oakland police shootings, "Independent Board of Inquiry Into the Oakland Police Department March 21, 2009 Incident," written by CNA Senior Fellow Chips Stewart, draws major media attention from CNNThe Los Angeles Times, The Oakland Tribune, KGO-TV and KTVU