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Brief chats about current events, recent reports, and the latest analysis from CNAS experts.

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Strategic Competition in an Era of Artificial Intelligence
00:27:50
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.”<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/a9E4Vy0_5RQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 25, 2018
Artificial Intelligence and International Security
00:24:20
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/JPH8sKOIcac" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 11, 2018
Stories from the Backchannel
00:30:42
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/AcR7bMPMdIs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 29, 2018
“Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War” featuring Paul Scharre
00:24:00
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.”<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/Qo-fGuGwGLE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 08, 2018
China's Economic Coercion and the Potential U.S. Response
00:19:32
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/r5tJrIr6-FY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 07, 2018
Analysis on UN Certain Conventional Weapons Convention
00:43:26
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/eEAfrRQ1eyA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 06, 2018
Analysis of the Trump Administration’s Drone Export Policy
00:18:36
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/WooSjPWzOeI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 11, 2018
Under Pressure: Chinese Overseas Influence Operations
00:10:47
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/xURk5uh3c_k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 27, 2018
Ethics and the Future of Artificial Intelligence
00:30:31
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/Kx6PUIyMovg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 11, 2018
The US Pursuit of Competitive Advantage in Artificial Intelligence
00:26:36
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/Ir1KM7VQztM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 28, 2018
American Strategy for a New International Order
00:25:24
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/fiDqf7cUoM4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 27, 2018
Women In National Security: Morgan Ortagus and Samantha Vinograd
00:26:48
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/nU0yxOG4-no" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 22, 2018
Women in National Security: Jennifer Griffin
00:25:06
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/rFTdmEKqCsU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 15, 2018
The Intersection of Commercial and Military Applications of Artificial Intelligence in the U.S.
00:28:03
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/Y4vDPJUxqfg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 14, 2018
What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Grand Strategy
00:28:46
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).<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/QUXlM_ZczBw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 13, 2018
The Future of Fighting Terrorist Financing
00:19:32
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/vw89cM8g9yI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 05, 2018
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the United States Air Force
00:18:08
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/rMsDBBDiLQ8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 28, 2018
What's Next for Artificial Intelligence?
00:20:33
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/kgUetVRLDxQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 13, 2018
The History and Future of Heartland Security
00:15:53
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/smMqKDAGKn8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 09, 2018
Artificial Intelligence’s Transformative Effects on Society
00:18:14
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/opcJ19sZXMg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 02, 2018
Women in National Security: Nicole Pilkus
00:22:04
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/1978HLs3H0w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 04, 2018
The Iran Protests: What Do We Know?
00:07:05
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/UqirwE7yYCE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 03, 2018
Women in National Security: Amanda Sloat
00:19:08
Amanda Sloat of the Brookings Institution shares what it's like working as a woman in national security.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/lOMBV1VcoIs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 21, 2017
CNAS experts break down Trump's new National Security Strategy
00:22:40
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/oMx4gVCPipU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 21, 2017
Women in National Security: Laura Rosenberger
00:16:09
Laura Rosenberger, former foreign policy advisor for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential Campaign, discusses the misconceptions women have about working in national security.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/Dv7Gsg78tTY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 08, 2017
Women In National Security: Emma Ashford
00:11:29
​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.​<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/81vIA1TV6MQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 30, 2017
Women in National Security: Mara Karlin
00:11:45
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/L5sZNOWh9T0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 23, 2017
Eric Fanning and Susanna Blume talk NDAA, DoD budget
00:15:07
Eric Fanning, former Secretary of the Army, and CNAS fellow Susanna Blume talk about the NDAA, DoD budget, and acquisition reform.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/yhBltcypWKU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 20, 2017
Women in National Security: Alina Polyakova
00:09:47
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/eYkoo_Y_Iz8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 16, 2017
Stephen Hawking, Artificial Intelligence, and the UN Summit
00:09:57
This week, countries discuss lethal autonomous weapons at the United Nations, while Stephen Hawking warns of the dangers of artificial intelligence.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/N42cNPaJUsk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 13, 2017
Women in National Security: Julie Smith, Loren DeJonge Schulman & Kate Kidder
00:26:57
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/W_xxPygFJ1g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 09, 2017
Women in National Security: Alice Hunt Friend
00:16:17
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/_c1m_1S5AQU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 03, 2017
Preview: President Trump's trip to Asia, China's 19th Party Congress
00:10:56
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/ouSTngl1KpQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 27, 2017
An Integrated U.S. Strategy to Address Iran’s Nuclear and Regional Challenges
00:10:25
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/UVpD6ROqQlI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 27, 2017
Women in National Security: Kate Bateman
00:11:09
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/wBREDcBuLZE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 26, 2017
Women in National Security: Yasmin Faruki
00:09:41
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/qfajXpu7viI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 24, 2017
Women in National Security: Dr. Nora Bensahel
00:20:30
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/8fQP_I5Qfp8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 13, 2017
CNAS Event: A conversation with Sir Adrian Fulford, UK Investigatory Powers Commissioner
00:47:58
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/q_9KZ22-nks" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 12, 2017
Women in National Security: Kimberly Jackson
00:20:51
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/KTo8N5Tk4Bk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 06, 2017
Women in National Security: Dr. Tamara Cofman Wittes
00:17:20
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.​​<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/MphBr-WgxDc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 28, 2017
What's Happening with Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal?
00:15:46
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/urfJuAmFjrM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 27, 2017
National Competition in Artificial Intelligence
00:09:26
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?<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/ePAVpY0QhrY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 26, 2017
CNAS Event: A Conversation with HASC Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA)
00:58:31
For review.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/41Qw-iphr44" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 22, 2017
David Norquist and Bob Hale discuss the Defense Budget
00:19:27
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/ZQtAzos-tuE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 21, 2017
Women in National Security: Rebecca Zimmerman
00:13:56
RAND Corporation Policy Researcher Rebecca Zimmerman discusses her experiences in the defense community and navigating expectations in the field.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/XXOFOHyi8xI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 21, 2017
A New Push for Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC)
00:04:35
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/OeHfE1TIPVw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 15, 2017
What does the U.S. withdrawal mean for the 2015 Paris Agreement?
00:08:20
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/i_BNjbibK4k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 14, 2017
Women in National Security: Nayyera Haq
00:13:55
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/m5fq3M5jRUw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 14, 2017
Women in National Security: Christine Wormuth
00:12:26
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/wcs5ZNpkrxo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 07, 2017
Women in National Security: Michèle Flournoy
00:12:35
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/ybEPKC2HZg8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 06, 2017
Drones Podcast Series: Military and Non-State Actor Uses of Commercial Drones
00:22:13
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/qWTQzMaFb7c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 24, 2017
A Conversation with the 2017 NCCDC Champions
00:07:43
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/kntxWk_QnNo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 24, 2017
Paul Scharre Discusses Open Letter on Autonomous Weapons
00:10:03
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/O3f-6_EUO5U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 22, 2017
Assessing North Korea's Nuclear Threat
00:06:41
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/Fd9iI7hXdnU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 09, 2017
What "Winning" Looks Like in Pakistan and Afghanistan
00:08:53
Stephen Tankel, an Adjunct Senior Fellow with CNAS, discusses what "winning" looks like in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/LGPL1t97RvM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 02, 2017
Paul Scharre discusses Facebook Shutting Down its AI Program
00:05:41
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/ei29yosEKtg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 01, 2017
Dr. Jerry Hendrix on the Defense Industrial Base
00:07:20
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/r8kEqdCSJ6I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 31, 2017
Lauren Fish on the NDAA and Defense Policy
00:05:13
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/juHaMSj3diE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 27, 2017
Drones Podcast Series: Drones and the MTCR
00:24:32
In this episode of the Drones Podcast Series, CNAS experts Michael Horowitz, Alexandra Sander, and Paul Scharre discuss the Missile Technology Control Regime.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/ATNBIe0mM3E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 26, 2017
Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg Debate the Future of AI: Who's Right?
00:07:30
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/1UtPJqkSkE8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 25, 2017
Artificial Intelligence and National Security
00:09:24
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/AzMZOdA4OaY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 20, 2017
Drones Podcast Series: U.S. Policy and Exports
00:25:31
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/xj809h7vCDA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 20, 2017
The NDAA Explained
00:06:12
Lauren Fish, research associate with the CNAS Defense Strategies and Assessments Program, explains the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/y7MHiElBFLY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 19, 2017
How Artificial Intelligence Could Impact Warfare
00:08:19
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/NCuasrG1Pyk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 18, 2017
Admiral Gary Roughead and Amy Schafer on the Rise of the Warrior Caste
00:17:26
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/t4-SnZJI70Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 13, 2017
Drones Podcast Series: Transparency on Use of Drones
00:39:51
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/K7qGBJyNlQI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 11, 2017
Drones Podcast Series: Emerging Norms
00:31:34
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/rHbij18wSSo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 08, 2017
Drones Podcast Series: Patterns of Proliferation
00:24:10
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/2RjaOyYjtHQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 21, 2017
Drone Proliferation: Policy Choices for the Trump Administration
00:10:13
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/3FqgcED07oE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 13, 2017
A Strategy for Ending the Syrian Civil War
00:22:11
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/bqOaVmt2OmI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 08, 2017
President Trump's Impression in Saudi Arabia and Israel: Insights by Ilan Goldenberg
00:09:45
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/u1VOm4eyr78" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 31, 2017
President Trump's First Foreign Trip: Takeaways by Loren DeJonge Schulman
00:06:23
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/fMA84GX5aIc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 30, 2017
Investing in Defense: Norway's Perspective on Opportunities for the NATO Alliance
00:17:19
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/_SEwNNo789g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 19, 2017
Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist on Transatlantic Relations
00:21:47
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/vcYSjsYjYqI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 18, 2017
The Challenge of China's Blue-Water Navy
00:15:36
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/PvI1lcL8_K0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 15, 2017
CNAS Launches New Transatlantic Security Program
00:13:40
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/Do-UG5MjDXU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 10, 2017
What Emmanuel Macron's Victory Means for France and the EU
00:09:38
Transatlantic Security experts Julianne Smith and Rachel Rizzo discuss President-elect Emmanuel Macron's victory in the French election. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/KraARx7yn2M" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 08, 2017
Elizabeth Rosenberg and Zachary Goldman Discuss New Report on Terrorist Use of Virtual Currencies
00:06:41
CNAS experts Elizabeth Rosenberg and Zachary Goldman stop by to discuss their new report on terrorist use of virtual currencies. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/ns_dHeBWfSI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 03, 2017
Palestinian President Abbas meets with President Trump
00:10:09
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/W32G_PB5Tnw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 02, 2017
Alexander Velez Green Discusses Russia's Strategic Debate on Pre-emption
00:05:25
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/7Fjf3riEWN4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 27, 2017
Trump's First 100 Days and the State of National Security
00:19:35
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.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/XA2KkIHX5y0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 26, 2017
The Next French President and Implications on NATO, EU
00:04:48
With round one of the French election completed, Transatlantic Security expert Rachel Rizzo discusses the outcome of the election results and what a victory for Emmanuel Macron or Marine Le Pen could mean for the future of France, NATO, and the European Union. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/a8KeanPXSGs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 23, 2017
Patrick Cronin and Anthony Cho Discuss a Strategy for the Trump Administration in Southeast Asia
00:09:15
CNAS Asia experts Dr. Patrick Cronin and Anthony Cho discuss a new report, "Averting Disengagement: A Geoeconomic Strategy for the Trump Administration in Southeast Asia." Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/oZp1oXKAMiA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 20, 2017
NATO's Back on the Table: Reflections from the Secretary General
00:14:21
After a successful meeting in Washington with President Trump, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg sits down with CNAS' Transatlantic Security team. Hosted by Jim Townsend and Rachel Rizzo.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/ax4vmMe40q0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 13, 2017
Is Europe in Crisis or on Track? Nordic Pearls of Wisdom from Carl Bildt
00:15:06
Transatlantic Security experts Julie Smith and Jim Townsend sit down with Former PM of Sweden Carl Bildt to talk about the future of Europe and why every country in the transatlantic partnership, even the smallest like Malta, matters.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/-jpyZ7Fief0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 13, 2017
The U.S. Military Role in Libya: Where are we now?
00:07:00
Nicholas Heras, Bacevich Fellow at CNAS, discusses the U.S. military role in Libya and local partner forces in the fight against ISIS. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/_pGJsHVFfkA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 11, 2017
Phishing in Troubled Waters: Harry Krejsa and Hannah Suh on China's Cyber Espionage
00:06:22
CNAS Asia experts Harry Krejsa and Hannah Suh discuss their new report, "Phishing in Troubled Waters: Confronting Cyber Espionage Across the Pacific and the Strait of Taiwan." Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/8_JBM65F3BQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 10, 2017
The Strategic Implications of the U.S. Strike on Syria
00:11:39
CNAS Middle East experts Ilan Goldenberg and Nicholas Heras discuss U.S. missiles strikes on Syria and its implications.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/DIw-G0CApKo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 07, 2017
Katherine Kidder and Phillip Carter Discuss New Report on Women in National Security
00:05:30
The national security sector is increasingly looking at how it can retain the best talent and build more effective teams by examining parity in the sector. In this episode, Kate Kidder and Phil Carter explore challenges and opportunities with retention and discuss their latest report, "From College to Cabinet: Women in National Security." Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/m61LhjZtJFc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 05, 2017
CNAS Asia Experts Preview the U.S.-China Summit
00:08:21
Harry Krejsa and Hannah Suh, experts with our Asia-Pacific Security program, preview this week's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/HLs6NIJTQhU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 03, 2017
Lauren Fish on Exosuits and Gender Integration in the Military
00:04:25
Lauren Fish, research associate with the CNAS Defense Strategies and Assessments Program, discusses the use of exosuits in the U.S. military and their advantages and opportunities on the battlefield. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/tQ9VqP-K9tM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 30, 2017
Why NATO is like a Potluck Dinner: Conversation with Jim Townsend and Julianne Smith
00:12:13
Transatlantic Security experts Jim Townsend and Julie Smith discuss this week's NATO Ministerial and why NATO is like a potluck dinner.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/7qHEDwryTN0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 28, 2017
Dr. Jerry Hendrix on Trump's 350-Ship Navy Plan
00:06:16
Dr. Jerry Hendrix, senior fellow and director of the Defense Strategies and Assessments Program, discusses President Donald Trump's plan for the U.S. Navy. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/4Z6l2zTo5Wc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 26, 2017
What Trump's Budget Plan Means for the Pentagon
00:06:37
Defense Strategy and Assessments experts Lauren Fish and Adam Routh discuss Trump's $54 billion proposed budget for the Department of Defense and what it means for readiness and modernization. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/pNaU3ABbg00" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 24, 2017
68 Foreign Ministers and Senior Leaders Meet to Discuss Fight against ISIS
00:12:26
State Secretary Tillerson will host 68 foreign ministers and senior leaders of the Global Coalition, the first meeting of the global coalition working to defeat ISIS. Meanwhile, President Trump recently announced plans to slash the State Department's budget. CNAS Middle East policy experts Ilan Goldenberg and Nicholas Heras explore how the United States should continue the fight against ISIS and ensure long-term stability in the region. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/jgGkNyNA30k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 22, 2017
Investigating Russian Hacking, Wiretapping Claims, and Surveillance Leaks
00:08:33
Adam Klein, senior fellow and surveillance expert at CNAS, provides an overview of the investigations into Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign and President Donald Trump's wiretapping claims. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/p7Kab2Po7ao" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 20, 2017
Sec. Rex Tillerson's Visit to Asia
00:09:01
Asia experts Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper and Harry Krejsa discuss Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's recent trip to the Asia-Pacific and what it means for American diplomacy. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/KPQdBhiMyn0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 19, 2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the White House
00:07:01
Julianne Smith, senior fellow and director of the Strategy and Statecraft program, discusses German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the United States. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/pd_bgi7dGho" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 17, 2017
Geert Wilders and the Freedom Party's Impact in the Netherlands
00:07:48
Julianne Smith, senior fellow and director of the CNAS Strategy and Statecraft Program discusses the Dutch election outcome and Geert Wilders’ Freedom Party. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/NcBIp4VkBGM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 17, 2017
Harry Krejsa on U.S.-China Relations and the Trump Administration
00:04:49
Harry Krejsa, research associate for the CNAS Asia-Pacific Security Program, discusses challenges and opportunities for U.S.-China Relations under the Trump Administration. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/uePrCqNFIms" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 01, 2017
Chris Kolenda discusses New Report on Way Forward in Afghanistan
00:11:03
CNAS Adjunct Senior Fellow Christopher Kolenda discusses his new report, "Focused Engagement: How the United States Should Modify Its Strategy Afghanistan." Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/QDymqTeTtVk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 21, 2017
Turning AT&L Reorganization into Technical Advantage
00:07:09
Technology and national security experts Ben FitzGerald and Alexandra Sander discuss a new report recommending the DoD leverage organizational reforms to drive military-technical innovation and better match defense investment priorities and acquisition methods with the threats the United States faces. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/NAqVhxsNky8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 21, 2017
Trump, Europe, and the Future of the Transatlantic Security Relationship
00:04:28
Rachel Rizzo, research associate for the CNAS Strategy and Statecraft Program, discusses a report on the future of the transatlantic security relationship. Hosted by JaRel Clay.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/Z9yauIOL-eo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 16, 2017
Flournoy, Goldenberg Preview the Netanyahu-Trump Summit
00:29:32
In a press briefing, CNAS CEO Michèle Flournoy and Middle East Security Program Director Ilan Goldenberg discuss the upcoming summit between President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/bYMP-VjvZD4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 13, 2017
Dr. Patrick Cronin Previews the Trump-Abe Summit
00:06:41
Dr. Patrick Cronin, Senior Adviser and Senior Director of CNAS' Asia-Pacific Security Program, discusses what to expect from Friday's meeting. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/JgFCobasGJ8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 07, 2017
Congress, Trump Scrap Payment Disclosure Requirements for Oil, Gas, Mining Companies
00:05:51
Kate Bateman, a visiting fellow at the Center for a New American Security, discusses President Trump's plans to repeal a Securities and Exchange Commission rule that is critical to preventing corruption in the extractive sector. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/2WcmvHprWQY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 02, 2017
CNAS' Ilan Goldenberg Discusses U.S.-Israel Relations in the Trump Administration
00:07:52
Ilan Goldenberg, senior fellow and director of CNAS' Middle East Security Program, provides his forecast on a number of topics including President Trump's plans to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's forthcoming visit to the United States, and the U.S.-Israel alliance. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/ABSIxr6eQaI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 31, 2017
Paul Scharre, Ben FitzGerald and Dan Gettinger on The Drone Database
00:06:24
CNAS senior fellows Ben FitzGerald and Paul Scharre were joined by Dan Gettinger, founder and co-director of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College, to discuss a new database that provides information for drone use around the world. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/tV1rvelaWAU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 31, 2017
Paul Scharre on Automation in the U.S. Military
00:04:14
Paul Scharre, senior fellow and director of the CNAS Future of Warfare Initiative, discusses automation and the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/AoO31q6BLss" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 25, 2017
Asia Strategy in the Trump Administration
00:07:50
CNAS Asia experts Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper and Harry Krejsa discuss Congress' role in Asia policy during the Trump presidency. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/SpZjQhyqBhs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 12, 2017
The Future of U.S.-Russia Relations
00:06:38
Julianne Smith, senior fellow and director of the CNAS Strategy and Statecraft Program, forecasts the relationship between the United States and Russia during the Trump Administration. Hosted by Neal Urwitz.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/XnJXPaoXXIc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 11, 2017
Nicholas Heras on Combating Al-Qaeda in Syria
00:04:04
CNAS Bacevich Fellow Nicholas Heras discusses a new report, authored by a group of rising experts, on combating Al-Qaeda in Syria. Hosted by JaRel Clay.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/U7ZJZfUkT6k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 09, 2017
Startups Series: Neill Sciarrone, BAE systems
00:28:26
Neill Sciarrone, Senior Director of Strategy and Planning at BAE Systems, discusses how the defense industry can adapt to better collaborate with, and generate value from, startups.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/DVx_IlXrZ_g" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 20, 2016
Startups Series: Jackie Space, BMNT Partners
00:31:29
Jackie Space, Partner at BMNT Partners, explores DOD’s current focus on Silicon Valley and national security startups and offers advice to entrepreneurs in the domain.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/82sHakS97A4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 12, 2016
Startups Series: Niloofar Razi Howe, RSA
00:29:01
Niloofar Razi Howe, Chief Strategy Officer at RSA, explores the potential and challenges for national security startups from her varied experiences as a management consultant, venture capitalist, startup executive and tech company strategist.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/WXZyMZTxxbk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 05, 2016
Startups Series: Jim Perkins, Defense Entrepreneurs Forum
00:27:01
Jim Perkins, an active duty Army officer and the Director of the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum, discusses DEF, the ways in which it supports defense entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs and the challenges of pushing for change in the DOD.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/-VhokLtd4Mw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 28, 2016
Startups Series: Ben Riley
00:36:19
Ben Riley, former Principal Deputy Secretary of Defense for the Rapid Fielding Directorate, describes his experiences funding and working with startups from inside the Pentagon and offers advice for startups seeking to work with the Department of Defense.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/SYm-dWax4_Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 21, 2016
Startups Series: Dr. Erin Simpson
00:33:34
Dr. Erin Simpson, former CEO of analytics firm Caerus Associates, describes management techniques for defense startups, differences between services and product businesses and bootstrapping a national security startup.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/dYeKbT-2aIY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 14, 2016
Startups Series: Steve Nordlund, Boeing
00:30:13
Steve Nordlund, Vice President, Strategy for Boeing Defense, Space and Security, tells the story of Insitu, the startup responsible for the ScanEagle drone, it’s collaboration with and eventual acquisition by Boeing.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/hBOw14WLi_8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 07, 2016
Startups Series: Ted Schlein, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers
00:36:03
Ted Schlein, Partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, talks cybersecurity, his experience collaborating with the DoD, and differences in valuations between national security and commercial startups.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/0a_B76_Gcag" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 31, 2016
Startups Series: Nate Fick, Endgame
00:24:13
Nate Fick, CEO of cybersecurity company Endgame and former CEO at CNAS, discusses the cybersecurity market, running a venture backed startup, and ways in which the DoD provide value to startups.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/CW61SWwhZh4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 23, 2016
Startups Series: Raj Shah, DIUx
00:35:29
Raj Shah, managing partner at Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), explains why the DoD is focused on partnering with startups, challenges for collaboration, and how the DIUx will achieve its mission.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/EmAMcov-B_E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 17, 2016
Narushige Michishita: How the U.S. and Allies Cope with Military Modernization
00:12:50
Narushige Michishita, Japan Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Asia Program, discusses with Dr. Patrick Cronin how the United States and its allies cope with military modernization.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/M6Dk4RxbBpY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 21, 2016
Hideshi Tokuchi: Japan's Changing Roles, Missions, and Capabilities
00:07:43
Hideshi Tokuchi, Former Vice Minister of Defense discusses with CNAS Asia-Pacific Security Program Director Patrick Cronin Japan's changing roles, missions, and capabilities.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/RVsYkJIozJ8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 21, 2016
Kelley Sayler Discusses the Growing Threat to U.S. Aircraft Carriers
00:03:33
Associate Fellow Kelley Sayler, author of the new CNAS report, "Red Alert: The Growing Threat to U.S. Aircraft Carriers," discusses the the short-, medium-, and long-range threats to the military's largest ship.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/NjL_wUiB25s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 29, 2016
Shawn Brimley on America's Military Edge
00:07:34
CNAS Executive Vice President Shawn Brimley argues that the U.S. military edge – particularly in regards to technology – is rapidly eroding. Mr. Brimley makes concrete recommendations for how to rebuild America’s military advantage.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/A3nuyMlX6_U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 18, 2015
Katherine Kidder on Women in Combat
00:03:34
CNAS Bacevich Fellow Katherine Kidder discusses Defense Secretary Ashton Carter's announcement on expanding the roles of women in the military.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/BuhEePB-WIQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 10, 2015
Grant Newsham on Improving Amphibious Capabilities
00:12:16
Grant Newsham, Executive Director, Corporate Security Morgan Stanley Japan, discusses how to improve amphibious capabilities with U.S. allies and partners.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/EKHvXBurxA0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 10, 2015
Dr. Patrick Cronin on the future of the U.S. Rebalance to Asia
00:12:11
Asia-Pacific Security team experts Dr. Patrick Cronin and Harry Krejsa discuss the future of the U.S. rebalance to Asia.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/glFOnioZB-8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 12, 2015
Ilan Goldenberg on the Netanyahu-Obama Summit
00:04:20
Ilan Goldenberg, senior fellow and director of the Middle East Security Program, discusses what to expect from the upcoming Netanyahu-Obama Summit.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/3HAsMY6NNDM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 05, 2015
Nicholas Heras on U.S. Troops in Syria
00:03:05
Nicholas Heras, research associate with the Middle East Security Program, discusses U.S. troops in Syria.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/C4_uWlZiu5I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 04, 2015
Alliance Requirements Roadmap: The Overview
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Experts from the Asia-Pacific Security Program at CNAS launch the Alliance Requirements Roadmap podcast series. Weekly episodes will feature analysts discussing how the United States, together with its allies and partners, counter anti-access and area-denial (A2/AD) challenges in the Indo-Pacific in the short-term and long-term.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/RBQsHDEG7ic" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 03, 2015
Paul Scharre on the Future of the Ground Forces Project
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Senior Fellow and Director of the 20YY Warfare Initiative Paul Scharre discusses a new CNAS project on The Future of the Ground Forces.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/pZWKvSnciV4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 29, 2015
Harry Krejsa on China's Latest GDP Numbers
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Harry Krejsa, research associate in the Asia-Pacific Security Program, discusses the rise of China's GDP and what it could mean for the future of its economy.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/FqEK0Tn3NOQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 29, 2015
Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper on FONOPs in the South China Sea
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Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper, senior fellow with the Asia-Pacific Security Program, discusses the FONOP in the South China Sea.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/3btjr4cV00E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 20, 2015
Ilan Goldenberg: U.S. Strategy after the Iran Deal
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Ilan Goldenberg, Senior Fellow and Director of the CNAS Middle East Security Program, discusses with Neal Urwitz U.S. strategy after the Iran deal.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/lhS_tcPDwo4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 14, 2015
Elbridge Colby on Russia's Military Modernization
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CNAS Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow Elbridge Colby and Director of External Relations Neal Urwitz discuss Russia modernizing its conventional military forces.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/xqMfKN9dQ9E" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 11, 2015
CNAS President Richard Fontaine on Combatting ISIS
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On his latest podcast, CNAS President Richard Fontaine discusses a new report, co-authored with CEO Michèle Flournoy, on combatting ISIS.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/v6C3yttlxvE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 05, 2015
Nick Heras: Assad is Stronger Than You Think
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CNAS Researcher Nick Heras discusses why U.S. policymakers and the international community should not underestimate the ability of the Assad regime to prolong the Syrian civil war.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/nFbgtq1jNKk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 29, 2015
Paul Scharre on The Open Letter on the Dangers of Autonomous Weapons
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Many high-profile scientists and academics, including Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, have signed an open letter warning of the dangers of autonomous weapons. CNAS Senior Fellow Paul Scharre discusses.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/CNAS_Podcasts/~4/Z4lZ1UvcTHY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 22, 2015