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2021 News Archive

  • August 19, 2021

    CNA and the National Sheriff's Association have introduced a new toolkit that provides a step-by-step plan for exercising an active shooter incident on a military installation. Read more

  • August 12, 2021

    CNA's Center for Naval Analyses has deployed a team of 50 analysts to commands around the world that are participating the Navy's Large Scale Exercise (LSE) 2021. Read more

  • July 16, 2021

    CNA has named Tim Kao as the new vice president and director of the organization's Data Science Division. Read more

  • June 25, 2021

    CNA analysts with long-standing interest in UFO research welcome others to the conversation about unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) as the Pentagon prepares to release its report on the topic to Congress. Read more

  • June 23, 2021

    CNA is launching a new tool to support military and government leaders in making informed management decisions. StaffLab™ leverages CNA's decades of wargame experience and cross-sector expertise to create a practical tool that will give leaders more insight into major organizational decisions. Read more

  • June 11, 2021

    CNA President and CEO Katherine McGrady has welcomed Mary Lou Leary and Linda Petrone to the CNA Board of Trustees. They join an unparalleled team of professionals in national security and public research. Read more

  • May 11, 2021

    CNA President Katherine A. McGrady wins prestigious leadership award. Read more

  • April 27, 2021

    The Department of Defense (DOD) does not fully recognize or address the roles that women play in terrorist groups and its efforts to counter terrorism and extremist groups would be stronger if it did, a new study from CNA shows. Read more

  • April 21, 2021

    Halleh Seyson joins CNA as Enterprise Systems Data Analysis Vice President. Read more

  • April 13, 2021

    Matthew Travis Joins CNA's Board of Trustees Read more

  • March 29, 2021

    Andrew Mara joins CNA as Vice President and Director for Systems, Tactics, and Force Development. Read more

  • March 22, 2021

    COVID-19 has dramatically increased global instability and chaos, making it a prime example of a nontraditional security threat – one that current US counterterrorism infrastructure was not designed to address. This gap in counterterrorism planning is one that Violent Extremist Organizations (VEOs) may exploit for their own benefit, according to new analysis from CNA. Read more

  • January 13, 2021

    January 17 will mark the 30th Anniversary of the first airstrikes of Desert Storm. CNA analysis was a principal source of lessons learned from the war. Read more


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