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  • CNA Corporation serves the Navy and Marine Corps as well as federal, state, and local agencies.

  • We analyze problems by getting as close as possible to the people, the data, and the problems themselves, to find clear, reliable answers.

  • Across the U.S. and around the world, CNA Corporation analysts engage issues where they occur: in the field.

  • Our analysts pioneered the field of operations research through their work with the Navy during World War II, work that continues today to address 21st century challenges.

What's New at CNA?

  • REL Appalachia Webinar – Sep 30

    REL Appalachia to host a webinar on "Improving Mathematical Problem Solving in Grades 4 through 8"

  • REL Appalachia Webinar – Sep 23

    REL Appalachia to host a webinar on "Using Student Surveys as a Measure of Teacher Effectiveness"

  • REL Appalachia Webinar – Sep 18

    REL Appalachia to host a webinar on "Meeting Students' Needs through Increased Learning Time"

  • REL Appalachia Workshop – Sep 10

    REL Appalachia to host a workshop on "Measuring and Improving Student Engagement"

  • SPI Webinar – Sep 3

    Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) to host a webinar on "Criminology 101"

  • Jakarta Open Forum – Aug 27

    CNA Corp. Sr. Advisor Satu Limaye, Ph.D. to speak on "U.S.-Southeast Asia Engagement in the 21st Century"

  • CNA Corp. National Security Seminar – Aug 21

    General James N. Mattis, USMC (Ret.), former Commander, U.S. Central Command, will discuss “A World in Turmoil: Challenges for the Military Strategist” (attendance by invitation only)

  • August 20, 2014

    CNA Corp. analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Personalization and Patriotism" on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • CIMSEC DC Chapter Meeting – Aug 20

    CNA Corp. analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake to discuss her article, "The Indian Ocean: A Great-Power Danger Zone?"

  • August 20, 2014

    Solar Choice posts about CNA Corporation's A Clash of Competing Necessities in "Solar PV and Renewables Save Water"

  • August 20, 2014

    North Carolina's WRAL interviews General Ronald Keys, USAF (Ret.), CNA Corp. Military Advisory Board member, for "Retired General to Discuss Clean Energy in Raleigh"

  • August 20, 2014

    North-Central All Hazards Region posts a video about Operation Mountain Sync; CNA Corporation analysts evaluated the May 29, 2014 exercise

  • August 19, 2014

    Carnegie Corporation's Perspectives on Peace & Security posts "Personalization and Patriotism" by CNA Corp. analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D.

  • August 19, 2014

    The Wire, a newsletter from CNA Corporation's Education division, publishes "The Data Corner" on education and unemployment by VP & Director Donald Cymrot, Ph.D.

  • August 19, 2014
  • August 19, 2014

    La Presse quotes CNA Corp. director of Public Safety James Stewart in "Le pari de la Garde nationale à Ferguson" (note: the article is in French)

  • August 19, 2014

    War on the Rocks cites CNA Corp. analyst William Rosenau, Ph.D. in "Ferguson and the Lessons of Conflict Zone Policing"

  • August 18, 2014

    CNA Corporation's Strategic Studies division releases China versus Vietnam: An Analysis of the Competing Claims in the South China Sea by Raul (Pete) Pedrozo

  • August 18, 2014

    CNA Corporation's Strategic Studies division releases Malaysia and Brunei: An Analysis of their Claims in the South China Sea by J. Ashley Roach

  • August 18, 2014

    CNA Corporation's Strategic Studies division releases Philippine Claims in the South China Sea: A Legal Analysis by CNA Corp. advisor Mark Rosen

  • August 18, 2014

    CNA Corporation's Safety & Security division releases the summer 2014 edition of its newsletter, The Tear Line

  • August 18, 2014

    The Crime Report interviews CNA Corp. director of Public Safety James Stewart for the article, "Why ‘Shock and Awe’ Policing Fails"

  • August 18, 2014

    Valdai Discussion Club publishes "Russian Interests and Policies in the Arctic," a reprint of CNA Corp. analyst Dr. Dmitry Gorenburg's War on the Rocks article

  • Seminars at Steamboat – Aug 14

    CNA Corp. Sr. Fellow Richard Danzig to speak about "Cyber Insecurity: What Can We Do"

  • August 14, 2014

    The Wire, a newsletter from CNA Corporation's Education division, publishes "TAACCCT Grant Evaluations" by Juliana Pearson

  • August 14, 2014

    Kentucky Teacher posts about REL Appalachia's upcoming workshop, "Measuring and Improving Student Engagement"

  • August 14, 2014

    L'Indro interviews CNA Corp. analyst Ken Gause for the article, "Il Paese che spia se stesso" (note: the article is in Italian)

  • Strategic Command Deterrence Symposium – Aug 13-14

    CNA Corp. analyst Elbridge Colby to participate in a panel discussion on "Mutually Assured Stability (MAS) vs. Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD)"

  • August 12, 2014

    Employee Spotlight: Meet Christine Mokher, Ph.D., senior research scientist in our Education division

  • August 12, 2014

    The Wire, a newsletter from CNA Corporation's Education division, publishes "From Proficiency to Mastery: Promoting College and Career Readiness through Mastery Learning" by Michael Flory, Ph.D.

  • August 11, 2014

    The Asan Forum publishes "What to Make of Xi Jinping’s Vision for Asian Security?" by CNA Corp. analyst Joel Wuthnow, Ph.D.

  • August 8, 2014

    CNA Corp. analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Russian Interests and Policies in the Arctic" on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • August 8, 2014

    CNA Corporation's Resource Analysis division releases Challenges for Navy Officer Personnel Management by analysts Ann Parcell, Ph.D., Jonathon Mintz, and David Reese

  • August 7, 2014

    War on the Rocks posts "Russian Interests and Policies in the Arctic" by CNA Corp. analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D.

  • August 7, 2014

    Smart Policing Initiative, a collaborative effort between CNA Corp., BJA, and local law enforcement agencies, posts "Art of Hosting" by CNA Corp. analyst James Coldren, Ph.D.

  • August 6, 2014

    Lexington Books publishes Social Ties, Resources, and Migrant Labor Contention in Contemporary China: From Peasants to Protesters by CNA Corp. analyst Jeffrey Becker, Ph.D.

  • August 5, 2014

    War on the Rocks posts "Caliphate Redux" by CNA Corp. analyst Julia McQuaid

  • July 31, 2014

    The Des Moines Register publishes "Kalona Solar Farm Helps Secure U.S. Energy Supply" by General Ronald Keys, USAF (Ret.), CNA Corp. Military Advisory Board member

  • July 30, 2014

    Marine Corps Gazette publishes "Military Advising After Afghanistan" by CNA Corp. analyst Melissa McAdam, Ph.D.

  • July 29, 2014

    Now available: testimony from CNA Corp. Sr. VP Sherri Goodman at the Senate Budget Committee hearing on "The Costs of Inaction: The Economic and Budgetary Consequences of Climate Change"