It was snowing today in D.C. so I was remembering the sunny day I spent in Charleston, South Carolina with former shipmates. We were attending the reunion of the USS Savannah (AOR-4).
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Can an analyst help stand up an army? Can he traverse dangerous waters after a country declares, "You cannot pass?" If you think the answers to those questions are "no," then you haven't met and heard the stories of CNA field representative Jim North. Here is your opportunity.
Friday, November 30, 2012
There are scores of employees at CNA with master's degrees and Ph.D.s in subjects like economics, abstract algebra, even law degrees. But when they're hired, they generally don't work in the area they studied. Take CNA's Dr. David Broyles, for instance. He has a Ph.D. in organic chemistry but has recently worked on everything from the Haiti earthquake to irregular warfare. Produced by Randy Garsee.
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
CNA is unique because it deploys research analysts and research scientists all around the world. CNA field representative Ian MacLeod is with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force in Okinawa, Japan. In the wake of the 2011 tsunami, earthquake and nuclear crisis, MacLeod was handed a formidable task: determine how to evacuate tens of thousands of Americans. Produced by Randy Garsee.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Who is more likely to finish their first term of enlistment in the military: United States citizens or non-citizens? If you didn't know, more than 67,000 non-citizens entered the U.S. enlisted military from 1999-2008, and CNA was asked to see how they fared. In this video, CNA senior research analyst Molly McIntosh, Ph.D., talks about the new report which has already caught the attention of several media outlets, including Time. Produced by Randy Garsee.
Saturday, November 05, 2011
CNA's Director of Iranian Studies addresses the role of the Iran's Quds Forces in the wake of an alleged assassination plot on U.S. soil. Michael Connell, Ph.D., an expert on Iran, talks about the structure and activities of this secretive arm of the Iranian military. Produced by Randy Garsee.