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As the country grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, CNA draws on its 75+ years conducting unbiased research and analysis to provide critical insights to our nation on key aspects of the pandemic. The global response to COVID-19 impacts national security from naval operations to domestic emergency preparedness. As the situation continues to evolve, CNA remains committed to highlighting research that informs the current crisis, and providing quick-turn insights to support experts who are on the frontlines battling the spread of the coronavirus.

CNA analysts include experts on maritime security, regional political-military environments, and emergency management and operations.

If you are interested in speaking with experts on this page, contact Elizabeth Cutler or Liza Cordeiro.

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Justice Talks: COVID-19 and Court Systems

In the first episode of our new occasional series, Justice Talks, Vivian Elliott sits down with Brad Berry the District Attorney for Yamhill County, Oregon. They discuss how prosecutors' offices are adapting to the new normal, under COVID-19. Vivian Elliott is the Assistant Director of CNA's Center for Justice Research and Innovation.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Military Recruiting

By Kyle Neering and Ray Wang

Military recruiting traditionally relies on crowded events like career fairs and prolonged, face-to-face interactions. How has the military recruited, shipped, and trained when traditional methods are no longer deemed safe by public health experts?

Thirteen COVID-19 Resources that Use Artificial Intelligence

By Andy Ilachinski

Andy Ilachinski and David Broyles, co-hosts of AI with AI, CNA’s popular podcast on artificial intelligence, have compiled a timely, annotated list of AI developments and resources related to COVID-19.

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Law Enforcement Innovates for the New Normal

By Elliot Harkavy

Agencies have moved quickly to implement a wide range of practices to protect personnel and the public during this pandemic. Some of these are stopgap measures that will have to be eased as the country eventually returns to normal, or at least a "new normal."