Center Points are one page summaries designed to convey the core message of recent events hosted by CNP. Center Points are also periodically written on issues of great policy importance.
Jan 10, 2012
CNP hosted a discussion with Lawrence Korb, Spencer Ackerman and Heather Hurlburt about what might come next after Secretary of Defense and former CNP Chairman Leon Panetta has issued new Strategic Guidance that promises to redefine the mission and means of how best to protect American interests and values for years to come.
Jan 4, 2012
CNP President Scott Bates, along with leading political professionals and commentators Frank Donatelli, Margie Omero and Anil Mammen, discussed the results of the Iowa Caucus, the State of the Presidential race and what it means for American politics and government.
Dec 20, 2011
The Center for National Policy hosted Robert Carlin and retired Foreign Service Officer Jeff Baron to share their thoughts on North Korea based on many visits to one of the world's most secretive societies.
Dec 19, 2011
A CNP and NDI discussion with The Honorable Atifete Jahjaga, President of the Republic of Kosovo.
Nov 17, 2011
The Center for National Policy hosted Pat Mulloy and Joshua Meltzer for a discussion about if Asia can come to the rescue of a Europe in the midst of financial crisis and at what price.
Oct 28, 2011
The Center for National Policy hosted a discussion that examined recommendations on how new developments in social networking can be harnessed to empower Americans to be resilient in the face of the risks and disruptions that might occur due to natural or manmade disasters.
Aug 4, 2011
The Center for National Policy hosted Dr. Marcus and Dr. Ashkenazi for a discussion where they introduced the "Ten Critical Leadership Lessons from the Post-911 Decade" and discussed how this research fills a critical gap in our approach to national security.
Aug 3, 2011
The Center for National Policy hosted Robert Sutter, Yeh-chung Lu, and Derek Scissors for a discussion on the future of the U.S.- Taiwan relationship and the prospects for continued peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.
Jun 22, 2011
The Center for National Policy hosted Joseph Bosco, Justin Logan and Rupert Hammond-Chambers for a discussion on continued U.S. arms sales to Taiwan and the impacts on the security interests of the United States and regional allies.
May 5, 2011
The Center for National Policy hosted a conversation with Eric Chiang, Philip Levy, and Daniel Griswold as they discussed the future of free-trade in East Asia and the security implications for the United States, Japan, ROK and Taiwan.
Apr 28, 2011
The Center for National Policy hosted Assistant Secretary Todd Keil for a discussion on improving infrastructure protection information sharing and furthering community capacity building.
Feb 10, 2011
The Center for National Policy hosted Professor Gregory Aftandilian, Lara Friedman and Les Campbell for a discussion on popular reform movements sweeping Egypt and the Middle East, their chances for success and how they might affect the interests of the United States and our allies.
Feb 9, 2011
The Center for National Policy hosted Andrew Erickson, Abraham Denmark and Roger Cliff for a discussion on the PRC's naval and air capabilities and how their development impacts the security interests of the United States and its regional allies.
Jan 12, 2011
The Center for National Policy hosted Brandon Wales, Dr. Najib Abboud, and Dan Prieto to discuss their perspectives on the opportunity of, and challenges to, building sustainable infrastructure resilience.
Dec 14, 2010
The Center for National Policy hosted Dr. Bruce Parker for a discussion in which he highlighted the important themes in his latest book The Power of the Sea: Tsunamis, Storm Surges, Rogue Waves, and Our Quest to Predict Disasters.