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  • January 11, 2018

    Michael Kofman says, "The most effective resource is an organization that doesn't know it's being used."

    The Moscow Times: "The Specter of Kaspersky Looms Over Russian Cybersecurity Firms"

  • January 10, 2018

    Dmitry Gorenburg says, "We often overestimate how much governments in capitals have control over the rebel groups they sponsor."

    Business Insider: "Russia Is Blaming Turkey for Attacks on Its Military Bases in Syria — After Hinting the U.S. Was Responsible"

  • January 10, 2018

    Ken Gause says, "There's a lot of money to be made on that border, and there are a lot of connections between the operators on the border and their patrons back in Beijing."

    The New York Times: "Businesswoman's Fate a Test of China's Resolve on North Korea"

  • January 8, 2018

    Ken Gause says, "Its strategy exists in a gray zone. Therefore, engagement is vital to moving forward and not falling back into the hole we found ourselves in 2017, when we relied on pressure and preconditions to solve the North Korea problem."

    Yonhap News Agency: "Koreas Sit Down for Talks Amid Hopes for Better Ties"

  • January 8, 2018

    Ken Gause says, "The Seventh Party Congress welcomed the rise of many new faces, and that indicates that it has appointed its loyalists."

    El Mundo: "Kim Jong-Un, a Very Skillful Dictator and a Little Erratic" [Spanish]

  • January 8, 2018

    Samuel Bendett says, "It's very likely that such parts were most likely acquired commercially, in which case we are entering a dangerous terra incognita with respect to unsanctioned UAV use by non-state and terrorist organizations."

    The National Interest: "Russia Came Under Attack by a 'Swarm' In Syria, Says Report"

  • January 8, 2018

    Sarah Vogler says, "After all that's been said, the war of words between the two men over the course of the past few weeks and months; it would be very difficult for Kim Jong Un to meet with Donald Trump one on one at this point. Korean culture is very rooted in respect and the legitimacy of the ruler."

    CNN: "Rare North and South Korea Peace Talks Begin Soon"

  • January 4, 2018

    Samuel Bendett says, "[Russians] are seeking to rapidly develop new UAV with strike capabilities and this new drone could be a test bed for that platform."

    The National Interest: "Russia Is Developing a Mysterious Unmanned Strike Aircraft"

  • January 3, 2018

    Joshua Pollack says, "There's nowhere in the world that I know of where there is a button. Since [Kim Jong Un] doesn't sit at his desk 24 hours a day, I'm pretty sure he's got some kind of command and control arrangement that follows him around, the same as the U.S. president and the Russian president."

    Vice News: "Kim Jong Un Kicked off 2018 by Pressing Trump's Buttons"

  • January 3, 2018

    Michael Kofman says, "The Delta IIIs, for sure, have to go, and Delta IV by the end of the 2020s. How many they actually build will depend in great deal on the state of arms control agreements and overall composition of Russian nuclear forces."

    The National Interest: "Russia Is Getting Ready to Build a New Set of Deadly Nuclear Missile Submarines"

  • January 3, 2018

    Michael Kofman says, "This is part of an overall Russian strategy to bolster its conventional deterrence, and ability to retaliate with long range conventional weapons."

    The National Interest: "The Russian Navy's Master Plan to 'Sink' the U.S. Navy Is Now Clear"

  • January 1, 2018

    Ken Gause says, "By taking a mixed approach to Seoul and Washington, North Korea seems likely to continue with its strategy of trying to drive a wedge in the alliance."

    Yonhap News: "N.K.'s Olive Branch Toward Seoul Targets Breakthrough Amid Sanctions: Experts"

  • December 29, 2017

    According to the CNA Military Advisory Board, "the United States' reliance on foreign sources of oil constitute a 'national vulnerability' for our nation's economy and armed forces."

    Berkeley Political Review: "GOP Going Green: The Power of Economics and National Security on Republican Support for Renewables"

  • December 29, 2017

    Ken Gause says, "[Kim Jong Un] can claim victory in 2017 because of the progress on the nuclear deterrent."

    Express: "Kim Jong-Un Slashes Public Appearances in 2017 Amid Rumors North Korea Dictator Is Ill"

  • December 29, 2017

    Michael Kofman says, "The Russians quickly began to see Syria as a testing ground for various weapon systems that hadn't been used in combat before as well as an opportunity to give various branches of the military experience in an actual war zone."

    War Is Boring: "For the Russian Military in Syria, Old Habits Die Hard"

  • December 27, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says that the North Korean test missiles that are, "generally regarded as derived from the designs of the Makeyev Bureau's R-27."

    The Washington Post: "Documents Shed Light on North Korea's Startling Gains in Sea-Based Missile Technology"

  • December 26, 2017

    According to a CNA study, "noncitizens who are eligible to enlist may possess language and cultural skills that are useful in theater, or medical and technical skills that can be used to fill high-demand, low-density occupations."

    San Antonio Express-News: "New Barriers Erected for Immigrants Trying to Join Military"

  • December 26, 2017

    Michael Kofman says, "Because the Admiral Gorshkov is still in sea trials, it probably does not yet pose a military threat."

    The Washington Post: "Russian Warships Pass Close to British Waters Over Christmas Holiday, U.K. Navy Says"

  • December 24, 2017

    Ken Gause says, "Every one of [Kim Jong-Un's] actions which, on the surface, seems potentially crazy, actually makes perfect sense for somebody who is consolidating their power in the very rough-and-tumble environment of North Korea."

    The Washington Post: "For North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un, 2017 Has Been a Very Good Year"

  • December 22, 2017

    Michael Kofman says, "Zapad 2017 was decidedly much smaller than expected, and loud pronouncements in media outlets anticipating something on the order of 100,000 troops went unfulfilled."

    The National Interest: "Report: Russia's Military Exercises Were Dress Rehearsal for Baltic Invasion"

  • December 21, 2017

    Michael Kofman says, "Tsirkon is one of the prospective hypersonic missiles currently in development and testing. The Russian navy intends to upgrade existing launch systems, such as 3S14 VLS [vertical launch system]."

    The National Interest: "Russia Could Soon Arm Its Navy with Hypersonic Missiles"

  • December 19, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says, "I find the entire argument about 'not accepting' North Korean nuclear weapons to be strange. Saying certain words, or not saying them, won't change the reality."

    The Times of Israel: "North Korea Weapons 'Sprint' Revives Specter of Nuclear Exchange"

  • December 18, 2017

    CNA Military Advisory Board member Vice Admiral Lee Gunn says, "We'd like to be of assistance, we would like to ensure that weak states, weak governance doesn't result in failing states and ungoverned territory where violent extremist organizations can form or if they're already exist where they can recruit."

    Euronews: "The Other Face of Climate Change"

  • December 15, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says, "[North Korean scientists] are already pretty sophisticated in metallurgy, mechanical engineering, and to some extent chemistry."

    The New York Times: "Rocket Men: The Team Building North Korea's Nuclear Missile"

  • December 15, 2017

    Ken Gause says, “[General Hwang Pyong So] could be sent to detention, he could be retired, or he could be executed. All of these things are on the table.”

    CNN: “North Korean High-Ranking Official Missing”

  • December 13, 2017

    Dmitry Gorenburg says, "The Su-57 is not expected to enter into serial production until upgraded engines are ready, which is unlikely to happen until 2027."

    The National Interest: "Russia's New Su-57 Stealth Fighter Has A Big Problem That Won't Be Fixed Until 2025"

  • December 12, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says, "It seems North Korea invested a lot in imported equipment that cost them a lot and is, I think, unreasonable for any civilian application."

    Express: “North Korea Warning: Kim Regime Seeking Biological Weapons as Clash With U.S. Intensifies”

  • December 12, 2017

    Michael Kofman says, "It's unclear how much funding will truly be available in the coming state armament program for 2018-2025 to support these numerous projects."

    The National Interest: "Russia's F-22 and F-35 Killer: 6th Generation Plane Armed with Hypersonic Weapons"

  • December 9, 2017

    Ken Gause says, "It would undermine a fundamental pillar in American foreign policy to admit to the North Koreans that 'O.K., you can have nuclear weapons, we give up."

    IntellAsia: "Three Military Ideas for Dealing With N Korea"

  • December 8, 2017

    CNA study The Benefits of Body-Worn Cameras, “found a 37 percent reduction in the number of officers involved in use-of-force incidents and a 30 percent decrease in the number of officers with at least one complaint filed against them.”

    Government Technology: “Research Shows Police Body-Worn Cameras Reduce Misconduct and Cost for Las Vegas”

  • December 6, 2017

    According to the CNA report Soldier Perspectives on Small Arms in Combat, "the M249 scored below average in third place (after the M16 rifle and M4 carbine, but generally ahead of the M9 pistol) in handling, accuracy, maintainability and corrosion resistance."

    The National Interest: "Why the U.S. Marines Love the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle"

  • December 6, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says, "Both countries are stuck in this loop where we increasingly are looking for additional increments of punishment and pressure, and they're looking for additional increments of pressure through a sense of danger."

    Kyodo News: "Ex-Envoy Calls for U.S.-N Korea Talks Over Nuke Issue"

  • December 5, 2017

    According to the CNA report Soldier Perspectives on Small Arms in Combat, "89 percent felt their M4 carbine was reliable in combat, and only 19 percent had experienced a stoppage in battle. 80 percent expressed confidence in their weapon."

    The National Interest: "The M4: the Gun U.S. Army Loves to Go to War With"

  • December 5, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says that while, "[North Korea] had the underlying technological capability to do that for a while now for a while now. What's left to do is to build out and deploy an ICBM force."

    The Daily Caller: "South Korea Thinks the North Still Has a Way to Go Before It Can Nuke the U.S."

  • December 4, 2017

    Michael Kofman says Russia's undersea fleet, "is in the best state it has been in since the fall of the Soviet Union, a lot of effort has been spent on drilling, training, and readiness."

    Foreign Policy: "In Return to Cold War Posture, U.S. Sending Sub Hunting Planes to Iceland"

  • December 2, 2017

    Nilanthi Samaranayake says that India's leadership role in the Indian Ocean represents, "a security burden sharing" between India and the United States in the IOR.

    The Island: "Indian Ocean Politics of the 21st Century –a View From Sri Lanka"

  • December 1, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says, "I'm particularly troubled by the excess capability in this missile. It can go much further than it needs to. That suggests that it is designed to accommodate even heavier payloads than whatever it was tested with.

    Newsweek: North Korean Missile Hwasong-15 Could Carry Multiple Warheads to Strike U.S. Mainland

  • December 1, 2017

    Michael Kofman says, "Russia and NATO are in some respects on the same team when it comes to overblowing Russian military capabilities and engaging in a bit of threat inflationism."

    Business Insider: "Russia's New Missile Laden-Ships Are Impressive, but Shouldn't Keep NATO Commanders Awake at Night"

  • December 1, 2017

    Samuel Bendett says, "Russia taking a defensive stance against an international body seeking to regulate weapons other than destructive nuclear bombs should not have been such a surprise."

    TechSpot: "Russia Says an International Ban Won't Prevent It Building Killer Robots"

  • November 30, 2017

    James Coldren says, "These results support the position that (body-worn cameras) may de-escalate aggression or have a 'civilizing' effect on the nature of police-citizen encounters."

    Las Vegas Review Journal: "Editorial: Study Finds That Metro Officers Wearing Body Cameras Receive Far Fewer Complaints"

  • November 30, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says, "the burden of proof should be on the skeptics about why it would not be possible."

    The Jerusalem Post: "Can North Korea Actually Fire a Nuclear Weapon at the U.S. Mainland?"

  • November 30, 2017

    Ken Gause says, "I suspect we are one to two years away from North Korea having a full up nuclear deterrent with an ability to strike the United States."

    The National Interest: "North Korea's New ICBM Can Only Mean One Thing"

  • November 29, 2017

    Christopher Steinitz says that senior officials in Pyongyang, "have fully embraced brinkmanship to ensure their survival. It's very high-stakes, but they see it as less risky than the other option, which is trust."

    Washington Post: "Launch of New Missile Increases Pressure on U.S. Policymakers to Confront North Korean Threat"

  • November 29, 2017

    James Coldren says, "They contribute to safety, produce significant efficiencies for police departments and enhance accountability for officers and civilians alike."

    Police One: "Study: Police Body Cams Reduce Use-Of-Force Incidents in Nev."

  • November 29, 2017

    Rear Adm. Michael McDevitt says, "What vital US interest has been compromised? Shipping continues uninterrupted, the US continues to ignore their requirement for prior approval [of ops in their EEZ], our MDT with Manila remains in force [and] the Vietnamese are even more dug in on their 20 odd Spratly holdings."

    Asia Maritime Reviews: "The Debate Regarding U.S. Navigation Policy in the South China Sea: Another Perspective"

  • November 29, 2017

    Zack Gold says while Israel is very concerned about ISIS activity in Sinai, "the good news for Israel is that, despite the horror, the mosque attack was not complex."

    The Jerusalem Post: "Egyptian President Orders: Use All Brute Force Necessary to Defeat ISIS"

  • November 28, 2017

    James Coldren says, "Our research supports the notion that body-worn cameras produce positive benefits for police departments and the communities that they serve."

    Associated Press: "Early Study Gives Vegas Police Body-Cam Program Good Marks"

  • November 28, 2017

    Samuel Bendett says, "Russia has been increasing spending on both IT software and hardware for its military, creating domestic microchips, smart phones, notebooks and now closed Internet for the Armed Forces. These efforts were facilitated by the government and [Ministry of Defense] eager to wean themselves off the dependence on high-tech imports."

    Defense One: "Russia Will Build Its Own Internet Directory, Citing U.S. Information Warfare"

  • November 28, 2017

    Samuel Bendett says, "The growth in Russian unmanned military systems is going to be exponential."

    Real Clear World: "The Next Step in Russia's Military Modernization? Robots"

  • November 28, 2017

    Zack Gold says, "I think [the Sinai peninsula] needs [a] smarter military presence."

    The Times of Israel: "Deadly Mosque Attack Puts Egypt Sinai Strategy in Spotlight"

  • November 28, 2017

    Zack Gold says, "When you are claiming to be the one true religious authority as ISIS does, other people that practice your religion differently are more of a threat than people from other religions."

    Vox: "The Terrorist Attack Against Sufi Muslims in Egypt, Explained"

  • November 27, 2017

    "During a press conference on Monday, James Coldren, of CNA, said the study was the largest and most successful study of body-worn cameras."

    Fox 5 Vegas: "Study: Body-Worn Cameras Reduced Metro's Use-Of Force"

  • November 27, 2017

    James Coldren says, "Our research supports the notion that body-worn cameras produce positive benefits for police departments and the communities that they serve."

    Las Vegas Sun: "Study: Police Body-Worn Cameras Reduce Use-Of-Force Incidents"

  • November 27, 2017

    James Coldren says, "These results support the position that (body-worn cameras) may de-escalate aggression or have a 'civilizing' effect on the nature of police-citizen encounters."

    Las Vegas Review Journal: "Study of Body Cams Shows Drop in Use of Force by Las Vegas Police"

  • November 27, 2017

    James Coldren says, "What we learn from the cameras is that people on both sides of that equation are adjusting their behavior."

    NBC 3 Las Vegas: "UNLV Study: Body Cameras Reduced LMPD's Use of Force"

  • November 27, 2017

    Nilanthi Samaranayake says, "China seems to have used water as a weapon in the case of Doklam confrontation."

    El Confidencial [Spanish]: "Floods and Ecological Disasters: the Chinese 'Secret Weapon' That Holds India in Suspense"

  • November 27, 2017

    Zack Gold says, "These outside fighters — even if Egyptians, they're 'foreign' to North Sinai — don't care about tribal interests and red lines."

    Washington Post: "How an Egyptian Village Became a Target of the Islamic State"

  • November 21, 2017

    In CNA report The Practice of Military Experimentation, Brian McCue writes, "Judgment-based military decision-making works best when it has a strong basis in experience. Almost by definition, there can be no strong basis in real-world experience if the question at hand regards major innovation."

    War on the Rocks: "The Futures Problem: Why Big Organizations Have Problems Making Long-Term Forecasts and What to Do About It"

  • November 21, 2017

    Michael Kofman says, "It had a nuclear mission, but realistically this is a heavy mortar for destroying fixed positions. Its main advantage is that it can bring a very high explosive mortar round to the fight from a distinctly advantageous angle of attack."

    The National Interest: "Russia's Army Just Upgraded Some of Its 'Big Guns' That Once Fired Nuclear Weapons"

  • November 21, 2017

    Samuel Bendett says, "Russians are also unsure how exactly AI-driven military robotics systems would function given that artificial intelligence in a battlefield capacity is still an evolving concept."

    Defense One: "Russia to the United Nations: Don't Try to Stop Us From Building Killer Robots"

  • November 20, 2017

    Jonathan Schroden says, "The momentum is pretty clearly with the Taliban. And the increase in Afghans who went AWOL last year tracks pretty closely with the rapid decline we're seeing in the security situation there."

    San Antonino Express-News: "More Afghan Troops Go AWOL From JBSA Than From Any Other Base Nationwide"

  • November 19, 2017

    Michael Kofman says, "You will see a lot of policy made on the basis of the fact that us and Russia have an adversarial relationship and we expect to have one for quite some time."

    Sean's Russia Blog Podcast: "Assessing the Russian Military"

  • November 18, 2017

    Michael Kofman says, "I'm quite skeptical on NK-32-02 engine refit for Tu-22M3."

    The National Interest: "Russia's Supersonic Bombers: Now Locked and Loaded With New Supersonic Missiles"

  • November 17, 2017

    Richard Danzig says, "We need to think about how to defend ourselves: how do you build protection mechanisms for our current systems? Likewise, we need to think about deterrence: how do you deter people from attacking our systems in the first place?"

    Japan Forward: "'Worst Scenario' Is North Korea Hacking into U.S. Nuclear Command, Says Former Navy Chief"

  • November 17, 2017

    Samuel Bendett says, "This particular UAV will enter service in 2018, just as the Russians will start fielding their own combat unmanned aerial vehicles - so the technology race is ongoing and Ukrainians need a truly organized public-private, interagency and whole of government effort to make their wishes for a combat long-range UAV a reality."

    Defense One: "Ukraine Fields an Armed Drone for Use Against Pro-Russian Forces"

  • November 16, 2017

    CNA's MAB cautions, "As a warming planet affords increased access to the Arctic, the [Military Advisory Board] cannot rule out new disputes arising over natural resource exploration and recovery, fishing, and over future shipping lanes."

    Atlantic Council: "Climate Change as a Threat Multiplier"

  • November 15, 2017

    Samuel Bendett says, “This is MiG’s chance to prove its relevance in the rapidly evolving UAV market in Russia. Years ago they were supposed to deliver a combat model [called Skat] which never materialized. If they don’t deliver here, they may never get to take part in future projects.”

    The National Interest: “This Russian Company Built Some of the World's Most Lethal Jets (And Has Big Plans)”

  • November 13, 2017

    Michael Kofman says, "A new line of Tu-160s is also no small challenge, since it involves relearning the original manufacturing process for the bomber and establishing a production line for something Russia's defense industry had not made in quite some time."

    The National Interest: "Tu-160M2: Everything We Know About Russia's New Super Bomber"

  • November 10, 2017

    CNA, "estimated in 2015 that only 13 percent of 17 to 24 year olds in the U.S. are qualified and available to serve in the military."

    NBC News: "Veterans, Policy Experts Call for More Immigrants, Dreamers in U.S. Military"

  • November 8, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says, "The logical sequence of actions would be to start testing them to full range into the Pacific, and then to use one for a live nuclear test if it is deemed necessary to convince America's leaders that a new reality has emerged."

    Express: "Donald Trump Scraps 'Surprise' Visit to North Korea Military Border 'When Seconds Away'"

  • November 8, 2017

    Michael Kofman says, "The R-37 was a dedicated missile for wiping out ISR assets that was developed and tested in the 1990s."

    The National Interest: "Russia and China Could Crush the U.S. Air Force in a War Using This Trick"

  • November 8, 2017

    Samuel Bendett says, "[Russia has] also been stating for a while that their modernization and state armaments program will include high-tech and unmanned systems."

    Defense One: "Russia Says It Will Field a Robot Tank That Outperforms Humans"

  • November 7, 2017

    Michael Kofman says, "Empty signals or a few missiles will not prevail against this kind of adversary, and they're not a smart way to help Ukraine, either."

    Business Insider: "The U.S. Is Moving Closer to a Plan to Aid Ukraine That Could Backfire Dangerously"

  • November 3, 2017

    Ken Gause says "I don't know how much President Trump is going to be able to achieve in the bilateral relationship between the U.S. and Korea, but I see this trip more as his opportunity to reassure allies and get a better understanding with Beijing." (1:35)

    VOA: "President Trump Departs for Asia"

  • November 3, 2017

    Ken Gause says "This would be an indication that there is stability inside the regime, that Kim is feeling comfortable with the people around him, because when there are times of tension either severe external tension or internal tension she is usually not available."

    CNN: "Kim Jong Un's Wife Makes Rare Public Appearance"

  • November 3, 2017

    Ken Gause says the trip "is part of the pressure campaign, it is expected that Trump will use this trip to send strategic reassurance messages to allies and deterrence messages to North Korea."

    NK News: "Trump Will Push Countries to 'Do More' on North Korea During Asia Trip: Mcmaster"

  • November 2, 2017

    Michael Kofman says "It's simply hard to see how any other country would be particularly interested in their activities, if you're not Russia, hacking these people is a colossal waste of time."

    Associated Press: "Russia Hackers Had Targets Way Beyond U.S. Election, List Goes Worldwide"

  • November 2, 2017

    Nilanthi Samaranayake says "The Modi administration appears to have an open mind to altering participation in Malabar, suggesting the potential for Australia to join someday - not necessarily as a permanent member, but as a participant like Japan was before 2016."

    Business Standard: "Bolder Now, India Showing More Risk Appetite in Its Relations with China"

  • November 1, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says that Kim Jong Un could make good on his promise to launch "the most powerful detonation of an H-bomb in the Pacific".

    Express: "Humiliated North Korea on Verge of Huge Nuclear Launch to Save Face After Tunnel Collapse"

  • November 1, 2017

    Samuel Bendett says "The MOD [Ministry of Defense] is discussing the state armaments program and greater emphasis will be placed on funding air and space defense, strategic nuclear forces, high tech weapons and all manner of unmanned systems."

    The National Interest: "Russia's New Tu-160 Will Carry Nuclear Cruise Missiles (Should America Be Worried?)"

  • October 31, 2017

    According to CNA report Defining and Measuring Shared Situational Awareness, situational awareness is "A clear and accurate, common, relevant picture of the battlespace."

    Medium: "Learning from Disaster: Crashing Planes to Productive Teams"

  • October 31, 2017

    Michael Kofman says "It's unclear that Russia will actually have a fully operational variant until mid-2020s, by which time this is an aircraft that will serve alongside the Su-35s and Su-30SM."

    The National Interest: "Russia's and America's New Stealth Fighters Share This Big Problem"

  • October 28, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says "When [North Korean] spies came to Yuzhnoye in 2011, what did they want? To photograph a document."

    Radio Free Europe: "Inside 'Satan's' Lair: the Lock-Tight Ukrainian Rocket Plant at Center of Tech-Leak Scandal"

  • October 27, 2017

    According to CNA report Non-Citizens in Today's Military, immigrants are "One overlooked source of military manpower."

    Huffington Post: "Immigrants Have Always Belonged in the U.S. Military"

  • October 25, 2017

    Michael Kofman says "It's unclear why they need a new SSBN, I think an SSN is really a stronger priority."

    The National Interest: "How the U.S. Navy Is 'Helping' Russia's Submarines Become Even More Deadly"

  • October 25, 2017

    Michael Kofman says "While [Russia] may lack the funding, and some of the defense-industrial base, they're keeping abreast of what sort of nextgen capabilities might enter the battlefield."

    The National Interest: "Could This Be Russia's F-35 and F-22 Killer?"

  • October 24, 2017

    Jeffrey Edmonds says "The Russians have a clear overmatch from there and can overwhelm [the Baltics] quickly."

    The National Interest: "This Is What a NATO vs. Russia War Over the Baltics Would Look Like"

  • October 24, 2017

    Michael Kofman says "If RIA is right, and it probably is not right, how do you fit a payload of 10 warheads and tons of decoys into five tons?"

    The Independent: "Russia to Test New Generation of Intercontinental Missile That Can 'Beat U.S. Defense Systems'"

  • October 23, 2017

    Erica Downs says "If you can link whatever you are doing to Belt and Road, even if it's a tenuous connection, there's still a chance of securing financial support."

    Time: "Ports, Pipelines, and Geopolitics: China's New Silk Road Is a Challenge for Washington"

  • October 20, 2017

    Ken Gause says "One thing is certain, as long as tensions persist and both sides continue to push up the escalatory ladder, there is no chance for a serious diplomatic pause that will allow both sides to engage and explore the art of the possible."

    NK News: "N. Korea 'Not Planning' Negotiations Over Nuclear Weapons"

  • October 19, 2017

    Andrew Ilachinski says "I will simply say, in my opinion, AI will have a greater impact in our lifetime, certainly our children's lifetime, on human culture than anything in our history."

    Breaking Defense: "'Landmark Event' In Artificial Intelligence: DeepMind Trains Itself"

  • October 18, 2017

    Samuel Bendett says "There were some armed UGVs, but they were light, at most several hundred pounds, what was notably absent was any large-sized combat UGV."

    Breaking Defense: "Armed Robots: US Lags Rhetoric, Russia"

  • October 16, 2017

    Rear Adm. Michael McDevitt says "Between 1950 and 1953, the U.S. Air Force and Navy flattened North Korea."

    The National Interest: "Should the U.S. Air Force Fear North Korea's Air Defense Networks?"

  • October 13, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says "Unfortunately, some of these [U.S. military] facilities are located in the Tokyo metro area. It is also possible that North Korea could threaten to attack Japanese cities in order to coerce Japan into curtailing wartime cooperation with the U.S."

    Forbes: "Thanks to North Korea, Nuclear Bunkers Are Making a Comeback -- but How Effective Are They?"

  • October 12, 2017

    Lt. Gen. Richard Zilmer says "I spent 2006-2007 in Iraq and clearly many of our casualties were caused by moving these convoys many miles over distributed battlefields."

    ABC (KoloTV): "Military Experts Meet With Reno Leaders in Advance of Clean Energy Summit"

  • October 10, 2017

    "Having staff sergeants serve as rifle squad leaders would require fewer changes to the Corps' manpower system than ensuring that sergeants had enough experience to fill rifle squad leader billets, according to the CNA paper."

    Marine Corps Times: "Staff Sergeant Squad Leaders?"

  • October 10, 2017

    Ken Gause says that if you want to understand North Korea "You have to get down to a very personal level. It's all about the politics of the individual."

    Association of the United States Army: "Kim Jong Un Provides Stability in North Korea"

  • October 10, 2017

    Michael Kofman says "Belarus is led by one of the savviest politicians in the former Soviet space."

    Business Insider: "Russia Is Training to Take Control of Belarus' Military in Case War Breaks out With the West"

  • October 10, 2017

    Samuel Bendett says "What's interesting about the Ukrainian conflict is that it's the Ukrainian side that is developing unmanned systems it thinks will help it fight. Phantom is one such machine."

    Defense One: "Armed Ground Robots Could Join the Ukrainian Conflict Next Year"

  • October 10, 2017

    Vera Zakem says "Where there are frictions in society, where there are internal divisions in society, Russia has tried to play up these divisions."

    Defense News: "Russia Remains the Greatest Near-Term Threat to the US, Intel Official Says"

  • October 9, 2017

    Ken Gause says Kim Yo Jong "keeps his [Kim Jong Un's] schedule, she works with his security detail, making sure that he is protected when goes out on his guidance inspections."

    CNN: "N.Korea: Kim's Sister Promoted"

  • October 9, 2017

    Samuel Bendett says "Russia does have a wide range of electronic warfare capabilities to disrupt adversary's communications on land and air, in a localized and long-range capacity."

    Space News: "Army Rolls out New Plan to Modernize Communications Networks and Weapons"

  • October 9, 2017

    Samuel Bendett says Russia is "looking to streamline that effort at the initial stage from zero to 100" in getting unmanned systems operational.

    USNI: "Experts: Syrian War Prompting Russians to Expand Unmanned Systems"

  • October 6, 2017

    Michael Kofman says “The Northern Fleet ‘deployed several battalions from its motor rifle brigades for live fire exercises, defending against land and air attacks.’”

    Real Clear Defense: “Zapad-2017: A Major Russian War Against NATO, Again”

  • October 5, 2017

    “According to the Center for Naval Analyses…the U.S. military diverted units from ‘routine’ operations to conduct humanitarian assistance operations 366 times from 1970 to 2000, compared with 22 times for combat missions.”

    San Francisco Chronicle: “Should Uncle Sam 'Send in the Marines' After Hurricanes?”

  • October 5, 2017

    Sam Bendett says that “Russia saw a distinct advantage in very quickly acquiring [an unmanned] system and learning from its operations.”

    Foreign Policy: “Russian Drone Tech May Include Help From Iran”

  • October 5, 2017

    Sam Bendett says that “Russia’s notoriously bureaucratic military-industrial complex is finally getting its act together on robotics, with massive new investment and significant innovation.”

    Breaking Defense: “Russian Robots: Fear Jammers, Not Terminators”

  • October 5, 2017

    Samuel Bendett, "believes Russia may be willing to use AI more aggressively than rivals."

    Medium: "China, Russia and the U.S. Are Running Neck-And-Neck in an AI Military Arms Race"

  • October 3, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says "The PLA Air Force, like the PLA Navy, lagged behind for many years and is eager to acquire cutting-edge capabilities now that the Chinese industrial base has grown stronger and budgets are flush."

    Forbes: "China's New J-20 Fighter Jets Outclass Regional Rivals"

  • October 3, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says "They are pretty capable in chemistry, we can certainly see this in their missile programme since they are producing lots of chemicals in that context."

    Chemistry World: "North Korean Site Identified as Suspected Rocket Fuel Facility"

  • October 3, 2017

    Ken Gause says "[North Korea is] ruled by individuals; it's not ruled by institutions."

    CNN: "Frontline Examines 'North Korea's Deadly Dictator'"

  • October 1, 2017

    "Around 40 per cent of Chinese imports passed through the Gulf of Aden waterway near Djibouti by 2008, according to a report by CNA."

    South China Morning Post: "China's Djibouti Military Base: 'Logistics Facility', or Platform for Geopolitical Ambitions Overseas?"

  • October 1, 2017

    Ken Gause provides an expert's perspective on North Korea and Kim Jong Un's security procedures.

    The New Yorker: "No Laughing Matter: Why Trump's Words on North Korea Matter"

  • October 1, 2017

    Michael Kofman says "The exercise did a good job showing how Russia continues to improve combined arms operations, coordinating between different services."

    The New York Times: "Vast Exercise Demonstrated Russia's Growing Military Prowess"

  • September 29, 2017

    James "Chips" Stewart says "[The Trump administration should] expand the existing technical-assistance programs that provide analytical and technical support [to police]."

    The Daily Signal: "Law Enforcement Experts Explain What Makes for 'Successful Policing'"

  • September 28, 2017

    Joshua Pollack says the most probable intercept route aims the U.S. GBI "into the teeth of the Russian early warning net."

    Defense One: "If North Korea Fires an ICBM, the US Might Have to Shoot It Down Over Russia"

  • September 26, 2017

    The Boston Herald quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in “U.S.: No ‘Declaration of War’”

  • September 26, 2017

    The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) features CNA President & CEO Katherine McGrady, Ph.D. in “National Association of Professional Women Inducts Katherine McGrady, Ph.D., President/CEO CNA Corporation, Into Its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle”

  • September 25, 2017

    “A 2012 study by the think tank CNA that found that 76.5 percent of male Marines who have served in ground combat units were opposed to women in combat arms.”

    The New York Times: “The Thickest Glass Ceiling in the Marine Corps Breaks”

  • September 25, 2017

    Business Insider quotes CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. in “Russia Just Finished the Zapad Military Exercises That Freaked out NATO — Here's What We Know"

  • September 25, 2017

    The Denver Post quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “Cory Gardner Sees His North Korea ‘Playbook’ Showing up in Donald Trump’s Decision”

  • September 22, 2017

    The Loopcast interviews CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Overview of Russian National Security Strategy”

  • September 20, 2017

    Defense News quotes CNA analyst David Knoll, Ph.D. in "Virtual Reality, Drones and 3-D Printing Drive Terrorist Innovation"

  • September 20, 2017

    Inside Defense quotes CNA analyst David Knoll, Ph.D. in "Naval Analyst: 3D Printing 'Will Challenge' U.S. Military"

  • September 20, 2017

    Politico Magazine quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in "Did Trump Just Do 'Rocket Man' a Favor?"

  • September 19, 2017

    Voice of America quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in "Trump Talked Tough, But What's His Plan for Denuclearizing North Korea?"

  • September 17, 2017

    CNA MAB report cautions that "Extreme weather events and natural disasters, as the U.S. experienced with Hurricane Katrina, may lead to increased missions for a number of U.S. agencies, including state and local governments, the Department of Homeland Security, and our already stretched military."

    Huffington Post: "Beyond Harvey and Irma"

  • September 15, 2017

    Bloomberg quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "The Zapad Military Exercise Reveals Putin's Fear"

  • September 15, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt in "Could North Korea Shoot Down the U.S. Air Force in a War?"

  • September 14, 2017

    The Baltic Post quotes CNA analysts Michael Kofman and Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. in "Zapad 2017: Will Tensions Between the West and Russia Run High - What the Experts Say"

  • September 14, 2017

    The Washington Post quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in "YouTube Has Shut Down More North Korean Channels - and Researchers Are Livid"

  • September 14, 2017

    The Washington Post quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "What You Need to Know About Russia's Huge Military Exercise"

  • September 13, 2017

    Business Insider quotes CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. in "What We Know About the 100,000 Russian Troops Going to NATO's Borders"

  • September 13, 2017

    War on the Rocks mentions CNA report The U.S.-India Defense Relationship: Putting the Foundational Agreements in Perspective in "Southern Asia Is Heating Up: An Indian Perspective"

  • September 12, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Could Russian or Chinese Submarines 'Sink' the U.S. Navy in a War?"

  • September 12, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Showdown: Russia's S-400 and S-500 vs. America's F-22 and F-35 Stealth Fighters"

  • September 11, 2017

    Asia Times quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in "Europe Cries Wolf on North Korea but Has Russia in Mind"

  • September 11, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Russia Will Have 6,000 More Tanks in Its Army"

  • September 11, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Samuel Bendett in "Should the World Fear Russia's Robots?"

  • September 11, 2017

    The Washington Post mentions CNA report Support to the Hurricane Katrina Response by the Joint Force Maritime Component Commander: Reconstruction and Issues in "White House Says Its Military Response to Irma Is Unprecedented, but There's a History of Similar Operations"

  • September 10, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst  Michael Kofman in "Is Russia Planning to Build a 115,000 Ton Monster Aircraft Carrier?"

  • September 10, 2017

    Radio Free Europe quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Know Your Enemy: Russian War Games Expected to Yield Valuable Insight for Western Watchers"

  • September 9, 2017

    Quartz quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in "What China Wants on North Korea"

  • September 8, 2017

    Financial Times quotes report The Rise of China's Independent Refineries by Erica Downs Ph.D. in "China Strives to Reduce Capacity of 'Teapot' Oil Refineries"

  • September 8, 2017

    Wired quotes CNA analyst Samuel Bendett in "For Superpowers, Artificial Intelligence Fuels New Global Arms Race"

  • September 7, 2017

    Associated Press quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in "H-Bomb or Not, Experts Say North Korea Near Its Nuclear Goal"

  • September 6, 2017

    NK News quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in "Trump Says Military Options on N. Korea Not 'First Choice'"

  • September 5, 2017

    The Washington Post quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in "The North Korean Chessboard: What Next for the Main Players?"

  • September 5, 2017

    CNN mentions CNA analyst Samuel Bendett's recent article "Russia's Unmanned Systems Are on the Move" in "Putin and Musk Are Right: Whoever Masters AI Will Run the World"

  • September 4, 2017

    Boston Herald quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in “Electromagnetic Pulse Attack on Grid Could ‘Cripple’ Society”

  • September 4, 2017

    New Delhi Times quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Arming Ukraine Could Be a Black Sea Blunder for the US"

  • September 4, 2017

    Voice of America quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in "North Korea's Nuclear Tests Carry Political Message, Too"

  • September 3, 2017

    BBC quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in “Trump Stance Questioned”

  • September 3, 2017

    The Washington Post quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in “North Korea Defies Predictions – Again – With Early Grasp of Weapons Milestone”

  • September 2, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt in “Could America’s F-22, F-35, and B-2 Stealth Aircraft Crush North Korea in a War?”

  • August 31, 2017

    NK News quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in "Washington 'Never' Without Diplomatic Solution to North Korea: Mattis"

  • August 30, 2017

    BuzzFeed News quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in "Don't Forget That North Korea's Nuclear Tech Could Be up for Sale"

  • August 30, 2017

    Forbes quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in "Japan Can Repel a North Korean Missile Better Than the U.S. or South Korea"

  • August 30, 2017

    Huffington Post quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in "North Korea Latest: Experts Say There's Something Odd About the Secretive State's Missile Test"

  • August 30, 2017

    Newsweek quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in "Did the U.S. Really Pay North Korea 'Extortion Money' for 25 Years? Fact-Checking Trump's Tweet"

  • August 30, 2017

    Real Clear World quotes CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. in "Zapad 2017: Rattling the West's Cage"

  • August 30, 2017

    Russia Matters mentions CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg’s, Ph.D. recent article "Everything You Need to Know: Russia's Massive Zapad Military Exercise" in "Yes, Russian Generals Are Preparing for War. That Doesn't Necessarily Mean the Kremlin Wants to Start One"

  • August 29, 2017

    CNN quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in "Trump Says 'All Options on Table' After North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan"

  • August 28, 2017

    The Washington Post quotes CNA analyst Jason McNamara in "'Please Don't Give Up on Us,' Houston Police Chief Says Amid Disaster Response"

  • August 24, 2017

    CNN interviews CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “US, NATO Allies Plan Show of Force For Russia”

  • August 24, 2017

    Reuters quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in “In Photos, North Korea Signals a More Powerful ICBM in the Works”

  • August 24, 2017

    Scout (via Real Clear Defense) quotes CNA analyst Andrew Ilachinski, Ph.D. in “Should Autonomous Robots Be Able to Kill on Their Own?”

  • August 24, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Samuel Bendett in “This Middle Eastern Power Might Start Buying up Lethal Russian Military Gear”

  • August 23, 2017

    Newsweek quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Russia Boasts Soldier Armor Tested in Syria Has Perfect Protection”

  • August 23, 2017

    The Daily Mail (via AFP) quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in “N. Korea’s Kim ‘Starting to Respect US’: Trump”

  • August 23, 2017

    The Daily Mail quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in “Revealed: The Technological Challenges That North Korea Needs to Overcome to Hit a Major American City With a Nuclear Weapon”

  • August 23, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Russia Just Revealed Its Plans for a New Aircraft Carrier”

  • August 23, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analysts Samuel Bendett and Olya Oliker in “Report: Russia Just Signed a Deal to Sell the S-400 Air Defense System to Turkey”

  • August 22, 2017

    Russia Beyond the Headlines quotes CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. in “Russia, the USSR, Afghanistan, Yesterday and Today”

  • August 22, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analysts Michael Kofman and Samuel Bendett in "Russia's PAK-DP Interceptor: The Unmanned Plane That Could Replace the MiG-31?"

  • August 22, 2017

    The New York Times quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in “This Missile Could Reach California. But Can North Korea Use It With a Nuclear Weapon?”

  • August 21, 2017

    San Antonio Express News quotes  CNA’s Center for Stability and Development Director Jonathan Schroden, Ph.D. in "Analysts: Diplomatic Solution Needed in Afghanistan"

  • August 20, 2017

    Voice of America quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “Differences on North Korea Could Test U.S. – South Korea Relationship”

  • August 19, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “This Video Proves Russia’s Attack Submarines Can Attack Any Target on the Globe”

  • August 18, 2017

    Real Clear Defense quotes CNA analyst Samuel Bendett in "Navy Displays Glimpse of High-Tech Warfare"

  • August 18, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in “North Korea Could Unleash the Unthinkable Nuclear War"

  • August 18, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Samuel Bendett in “The U.S. Navy Has Given Us a Glimpse of How It Will Fight High-Tech Wars"

  • August 18, 2017

    Yonhap News Agency quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “Moon’s ‘Red Line’ for N. Korea Questionable: U.S. Experts”

  • August 17, 2017

    The Maritime Executive features CNA’s Unconstrained Foreign Direct Investment: An Emerging Challenge to Arctic Security by CNA SVP Mark Rosen and Cara Thuringer in “Unconstrained Chinese Investment in the Arctic Questioned”

  • August 16, 2017

    NK News? quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in "U.S. Will Continue to Be Interested in Talks With N. Korea: Tillerson"

  • August 14, 2017

    The Moscow Times quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Why Trump's North Korea Rhetoric Irks Russia (Op-Ed)"?

  • August 11, 2017

    The Wilson Center quotes Michael Kofman in “Moscow Ponders Trump’s Fire and Fury”

  • August 10, 2017

    Colorado Public Radio quotes CNA analyst Zoë Thorkildsen in “As Crime Rises, Auditor Knocks Denver’s Limited Data-Driven Policing”

  • August 10, 2017

    Popular Science quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in “North Korea’s Miniaturized Nuclear Warheads Were a Long Time Coming”

  • August 10, 2017

    Voice of America quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Experts Debate Pros and Cons of Lethal Arms for Ukraine”

  • August 9, 2017

    Business Insider quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “Here’s the History of Failed Assassination Attempts on North Korean Leaders.”

  • August 9, 2017

    Yonhap New Agency quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “Trump Warns N. Korea Will Be Met With Fire and Fury: Reports”

  • August 8, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analysts Michael Kofman and Olga Oliker in "Could a North Korean ICBM Test Trigger a Nuclear War Between Russia and America?"

  • August 7, 2017

    Breaking Defense quotes CNA analyst Steven Wills, Ph.D. in “LCS Lives: They Still Count in Age of Frigates”

  • August 7, 2017

    RealClearLife quotes CNA analysts Vera Zakem and David Knoll, Ph.D. in “How Tech Companies Are Fighting the Digital War Against ISIS”

  • August 7, 2017

    The Dupuy Institute quotes CNA VP David Finkelstein, Ph.D. in “U.S. And China: Deterrence and Resolve Over North Korea”

  • August 6, 2017

    The National Interest mentions CNA analyst Dr. Dmitry Gorenburg's recent piece “Russia’s New and Unrealistic Naval Doctrine” in “Why Russia’s Once Superpower Navy Is in Big Trouble”

  • August 3, 2017

    Newsweek quotes CNA analyst Joshua Pollock in “A North Korea Attack Would Take out Los Angeles, Chicago or New York, and Be the Deadliest in U.S. History”

  • August 3, 2017

    The Washington Post quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “U.S. Reportedly Mulls Sending Antitank Missiles to Ukraine. It May Be Two Years Too Late”

  • August 2, 2017

    Deutsche Welle quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “NATO in Baltics Learns from Ukraine’s Mistakes”

  • August 2, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Why Russia’s New ICBM Might Be the Real Nuclear Missile America Should Fear”

  • August 1, 2017

    Eurasianet quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Georgia: Great Expectations Accompany U.S. Vice Presidential Visit”

  • August 1, 2017

    InSight Crime quotes CNA analyst Ralph Espach, Ph.D. in “U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela President Promise Zero Impact, Experts Say”

  • August 1, 2017

    The Huffington Post quotes CNA analyst Jeffrey Edmonds in “Here’s What Happened Last Time Moscow Kicked out Hundreds of U.S. Diplomatic Staff”

  • August 1, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Russia’s Next Fighter Could Come Loaded With Stealth Killing Radars and Lasers”

  • July 30, 2017

    Buzzfeed News quotes CNA analyst Michael Connell, Ph.D. in “Inside Iran’s Mission to Dominate the Middle East”

  • July 27, 2017

    Real Clear Defense quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman and Samuel Bendett in “Pentagon on Alert as Russia Preps for Huge Military Exercise”

  • July 26, 2017

    Voice of America quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “North Korea Missile Program Progressing Faster Than Thought”

  • July 25, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt in “Russia and China Are Sending Their Navies to the Baltic Sea: Is a Formal Alliance Next?”

  • July 24, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “The Big Problem Russia’s New PAK-FA Stealth Fighter and America’s F-22 Share”

  • July 19, 2017

    CBS News interviews CNA analyst Jeffrey Edmonds in “Russia Expert: Trump’s Dinner Chat With Putin ‘High Risk’.” (Listen at 1:54 for interview clip.)

  • July 19, 2017

    CBS News interviews CNA analyst Jeffrey Edmonds in “Russia Expert: Trump’s Dinner Chat with Putin ‘High Risk’” (listen at 1:54 for interview clip)

  • July 19, 2017

    The Associated Press quotes CNA analyst Jeffrey Edmonds in “Trump’s Embrace of Russia Making Top Advisers Wary”

  • July 18, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Is Russia Getting Ready to Build a New Aircraft Carrier and Fighter to Match?”

  • July 17, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “How Russia’s New Husky-Class Submarines Borrow from the U.S. Navy’s Playbook”

  • July 17, 2017

    The Straits Times quotes CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake in “China’s First Overseas Naval Base Makes Waves in India”

  • July 13, 2017

    Shephard Media quotes CNA analyst Roger Cliff, Ph.D. in “Analysis: PLA Navy Edges Towards Owning Asia-Pacific”

  • July 13, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Samuel Bendett in “This NATO Member Might Purchase Russia’s Mighty S-400 Air Defense System”

  • July 12, 2017

    Defense One highlights CNA Talks episode "Decade of War” in The D-Brief

  • July 12, 2017

    RealClearDefense highlights CNA Talks episode "Decade of War” in the Morning Recon

  • July 11, 2017

    CNA analyst Ryan French presented a working paper on the history of exercise BALTOPS at a NATO-sponsored conference in Brussels, Belgium, organized by the University of Reading.

  • July 10, 2017

    The Jeju Weekly quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “Korean Peninsula Stalemate Follows Ballistic Test”

  • July 10, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Russia’s New Attack Helicopter Is a Beast (but Has One Big Problem)”

  • July 7, 2017

    Al-Monitor quotes CNA analsyt Michael Kofman in “Tillerson: US Could Boost Cooperation with Russia on Syria”

  • July 7, 2017

    The Washington Post quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “How ‘Isolated’ North Korea Managed to Build an ICBM That Could Reach Alaska”

  • July 6, 2017

    Foreign Policy quotes CNA analyst Jeffrey Edmonds in “Under Trump, U.S.-Russian Relations Hit New Low”

  • July 6, 2017

    Foreign Policy quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “How (Not) to Kill Kim Jong Un”

  • July 6, 2017

    Harvard University Belfer Center cites CNA analyst Samuel Bendett's article "Get Ready, NATO: Russia's New Killer Robots are Nearly Ready for War" in "Artificial Intelligence and National Security."

  • July 6, 2017

    USNI News quotes CNA VP David Finkelstein, Ph.D. in “Panel: North Korean ICBM Test Reduces Options for Washington, Beijing to Curb Pyongyang”

  • July 5, 2017

    The Washington Post quotes CNA analyst Chris Steinitz in “North Korea Missile Launch Marks a Direct Challenge to the Trump Administration” (also carried by The Washington Post's PowerPost in "The Daily 202: Missile Test Underscores the Failure of Trump's Naive Approach to North Korea")

  • July 4, 2017

    Newsweek quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Russia Says Its New Tank Is Invincible. Is It?”

  • July 2, 2017

    Yonhap News Agency quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “Moon-Trump Summit Better Than Expected: U.S. Experts”

  • June 29, 2017

    BBC News quotes CNA analysts Michael Kofman and Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. in “How Much of a Threat Does Russia Pose, and to Whom?”

  • June 29, 2017

    The IPP Review interviews CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt in “US FONOPs in the South China Sea: Q&A”

  • June 26, 2017

    The Korea Times quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “Sanctions-Only Approach Cannot Change North Korea”

  • June 24, 2017

    The Center for Investigative Reporting's Reveal news radio program interviews CNA analyst Zoë Thorkildsen in “Trial and Terror.” Listen at 42:40 min for Zoë’s clip.

  • June 22, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Why Russia’s Armata Tank May Never Be a Threat to NATO”

  • June 21, 2017

    At a naval history workshop organized by the Center for Maritime Strategy & Security at the University of Kiel, CNA analyst Ryan French delivered a presentation titled, "Exercise BALTOPS: A Historical and Strategic Assessment"

  • June 20, 2017

    NK News quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “North Korea Is an ‘Irrational Regime’: Moon”

  • June 19, 2017

    Foreign Policy quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Russia Threatens U.S. Warplanes in Syria, Escalating Tensions”

  • June 19, 2017

    NK News quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “North Korea ‘Top Priority’ in Upcoming U.S.-China Talks: State Department”

  • June 19, 2017

    The Congressional Research Service cites CNA’s The U.S.-India Defense Relationship: Putting the Foundational Agreements in Perspective in “India-U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress”

  • June 16, 2017

    Yonhap News Agency quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “N. Korea Release of American Student Could Be Move Toward Diplomacy: Expert”

  • June 15, 2017

    Radio Free Europe quotes CNA analyst Paul Schwartz, J.D. in “Has Russia Grown Weary of Putin’s Phone-In?”

  • June 14, 2017

    The New York Times quotes CNA analyst Larry Lewis, Ph.D. in “Saudi Arabia Tries to Ease Concerns Over Civilian Deaths in Yemen”

  • June 14, 2017

    Time quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “Kim Jong Un Effectively Made Dennis Rodman a U.S. Ambassador. That’s the Best Reason yet to Reengage”

  • June 12, 2017

    War on the Rocks quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “The Trouble with Tanf: Tactics Driving Strategy in Syria”

  • June 7, 2017

    Bloomberg features CNA Military Advisory Board report Advanced Energy and U.S. National Security and quotes Lt. Gen. Richard Zilmer and Leo Goff in “Generals Warn That U.S. Security Is at Stake In Race for New Energy Superiority”

  • June 7, 2017

    The Loopcast interviews CNA analyst Michael Connell, Ph.D. in “Iran’s Military and Armed Forces with Michael Connell”

  • June 7, 2017

    The Washington Examiner quotes CNA Military Advisory Board report Advanced Energy and U.S. National Security in “Former Military Chiefs: Cleaner Energy a Matter of National Security”

  • June 7, 2017

    Yonhap News Agency quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “S. Korea Aid Groups Hope for Revival of Inter-Korean Exchanges”

  • June 6, 2017

    CNA’s Military Advisory Board publishes Advanced Energy and U.S. National Security

  • June 6, 2017

    Public News Service quotes VADM Lee Gunn in “Report Cites Advanced Energy as a National Security Issue”

  • June 6, 2017

    Reuters features CNA Military Advisory Board report Advanced Energy and U.S. National Security and quotes VADM Lee Gunn in “Retired Military Brass Urge U.S. To Lead World on Clean Energy” (also carried by NY Daily News)

  • June 5, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “How the War in Syria Will Make Russia’s Su-35 Even More Lethal”

  • June 4, 2017

    The National Interest cites “Russia’s Military Robots Are on the Move” by CNA analyst Samuel Bendett in “RayTheon Has a Genius Plan to Make the Stinger Missile a Drone-Killer”

  • June 1, 2017

    Al-Monitor quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “US, Russia Hold Secret Talks over South Syria Safe Zone”

  • May 31, 2017

    The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace cites CNA’s “The Long Littoral Project: Bay of Bengalby CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake and “Water Resource Competition in the Brahmaputra River Basin: China, India, and Bangladesh,” by CNA analysts Nilanthi Samaranayake, Satu Limaye, Ph.D. and Joel Wuthnow in “It’s Time to Deepen Integration Around the Bay of Bengal”

  • May 29, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “If Russia or China Attack This Big Weakness in America’s Military, It Would Be Trouble”

  • May 25, 2017

    Forbes quotes CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake in “India Should Either Come up with a Better Plan for Sri Lanka or Send a Thank You Note to China”

  • May 25, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “The Russian Military’s Ultimate Goal: To Kill Its Enemies from Long-Ranges”

  • May 25, 2017

    Voice of America quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “N. Korea Unwilling to Act on Seoul’s Conciliatory Moves, Experts Say”

  • May 19, 2017

    Newsweek quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Russia’s Military Asks Weapons Makers to Extend Range and Precision of Nuclear-Capable Iskander Missiles”

  • May 17, 2017

    Newsweek quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Russia Set for Rocket Fire off Libya Coast, U.S. FAA Warns”

  • May 17, 2017

    Newsweek quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Russia Set for Rocket Fire off Libya Coast, U.S. FAA Warns”

  • May 15, 2017

    American Security Today features “Body-Worn Police Cameras: Separating Fact from Fiction” by Michael White and CNA analyst James "CHIP" Coldren, Ph.D. (originally published by ICMA)

  • May 15, 2017

    Yonhap News Agency quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “Experts Say N.K. Missile Test to Reduce Moon’s Options in Pursuit of Dialogue”

  • May 11, 2017

    RealClearDefense’s Morning Recon features CNA’s Shining a Light on the Western Balkans: Internal Vulnerabilities and Malign Influence from Russia, Terrorism, and Transnational Organized Crime

  • May 10, 2017

    Al-Monitor quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Trump and Russia’s Lavrov Talk Syria at White House”

  • May 10, 2017

    Macau News quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “South Korea’s Moon Seen Bringing ‘Inflection Point’ in Korean Peninsula Diplomacy”

  • May 9, 2017

    Politico's Morning Defense, RealClearDefense’s Morning Recon and Foreign Policy's Situation Report link to CNA report Russia’s Approach to Cyber Warfare

  • May 9, 2017

    Radio Free Asia quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “South Korea’s Moon Seen Bringing ‘Inflection Point’ in Korean Peninsula Diplomacy”

  • May 8, 2017

    NK News quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “White House Says Fourth Detention of U.S. Citizen in N. Korea ‘Concerning’”

  • May 8, 2017

    NK News quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “White House Says Fourth Detention of U.S. Citizen in N. Korea ‘Concerning’”

  • May 4, 2017

    Forbes quotes CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake in “China Tries to Encircle India. It Won’t Work”

  • May 4, 2017

    Global Journalist interviews CNA analyst Ralph Espach, Ph.D. in “Venezuela’s Other Crisis: Drug Trafficking"

  • May 3, 2017

    The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Assessing Russia’s Reorganized and Rearmed Military”

  • May 2, 2017

    Morning Wave in Busan radio program interviews CNA analyst Ken Gause in “THAAD and the Peninsula” on May 2. Listen at 45:13 min for Ken’s clip

  • May 2, 2017

    War is Boring mentions CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Countering Russian Mendacity on Syria”

  • May 1, 2017

    CNA analyst Ryan French presented during CIMSEC's 2017 Forum for Authors and Readers on "Naval Coercion and Escalation Control in South Asia"

  • May 1, 2017

    The Guardian quotes CNA analyst Pamela Faber in “Central Africa Fears Return of LRA After Hunt for Joseph Kony Ends”

  • April 29, 2017

    Yonhap News Agency quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “U.S. Experts Lashes Out at Trump’s Remarks about THAAD, FTA with S. Korea”

  • April 27, 2017

    Yonhap News Agency quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “(News Focus) North Korea Finally at the Front and Center of U.S. Attention”

  • April 26, 2017

    CNN interviews CNA analyst Michael Connell, Ph.D. in “’Provocative’ Iranian Gunboat Threatens U.S. Destroyer”

  • April 26, 2017

    The Valdai Club interviews CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. in “Key International Security Issues as Seen by Valdai Club Experts”

  • April 25, 2017

    CIMSEC cites CNA’s Renewal of Navy’s Riverine Capability: A Preliminary Examination of Past, Current and Future Capabilities in “History’s Data for Tomorrow’s Navy”

  • April 25, 2017

    Domestic Preparedness features CNA’s CNA Executive Session on Policing: Officer Safety and Wellness

  • April 25, 2017

    Vocativ quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “To Solve the North Korean Crisis, We Need China”

  • April 24, 2017

    National Defense Magazine quotes CNA's Special Operations Program director Jonathan Schroden, Ph.D. and features CNA’s The Role of Special Operations Forces in Global Competition in “Report: Special Operations Forces Want to Do More Than Just Counterterrorism”

  • April 21, 2017

    The Daily Signal cites CNA’s The Future of U.S.-India Naval Relations; Weighted West, Focused on the Indian Ocean and Cooperating Across the Indo-Pacific; Improving U.S.-India HA/DR Coordination in the Indian Ocean; and The U.S. India Defense Relationship: Putting the Foundational Agreements in Perspective in “The Importance of Expanding US-Indian Naval Cooperation.”

  • April 20, 2017

    Inside Defense features CNA’s The Role of Special Operations Forces in Global Competition in “CNA Issues New Report on Using Special Ops Forces”

  • April 20, 2017

    SEAPOWER Magazine quotes CNA analyst Bernard "Bud' Cole, Ph.D. in “Experts Argue U.S. Lacks Clarity in South China Sea Goals, Strategy”

  • April 20, 2017

    Stars and Stripes quotes CNA analyst Zack Gold in “ISIS Among Top Concerns as Pentagon Chief Visits Cairo”

  • April 20, 2017

    The IACP Blog features CNA’s work on the Advancing 21st Century Policing Initiatives in Lowell, Massachusetts, one of fifteen sites participating in the initiative, in “The Importance of the Right Person in the Right Place”

  • April 20, 2017

    Voice of America’s Daybreak Africa radio program interviews CNA analyst Pamela Faber on her latest paper, Sources of Resilience in the Lord's Resistance Army. Listen at 8:40 – 12:50 min for Pamela’s clip.

  • April 19, 2017

    RealClearDefense reposts CNA analyst Pamela Faber’s Sources of Resilience in the Lord’s Resistance Army, and highlights the sixth episode of the CNA Talks podcast in the April 19 edition of the Morning Recon

  • April 18, 2017

    BBC World News interviews CNA analyst Ken Gause on "North Korea Tensions" 

  • April 18, 2017

    Newsweek quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Russian Arms Contractor Plans Anti-Drone Smart Shrapnel Weapon”

  • April 18, 2017

    The Guardian quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “US Military Considers Shooting Down North Korea Missile Tests, Source Says”

  • April 18, 2017

    The New York Times quotes CNA analyst Zack Gold in “Gunmen Kill Police Officer Near St. Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt”

  • April 14, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt in “If Donald Trump Attacks North Korea: Beware of Kim’s Air Defense Systems”

  • April 12, 2017

    New Security Beat quotes CNA analyst Julia McQuaid in “Water and the Rise of Insurgencies in the ‘Arc of Instability’”

  • April 12, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analysts Samuel Bendett and Michael Kofman in “Russia’s Tu-160M2 Blackjack Supersonic Bomber: A Cruiser Missile Carrier?”

  • April 11, 2017

    Quartz quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in “Trump and Kim Jong-Un Are a Toxic Combination That Could Have Dangerous Consequences”

  • April 10, 2017

    AFP quotes CNA analyst Zack Gold in “Pressed in Iraq and Syria, IS Lashes out in Egypt”

  • April 10, 2017

    The Washington Post quotes CNA analyst Zack Gold in “After Egypt Church Bombings, Israel Closes Southern Border With Sinai”

  • April 9, 2017

    Voice of America quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in “Tillerson Heads to Moscow Days After US Missile Strikes in Syria Anger Russia”

  • April 6, 2017

    Foreign Policy quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "After Chemical Weapons Attack, Trump Weighs Strikes on Assad Regime"

  • April 6, 2017

    The Chicago Tribune features CNA analyst Laura Kunard, Ph.D. in "Chicago Inspector General Names New Police Oversight Chief"

  • April 6, 2017

    Voice of America quotes CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. in "Libya's UN-Backed Government Head Meets With US Officials"

  • April 5, 2017

    The Brown Daily Herald mentions National Security and the Accelerating Risks of Climate Change by the CNA Military Advisory Board in "Krishnamurthy ’19: At War With Climate Change"

  • April 5, 2017

    The Declaration quotes CNA’s SAS Managing Director Dr. James "Chip" Coldren, Jr. in "As Philly Police Implement Body Cams, SEPTA Cops See First Results"

  • April 5, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analysts Paul Saunders, Ph.D. and Michael Kofman in "Why are Russia and Turkey Holding Joint Naval Exercises in the Black Sea?"

  • March 31, 2017

    The Maritime Executive quotes CNA analyst Joshua Tallis, Ph.D. in "Anti-Piracy Mission Deploys Surveillance Drones"

  • March 31, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Alex Alden in "China’s New Amphibious Ship: A Big Waste of Time?"

  • March 31, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt in "China’s Next Aircraft Carrier: Everything We Know (So Far)"

  • March 29, 2017

    The Association of the United States Army quotes CNA Sr. Fellow Dov Zakheim, Ph.D. in "Former Comptroller Wants Better Education for Civilian Workforce"

  • March 28, 2017

    Voice of America quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in "Trump’s North Korea Policy: Is It Different From Obama’s?"

  • March 27, 2017

    The Atlantic Council’s SyriaSource quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "How Russia Beat Turkey in Syria"

  • March 25, 2017

    Forbes quotes CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake in "The Real Reasons Behind China’s Big Investments in Sri Lanka"

  • March 22, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analysts Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. and Michael Kofman in "Is Russia Getting Ready to Build a Massive Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier?"

  • March 21, 2017

    Marine Corps Air Station Yuma posts photos of CNA analyst Sara Russell, Ph.D. speaking at the Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course on March 15

  • March 20, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Did Russia Just Cut Its Defense Budget by a Whopping 25 Percent?"

  • March 20, 2017

    Yonhap News Agency quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in "Despite Tough Rhetoric, U.S. Policy on N. Korea Won’t Be Much Different From ‘Strategic Patience’: Expert"

  • March 17, 2017

    New Security Beat quotes CNA analyst Julia McQuaid in "Julia McQuaid on the Complex Link Between Water and Conflict in the Middle East and North Africa

  • March 17, 2017

    The Moscow Times quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Russia’s Defense Budget – Down, But Not Out"

  • March 17, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. in "Coming Soon: Russia’s New Stealth Ballistic Submarine"

  • March 16, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Get Ready, America: Russia Has Its Own Deadly ‘Delta Force’"

  • March 15, 2017

    The Cipher Brief quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Developing Special Operations Forces in China and Russia"

  • March 15, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Russia’s Most Powerful Nuclear Attack Submarine Ever Is Almost Ready"

  • March 13, 2017

    The Center for the National Interest posts video of the "A New Direction in U.S.-Russia Relations?" panel with CNA analysts Michael Kofman and Paul Saunders

  • March 12, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Alarik Fritz, Ph.D. in "Two of Russia’s Most Powerful Nuclear Submarines Fired Torpedoes at Each Other"

  • March 8, 2017

    Foxtrot Alpha quotes CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. in "How Russia Weaponizes Fake News"

  • March 8, 2017

    RealClearDefense’s Morning Recon posts CNA’s The Same, Yet Different: United States and Gulf State Interests in the Post-Arab Spring Maghreb by CNA analysts Julia McQuaid, Alexander Thurston, Ph.D., Pamela Faber, David Knoll, Ph.D. and Jacob Stoil (also carried by 5 Minute MENA Update)

  • March 8, 2017

    USNI quotes CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt in "Panel: Shift in South Korean Government Could Alter Relationships with Beijing Pyongyang"

  • March 7, 2017

    Al-Monitor quotes CNA analysts Michael Kofman and Paul Saunders in "Is Spotlight on Trump’s Russia Ties Slowing US-Russia Cooperation in Syria?"

  • March 6, 2017

    CNA's Center for Strategic Studies releases The Same, Yet Different: United States and Gulf State Interests in the Post-Arab Spring Maghreb by Julia McQuaid, Alexander Thurston, Ph.D., Pamela Faber, David Knoll, Ph.D. and Jacob Stoil

  • March 3, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Russia’s New PAK-DA Stealth Bomber Just Took a Big Step Forward"

  • March 3, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "The Russian Navy Is Powerful (but Suffers From 2 Big Fatal Flaws)"

  • March 1, 2017

    India Today quotes CNA's The Future of U.S.- India Naval Relations by CNA analysts Nilanthi Samaranayake, Dr. Michael Connell and Dr. Satu Limaye in "Indo-US Naval Ties Thriving but Bureaucratic Obstacles Stay" (also carried by DNA)

  • March 1, 2017

    The Moscow Times quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "The Secrets of Russia's Propaganda War, Revealed"

  • March 1, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Samuel Bendett in "Russia's Big ‘Guns' Are Firing a Very Different Type of ‘Bullet' These Days"

  • March 1, 2017

    The Wall Street Journal quotes CNA analyst Zack Gold in "ISIS Violence, Intimidation Escalate in Egypt's Northern Sinai"

  • February 28, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Why America Should Fear Russia's Bombers (and Their Cruise Missiles)"

  • February 26, 2017

    Live Mint quotes CNA's report The Future of U.S.- India Naval Relations by CNA analysts Nilanthi Samaranayake, Dr. Michael Connell and Dr. Satu Limaye in "Indo-US Naval Cooperation: Steady As She Goes?"

  • February 24, 2017

    At the annual convention of the International Studies Association in Baltimore, CNA analyst Ryan French presented a paper titled, "Constructing Cooperation: A New Approach to Confidence Building Between India and Pakistan"

  • February 24, 2017

    Rudaw quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Why Russia is Advocating on Behalf of Syrian Kurds" (also carried by The Kurdish Project)

  • February 24, 2017

    The New York Times quotes CNA analyst Zack Gold in "Targeted by ISIS, Egyptian Christians Flee Violence"

  • February 24, 2017

    The Washington Post quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in "For Kim Jong Nam, a Sad Ending to a Lonely Life"

  • February 23, 2017

    EurasiaNet quotes CNA analysts Samuel Bendett and Michael Kofman in "After Abandoning Chinese Missiles, Turkey Says It's Ready to Buy Russian"

  • February 23, 2017

    NPR quotes CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. in "Russian Defense Minister Says His Military Has Tested 162 Weapons in Syria"

  • February 23, 2017

    Washington Business Journal posts an announcement of the appointment of Ambassador Maura Harty as CNA's Board of Trustees Chair

  • February 22, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analysts Samuel Bendett and Michael Kofman in "Would Russia Really Sell the Deadly S-400 to Turkey?"

  • February 21, 2017

    The Diplomat quotes CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt in "A Recipe for Disaster in the South China Sea"

  • February 18, 2017

    PBS quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Republican Bills Counter Russia’s Apparent Violation of Nuclear Arms Treaty"

  • February 17, 2017

    CNN quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Russian Provocation: Bluster or Genuine Peril?"

  • February 17, 2017

    KGO-810’s Techonomics show interviews CNA analyst Vera Zakem in Fake News with Vera Zakem Part 2

  • February 17, 2017

    National Defense Magazine quotes CNA’s Center for Stability and Development Director Jonathan Schroden, Ph.D. in "New Administration May Take Special Operators Back to Roots"

  • February 17, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Alarik Fritz, Ph.D. in "U.S. Navy on Russia’s Stealth Submarines: ‘They’re a Concern For Us and They’re Highly Capable’"

  • February 17, 2017

    The Nelson Report highlights Episode 3 of the podcast CNA Talks in the February 17th edition

  • February 16, 2017

    CBS This Morning interviews CNA analyst Ken Gause in "New Arrests in Death of Kim Jong Un’s Half-Brother"

  • February 16, 2017

    Popular Science quotes CNA analyst Larry Lewis, Ph.D. on Rethinking the Drone War in "What’s Next for the Drone War?"

  • February 15, 2017

    The Japan Times quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in "Ties to Japan May Factor in Kim Jong Nam’s Mysterious Murder"

  • February 15, 2017

    The Washington Post quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in "N. Korean Leader’s Half Brother Killed in Malaysia in Possible Poison Attack, Police Say"

  • February 15, 2017

    The Washington Post quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "This Is the Ground-Launched Cruise Missile that Russia Has Reportedly Just Deployed"

  • February 15, 2017

    Voice of America quotes CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. in "Russian Actions Seen as Challenging Trump Administration"

  • February 13, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt in "Does China Have a Nuclear Submarine That Could Beat the U.S. Navy?"

  • February 13, 2017

    Yonhap News Agency quotes CNA analyst Ken Gause in "Trump’s Restrained Reaction to N.K. Missile Launch Spawns Speculation about Policy Direction"

  • February 10, 2017

    Congressionally chartered MITRE report Navy Future Fleet Platform Architecture Study cites CNA reports The Navy at a Tipping Point: Maritime Dominance at Stake?; The Offensive Navy since World War II: How Big and Why; Surge 97: Demonstrating the Firepower Potential of an Aircraft Carrier; Future Airwing Organic Recovery Tanking Options. Read more on Breaking Defense

  • February 10, 2017

    USMC Life quotes CNA analyst Col. Jeffery Peterson on CNA study The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission’s Blended Retirement Plan: Implications for Marine Corps Force Management Objectives in "Marine Study: Blended Retirement System Won’t Hurt Retirees or Force"

  • February 10, 2017

    War on the Rocks mentions CNA’s Center for Naval Analyses in "A Guide to the Fleet of the United States Needs"

  • February 9, 2017

    The Military Advantage Blog quotes CNA analysts Ann Parcell, Ph.D. and Ret. Col. Jeffery Peterson in "Study: Blended Retirement System Won’t Harm Retirees or Force"

  • February 9, 2017

    U.S. Naval War College quotes CNA Sr. Fellow Dov Zakheim, Ph.D. in "Naval War College Hosts Strategy, Budget Practitioner Session" (also carried by Navy.mil)

  • February 8, 2017

    The Eddie and Tracey Show on WLW-AM Cincinnati interviews CNA analyst Vera Zakem on how to spot fake news

  • February 6, 2017

    Defense and Aerospace Report interviews CNA analyst Bernard "Bud" Cole, Ph.D. on his book China’s Quest for Great Power

  • February 5, 2017

    The Independent quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Chechen Special Forces Deployed to Syria to ‘Protect Peace and Public Order’"

  • February 5, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Russia’s Next Super Weapon: The MiG-35 Fighter Armed with Killer Lasers?"

  • February 5, 2017

    Yonhap News Agency quotes CNA’s International Affairs Group Director Ken Gause in "N. Korea Likely to Watch U.S. Reaction to Iran Missile Test Before Its Own Test: Expert"

  • February 3, 2017

    The IACP Blog features CNA’s work on the Advancing 21st Century Policing Initiatives in Louisville, Kentucky, one of fifteen sites participating in the initiative, in "Developing Positive Community – Police Relationships Step by Step"

  • February 3, 2017

    Voice of America quotes CNA’s International Affairs Group Director Ken Gause in "Trump Reviews Policy on North Korea Amid Talk of Regime Change"

  • February 1, 2017

    The Associated Press quotes CNA’s Center for Stability and Development Director Jonathan Schroden, Ph.D. in "IS Using Drones, Other Innovating Tactics With Deadly Effect" (also carried by ABC News)

  • January 31, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Samuel Bendett in "Russia’s Military Is Attempting to Close the Gap With America in This Key Area"

  • January 30, 2017

    Voice of America quotes CNA’s International Affairs Group Director Ken Gause in "Analysis: Is North Korea’s Collapse Imminent?"

  • January 26, 2017

    The Moscow Times quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "A New Map for Syria"

  • January 26, 2017

    War Is Boring cites CNA’s Soldier Perspectives on Small Arms in Combat in "After Three Decades, the U.S. Army Is Finally Getting a New Handgun" by CNA analyst Sara Russell, Ph.D.

  • January 24, 2017

    The Asia-Pacific Journal of EU Studies cites Nilanthi Samaranayake’s Asian Security Journal article "Are Sri Lanka’s Relations with China Deepening? An Analysis of Economic, Military, and Diplomatic Data" in "Power Politics or Transnational Public Policy? European and Chinese Development Cooperation with Sri Lanka and Myanmar"

  • January 24, 2017

    Voice of America quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Is Russia Dominating Middle East Geopolitics Narratives?"

  • January 23, 2017

    Foreign Policy quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Did Western Sanctions Actually Help the Russian Military?"

  • January 22, 2017

    The Washington Times quotes CNA’s Center for Naval Analyses in "Manpower Shortage Threatens Donald Trump’s Hopes to Rebuild Military"

  • January 20, 2017

    Real Clear Defense mentions the first episode of the CNA Talks podcast in the January 20th edition of the Morning Recon

  • January 20, 2017

    The Special Monitoring Mission to Syria blog quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Analyst: Putin’s Win-Win Deal in Astana"

  • January 19, 2017

    War Is Boring quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Turkey Has Its Reasons to Team up With Russia in Syria"

  • January 18, 2017

    The Nelson Report cites CNA VP Dr. David Finkelstein’s CNA paper, Get Ready for the Second Phase of Chinese Military Reform, and quotes CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt in the January 18th edition

  • January 17, 2017

    The Cipher Brief quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Mixed Signals to Moscow: The Trump Administration’s Russia Policy Puzzle"

  • January 17, 2017

    The National Interest quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Russia’s Lethal Su-35 Was Just Spotted Armed with a New Missile NATO Should Fear"

  • January 17, 2017

    The U.S. Department of Justice mentions CNA in Assessment of the Collaborative Reform Initiative in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department: A Catalyst for Change

  • January 17, 2017

    The U.S. Department of Justice mentions CNA in The Collaborative Reform Initiative Process: Experiences of Selected Sites

  • January 15, 2017

    The San Antonio Express-News quotes CNA analysts Jonathan Schroden, Ph.D. and Michael Connell, Ph.D. in "Trump Meets World"

  • January 12, 2017

    The Financial Times quotes CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt in "How China Rules the Waves"

  • January 12, 2017

    WIRED quotes CNA’s Center for Stability and Development Director Jonathan Schroden, Ph.D. in "James Mattis Defense Secretary Hearings: 4 Questions Senators Must Ask"

  • January 11, 2017

    The Greenville Sun features CNA Education report Evaluation of Investing in Innovation (i3)-Funded Program in Northeast Tennessee in "Study: College And Career Ready Consortium Significantly Impacts Students"

  • January 8, 2017

    Defense News quotes CNA analyst Bernard "Bud" Cole, Ph.D. in "China’s DDGs Set to Outnumber Neighbors’"

  • January 8, 2017

    War Is Boring quotes CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Take a Guess at How Long Russian Troops Will Remain in Syria"

  • January 6, 2017

    VOA Chinese quotes CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt in "US Navy Announces New Asia Pacific Deployment"

  • January 5, 2017

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch mentions CNA in "Exit Memo: Department of Justice – Record of Progress and Vision for the Future"

  • January 4, 2017

    NPR Here & Now interviews CNA’s Center for Stability and Development Director Jonathan Schroden, Ph.D. on "How Will the Trump Administration Approach the War in Afghanistan?"

  • October 11, 2017

    On October 11, David Sanger moderated a discussion with experts Ken Gause and David Finkelstein on North Korea's 'strategic calculus' and what’s at stake with DPRK-China relations. Register.

  • October 10, 2017

    On October 10, Eric Thompson spoke at the Galle Dialogue in Sri Lanka on “From the Outside Looking In: Creating Greater Maritime Visibility to Enhance Maritime Security.”

  • October 5, 2017

    CNA analysts Samuel Bendett, Olga Oliker and Michael Kofman spoke on a panel on "Russia's Military Robots: Key Trends and Developments in Russia's Unmanned Systems" at CSIS on Thursday, October 5. Click here to register.

  • September 21, 2017

    CNA's James "CHIPS" Stewart spoke at the Heritage Foundation on "Policing in America: Lessons from the Past, Opportunities for the Future" on September 21. Watch the panel video.

  • August 10, 2017

    CNA’s Safety and Security division hosted an expert panel discussion on trafficked children in the US on August 10. Learn more.

  • July 31, 2017

    CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt spoke on a panel on “Developments in the South China Sea and Friction in U.S.-China Maritime Ties,” at the Institute for China-America Studies. Watch the panel here.

  • July 12, 2017

    CNA analyst Larry Lewis, Ph.D. testified during a Parliamentary panel on “Civilian Casualties and the US Drone Programme: Lessons for the UK” at the Palace of Westminster, London, on July 12

  • July 12, 2017

    CNA analyst Lul Tesfai moderated a panel on “Supporting Successful Reentry Through Career and Technical Education” at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on July 12. Learn more here.

  • July 6, 2017

    CNA VP David Finkelstein, Ph.D. spoke on “Military and Regional Affairs” as part of the CSIS event “Managing U.S.-China Relations: American and Chinese Perspectives: A Report Launch,” on July 6

  • July 5, 2017

    CNA analyst Vera Zakem spoke at the “The Riga StratCom Dialogue: Perception Matters” on a panel on "The Future of Fake: Technologies, Limitations and Dilemmas" at the National Library of Latvia on July 5

  • June 28, 2017

    CNA analyst Vera Zakem spoke on a panel on “Facing Russian Propaganda and Disinformation” at the American Security Project on June 28. Register here.

  • June 27, 2017

    CNA Safety and Security held an Executive Session on "Public Health and Justice System Collaboration to Address Opioid Abuse" on June 27, from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. at CNA. This event is free and open to the public.

  • June 26, 2017

    CNA analyst Satu Limaye, Ph.D. moderated a panel on “The Launch of India Matters for America/America Matters for India” at the Hart Senate Office Building on June 26. Learn more.

  • June 20, 2017

    CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake spoke on a panel on “China’s ‘Belt and Road’ Plan, and Three Asian Neighbors” at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Watch the panel here.

  • June 20, 2017

    CNA VP and Center for Strategic Studies Director Eric Thompson, Ph.D. and analyst Paul Schwartz, J.D. spoke on maritime security challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean at The Kiel Seapower Series in Kiel, Germany. Learn more.

  • June 8, 2017

    CNA analyst Larry Lewis, Ph.D. spoke on a panel on “Understanding the Contours and the Systemic Challenges to Security Sector Reform” and facilitated the interactive session “Effective Change and Security Sector Reform” at the JUSTRAC Advanced Training Course

  • May 24, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman will speak on “The Russian Military of 2035” at CSIS on May 24. Watch the live webcast here

  • May 18, 2017

    CNA analyst Vera Zakem will speak at the 2017 Leadership Summit for Women in National Security Careers “Resilience: Turning Challenges Into Opportunities” on Thursday, May 18 from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. in Arlington, VA. Click here to register.

  • May 17, 2017

    CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake is a panelist at the Stimson event “Strategic Competition in Southern Asia: Arms Race or Modernization”

  • May 1, 2017

    Congratulations to the CNA analysts nominated to be highlighted at the CIMSEC Forum for Authors and Readers (CFAR). The event will be held on Monday, May 1 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at CNA. See author articles and RSVP here.

  • April 20, 2017

    CNA analyst Bernard “Bud” Cole, Ph.D. is speaking on a panel on “Next Steps in the South China Sea” at the Heritage Foundation on Thursday, April 20. Watch the livestream here.

  • March 24, 2017

    CNA analyst Satu Limaye, Ph.D. will speak at the seminar "Beyond the Island Dispute: Democracy, Regionalism, and Global Politics in Southeast Asia" on Friday, March 24 at Boston University

  • March 21, 2017

    CNA analyst Satu Limaye, Ph.D. is speaking on "Beyond U.S.-China Relations: Japan Embraces the Indo-Pacific" on Tuesday, March 21 from 12:00 P.M to 1:30 P.M. at the East-West Center in Washington, D.C. Click here to RSVP.

  • March 7, 2017

    CNA analyst Marjorie Greene is speaking at the NDIA 2017 Human Systems Conference on "Human Aspects of Operations in the Military Environment (HAOME) – The Gray Zone" on March 7

  • February 28, 2017

    The Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education hearing on "Providing More Students a Pathway to Success by Strengthening Career and Technical Education" presents CNA Education's The CTE Equation (begins at the 2:09 mark)

  • February 27, 2017

    Congressman Thomas Rooney and Congressman Jim Langevin are hosting CNA senior vice president Mark Rosen and analysts Cara Thuringer and Dr. Erica Downs on Capitol Hill for a briefing before a bipartisan group of Hill staffers on the preliminary results of an assessment of foreign direct investment in the Arctic including China's energy policies

  • February 23, 2017

    CNA Safety & Security is holding an Executive Session on Policing: Keeping Police Officers Safe and Well on Thursday, February 23, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. This event is free and open to the public.

  • February 23, 2017

    CNA analyst Vera Zakem is speaking on fake news in radio interviews throughout the day. Go to CNA’s Twitter (@CNA_org) to catch the radio segments

  • February 23, 2017

    CNA analyst Kevin Pollpeter is speaking at the Hearings on China's Advanced Weapons on "Panel III: China’s Counterspace, Unmanned, and Artificial Intelligence Weapons Program." The panel is also available via webcast.

  • February 7, 2017

    CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake speaks at the International Conference on Security in the Indian Ocean Region, on a panel regarding traditional and non-traditional security issues affecting the IOR. Learn more.

  • January 25, 2017

    CNA analyst Ralph Espach, Ph.D. moderated a panel on "Water, Food Security, and International Migration in Central America" at the Wilson Center. Watch the webcast here

  • January 13, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman spoke on "Russia’s Intervention in Syria: Lessons Learned" at CSIS on January 13. Watch the webcast here

  • January 12, 2018

    Rear Admiral Paul Becker writes, "Securing interests in the Indo-Pacific will require Washington's strategic communications to be consistent, coherent and focused."

    The Cipher Brief: "The 'Indo-Pacific': Redrawing the Map to Counter China"

  • January 11, 2018

    Steven Wills writes, "[The Littoral Combat Ship] makes an ideal patrol platform for counternarcotics and counterpiracy missions because of its shallow draft, high speed, and large helicopter, unmanned aircraft and boat facilities."

    Real Clear Defense: "LCS: Beyond the Modules"

  • December 27, 2017

    Jeffrey Becker writes, "Operationally, China's navy will need to execute its primary responsibilities: carrying out China's 'far seas protection' operations."

    The National Interest: "What Does China Want in Djibouti?"

  • December 13, 2017

    Joshua Tallis writes, "So, does terrorism work? Those looking for a straight yes or no will finish this book disappointed. Yet English succeeds in his ultimate goal of elucidating and demonstrating a more robust framework through which this debate can continue fruitfully."

    Marine Corps University Journal (page 115): "Does Terrorism Work? A History. (Book Review)"

  • December 12, 2017

    Cheryl Rosenblum of CNA's Military Advisory Board writes, "The MAB concluded that the approach the U.S. takes to this energy transition will affect our national security through our global competitiveness, our diplomatic effectiveness, and the strength of our military."

    The Baltimore Sun: "U.S. Energy Approach Will Affect National Security"

  • December 12, 2017

    Samuel Bendett writes, “Over the last five years, the Russian Federation has made great strides in designing, testing, evaluating, and fielding a variety of unmanned military systems.”

    The Strategy Bridge: “Red Robots Rising: Behind the Rapid Development of Russian Unmanned Military Systems”

  • December 10, 2017

    CNA's Military Advisory Board Chairman General Ronald E. Keys writes, "Nuclear, wind, solar, electric vehicles, biofuels and so on, are all resources that can reduce the growing dependence on fossil fuels."

    The Gazette: "Guest Column: Finally Seeing an Increase in Viable Alternative Energy Choices"

  • November 30, 2017

    Zack Gold writes, "Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi promised after the attack that the martyrs will be avenged with brute force."

    Foreign Policy: "Sisi Doesn't Know How to Beat ISIS"

  • November 23, 2017

    Jonathan Schroden and Julia McQuaid write, "At CNA, we recently completed that independent assessment and concluded that the current U.S. strategy will not defeat al-Qaeda, and that a renewed approach is needed."

    War on the Rocks: "Congress Asked for an Assessment of the War on Al-Qaeda. Here's What We Told Them"

  • November 23, 2017

    Steven Wills writes, "While analysts tend to view gray zone warfare as a modern innovation, a departure from an older and more traditional form of waging war, it was in fact readily familiar to previous generations."

    War on the Rocks: "Franklin D. Roosevelt, 'Gray Zone' Warrior"

  • November 15, 2017

    RADM David Titley of CNA’s Military Advisory Board says, “Now, in the military, we have known for decades, if not centuries, that the time to prepare, whether it's for a hurricane, a typhoon or strategic changes, is before they hit you.”

    TED: “How the Military Fights Climate Change”

  • November 13, 2017

    Joshua Pollack writes, "Brazil is nevertheless a major complicating factor within the nonproliferation regime, famous (or infamous) for its blurring of the lines between peaceful use and military applications of nuclear power - lines that were, globally speaking, never sufficiently bright and clear to begin with."

    Arms Control Wonk: "Brazil's Nuclear Program: Perceptions and Realities"

  • November 8, 2017

    “Civil engineering is projected as a high-growth, high-wage occupation for all four Appalachian states.”

    CNA: “Appalachia’s STEM Occupation Forecast: Projections of the High-Growth, High-Wage Stem Occupations Through 2024”

  • November 8, 2017

    Samuel Bendett writes, "The Russian military announced on Oct. 30, 2017 that it will begin acquiring the Nerekhta - a ground-combat robot armed with a slew of remotely-operated weapons such as machine guns and rocket launchers."

    War is Boring: "Russia Presses Ahead With Combat Robots"

  • November 7, 2017

    Erica Downs writes "China's NOCs will look for opportunities to capitalize on BRI to demonstrate that they are supportive of Xi's signature foreign policy initiative."

    The National Bureau of Asian Research: "China's National Oil Companies Return to the World Stage: Navigating Anticorruption, Low Oil Prices, and the Belt and Road Initiative"

  • October 30, 2017

    Dmitry Gorenburg writes "The dominant theme of all the meetings was that the United States had betrayed Russia's trust in the 1990s."

    Russian Military Reform: "Valdai 2017: Reactions From a Newbie"

  • October 30, 2017

    Mark Rosen writes "As these resource potentials are unmasked, so too is the level of interest of a variety of states - especially from Asia - in being able to exploit those resources and potential of expanded Arctic Ocean maritime access, both for destination and transoceanic shipping route."

    The Hill: "China Is Seizing the Geopolitical Opportunities of the Melting Arctic"

  • October 30, 2017

    Vincent Manzo writes "We can be confident that the deterring nuclear attack on the United States and its allies will remain the central role of U.S. nuclear weapons."

    CSIS: "Fulfilling the Central and Enduring Role of U.S. Nuclear Weapons"

  • October 27, 2017

    Joshua Pollack writes "Among the most disturbing aspects of the North Korean nuclear problem today is the lack of a common perspective between Washington and Moscow."

    Russia Matters: "Nuclear Dangers From North Korea: Managing the Risks to the U.S. and Russia"

  • October 27, 2017

    Michael Kofman writes "Russia's recently held combined strategic exercise, Zapad 2017, which concluded on September 20th, offers valuable lessons on the evolution of Russian armed forces, and no less important, a message to NATO."

    European Leadership Network: "Zapad 2017: Beyond the Hype, Important Lessons for the U.S. and NATO"

  • October 24, 2017

    Dawn Thomas writes "Although Harvey's winds and storm surge damaged Gulf Coast areas of Texas and Louisiana, the days-long rain associated with the storm caused the most serious impact to population centers."

    Domestic Preparedness: "Hurricane Harvey & What It Means for Future Disasters"

  • October 24, 2017

    Dawn Thomas writes "In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Florida residents (along with those from the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico who had come to Florida to receive care) began to present at special needs shelters and medical clinics."

    Domestic Preparedness: "Implications of the Opioid Crisis During Disaster Response"

  • October 18, 2017

    Joshua Pollack writes "North Korea's force of Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missiles, or ICBMs, is a work in progress."

    Defense One: "Let's Walk This Through: If North Korea Launches An ICBM, Then..."

  • October 15, 2017

    Ken Gause writes “At the core of the matter lies the question: Can North Korea and the United States find an off-ramp from the escalatory ladder that both are currently climbing?”

    The National Interest: “How Trump Could Win the North Korea Nuclear Game”

  • October 12, 2017

    Joshua Pollack writes “As long as there is still political capital to be made in brandishing anti-Iranian credentials in the U.S., as well as anti-American credentials in Iran, little will change.”

    Arms Control Wonk: “Halloween Comes Early for the Iran Deal"

  • October 12, 2017

    Joshua Tallis, Ryan Bauer and Lauren Frey write "To make this identification of tactics useful for practitioners at all levels of government, we mapped each tactic to the emergency preparedness framework."

    Journal of Terrorism Research: "ISIL'S Battlefield Tactics and the Implications for Homeland Security and Preparedness"

  • October 4, 2017

    David Wallsh writes that the anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israeli War “provides an opportunity to highlight…enduring lessons, as well as to apply them to America’s present national security challenges.”

    Modern War Institute: “Timeless Lessons From the October 1973 Arab-Israeli War”

  • October 2, 2017

    Joshua Pollack writes "For more than fifty years, since the entry into force of the Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (PTBT), almost all nuclear-weapon possessing states have observed a moratorium on nuclear tests conducted above ground."

    Arms Control Wonk: "Consequences of Testing an H-Bomb in the Pacific"

  • October 1, 2017

    Michael Kofman writes "Like the Soviet Navy before it, the Russian Navy's true power lies in its submarine force."

    U.S. Naval Institute: "Russia's Fifth-Generation Sub Looms"

  • September 27, 2017

    Erica Downs and Jeff Becker write "On September 22, Chinese troops staged their first live-fire exercises at China's first overseas military base, which opened in Djibouti on August 1."

    The National Interest: "China's Presence in Djibouti Is Not a National Security Threat-Yet"

  • September 27, 2017

    Erin Mohres writes “In an atmosphere of limited resources, critical infrastructure (CI) protection can be difficult to prioritize with crime-fighting and disaster response.”

    Domestic Preparedness Journal: “Enhancing Infrastructure Protection Through Special Events”

  • September 24, 2017

    Arms Control Wonk publishes “Nuclear Deterrence and the Revenge of Geography” by CNA analyst Joshua Pollack

  • September 23, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman publishes “Zapad Watch – Summary of 'Post Exercise' Exercises (The Zapad Hangover)” to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • September 21, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "Zapad Watch - Summary of Day Seven (Last Day)" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • September 20, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "Zapad Watch - Summary of Day Six" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • September 19, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "Zapad Watch - Round up of Day 5" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • September 19, 2017

    The National Interest  publishes "America Is Getting Outclassed by Russian Electronic Warfare" by CNA analyst Samuel Bendett

  • September 19, 2017

    The National Interest publishes "Is Diego Garcia at Risk of Slipping From Washington's Grasp?" by CNA SVP Mark Rosen

  • September 18, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "Zapad Watch - Summary of an Eventful Day 4" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • September 18, 2017

    The National Interest publishes "Russia's Robotics Armada Emerges" by CNA analyst Samuel Bendett

  • September 18, 2017

    The National Interest publishes "Russia's Unmanned Aircraft Are Getting Lethal New Munitions" by CNA analyst Samuel Bendett

  • September 17, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "Zapad Watch - Summary of Day Three" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • September 16, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "Zapad Watch - Quick Roundup of Day Two" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • September 15, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "Zapad Watch - Quick Roundup of Day One" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • September 14, 2017

    The Moscow Times publishes "Zapad Is a Window Into How Russia Works (Op-Ed)" by CNA analyst Jeffrey Edmonds

  • September 13, 2017

    CIMSEC publishes "Will Artificial Intelligence Be Disruptive to Our Way of War?" by CNA analyst Marjorie Greene

  • September 12, 2017

    The National Interest  publishes "Time for America to Act on North Korea, Alone If Necessary" by CNA Sr. Fellow Dov Zakheim, Ph.D.

  • September 12, 2017

    The National Interest publishes "Time for America to Act on North Korea, Alone If Necessary" by CNA Sr. Fellow Dov Zakheim, Ph.D.

  • September 11, 2017

    Morning Wave in Busan interviews CNA analyst Ken Gause in "THAAD - China and the Oil Embargo" on September 11

  • September 10, 2017

    La Tercera interviews CNA analyst Ken Gause in "Experts in North Korea Analyze Kim's Mind and Its Nuclear Challenge"

  • September 8, 2017

    NPR's All Things Considered radio program interviews CNA analyst Jason McNamara in "First Responders Make Quick Pivot From Flood-Ravaged Texas to Florida"

  • September 7, 2017

    Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy publishes The Rise of China's Independent Refineries by CNA analyst Erica Downs, Ph.D.

  • September 7, 2017

    Russia Matters publishes "Russian Military Buildup: Fact Versus Fiction" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman

  • September 6, 2017

    CIMSEC interviews Alison Russell, Ph.D. in "Sea Control 143 - Cyber Threats to Navies with Dr. Alison Russell"

  • September 5, 2017

    The Guardian publishes “Why Didn’t the US Shoot Down North Korean Missile? Maybe It Couldn’t” by CNA analyst Joshua Pollack

  • September 4, 2017

    ABC Radio News Tuesday PM radio program interviews CNA analyst Joshua Pollack in “US Running Out of Options on North Korea” on September 4

  • August 25, 2017

    The New York Times publishes “For the U.S. to Arm Ukraine Could Be a Deadly Mistake” by CNA analyst Michael Kofman

  • August 23, 2017

    War on the Rocks publishes "What to Expect When You're Expecting Zapad 2017" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman

  • August 22, 2017

    The National Interest publishes "Russia's Unmanned Systems Are on the Move" by CNA analyst Samuel Bendett

  • August 22, 2017

    The National Interest publishes "Why the Russian Navy Is a More Capable Adversary Than It Appears" by CNA analysts Michael Kofman and Jeffrey Edmonds

  • August 18, 2017

    NK News publishes “How North Korea Makes Its Missiles” by CNA analyst Joshua Pollack

  • August 18, 2017

    The Washington Post publishes “Five Myths About Missiles” by CNA analyst Joshua Pollack

  • August 16, 2017

    The Tokyo Foundation publishes “Pyongyang’s Nuclear Warheads: Pursuing Options Short of War” by CNA analyst Paul Saunders

  • August 7, 2017

    The National Interest publishes "Everything You Need to Know: Russia’s Massive Zapad Military Exercise" by CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. (also posted to Dmitry Gorenburg’s blog, Russian Military Reform)

  • August 7, 2017

    The National Interest publishes “Could the Soviet Union Have Survived Into the 21st Century?” by CNA analyst Samuel Bendett

  • July 26, 2017

    War on the Rocks publishes "Russia’s New and Unrealistic Naval Doctrine" by CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. (also posted to Dmitry Gorenburg’s blog, Russian Military Reform)

  • July 19, 2017

    East Asia Forum publishes “The South China Sea Seven Years On” by CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt

  • July 18, 2017

    The National Interest publishes “North Korea’s Nukes Will Only Go If Kim Gets to Stay” by CNA analyst Roger Cliff, Ph.D.

  • July 17, 2017

    The Journal of Research in Rural Education publishes CNA Education’s Postsecondary Transitions for Youth in Appalachia’s Central Subregions:  A Review of Education Research, 1995-2015 by CNA analyst Patricia Kannapel,Ph.D. and Michael Flory

  • July 11, 2017

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts “What We Learned from the Russian Naval Salon (MBMC-2017)” to his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • July 9, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts “Russian Shipbuilding Updates from Russia’s Naval Salon MBMC-2017” to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • July 7, 2017

    The National Interest publishes “Can Russian UAVs Close the Gap With America or Israel?” by CNA analyst Samuel Bendett

  • June 29, 2017

    The OJP Diagnostic Center publishes “Police Officer Safety and Wellness – New Directions” by CNA’s SAS Managing Director James "Chip" Coldren, Ph.D.

  • June 1, 2017

    USNI publishes CNA analyst Peter Swartz's review of Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans in Proceedings Magazine

  • May 25, 2017

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Midrats Springtime for Russia" to his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • May 24, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts “The Russian Military of 2035 – CSIS Discussion” to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • May 19, 2017

    War on the Rocks publishes “Cuba: From Threat to Partner?” by CNA analysts William Rosenau, Ph.D. and Ralph Espach, Ph.D.

  • May 18, 2017

    Bloomberg interviews CNA China Studies Director David Finkelstein, Ph.D. in “Xi Revamping China’s Military to Win Wars, Finkelstein Says: Q&A”

  • May 16, 2017

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "MCIS 2017: Sergei Rudskoi Slides" to his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • May 10, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts “Lessons from Russia’s Operations in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine” to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • May 9, 2017

    The National Interest publishes "Moscow Conference on International Security 2017: Cooperation Lost in Translation" by CNA analysts Michael Kofman and Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. The National Interest publishes “Moscow Conference on International Security 2017: Cooperation Lost in Translation” by CNA analysts Michael Kofman and Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D.

  • May 8, 2017

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "MCIS 2017 Missile Defense Slides" to his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • May 5, 2017

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "MCIS 2017 Belarusian Defense Minister Slides" to his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • May 4, 2017

    The National Interest publishes “Russia’s Military Robots Are on the Move” by CNA analyst Samuel Bendett

  • May 3, 2017

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "MCIS 2017 Gerasimov Slides" to his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • May 2, 2017

    The National Interest publishes “Washington’s Hands Are Tied in Venezuela” by CNA analyst Ralph Espach, Ph.D.

  • May 1, 2017

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Russia’s Armaments on Parade" to his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • May 1, 2017

    Proceedings Magazine publishes “The US Navy in Review” (pg. 60-68) and “Navy Delivers Message" (pg. 161) co-authored by CNA analyst Scott Truver, Ph.D.

  • April 29, 2017

    The Diplomat publishes “What Is the PLA’s Role in Promoting China-Cambodia Relations?” by CNA analyst Jeffrey Becker, Ph.D.

  • April 24, 2017

    Domestic Preparedness publishes “Biometrics & Continuous Evaluation: A New Approach” by CNA analysts Ernest Baumann and Delilah Barton

  • April 24, 2017

    La Tercera interviews CNA analyst Ken Gause in “Author of North Korean House of Cards: 'Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are at the Highest Level Since 1994'” (in Spanish)

  • April 19, 2017

    IPP Review publishes “Where Trump Goes Next on Trade” by CNA SVP Mark Rosen

  • April 11, 2017

    War on the Rocks publishes “No Plan? No Strategy? No Problem! Syria and Why Trump’s Russia Policy Is Off to a Rough Start” by CNA analyst Michael Kofman

  • April 10, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts “U.S Cruise Missile Strikes in Syria – Brief Analysis” to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • April 10, 2017

    The News and Observer publishes “N.C. Legislators Turn Blind Eye to Pentagon’s Assessment of Wind Farm Safety” by CNA Military Advisory Board Program Manager Leo Goff, Ph.D.

  • April 7, 2017

    CNA analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "The US Airstrikes in Syria and Russia" to his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • March 31, 2017

    CSIS publishes Deterring Iran After the Nuclear Deal, co-authored by CNA analyst Michael Connell, Ph.D.

  • March 28, 2017

    War on the Rocks publishes "Sri Lanka Is Not China’s Pearl in the Indian Ocean" by CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake

  • March 22, 2017

    World Politics Review publishes "Reports of Deep Cuts to Russia’s Defense Budget Have Been Grossly Exaggerated" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman

  • March 19, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "Submarine Operations of Russian’s Northern Fleet 2016 (press release)" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • March 19, 2017

    War Is Boring publishes "A Soviet Film Predicted Our Robot Apocalypse – in 1977" by CNA analyst Samuel Bendett

  • March 17, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "The Russian Defense Budget and You" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • March 15, 2017

    The Cipher Brief publishes "Russian Spetsnaz: Learning From Experience" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman

  • March 14, 2017

    CIMSEC publishes "Is Somali Piracy Back?" by CNA analyst Joshua Tallis, Ph.D.

  • March 7, 2017

    The National Interest publishes "Get Ready, NATO: Russia’s New Killer Robots Are Nearly Ready for War" by CNA analyst Samuel Bendett

  • March 6, 2017

    The Journal of Chinese Political Science/Association of Chinese Political Studies 2017 publishes "U.S. International Oceans Law and Policy Interests in the South China Sea Arbitration: Implications for the U.S. Administration in the South China Sea and Elsewhere" by CNA SVP Mark Rosen

  • March 5, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "Russian Navy Part 4: Naval Aviation Taking Flight Again…Slowly" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • March 5, 2017

    The Police Chief magazine publishes "Forward Momentum: Examples from the Advancing 21st Century Policing Initiative" by CNA analysts Tammy Felix, Laura Kunard, Ph.D., James "Chip" Coldren, Ph.D. and James "CHIPS" Stewart

  • March 3, 2017

    Asia Times publishes "US-India Partnership Hampered by Flawed Assumptions" by CNA SVP Mark Rosen and analyst Douglas Jackson

  • March 1, 2017

    Domestic Preparedness publishes "The Evolving Chemical/Biological Terrorism Threat" by CNA analyst Ashley Frohwein

  • March 1, 2017

    ICMA publishes "Body-Worn Police Cameras: Separating Fact From Fiction" by CNA's James "Chip" Coldren, Jr., Ph.D. and Michael White, Ph.D.

  • February 23, 2017

    WHBY's Fresh Take interviews CNA analyst Vera Zakem in "‘Fake News' Isn't New With Vera Zakem" (begins at 38 minute mark)

  • February 22, 2017

    The IACP Blog features CNA’s work on the Advancing 21st Century Policing Initiatives in Hennepin, Minnesota, one of fifteen sites participating in the initiative, in "Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office: Community Engagement" by CNA analyst Tom Woodmansee

  • February 16, 2017

    War on the Rocks publishes "A Comparative Guide to Russia’s Use of Force: Measure Twice, Invade Once" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman

  • February 12, 2017

    The South Asia Journal publishes "Bangladesh’s Submarines from China: Implications for Bay of Bengal Security" by CNA analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake

  • February 8, 2017

    The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) publishes What Are the College Outcomes after Six Years for Tennessee's High School Class of 2007? and What Are the College Outcomes for the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools High School Class of 2007 after Six Years? and a summary of report findings by CNA analyst Daniel Leeds, Ph.D.

  • February 7, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "Russian Navy Part 3: Impressive Beneath the Waves" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • February 4, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "Podcast on Power Vertical discussing Russian Strategy" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • February 2, 2017

    The National Interest publishes "The ABCs of Russian Military Power: A Primer for the New Administration" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman

  • January 25, 2017

    CSIS publishes In the Wake of Arbitration: Papers from the Sixth Annual CSIS South China Sea Conference with a chapter on "U.S. South China Sea Policy 2015-2016: The Growing Role of the Defense Department" by CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt

  • January 22, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts " Russian Navy: Part 2 – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • January 17, 2017

    Eurasia Review posts "Chinese Military Reforms: A Pessimistic Take – Analysis" by CNA analyst Roger Cliff, Ph.D.

  • January 17, 2017

    The Cipher Brief interviews CNA analyst Michael Kofman in "Russia Will Continue Setting the Agenda"

  • January 17, 2017

    War on the Rocks publishes "The Moscow School of Hard Knocks: Key Pillars of Russian Strategy" by CNA analyst Michael Kofman

  • January 14, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "Discussion at CSIS on Russian Combat Operations in Syria" with video of event "Russia’s Intervention in Syria: Lessons Learned" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • January 10, 2017

    CNA analyst Michael Kofman posts "Toward Smaller Ships and Professional Sailors" to his blog, Russian Military Analysis

  • January 10, 2017

    The National Interest publishes "How Russia’s Military Plans to Counter the Pentagon’s Drone Swarms" by CNA analyst Samuel Bendett

  • January 6, 2017

    NPR publishes "How Russia’s Disinformation Campaign Could Extend Its Tentacles" by CNA analyst Vera Zakem

  • January 4, 2017

    The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) publishes Participation in Kentucky’s College Preparatory Transition Courses: An Update and a summary of report findings by CNA analyst Michael Flory, Ph.D. and Eric Cramer

  • December 19, 2017

    CNA President and CEO Katherine McGrady today announced that Sean Stackley, former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, is joining CNA's Board of Trustees. Read more.

  • November 27, 2017

    Study concludes that body-worn cameras on police reduced complaints of officer misconduct by 30% and reduced police use of force by 37%. Read more.

  • October 30, 2017

    With national attention on the security posture and ongoing presence of U.S. troops in Africa, a new CNA assessment shows that Al-Qaeda has been able to exploit security vulnerabilities to continue to operate despite two decades of efforts to defeat it. Read more.

  • October 20, 2017

    The launch of CNA's Center for Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence (CAAI) will bring CNA's unique "scientists on the front lines" research techniques to tomorrow's battlefield. Read more.

  • October 12, 2017

    Two of the nation’s leading experts on North Korea and China sat down with David Sanger of the New York Times to discuss the North Korea problem and provide expert perspective on the options available to the United States. Read more.

  • September 27, 2017

    For new report Manufacturing a Way to Career Readiness, CNA Education worked with advanced manufacturers and business leaders to understand employers’ perspectives on what it takes to be ready for a manufacturing career. Read more.

  • September 21, 2017

    CNA President and CEO Katherine McGrady announces that Dr. Sarah Sewall is rejoining CNA’s Board of Trustees. Read more.

  • August 14, 2017

    CNA experts say the opening of the Arctic to resource exploration has created the need for a unified response from the six Arctic nations exposed to both the benefits and the risks of accelerating development in the region. Read more.

  • June 9, 2017

    CNA Board of Trustees Chair, Ambassador Maura Harty, announces that ADM Mark E. Ferguson III, USN (Ret.) is joining CNA’s Board of Trustees. Read more.

  • June 7, 2017

    CNA releases a new report on artificial intelligence, robots and swarms, which outlines specific actions necessary to move the U.S. military into the robotic age. Read more.

  • April 3, 2017

    This month, CNA begins a yearlong celebration of its 75th anniversary, commemorating the accomplishments of its scientists and analysts in addressing the nation’s challenges from World War II to today. Read more.

  • February 17, 2017

    CNA President and CEO Katherine McGrady announced the appointment of Ambassador Maura A. Harty as the new Chair of CNA's Board of Trustees. Read more.

  • February 7, 2017

    CNA publishes the most recent edition of Population Representation in the Military Services (Pop Rep), the annual study of armed forces demographics. Read more.


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