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2015 News Archive

  • Commentary: December 23, 2015

    War on the Rocks publishes "The Seven Deadly Sins of Russia Analysis" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman (also posted by RealClearDefense, Indian Strategic Studies, and War News Updates)

  • Commentary: December 15, 2015

    The Cipher Brief publishes "A Second-Tier Cyber Power" by CNA analyst Michael Connell, Ph.D.

  • Commentary: December 14, 2015

    Marine Corps University Journal publishes "Rethinking the U.S. Approach to Boko Haram: The Case for a Regional Strategy" coauthored by CNA analyst Julia McQuaid

  • Commentary: December 14, 2015

    National Defense University Press publishes The People’s Liberation Army and Contingency Planning in China with the chapter, "Civilian Authorities and Contingency Planning in China," by CNA analyst Catherine Welch

  • Commentary: December 14, 2015

    Phalanx Magazine publishes "The Role of Swarm Intelligence in Distributed Lethality" by CNA analyst Marjorie Greene, a reprint of a CIMSEC article

  • Commentary: December 2, 2015

    Domestic Preparedness publishes "Predictive Policing: Renewed Promise through New Approaches" by CNA’s James "Chip" Coldren, Jr., Ph.D. and Zoë Thorkildsen

  • Commentary: November 25, 2015

    CIMSEC publishes "Shipbuilding Constraints Drive Downsized but Potent Russian Navy" by CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. (also carried by The Maritime Executive)

  • Commentary: November 25, 2015

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts an excerpt from the CIMSEC article, "Shipbuilding Constraints Drive Downsized but Potent Russian Navy," on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • Commentary: November 23, 2015

    CIMSEC publishes "The Russian Navy: Strategies and Missions of a Force in Transition" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman (also carried by The Maritime Executive)

  • Commentary: November 19, 2015

    War on the Rocks publishes "Why the U.S. Should Be Paying Attention to Russia’s Latest Strikes in Syria" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman (also carried by Indian Strategic Studies and The 3Ds Blog)

  • Commentary: November 17, 2015

    The Center for Climate and Security releases The U.S. Asia-Pacific Rebalance, National Security, and Climate Change with the chapter, "Climate Change, Migration, and a Security Framework for the U.S. Asia-Pacific Rebalance," by CNA’s Leo Goff, Ph.D. and Nilanthi Samaranayake

  • Commentary: November 13, 2015

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts an excerpt from The Interpreter article, "Russia's Syria Operation Reveals Significant Improvement in Military Capability," on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • Commentary: November 13, 2015

    The Interpreter publishes "Russia's Syria Operation Reveals Significant Improvement in Military Capability" by CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. (also published by RealClearDefense)

  • Commentary: November 10, 2015

    Public Management Magazine publishes "Cops and Body-Worn Cameras: Lessons Learned from Phoenix's Deployment of Body-Worn Cameras" coauthored by CNA analyst Vivian Elliott

  • Commentary: November 6, 2015

    Live Science posts "Hunger Games: How to Avoid Real Food Riots" by CNA analyst Mary "Kate" Fisher, Ph.D. (also carried by Yahoo! News)

  • Commentary: November 6, 2015

    Russia Direct publishes "Six Key Trends in Russian Foreign Policy, as Seen by the West" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman

  • Commentary: November 5, 2015

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Russian Stealth Fighter Will Enhance Air Force Capabilities" on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • Commentary: November 2, 2015

    Food Chain Reaction posts "Exploring Global Food Security through Gaming" by CNA analyst Yee San Su, Ph.D.

  • Commentary: October 30, 2015

    The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea releases North Korean House of Cards: Leadership Dynamics Under Kim Jong-un by CNA analyst Ken Gause

  • Commentary: October 29, 2015

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. reposts the PONARS Eurasia policy memo, "Russian Naval Shipbuilding: Is It Possible to Fulfill the Kremlin’s Grand Expectations?," on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • Commentary: October 29, 2015

    Homeland Security Watch posts "CISA and Us" by Philip Palin, CNA director of Resiliency Programs

  • Commentary: October 27, 2015

    Homeland Security Watch posts "Strategic Whiplash: Fire to Flood" by Philip Palin, CNA director of Resiliency Programs

  • Commentary: October 26, 2015

    PONARS Eurasia publishes the policy memo, "Russian Naval Shipbuilding: Is It Possible to Fulfill the Kremlin’s Grand Expectations?," by CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D.

  • Commentary: October 21, 2015

    The Cynthia & George Mitchell Foundation posts "How Texas Escaped the Crippling Effects of the 2030-2032 Drought" by Paul Faeth, CNA director of Energy, Water, & Climate

  • Commentary: October 21, 2015

    War on the Rocks posts "The Russian Intervention in Syria: Policy Options and Exit Strategies" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman

  • Commentary: October 18, 2015

    War on the Rocks posts "Russia's Arsenal in Syria: What Do We Know?" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman (also carried by intelligence historian Matthew Aid)

  • Commentary: October 15, 2015

    Homeland Security Watch posts "Sausage-Making, Delivery, Consumption" by Philip Palin, CNA director of Resiliency Programs

  • Commentary: October 14, 2015

    Domestic Preparedness publishes "Virtual Exercises - A Cost-Effective Option" by CNA associate director Dawn Thomas

  • Commentary: October 13, 2015

    Homeland Security Watch posts "Goaltending: National Preparedness" by Philip Palin, CNA director of Resiliency Programs

  • Commentary: October 8, 2015

    Homeland Security Watch posts "Cry Me a River" by Philip Palin, CNA director of Resiliency Programs

  • Commentary: October 7, 2015

    Greening of the Great Lakes interviews Vice Admiral Lee Gunn, USN (Ret.), vice chairman of the CNA Military Advisory Board, for "America's Top Military Leaders Urge Action on Climate Change to Protect Our National Security" (also posted by Michigan State University's The Spartan Podcast)

  • Commentary: October 5, 2015

    Homeland Security Watch posts "Carolina Flooding and Exceedance Probabilities" by Philip Palin, CNA director of Resiliency Programs

  • Commentary: October 1, 2015

    Homeland Security Watch posts "Security versus Liberty and a Third Option" by Philip Palin, CNA director of Resiliency Programs

  • Commentary: September 22, 2015

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts about the War on the Rocks podcast, "The State of Russian Strategy," on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • Commentary: September 21, 2015

    War on the Rocks publishes "How Russia's Gambit in Syria Changes the Game" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman (also posted by Indian Strategic Studies)

  • Commentary: September 17, 2015

    Pentagon Press publishes Maritime Power Building: New 'Mantra' for China's Rise with chapters by CNA's Michael McDevitt, Mark Rosen, Peter Swartz, and Murray Scot Tanner, Ph.D.

  • Commentary: September 12, 2015

    Defense Media Network publishes "The DFS 230 Assault Glider" by CNA Sr. Research Specialist Michael Markowitz

  • Commentary: September 11, 2015

    Russian Politics & Law publishes "The Maidan: A Ukrainian Revolution" by CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. (subscription required)

  • Commentary: September 11, 2015

    The Nelson Report reposts "2015 Should be An Exciting Year" by CNA VP of China Studies David Finkelstein, Ph.D.

  • Commentary: September 10, 2015

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts about his HuffPost Live interview on the Russian military role in Syria on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • Commentary: September 10, 2015

    Homeland Security Watch posts "September 10 Thinking" by Philip Palin, CNA director of Resiliency Programs

  • Commentary: September 8, 2015

    CIMSEC reposts "China's Military Modernization: The Legacy of Admiral Wu Shengli" by CNA analyst Jeffrey Becker, Ph.D.

  • Commentary: September 7, 2015

    War on the Rocks publishes "Putin's Strategy Is Far Better than You Think" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman (also posted by Indian Strategic Studies and US-Russia.org)

  • Commentary: September 6, 2015

    Homeland Security Watch posts "Preconditions as Precursors" by Philip Palin, CNA director of Resiliency Programs

  • Commentary: September 3, 2015

    Homeland Security Watch posts "Homeland Security: Top Issue or Other?" by Philip Palin, CNA director of Resiliency Programs

  • Commentary: September 2, 2015

    Domestic Preparedness publishes "A Case for Political Leadership in Disaster Response & Recovery" by Jason McNamara, CNA Sr. Director of Emergency Management Programs

  • Commentary: August 31, 2015

    StrategyPage posts a book review by CNA Sr. Research Specialist Michael Markowitz of Holocaust Versus Wehrmacht: How Hitler's "Final Solution" Undermined the German War Effort by Yaron Pasher

  • Commentary: August 27, 2015

    CIMSEC publishes "The Language of Terror" by CNA analyst Joshua Tallis

  • Commentary: August 27, 2015

    Homeland Security Watch posts "New Orleans and the Gulf at Ten" by Philip Palin, CNA director of Resiliency Programs

  • Commentary: August 24, 2015

    War on the Rocks publishes "Putin's Plan to Deter Hawks in Washington" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman (also posted by Indian Strategic Studies)

  • Commentary: August 20, 2015

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "How the Russian Military Plans to Fight Future Wars" on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • Commentary: August 20, 2015

    The National Interest publishes "This Is How the Russian Military Plans to Fight Future Wars" by CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. (also posted by Real Clear Defense, Indian Strategic Studies, and Defence Alert)

  • Commentary: August 18, 2015

    Foreign Affairs publishes "Is Peace Possible in Afghanistan?" by CNA analyst Carter Malkasian, Ph.D. (also posted by Indian Strategic Studies)

  • Commentary: August 18, 2015

    The Jamestown Foundation's China Brief publishes "China's Military Modernization: The Legacy of Admiral Wu Shengli" by CNA analyst Jeffrey Becker, Ph.D. (also posted by UNHCR's Refworld)

  • Commentary: August 14, 2015

    Campus Safety publishes "Rethinking Training for University Police Officers" by CNA analyst Denise Rodriguez King

  • Commentary: August 14, 2015

    The National Interest publishes "Pulling Russia and Ukraine Back from the Brink of War" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman

  • Commentary: August 13, 2015

    Chicago Sun-Times publishes "Fuel Efficient Vehicles Save American Soldiers' Lives" by Vice Admiral Ann Rondeau, USN (Ret.), CNA Military Advisory Board member

  • Commentary: August 11, 2015

    The Crime Report publishes "Why Police (and Communities) Need ‘Broken Windows'" coauthored by CNA managing director James "Chip" Coldren, Jr., Ph.D.

  • Commentary: August 4, 2015

    CIMSEC posts "Where You Stand Depends on Where You Sit: U.S. & Chinese Strategic Views" by CNA analyst Daniel Hartnett

  • Commentary: August 4, 2015

    The Crime Report publishes "The "Three R's" of Good Policing" by CNA managing director James "Chip" Coldren, Jr., Ph.D.

  • Commentary: August 3, 2015

    StrategyPage posts a book review by CNA senior research specialist Michael Markowitz of Loyal Sons: Jews in the German Army in the Great War by Peter Appelbaum

  • Commentary: August 2, 2015

    The Washington Post publishes "The Taliban after Omar" by CNA analyst Carter Malkasian, Ph.D. (also posted by The Age,The Sydney Morning Herald, and intelligence historian Matthew Aid)

  • Commentary: July 29, 2015

    Homeland Security Watch posts "Homeland Security: How Do We Get There from Here (Can We)?" by Philip Palin, CNA director of Resiliency Programs

  • Commentary: July 28, 2015

    Sri Lanka's General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University publishes United States-China-India Strategic Triangle in the Indian Ocean Region with a chapter on "U.S.-China-India Triangle in the Indian Ocean Region: A U.S. Perspective" by CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake

  • Commentary: July 28, 2015

    Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War College Press publish The Chinese People's Liberation Army in 2025 with the chapter, "Regional Dynamics in Response to Alternative PLA Development Vectors," by CNA analyst Michael McDevitt

  • Commentary: July 28, 2015

    The European Journal of Development Research publishes a review of Pirate Trails: Tracking the Illicit Financial Flows from Pirate Activities off the Horn of Africa by CNA analyst John Ivancovich, Ph.D. (subscription required)

  • Commentary: July 27, 2015

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Russia's Naval Power in the 21st Century" on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • Commentary: July 25, 2015

    Homeland Security Watch posts "Cyber: Still Lost at Sea" by Philip Palin, CNA director of Resiliency Programs

  • Commentary: July 21, 2015

    CIMSEC publishes "The Coast Guard and Maritime Strategy" by CNA analyst Peter Swartz

  • Commentary: July 16, 2015

    Lynne Rienner Publishers publishes The U.S. Military in Africa: Enhancing Security and Development? with a chapter on "Maritime Security: The Africa Partnership Station in Ghana" by CNA analysts Alison Vernon and Margaux Hoar

  • Commentary: July 15, 2015

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Armata – Russia's Future Main Battle Tank" on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • Commentary: July 15, 2015

    Politico Magazine publishes "Why Iran's Revolutionary Guard Is Happy" by CNA analyst Afshon Ostovar, Ph.D.

  • Commentary: July 13, 2015

    Centre for Science and Policy releases Climate Change: A Risk Assessment with contributions by CNA analysts Ed McGrady, Ph.D. and Catherine Schkoda, Ph.D. and CNA Military Advisory Board members General Ronald Keys, USAF (Ret.), Vice Admiral Lee Gunn, USN (Ret.), and Cheryl Rosenblum

  • Commentary: July 10, 2015

    CIMSEC publishes "The Role of Swarm Intelligence for Distributed Lethality C2" by CNA analyst Marjorie Greene

  • Commentary: July 10, 2015

    The Police Chief Magazine publishes "Improving Traffic Safety and Reducing Crime: The DDACTS Approach in Shawnee, Kansas" coauthored by CNA analyst Zoë Thorkildsen

  • Commentary: July 9, 2015

    CSIS publishes "PacNet #40: A Modest Proposal to Help ASEAN Reconcile Their Overlapping Claims in the Spratlys" by CNA Sr. Fellow Michael McDevitt

  • Commentary: June 28, 2015

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Central Asian Military Capabilities" on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • Commentary: June 22, 2015

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "U.S.‐Russian Arms Competition Will Focus on India" on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • Commentary: June 18, 2015

    CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative publishes "Views from India's Smaller Maritime Neighbors" by CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake


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