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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.

What's New at CNA?

  • MLA Committee Meeting – May 1

    CNA Corp. advisor Mark Rosen to speak on "The Changing Arctic: Strategic Opportunities and Challenges"

  • SPI National Meeting – Apr 29-May 1

    Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) to host the Spring National Meeting for Phase IV and V Sites

  • April 24, 2014

    War on the Rocks publishes "Subversion Old and New" by CNA Corp. analyst William Rosenau, Ph.D.

  • Serendipity Group Discussion – Apr 24

    CNA Corp. analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake to speak about maritime security and the role of China in the region

  • April 23, 2014

    Strategic Studies Institute publishes "The “New Historic Missions”: Reflections on Hu Jintao’s Military Legacy" by CNA Corp. analyst Daniel Hartnett

  • April 23, 2014

    Strategic Studies Institute publishes "The Evolution of Core Concepts: People’s War, Active Defense, Offshore Defense" by CNA Corp. analyst Dennis Blasko

  • April 23, 2014

    CNA Corporation's Safety & Security newsletter, The Tear Line, publishes "U.S. Department of Justice’s Collaborative Reform Model"

  • April 23, 2014

    Professor Andrew Szasz from the University of California, Santa Cruz cites CNA Corporation's Military Advisory Board in his paper, "Beyond ‘Rounding Up the Usual Suspects:’ Identifying New, Unexpected Allies in the Struggle for Climate Policy"

  • April 23, 2014

    The Loopcast interviews CNA Corp. analyst Larry Lewis, Ph.D. about his recent study, Drone Strikes in Pakistan

  • WIFA Meeting – Apr 22

    CNA Corp. Sr. VP Sherri Goodman to speak on "National Security, Extreme Weather, and Climate Change: Challenges for the 21st Century"

  • April 22, 2014

    CNA Corporation's Strategic Studies division releases Persistent Engagement in the Era of Minimal Footprint by Rebecca Edelston

  • April 21, 2014
  • April 21, 2014

    International Crisis Group cites CNA Corp. analyst Lesley Anne Warner in "South Sudan: A Civil War by Any Other Name"

  • April 21, 2014

    Philadelphia Police Department posts "Philadelphia Police Talk SMART Policing," a video talking about the Smart Policing Initiative, a collaborative effort between CNA Corp., BJA, and local law enforcement agencies

  • April 21, 2014

    Fox News publishes "Time for Real Leadership on Climate Change, Energy, National Security" coauthored by CNA Corp. Military Advisory Board member Rear Admiral David Titley, USN (Ret.)

  • April 21, 2014

    Slate quotes CNA Corp. Military Advisory Board member Rear Admiral David Titley, USN (Ret.) in "Climate Change War Is Not a Metaphor" 

  • April 21, 2014

    CIMSEC quotes CNA Corp. analyst Nilanthi Samaranayake in "Whither the Private Maritime Security Companies of South and Southeast Asia? (Part 2)"

  • April 18, 2014

    U.S. News & World Report quotes CNA Corp. analyst Lesley Anne Warner in "Taking Our Eye Off the Terrorists"

  • April 17, 2014

    Defense News publishes "Can Stoltenberg Tackle NATO's Climate Mission?" coauthored by CNA Corp. Sr. VP Sherri Goodman

  • China-U.S. Symposium – Apr 17-19

    CNA Corp. analysts Joel Wuthnow, Ph.D. and Alison Russell to speak on "Military and Cyber”

  • April 17, 2014

    The Daily Beast quotes CNA Corp. analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. in "Is Putin’s Next Move To Take Over Odessa?"

  • April 17, 2014

    The Center for Climate & Security cites CNA Corp. Sr. VP Sherri Goodman in "Defense News: Can Stoltenberg Tackle NATO’s Climate Mission?"

  • April 11, 2014

    Employee Spotlight: Meet Christine Whitmore, Ph.D., principal research scientist in our Resource Analysis Division

  • April 11, 2014

    CNA Corporation's Safety & Security division releases Volume 3, Issue 4 of its newsletter, The Tear Line

  • April 10, 2014

    CNA Corp. analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "Russian Politics and Law, September 2013 Table of Contents: Ukrainian Right-Wing Extremism" on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • April 10, 2014

    CNA Corporation's Operations & Tactics Analysis division releases Drone Strikes in Pakistan: Reasons to Assess Civilian Casualties by Larry Lewis, Ph.D.

  • April 9, 2014

    Contemporary India Forum Quarterly Review publishes "An American Perspective of Japan-India & U.S.-India-Japan Trilateral Relations" by CNA Corp. Sr. Advisor Satu Limaye, Ph.D.

  • April 9, 2014

    Economic Theory publishes "Waging Simple Wars: A Complete Characterization of Two-Battlefield Blotto Equilibria" coauthored by CNA Corp. analyst Scott Macdonell, Ph.D.

  • REL Appalachia Webinar – Apr 9

    REL Appalachia to host a webinar on "Managing Research Requests in a Local Education Agency"

  • April 8, 2014

    War on the Rocks publishes "Nine Questions About the Trans Sahara Counter Terrorism Partnership You Were Too Embarrassed To Ask" by CNA Corp. analyst Lesley Anne Warner

  • USAWC Conference – April 8-10

    CNA Corporation's Eric Thompson, Ph.D. and Lesley Anne Warner to speak at the 25th Annual Strategy Conference on "Balancing the Joint Force to Meet Future Security Challenges"

  • Carnegie Discussion – Apr 8

    CNA Corp. Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt (Ret.) to moderate a panel on "China’s Hypersonic Weapons Development"

  • April 8, 2014

    CNA Corporation's Safety & Security division, with the International Association of Chiefs of Police, publishes an Ambush Fact Sheet

  • April 3, 2014

    The National Interest publishes “Catch-22 in the Sahel” by CNA Corp. analyst Lesley Anne Warner

  • SPI Webinar – Apr 2

    Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) to host a webinar on "SPI 101: Preparing for the National Smart Policing Meeting"

  • AMS Washington Forum – Apr 1-3

    CNA Corp. Sr. VP Sherri Goodman to speak on "Impacts of the Changing Arctic"

  • March 31, 2014

    CNA Corp. analyst Dmitry Gorenburg, Ph.D. posts "How Not To Do Maps of Military Strength" on his blog, Russian Military Reform

  • March 31, 2014

    CNA Corporation's Strategic Studies division releases North Korean Leadership Dynamics and Decision-Making under Kim Jong-un: A Second Year Assessment by Ken Gause

  • March 31, 2014

    Smart Policing Initiative, a collaborative effort between CNA Corp., BJA, and local law enforcement agencies, releases SMART Approaches to Reducing Gun Violence

  • March 31, 2014

    Smart Policing Initiative, a collaborative effort between CNA Corp., BJA, and local law enforcement agencies, releases Lowell, Massachusetts, Smart Policing Initiative: Reducing Property Crime in Targeted Hot Spots