HIGH‑LEVEL INSIGHTS FOR HIGH‑LEVEL CHALLENGES
Strategy and Policy Analysis Program
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The Strategy and Policy Analysis Program studies issues under five lines of effort:
- Defense strategy development and lessons learned
- Global alliances and partnerships
- Nuclear and deterrence issues
- Non-traditional security issues
- Arctic strategy and policy
Our analysis incorporates workshops, table-top exercises and Track 1.5 dialogues.
Working with the Adversary: Great Power Cooperation and Nuclear Risk Management
This report provides practical guidance on both when great power cooperation might work and how to increase the odds of success.
The Future of US Alliances and Partnerships: A Data Science Approach
CNA experts in data science and in national security strategy used machine learning to quantify U.S. alliances and partnerships. Their novel approach could signal opportunities for stronger alliances and partnerships and even predict conditions that could strengthen or weaken alliances.
In The News
- Blowtorch Bob Komer
- The Collapse of Cold War Naval Strategic Planning
- Sea Control 326 – The Futility of Arctic FONOPS With Cornell Overfield
- SRI LANKA’S ROLE AS A SMALL STATE IN THE INDO-PACIFIC
- From OP-60 to Colin Powell: The Naval Career of Peter M. Swartz
- Sea Control 250 - Dr. Joshua Tallis on Arctic Strategy
- Turkey Must Close the Turkish Straits Only to Russian and Ukrainian Warships
- AUKUS: A View from Washington
- Strategy of the Commons: Defending the International Order Where it is Most Vulnerable
- FONOP in Vain: The Legal Logics of a US Navy FONOP in the Canadian or Russian Arctic
- Non-traditional security in the Bay of Bengal
- Biden’s ‘Strategic Competition’ Is a Step Back
- Women at sea are essential for maritime security
- Where are the Carriers?
Nilanthi Samaranayake, Research Program Director< Back to Strategy, Policy, Plans, and Programs