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August 27, 2019
Emma Moore joins the CNAS Women in National Security podcast mini-series on human capital to discuss changing the requirements for national service.
August 13, 2019
Maggie Feldman-Piltch joins the CNAS Women in National Security podcast mini-series on human capital to discuss the gaps she sees in launching and advancing careers in national security. Maggie is the Managing Director of Unicorn Strategies and Founder of #NatSecGirlSquad.
July 30, 2019
Sina Beaghley joins the CNAS Women in National Security podcast mini-series on human capital to discuss security clearance reform. Sina is a senior international/defense policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. She focuses her research on national security policy issues including counterterrorism, counterintelligence, cyber strategy, security clearance reform, and surveillance policy and privacy. Beaghley came to RAND after more than a decade of service in the federal government developing and implementing national security policies.
July 16, 2019
Dr. Laura Junor joins the CNAS Women in National Security podcast mini-series on human capital to discuss how the government must change its personnel systems to bring in the right talent at the right time. She is Director, Research and Strategic Support at the National Defense University, Institute for National Strategic Studies. Prior to her arrival at NDU, Dr. Junor was confirmed as the Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. Dr. Junor previously served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness, the Chief of Staff for Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation, and as a deputy team leader for readiness at the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA).
June 5, 2019
On May 15, President Trump issued an executive order designed to protect the United States from security vulnerabilities in the global communications technology supply chain. What took so long? Does the order go too far—or not far enough—in addressing threats to America's 5G security? Paul Scharre and Elsa B. Kania join Megan Lamberth to discuss what the order means, how it might affect U.S. partners in Europe and companies like Huawei, and more.
May 22, 2019
Nicholas A. Heras asks three notable experts on U.S. national security decision making—Frances Z. Brown, Melissa Dalton, and Loren DeJonge Schulman—whether the United States should remain committed to maintaining a presence in Syria, and if President Trump is right that all that remains for the U.S. in Syria is "sand and death."
May 15, 2019
Nicholas A. Heras asks three notable experts on Russia, Iran, and Hezbollah in the Syrian conflict—Anna Borshchevskaya, Hanin Ghaddar, and Brian Katz—how the United States can engage with Russia to manage the situation with Israel and the Assad regime to prevent Iran and its Hezbollah network from launching a war against Israel from Syria that could have region-shattering consequences for the Middle East.
May 8, 2019
Nicholas A. Heras asks three notable experts on Salafist-jihadist organizations and the Syrian conflict — Jennifer Cafarella, Hassan Hassan, and Sasha Ghosh Siminoff — about how Syria became the largest recruiting ground for Salafist-jihadist groups in modern history and how the United States should approach its counter-terrorism policy in Syria to meet this challenge.
April 30, 2019
The Assad regime has been in power in Syria since 1970. For many analysts, the Syrian state could not exist without the regime, and the regime could not exist without the leadership of the Assad family. However, there still is a debate whether an alternative power to the Assad family could run the Syrian state, in a hypothetical transition period from Bashar al-Assad's rule. Alexander Bick, Research Scholar at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, Faysal Itani, a nonresident senior fellow with the Middle East programs at the Atlantic Council, and Kaleigh Thomas, the Research Associate for the Middle East Security Program at CNAS, join Nicholas Heras to discuss.
March 15, 2019
A new set of technological tools—some of them now maturing, others poised to emerge over the coming decade—seem destined to wind up in the hands of autocrats around the world. They will allow strongmen and police states to bolster their internal grip, undermine basic rights and spread illiberal practices beyond their own borders. Paul Scharre hosts a discussion with Richard Fontaine and Kara Frederick on their recent article in The Wall Street Journal on these illiberal practices: “The Autocrat's New Tool Kit."
March 12, 2019
The U.S. Army recently announced its new Advanced Targeting & Lethality Automated System, or ATLAS program. The announcement generated concern and media headlines about the level of autonomy in ATLAS. Paul Scharre, Kara Frederick, and Megan Lamberth discuss the Army's rollout of the program, the language used in the announcement, and how the DoD responded.
March 5, 2019
Michael Kratsios and Dr. Lynne Parker from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy visited CNAS last week to discuss the Trump administration's American AI Initiative. Paul Scharre, Kara Frederick, and Megan Lamberth sit down to discuss the event and the American AI Initiative, as well as share their reactions to the Department of Defense's newly released strategy on AI.
March 1, 2019
On Thursday, February 28, Michael Kratsios, Deputy Assistant to the President for Technology Policy, visited CNAS to discuss the President's Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence.
December 20, 2018
China is positioning itself as a powerhouse in quantum science, posing a challenge to U.S. national security and innovation leadership. Elsa B. Kania, an Adjunct Fellow at CNAS, and John Costello, former Co-Founder and Director Emeritus of the China Cyber and Intelligence Studies Institute, join Paul Scharre for a discussion on China's ambitions in quantum development and their recent report, "Quantum Hegemony."
December 18, 2018
Ambassador Wendy Sherman discusses her unlikely career, which began as an advocate for women's issues. Then, she went into politics, and eventually wound up at the State Department, where she was the lead negotiator for the Iran nuclear deal. In her new book, “Not for the Faint of Heart: Lessons in Courage, Power, and Persistence,” Sherman writes about long hours of work and having to persevere through tough negotiations with the North Koreans and later the Iranians. In this final episode of the first season of Stories from the Backchannel, Sherman speaks with host Ilan Goldenberg, Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for A New American Security. She talks about what it was like to be sitting next to the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and the challenges of negotiating with Iran. Sherman's story is a candid portrayal of what it's like to be a diplomat and how challenges can sometimes be turned into opportunities.
December 11, 2018
What happens when a Predator drone has as much autonomy as a Google car? Or when a weapon that can hunt its own targets is hacked? Although it sounds like science fiction, the technology already exists to create weapons that can attack targets without human input. One person who has taken a deep look into autonomous weapons is Paul Scharre, Director of the Technology and National Security Program at CNAS and former Army Ranger. In this episode, Scharre talks with host Ilan Goldenberg about how far weapons have evolved and how the world reconcile with the moral implications of these advancements. Scharre is also author of the book Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War.
December 4, 2018
When Bill Clinton took over as President in 1992, his then Middle East advisor Martin Indyk told him he has a chance to partner with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin to secure peace treaties with Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and the Palestinians. In this episode of Stories From The Backchannel, Indyk talks with host Ilan Goldenberg, Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for A New American Security, about Indyk's journey from Australia to becoming the US Ambassador to Israel, and his quest to bring peace between Israel and its neighbors. Indyk recounts triumphs such as bringing PLO Chairman Yasir Arafat and Rabin to the White House for a historic summit. He also recalls heartbreaking setbacks such what it was like to being in the hospital with Rabin's family on the night the Prime Minister was assassinated. During the Obama administration Goldenberg and Indyk would wind up working together under Secretary of State John Kerry as the United States made another attempt to broker peace. Through the lens of Indyk's decades long career trying to bring peace, listeners will be able to gain a broad sense of the challenges facing all sides and what the prospects are for the future.
November 28, 2018
Stories from the Backchannel is a new CNAS podcast program that examines the stories behind some of America's most important national security moments. Hosted by CNAS Middle East Program Director, Ilan Goldenberg, the podcast invites listeners into the room as government officials, and world leaders put aside niceties in favor of candid discussions, and hard-nosed negotiations. In our first episode, Unavoidable Russia, CNAS CEO Victoria Nuland recounts her time as one of America's leading diplomats on Russia. Each story is told from the perspective of officials who were part of some of our nation's most captivating and historic moments.
September 21, 2018
Paul Scharre, Director and Senior Fellow of the Technology and National Security program at CNAS, hosts a discussion with Technology and National Security Adjunct Fellow Elsa Kania on her new report about the basics of quantum technology, China’s related efforts, and what the United States should do to maintain its technological leadership.
July 25, 2018
Kara Frederick hosts a session with Paul Scharre and Gregory C. Allen on the third report of CNAS’ AI and International Security series, “Strategic Competition in an Era of Artificial Intelligence.”
July 11, 2018
Kara Frederick, from the Technology and National Security program at CNAS, hosts a discussion on the basics of artificial intelligence and its impact on national security with Paul Scharre, Gregory C. Allen and Edoardo Saravalle. The experts also discuss the release of the CNAS AI report series, Artificial Intelligence and International Security.
June 29, 2018
Stories from the Backchannel is a new CNAS podcast program that examines the stories behind some of America's most important national security moments. Hosted by CNAS Middle East Program Director, Ilan Goldenberg, the podcast invites listeners into the room as government officials, and world leaders put aside niceties in favor of candid discussions, and hard-nosed negotiations. In our first episode, Unavoidable Russia, CNAS CEO Victoria Nuland recounts her time as one of America's leading diplomats on Russia. Each story is told from the perspective of officials who were part of some of our nation's most captivating and historic moments.
June 8, 2018
Join Kara Frederick from the CNAS Technology and National Security Program in a discussion with Paul Scharre on the national security implications of robotics, autonomy, and artificial intelligence in “Army of None.”
June 7, 2018
Neil Bhatiya, Research Associate in the Energy, Economics, and Security Program, leads a discussion on China's use of coercive economic measures and how the United States can respond with Elizabeth Rosenberg, Senior Fellow and Director of the EES Program, Peter Harrell, Adjunct Senior Fellow in the EES Program, and Edoardo Saravalle, Researcher in the EES Program. The discussants draw on the findings from their upcoming report on Chinese economic coercion and cover topics including: past examples of Chinese coercive measures, how Beijing chooses its targets, how its coercion differs from the U.S. measures, and how Washington can counter this threat.
June 6, 2018
Join Kara Frederick, from the Technology and National Security program at CNAS, in a discussion with Mary Wareham, Paul Scharre, and Elsa B. Kania on the key takeaways of the fifth meeting of the UN GGE for the CCW in Geneva.
May 11, 2018
Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security program at CNAS, discusses the Trump Administration’s recent Drone Export Policy and its relationship to the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) with CNAS Adjunct Senior Fellow Dr. Michael Horowitz.
April 27, 2018
Anthony Cho interviews Harry Krejsa on Harry's new report, "Under Pressure," which examines how China is influencing rivals and competitors overseas through subversion and other means.
April 11, 2018
Join Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security program at CNAS, in a discussion with Amir Husain about the ethical implications of artificial intelligence on human existentialism, the future of work and war, and technological risk.
March 28, 2018
Join Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security program at CNAS, in a discussion with Bob Work and Amir Husain on the launch of the Artificial Intelligence Task Force, an important cross-sector collaboration to discuss societal, economic, and security implications of this emerging technology.
March 27, 2018
As part of the Zak Grand Strategy lecture series, CNAS welcomes Rebecca Friedman Lissner of Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania and Mira Rapp-Hooper of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School to discuss their new essay, "The Day After Trump: American Strategy for a New International Order," in the latest Washington Quarterly. In it they examine the fraying of the post World War II order over the last several decades, but encourage foreign policy thinkers to think seriously about what's next.
March 22, 2018
Samantha Vinograd and Morgan Ortagus join the CNAS Women in National Security podcast to discuss their careers in national security, the private sector, and media, their evolving understanding of the concept of security, and how their long (and bipartisan!) friendship has shaped their lives.
March 15, 2018
Launching the second chapter in the Women in National Security podcast series, Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin talks with CNAS Senior Fellow Loren DeJonge Schulman about her career as a journalist, how she views being a woman in this field, and the "last word" she'd want to have on the topic of women in national security.
March 14, 2018
Join Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program at CNAS, in a discussion with Brendan McCord and Gregory C. Allen about the challenges and opportunities facing the United States’ private sector and national security community in harnessing the potential of artificial intelligence.
March 13, 2018
As part of our Michael J. Zak Grand Strategy Lecture series, Senior Fellow Loren DeJonge Schulman hosts four experts to discuss some fundamentals of grand strategy that are too easily glossed over: definitions, audiences, perceptions, diversity, and implementation. Guests: Kelly Magsamen (CAP), Susanna Blume (CNAS), Emma Ashford (Cato Institute), and Julie Smith (CNAS).
March 5, 2018
Elizabeth Rosenberg, Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Economics, and Security Program leads a discussion on new strategies and tools to counter terrorist financing. Since 9/11, the nature of terrorist threat has changed, requiring a new approach by government authorities and the financial sector. She is joined by Tom Keatinge from the Royal United Services Institute, Joshua Geltzer from Georgetown Law School, David Murray from the Financial Integrity Network, and Kris Doucette from Chainalysis.
February 28, 2018
Join Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security program at CNAS, in a discussion with Capt Michael Kanaan about how artificial intelligence and machine learning is being incorporated into the United States Air Force (USAF) and how these technologies are affecting the USAF’s missions and priorities.
February 13, 2018
Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow and Director, Technology and National Security interviews Dr. Andrew Moore, Dean of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University on the most important progress being made in Artificial Intelligence.
February 9, 2018
In his new report, Heartland Security, Bacevich Fellow, Harry Krejsa, argues foreign policy pays off for the middle class when domestic policy *makes* it pay off -- and national security professionals took their eye off the ball. He and CNAS expert Rachel Rizzo discuss the latest.
February 2, 2018
Join Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security program at CNAS in a discussion with Helen Toner, Senior Research Analyst, Open Philanthropy Project and Jack Clark, Strategy and Communications Director, OpenAI about the most significant benefits and risks that artificial intelligence technology poses to national security.
January 4, 2018
Nicole Pilkus, Deputy Director of the Maritime Safety Office National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency talks with Julie smith about her career in the defense industry, experiences that have shaped her career so far, and advice she'd give to young women entering this field today.
January 3, 2018
CNAS expert Ilan Goldenberg breaks down the past week of protest in Iran and its global implications, with a focus on its impact on the future of the Iran nuclear deal. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
December 21, 2017
Amanda Sloat of the Brookings Institution shares what it's like working as a woman in national security.
December 21, 2017
CNAS Deputy Director of Studies dives into the Trump administration's National Security Strategy, talking strategy development, messaging, and implementation with CNAS experts Jerry Hendrix, Ilan Goldenberg, and Dan Kliman.
December 8, 2017
Laura Rosenberger, former foreign policy advisor for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential Campaign, discusses the misconceptions women have about working in national security.
November 30, 2017
​Emma Ashford, a research fellow with expertise in international security and the politics of energy,​ shares her experiences working as a woman in national security.​
November 23, 2017
Mara Karlin, a nonresident senior fellow in the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings, discusses the roadblocks that keep women from working in the national security field.
November 20, 2017
Eric Fanning, former Secretary of the Army, and CNAS fellow Susanna Blume talk about the NDAA, DoD budget, and acquisition reform.
November 16, 2017
Alina Polyakova, the David Rubenstein Fellow for foreign policy at the Brookings Institution, discusses the options available to women who want to work in national security.
November 13, 2017
This week, countries discuss lethal autonomous weapons at the United Nations, while Stephen Hawking warns of the dangers of artificial intelligence.
November 9, 2017
CNAS experts Kate Kidder, Julie Smith, and Loren DeJonge Schulman discuss why they launched the women in national security project, what they've learned, and their personal struggles in how to talk about women in national security as a serious national security issue.
November 3, 2017
CNAS Adjunct Senior Fellow Alice Friend Hunt speaks on the importance of self-confidence and the ways in which men can help women succeed in national security.
October 27, 2017
CNAS experts Patrick Cronin and Harry Krejsa discuss the major recent and upcoming events in the Asia-Pacific. With the Chinese Communist Party concluding its 19th Party Congress, President Xi Jinping seems to be solidifying his grip on power -- with significant implications for U.S. interests. And as President Trump prepares for a major two-week trip to Asia, Dr. Cronin and Mr. Krejsa discuss what issues are at stake and what results we might expect.
October 27, 2017
CNAS expert Ilan Goldenberg and Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, discuss a joint report, titled "Contain, Enforce, and Engage: An Integrated U.S. Strategy to Address Iran’s Nuclear and Regional Challenges," outlining a comprehensive way forward on Iran. Moderated by Neal Urwitz.
October 26, 2017
Kate Bateman is a Visiting Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow.  Bateman was the lead author on a report for the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, identifying lessons learned from the U.S. experience with corruption in Afghanistan.  Bateman has served in policy and intelligence positions at the State Department in Washington, and at embassies in Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.  She also worked in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, and was a Boren Fellow in India studying Sunni-Shia relations.
October 24, 2017
Former CNAS Executive Intern Yasmin Faruki shares her thoughts on beginning a career in national security as a woman of color and the importance of seeking out challenges.
October 13, 2017
Dr. Nora Bensahel is a distinguished scholar in residence at the School of International Service at American University. She was most recently a senior fellow and codirector of the responsible defense program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where she previously served as deputy director of studies.
October 12, 2017
Last year, the United Kingdom passed the Investigatory Powers Bill, which codifies the British government's domestic surveillance authorities. The bill requires that surveillance orders be authorized and overseen by a group of "judicial commissioners," headed by an Investigatory Powers Commissioner. This marks the first time that judges will be involved in authorizing national-security surveillance in the UK. In March, Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Lord Justice Adrian Fulford, the first Investigatory Powers Commissioner. Listen to audio of Sir Fulford delivering his address at the CNAS office on October 6.
October 6, 2017
Kimberly Jackson, a senior policy analyst at the RAND Corporation, shares her advice on seizing opportunities and the importance of self-advocating in military environments. Hosted by Katherine Kidder, Fellow with the CNAS Military, Veterans, and Society Program.
September 28, 2017
Dr. Tamara Cofman Wittes, senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, talks about the impacts of female leadership in foreign diplomacy and overcoming personal doubts and fears.​​
September 27, 2017
CNAS experts Ilan Goldenberg and Elizabeth Rosenberg discuss the regional and global implications of the Iran nuclear deal. The discussion focuses on what happens if President Trump begins unraveling the nuclear agreement by not certifying Iranian compliance to Congress. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
September 26, 2017
Vladimir Putin recently said that whoever leads in artificial intelligence "will be ruler of the world." Elon Musk has warned that national competition in AI is the "most likely cause of WW3." Are we at risk of an AI arms race?
September 21, 2017
Pentagon Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller David Norquist and former Comptroller Robert Hale sit down to discuss continuing resolutions and the defense budget. Hosted by CNAS Defense Strategies and Assessments Program Fellow Susanna Blume.
September 21, 2017
RAND Corporation Policy Researcher Rebecca Zimmerman discusses her experiences in the defense community and navigating expectations in the field.
September 15, 2017
Susanna Blume, fellow with the CNAS Defense Strategies and Assessments Program, discusses the new push for Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC). Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
September 14, 2017
Dr. David Gordon, Divya Reddy, and Elizabeth Rosenberg are the authors of the report, "After Paris: A Climate Agenda that Serves U.S. Interests." In this episode, the authors discuss foreign policy implications for the United States withdrawing from the 2015 agreement. Hosted by JaRel Clay.
September 14, 2017
Nayyera Haq, CEO of Avicenna Strategy, talks about the power of women owning their femininity and authenticity in a field full of men. Hosted by Loren DeJonge Schulman, Deputy Director of Studies at CNAS.
September 7, 2017
Christine Wormuth, director of the Center for Resilience at the Atlantic Council, shares her thoughts on the importance of diversity in the national security community and self-confidence for professional women. Hosted by Julianne Smith, Senior Fellow and Director of the CNAS Transatlantic Security Program.
September 6, 2017
CNAS Co-Founder and CEO Michèle Flournoy discusses working in a male-dominated environment and shares advice for overcoming obstacles and making career decisions. Hosted by Rachel Rizzo, Research Associate with the CNAS Transatlantic Security Program.
August 24, 2017
Jeremy Hsu, a science and tech journalist in New York, joins CNAS experts Paul Scharre and Alexandra Sander to discuss military and non-state actor uses of commercial drones.
August 24, 2017
Christian Beam and Justin Wright are two members of Cyber Dawgs, the champions from this year's National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. Beam and Wright stopped by to discuss the competition and importance of recruiting rising stars in cyber security for public service. Hosted by Amy Schafer.
August 22, 2017
Paul Scharre, senior fellow and director of the CNAS Technology and National Security Program, discusses an open letter warning of the dangers of autonomous weapons. While some have interpreted the letter calling for a ban, Scharre doesn't believe it's that clear cut. Hosted by JaRel Clay.
August 9, 2017
Dr. Daniel Kliman, a senior fellow with the CNAS Asia-Pacific Security Program, discusses the growing threat posed by North Korea's nuclear weapons program and the implications for the United States. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
August 2, 2017
Stephen Tankel, an Adjunct Senior Fellow with CNAS, discusses what "winning" looks like in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
August 1, 2017
Paul Scharre, senior fellow and director of the CNAS Technology and National Security Program, weighs in on news that Facebook shut down its artificial intelligence program after it invented its own language. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
July 31, 2017
Dr. Jerry Hendrix, senior fellow and director of the CNAS Defense Strategies and Assessments Program, discusses Trump's executive order on the Defense Industrial Base. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
July 27, 2017
Lauren Fish, research associate with the CNAS Defense Strategies and Assessments Program, discusses new challenges and opportunities with the National Defense Authorization Act. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
July 26, 2017
In this episode of the Drones Podcast Series, CNAS experts Michael Horowitz, Alexandra Sander, and Paul Scharre discuss the Missile Technology Control Regime.
July 25, 2017
As Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg publicly debate the future of artificial intelligence, CNAS Technology and National Security Program Director Paul Scharre sits down with Neal Urwitz to discuss new developments and challenges with AI and global security.
July 20, 2017
Gregory Allen, a new adjunct fellow with the CNAS Technology and National Security Program, discusses a report that he recently co-authored a report on artificial intelligence and national security. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
July 20, 2017
On this episode, Michael Horowitz, Dan Gettinger, and Alexandra Sander join Paul Scharre to discuss U.S. policy changes on unmanned aircraft exports in recent years.
July 19, 2017
Lauren Fish, research associate with the CNAS Defense Strategies and Assessments Program, explains the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
July 18, 2017
Paul Scharre, the new director of the CNAS Technology and National Security Program, discusses what he calls a new industrial revolution powered by artificial intelligence due to recent advances in AI technology. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
July 13, 2017
Admiral Gary Roughead and Amy Schafer discuss the rise of the 'warrior caste' - the propensity of youth from military families to serve in the armed forces - and the all-volunteer force. Schafer recently authored a report on the topic, which is available at cnas.org. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
July 11, 2017
Luke Hartig, a fellow in New America's International Security program, and Loren DeJonge Schulman, a senior fellow at CNAS, discuss transparency on the U.S. use of drones. Hosted by Paul Scharre.
July 8, 2017
Rachel Stohl, a senior associate with Stimson Center's Managing Across Boundaries Initiative, joins CNAS' Paul Scharre and Alexandra Sander to discuss emerging norms for drones as they proliferate.
June 21, 2017
Dan Gettinger of the Center for the Study of the Drone, UPenn Professor Mike Horowitz, and CNAS Research Associate Alexandra Sander join Paul Scharre to discuss patterns of drone proliferation.
June 13, 2017
Drone experts Dan Gettinger and Alexandra Sander discuss a new report laying out the extent of drone proliferation, providing recommendations to help the Trump administration adapt to an increasingly drone-saturated world. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
June 8, 2017
Middle East experts Dr. Colin Kahl, Ilan Goldenberg, and Nicholas Heras discuss their report on a strategy for ending the Syrian Civil War. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
May 31, 2017
CNAS Middle East Security Program Director Ilan Goldenberg discusses Saudi Arabia and Israel's impression of President Trump. Having recently visited the region, Ilan shares his thoughts from reactions he received on the ground in Israel. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
May 30, 2017
Loren DeJonge Schulman, the CNAS Leon E. Panetta Senior Fellow, discusses President Trump's first international trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Europe. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
May 19, 2017
Norwegian Minister of Defence Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide discusses the NATO defense landscape and Norway's role and investment in readiness. Hosted by Jim Townsend.
May 18, 2017
Swedish Minister of Defense Peter Hultqvist joins Julie Smith and Jim Townsend to discuss Sweden's worldview, the current state of transatlantic alliances, Stockholm's relationship with Moscow, and President Trump's upcoming visit to the region.
May 15, 2017
With China investing heavily in a blue-water navy capable of operating across open oceans and deep waters, the CNAS Asia-Pacific Security Program released a new report on the topic. Dr. Patrick Cronin and Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper discuss the new report with Neal Urwitz.
May 10, 2017
With the launch of the new Transatlantic Security Program, Julianne Smith, senior fellow and director of the program, sits down with Jim Townsend to discuss the program's focus on Europe, NATO, and the EU.
May 8, 2017
Transatlantic Security experts Julianne Smith and Rachel Rizzo discuss President-elect Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French election. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
May 3, 2017
CNAS experts Elizabeth Rosenberg and Zachary Goldman stop by to discuss their new report on terrorist use of virtual currencies. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
May 2, 2017
Middle East Security Program Director Ilan Goldenberg discusses what Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's meeting with President Trump could mean for middle east policy. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
April 27, 2017
Alexander Velez-Green, research associate with the CNAS Defense Strategies and Assessments Program, discusses his report on Russia's strategic debate on a doctrine of pre-emption. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
April 26, 2017
As President Trump closes in on his first 100 days, CNAS President Richard Fontaine and Executive Vice President Shawn Brimley provide recommendations for what the administration can do to achieve its national security objectives. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.
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