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.
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.
Dec 3, 2010
The Center for National Policy hosted Chairman of the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission Dan Slane and Commissioner Pat Mulloy for a discussion on their recently released report on how to better prepare the United States for the most challenging economic competition of our time.
Nov 5, 2010
The Center for National Policy hosted Dr. Bernard Cole for a discussion about his thoughts on China's naval buildup and the potential for it to trigger a regional arms race that may well destabilize a careful strategic balance between the rising powers of Asia and the Pacific.
Oct 20, 2010
The Center for National Policy hosted Christopher Ford and Dan Blumenthal for a discussion on how history has focused and influenced the Chinese world view and what that means for the region and the world as China gains influence in international affairs.
Before the Next Katrina: Urgent Recommendations for the President & Congress on Gulf Coast ResilienceAug 27, 2010
CNP publicly released its report on recommendations for the Congress and President about what steps need to be taken, right now, to bolster the resiliency of the residents of the Gulf Coast in advance of a major storm impacting the region during the cleanup of the BP oil spill.
Jul 20, 2010
The Center for National Policy hosted Commissioner Raymond Kelly for a discussion on the evolving terrorism threat from the perspective of the New York City Police Department.
Jun 21, 2010
The Center for National Policy hosted Rear Admiral Philip Cullom, Mr. Richard Wynne, Mr. John Heimlich and Dr. John Gardner for a discussion on the implications of biofuels on the military and commercial aviation sectors.
Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement: Opportunities for a Better Future Across the Taiwan StraitJun 17, 2010
The Center for National Policy hosted Eric Chiang, Douglas Paal and Charles Freeman for a discussion on the Economic Cooperation Framework and its implications on cross-Strait relations.
May 26, 2010
The Center for National Policy hosted Dean Cheng and Ted Galen Carpenter for a discussion on the implications of the arms sale and if it will improve or erode stability in the region.
May 13, 2010
The Center for National Policy hosted Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to discuss his innovative proposal to complete Los Angeles' ambitious transit expansion plan twenty years ahead of schedule.
May 12, 2010
The Center for National Policy hosted Raymond Mabus for a discussion on the measures the Navy and Marine Corps are taking to reduce their dependency on fossil fuels, improve warfighting capability, and achieve greater energy security and energy independence.