Strategy and Policy Analysis Program
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.
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
Nilanthi Samaranayake on Indian Ocean Security DynamicsThe Diplomat | 16 Jan 2023
Nilanthi Samaranayake says, “The heightened state of strategic competition between major powers calls into question to what extent the cooperation we have seen previously may be possible in the Indian Ocean in the future.”