2009 CNA in the News

2009

  • December 18, 2009

    Inside HigherEd cites CNA's Acting Vice President & Director of CNA Education, Robert Muller, in the article "Calling the 'Inertia Busters'"

  • December 14, 2009
    NPR's All Things Considered cites the CNA study Impacts of Climate Change on Colombia's National and Regional Security
  • December 1, 2009

    The New York Times’ "Room for Debate" features CNA Stability and Development research analyst, Gerald Meyerle, Ph.D.

  • December 2009

    Parameters, the quarterly journal of the U.S. Army War College, publishes CNA Analyst Michael Gerson's article "Conventional Deterrence in the Second Nuclear Age"

  • November 23, 2009

    The Chosen Ilbo quotes CNA Strategic Studies' Ken Gause in the article "N. Koreans 'Worried Their Next Leader Will Be Worse'"

  • November 20, 2009

    China Radio International airs comments by CNA's David Finkelstein in the first hour of its November 20 broadcast "Obama in Asia"

  • November 20, 2009

    The New Republic quotes members of CNA's Military Advisory Board in the article "Global Warring"

  • November 18, 2009

    CNN interviews CNA Vice President and Director of CNA China Studies David Finkelstein for the story, "In Today's Space Race, Watch Out for China"

  • November 17, 2009

    CNA's Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia to conduct study of Virginia's gifted education programs

  • November 13, 2009

    NationalJournal.com reports on remarks by CNA Military Advisory Board Member, VADM Dennis McGinn, USN (Ret.)

  • November 10, 2009
    Politico references CNA's report "National Security and the Threat of Climate Change"
  • November 9, 2009

    Park Forest e-news reports that the 2010 National Defense Authorization Act, recently signed into law by President Obama, includes compensation provisions based on CNA's April 2009 study "Economic Impact on Caregivers of the Seriously Wounded, Ill and Injured"

  • November 8, 2009

    Climate Science Watch reports on CNA's "Climate Change, State Resilience and Global Security Conference"

  • November 7, 2009

    Asia Times quotes CNA Vice President and Director of CNA Strategic Studies, VADM Mike McDevitt (Ret) in the article "Passing the Buck on North Korea"

  • November 5, 2009

    ClimateWire covers CNA Global Security Conference, quotes analysts Espach and Catarious (subscription required)

  • November 3, 2009

    The New York Times cites the CNA study "Soldier Perspectives on Small Arms in Combat"

  • November 2, 2009

    The Jakarta Post references CNA's climate report in the article "Climate Change is Also Defense and Security Problem"

  • October 31, 2009

    Stars and Stripes cites CNA analysts Anita Hattiangadi and Lauren Malone in the article "Sailors, Marines Missing Out On SBP Enrollment"

  • October 29, 2009

    The Patriot-News interviews VADM Lee Gunn USN (Ret.), President of CNA's Institute for Public Research, for article "Target: Climate Change"

  • October 29, 2009

    Park Forest e-news reports on federal legislation to provide support to families of severely disabled service members based on CNA's April 2009 study "Economic Impact on Caregivers of the Seriously Wounded, Ill and Injured"

  • October 28, 2009

    Associated Press covers testimony by VADM Dennis McGinn USN (Ret.) before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

  • October 27, 2009

    Colombia media — CARACOLTV, CANAL RCN, El Espectador (video), and El Espectador (print) — report on Impacts of Climate Change on Colombia’s National and Regional Security prepared by CNA Environment and Energy analysts Dr. David Catarious and Dr. Ralph Espach. View coverage by:

    CARACOLTV.com
    CANAL RCN
    El Espectador (video)
    El Espectador (print)

  • October 25, 2009

    Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed cites CNA's climate report in remarks before the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi

  • October 22, 2009
    The Missoulian

    runs a guest column by CNA Military Advisory Board member, VADM Denny McGinn USN (Ret.)

  • October 21, 2009
    Examiner.com discusses the CNA report Powering America’s Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security
  • October 21, 2009

    Inside Higher Ed reports on the study "Strengthening Community Colleges' Influence on Economic Mobility" prepared by CNA Education's Lou Jacobson and Christine Mokher and released by The Pew Charitable Trusts

  • October 20, 2009

    Bloomberg quotes David Finkelstein, Vice President and Director of CNA China Studies, for the article "China Moves to Project Air Power With Soviet Carrier Overhaul"

  • October 16, 2009

    Montana Kaimin covers remarks by CNA Military Advisory Board member, VADM Dennis McGinn (Ret.), at the University of Montana

  • October 15, 2009

    Montana’s Missoulian interviews CNA Military Advisory Board member, Adm. John Nathman (Ret.), for the article "UM Launches Climate Change Degree Program"

  • October 14, 2009

    Politico references the CNA report "National Security and the Threat of Climate Change"

  • October 10, 2009

    Al Jazeera interviews CNA Military Advisory Board member, VADM Dennis McGinn (Ret.), and MAB Executive Director, Sherri Goodman at the National Security, Energy, and Climate Forum hosted by CNA, Pew Charitable Trusts and the Military Officers Association of America

  • October 8, 2009

    USA Today quotes CNA analyst Kim Hall in the article "Warships ward off Somali pirates"

  • October 3, 2009

    The Anchorage Daily News publishes CNA Military Advisory Board member VADM Dennis McGinn's (Ret.) op-ed "Alaska is Set to Lead in Alternative Energy"

  • October 2, 2009

    Jane’s Defence Weekly interviews Vice President and Director of CNA China Studies, David Finkelstein for the article "Chinese Parade Demonstrates PLA’s On-going Transformation", with Finkelstein discussing the meaning and long-terms trends behind the military parade held in Beijing to celebrate the 60th Anniversary the founding of the People's Republic of China.

  • October 2009

    US Military Cadet, Thomas Perkins, reports on his internship with CNA China Studies. View Article.

  • September 30, 2009
    President Obama announces intention to nominate Christine Fox, president of CNA’s Center for Naval Analyses, as Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation, Department of Defense (View White House news release)
  • September 28, 2009
    Montana's Missoulan covers speech on energy and national security by CNA Distinguished Senior Fellow Adm. William Fallon (Ret.)
  • September 21, 2009
    WIBC Indianapolis hosts CNA Military Advisory Board member VADM Dennis McGinn's (Ret.) in its broadcast "Energy Experts Debate Alternatives to Foreign Oil"
  • September 20, 2009
    The Grand Forks Herald publishes guest opinion article by CNA Military Advisory Board member VADM Dennis McGinn (Ret.)
  • September 20, 2009
    The St. Petersburg Times and Tampa.com publish CNA Military Advisory Board member VADM Dennis McGinn's (Ret.) article discussing the impact of climate change and energy use on national security
  • September 17, 2009
    The Island Packet and Beufort Gazette report on presentation by CNA Military Advisory Board Member, Gen. Robert Magnus USMC (Ret.), on climate change, energy and national security
  • September 11, 2009
    Tanker Operator quotes CNA's Kim Hall on piracy issues in the article "Piracy to increase"
  • September 10, 2009
    NewScientist quotes CNA Military Advisory Board member, Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, USN (Ret.)
  • September 7, 2009
    The Washington Post interviews CNA Chief Operating Officer, Katherine McGrady, in its feature "New at the Top"
  • September 3, 2009

    CNA's Lee Gunn discusses national security and climate change with Harvard Business blogger in "Why the Military is Going Green"

  • September 1, 2009
    USF News reports on climate change forum featuring CNA Military Advisory Board member, Dennis McGinn
  • August 28, 2009
    The Washington Post quotes CNA China Analyst, Murray Scot Tanner, in the article "Law Targets Misuse of Security Force"
  • August 28, 2009
    Military Advisory Board member VADM McGinn quoted in Tampa Tribune article "Climate change poses threat of war, USF forum will hear"
  • August 25, 2009
    The Huffington Post publishes "Climate Change and Conflict," citing CNA's report climate report
  • August 21, 2009
    CNA energy report subject of San Diego Union Tribune article "Group wants military energy offensive; retired generals, admirals back new technologies for security's sake"
  • August 19, 2009
    The Japan Times references CNA's climate report in the article "A greater role in relief work for armed forces"
  • August 17, 2009
    The New York Times cites CNA's climate report in the editorial "The Climate and National Security"
  • August 12, 2009
    CNA's climate report is noted in the Washington Post opinion article "Climate Change & National Security: A Tough Sell"
  • August 11, 2009
    National Public Radio's "On Point" interviews CNA Military Advisory Board member, Gen. Paul Kern, USA (Ret.)
  • August 9, 2009
    The New York Times cites CNA's climate report in the front page article "Climate Change Seen as Threat to U.S. Security"
  • August 9, 2009
    Reuters quotes CNA analyst, Kim Hall, in the article "Shippers fret over expected Somali piracy upsurge"
  • August 5, 2009
    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch cites CNA's climate study in its editorial "Global warming threatens national security"
  • August 2, 2009
    Alabama's Montgomery Advertiser features article on CNA's climate report
  • July 28, 2009
    LinkTV covers CNA's Energy report in episode 15 or its Earth Focus series
  • July 28, 2009
    WHRV, Hampton Roads Public Radio, interviews CNA Military Advisory Board member, Adm. John Nathman, USN (Ret.)
  • July 27, 2009
    The Marine Corps Times interviews CNA analyst Anita Hattiangadi for the article "New GI Bill can play a role in re-up decisions" (subscription required)
  • July 21, 2009
    Sen. John Kerry notes CNA's energy report in Senate Foreign Relations Committee remarks, published in the Boston Globe
  • July 20, 2009
    The New York Times references CNA's report Powering America’s Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security
  • July 19, 2009
    The Pittsburgh-Post Gazette cites the CNA Health Research and Policy study "Economic Impact on Caregivers of the Seriously Wounded, Ill and Injured."
  • July 19, 2009
    NPR's Weekend Edition interviews CNA's Ken Gause for the story "Kim Jong Il Reported Ill; Who Will Take His Place?"
  • July 13, 2009
    Economist.com discusses CNA's 2007 report, National Security and the Threat of Climate Change in the article "Climate change could ignite wars in volatile regions"
  • July 12, 2009
    The Straits Times quotes CNA's Dean Cheng in "China Tools Up for Space Race"
  • June 30, 2009
    Daily Kos comments on CNA's report National Security and the Threat of Climate Change
  • June 30, 2009
    Iowa Rep. Leonard Boswell cites CNA energy report in a statement published in the Knoxville Journal-Express
  • June 28, 2009
    Santa Fe New Mexican references CNA energy report in the article "State Earns High Marks for Creating Green Jobs"
  • June 18, 2009
    Atlantic interviews Dr. Michael Connell, Director of CNA Strategic Studies' Project Iran for the article "How Likely Is A Mousavi Presidency?"
  • June 17, 2009
    Atlantic interviews Dr. Michael Connell, Director of CNA Strategic Studies' Project Iran for its article "Experts: Iranian Revolution Unlikely"
  • June 11, 2009
    ClimateWire quotes CNA research team leader Ron Filadelfo in the article "Navy planners ponder a looming ice-free Arctic" (subscription required)
  • June 11, 2009
    Stars and Stripes cites CNA study in article "Sailors can apply points earned downrange toward promotions"
  • June 10, 2009
    Inside Higher Ed cites studies co-authored by CNA education analyst Christine Mokher
  • June 5, 2009
    CNA's Military Advisory Board report on energy security generates comment on Tom Ricks's ForeignPolicy.com web log
  • June 5, 2009
    The Marine Corps Times cites CNA Health Research & Policy study Economic Impact on Caregivers of the Seriously Wounded, Ill, and Injured
  • June 2009
    Environment Conflict and Cooperation cites CNA report Powering America’s Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security in its June Newsletter
  • June 2009
    Aerospace America cites CNA's climate report in the article, "Climate change and national security — parts of a whole", by VADM (Ret) Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr.
  • June 1, 2009
    CNA's Military Advisory Board reports on energy and climate security are noted in Aviation Week Aerospace Daily & Defense Report (subscription required)
  • June 1, 2009
    The Navy Times discusses CNA's Military Advisory Board Report Powering America’s Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security
  • May 31, 2009
    This Week in Defense News interviews CNA Military Advisory Board member, Adm. Nathman on the report Powering America’s Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security
  • May 28, 2009
    OnEarth, an independent publication of the Natural Resources Defense Council, interviews CNA General Counsel Sherri Goodman
  • May 25, 2009
    The Las Vegas Sun lends editorial support to the findings of the MAB energy security report
  • May 20, 2009
    The Wall Street Journal discusses MAB report in its daily feature Environmental Capital
  • May 20, 2009
    ScrippsNews posts opinion column "Oil and Warfare Mix"
  • May 19, 2009
    The New York Times reports on the CNA Military Advisory Board report in the article "Addressing the Military's Energy Inefficiency"
  • May 19, 2009
    The Virginian-Pilot reports on the CNA Military Advisory Board's energy security report
  • May 18, 2009
    NPR's All Things Considered - "Military Officers Tie Energy To National Security"
  • May 18, 2009

    Associated Press — "Group Warns of Risk of Energy Dependence" (article also picked up by The Washington Post, Yahoo News, The Guardian UK, Tri-City Herald, The Los Angeles Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Kansas City Star, Palm Beach Post, and others

  • May 18, 2009
    Reuters — "Pentagon says cutting energy use is big priority"
  • May 18, 2009
    Voice of America — "Report: America's Oil Dependence Threatens National Security"
  • May 18, 2009
    AFP — "US energy use a national security threat: study"
  • May 18, 2009
    Alternet.com — "Armed Forces Community Takes Up Global Warming Cause: It's an Urgent Matter of National Security"
  • May 17, 2009
    BusinessWeek — U.S. Reliance on Oil an 'Urgent Threat'
  • May 17, 2009

    Dayton Daily News — "Panel: Military needs to focus on energy efficiency"

  • May 14, 2009
    HS Today — "Wars Could Erupt Over Competition for Oil and Gas, Russia Warns"
  • May 13, 2009
    Time.com quotes Director of CNA Strategic Studies, Rear Adm. Michael A. McDevitt, USN (Ret.), in the article, "China's Navy Grows, and the World Watches Warily"
  • May 12, 2009
    InsideDefense cites remarks by CNA General Counsel, Sherri Goodman in the article "Military Eying Possible Climate-Adaptation Actions for QDR" (subscription required)
  • May 4, 2009
    Congress Daily quotes CNA vice president and director of CNA China Studies, David Finkelstein in "China Watch — Straight Talk" (subscription required)
  • May 4, 2009

    Defense News cites CNA's MV-22 Operational Assessment in the article "USMC to Study MV-22 Mission in Iraq" (subscription required)

  • May 1, 2009
    NPR, in conjunction with Foreign Policy magazine, posts the article "The Rise of Kim Jong-Un" by Ken Gause, CNA senior analyst and director of its Foreign Leadership Studies Program
  • May 1, 2009
    GovernmentExecutive.com interviews Christine Fox, president of CNA’s Center for Naval Analyses
  • May 2009
    Diversity/Careers magazine features CNA project director, Dianne Thorpe, PhD
  • April 25, 2009
    Inside Defense cites CNA Report in the article "Report Catalogs Many Problems with Armed Recon Helicopter Program"
  • April 25, 2009
    Sen. John Warner cites CNA's Military Advisory Board in testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee
  • April 23, 2009
    China Daily quotes CNA's David Finkelstein in "Sea change in thinking about China's navy"
  • April 20, 2009
    The Financial Times interviews CNA's David Finkelstein in "Navy chief enters smoother Chinese waters"
  • April 20, 2009
    Washington Post Environmental Leadership supplement publishes "Climate Change Threatens National Security" an op-ed by CNA Military Advisory Board members, Gen. Wald, USAF (Ret.) and Vice Adm. McGinn (Ret.)
  • April 17, 2009
    Jane's interviews CNA General Counsel, Sherri Goodman, for the article "Climate of war: climate change and resource conflict"
  • April 7, 2009

    Inside EPA.com notes policy role of CNA General Counsel, Sherri Goodman, in the article "DOD Environmental Staff Eye Potential Program Changes Under Obama"

  • April 6, 2009

    McClatchy News interviews CNA director of foreign-leadership studies, Kenneth Gause, for its article "N. Korea's Kim misses big celebration, may be seriously ill"

  • April 3, 2009
    Forbes interviews CNA General Counsel, Sherri Goodman, in the article "Big Job, Big Family"
  • April 2009
    Foreign Policy magazine publishes the article "The Rise of Kim Jong-Un" by Ken Gause, CNA senior analyst and director of its Foreign Leadership Studies Program
  • April 2009
    Signal Online quotes Director of CNA Strategic Studies, Rear Adm. Michael A. McDevitt, USN (Ret.), in the article, "Foes and Funding Vex Military Planners"
  • March 29, 2009
    Navy.mil reports that CNA's Center for Naval Analyses President Christine Fox recently spent two nights observing operations during Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2009 in the Arctic Ocean
  • March 27, 2009
    CNA China Strategic Issues Director Maryanne Kivlehan-Wise was interviewed on BBC Radio 5ís Up All Night on China's reaction to the Pentagon-issued report on the PLA
  • March 25, 2009
    Financial Times quotes CNA Vice President and China Studies Director, Dave Finkelstein in the "Beijing's naval harassment rouses US"
  • March 25, 2009

    Dave Finkelstein, Director of CNA China Studies is interviewed for the CNN on-air report China's military power concerns, and for the on-line article Pentagon report: China's military expanding its capabilities

  • March 19, 2009
    Former CNA Staff Analyst, Robert Hale, is named Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer
  • March 17, 2009

    Christian Science Monitor quotes CNA General Counsel Sherri Goodman in the article "Climate May Heat Crises, Too, Military Analysts Say"

  • March 16, 2009
    DoD Buzz interviews Director of CNA Strategic Studies, RADM, Michael McDevitt (Ret.), in the article "US Beefs Up China Response"
  • March 9, 2009

    The draft report from "Nation-State Building 101" the CNA-U.S. Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) co-sponsored workshop held October 28, 2008 is released

  • March 5, 2009
    "Climate Change and the Concept of Environmental Security under the Obama Administration" — an Ecologic Institute for International and European Environmental Policy Dinner Dialogue with CNA General Counsel Sherri Goodman
  • March 5, 2009
    Inside Defense discusses an upcoming report by security analysts that urges President Obama to focus on the Asia-Pacific region (subscription required)
  • March 3, 2009
    Vartkes L. Broussalian, an analyst with CNA from 1963-1966, who went on to serve four presidents as a White House economist and public policy advisor, dies at age 80
  • February 18, 2009
    UPI Interviews CNA General Counsel and Executive Director of the Military Advisory Board, Sherri Goodman for its "Intel chief: Climate change threatens U.S. security"
  • February 18, 2009

    McClatchy news service interviews Vice Admiral, USN (Ret.) Lee Gunn, President of CNA's Institute for Public Research, for the commentary "A fresh approach to national security"

  • February 17, 2009
    The San Diego Union-Tribune quotes Director of CNA Strategic Studies, RADM Michael McDevitt, USN (Ret.) in its article "China's military rebirth prompts U.S. response"
  • February 9, 2009

    The Christian Science Monitor quotes Senior CNA analyst Anita Hattiangadi in its article "Will improved military enlistment last?"

  • February 9, 2009
    IranVNC covers remarks made by Michael Connell, director of CNA's Project Iran
  • January 30, 2009
    Director of CNA's Project Iran, Michael Connell, discusses the future of Iran's military as a panelist for the American Enterprise Institute conference "The Imam Returned: Thirty Years of Revolution"
  • January 26, 2009
    Jane’s quotes CNA China Studies' Director David Finkelstein in the article "White paper reveals insight into Chinese defence rational"
  • January 22, 2009
    Inside Higher Ed reviews CNA-Hudson Institute study "Pathways to Boosting the Earnings of Low-Income Students by Increasing Their Educational Attainment"
  • January 22, 2009
    RADM Michael McDevitt, USN (Ret.), Director of CNA Strategic Studies will be a panelist for a dialogue on "China: Friend or Foe?" to be held February 12, 2009 at the AFCEA/U.S. Naval Institute Warfare And Technologies Conference And Exposition
  • January 15, 2009
    CNA Research Analyst David Caterious is interviewed in the article "Why U.S. Intelligence Takes Climate Seriously"
  • January 12, 2009

    The interim report on the CNA-U.S. Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) co-sponsored workshop, "Implementing Security Sector Reform" available on-line

  • January 12, 2009
    Defense News publishes op-ed article "Focus on the Environment Climate Change Could be Security Issue" by CNA General Counsel Sherri Goodman and CNA Research Analyst David Catarious
  • January 7, 2009
    The Hill and Talking Points Memo report that President-elect Obama will nominate Robert Hale, executive director of the American Society of Military Comptrollers and former CNA staff analyst and study director, to be Pentagon comptroller
  • January 4, 2009
    Washington Post op-ed, "Global Warming Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg" cites CNA's National Security and the Threat of Climate Change report
  • January 2, 2009
    Bloomberg.com quotes Dean Cheng, analyst with CNA China Studies, in its story "Obama Moves to Counter China With Pentagon-NASA Link"
  • January 2009
    Diversity Careers in Engineering & Information Technology features CNA Software Infrastructure and Development Manager, Linda Sherper-Heiney, and quotes CNA President and CEO Bob Murray