Nov 14, 2012
The Sovereign Citizen Movement, a domestic
terrorist group, has been listed by the FBI and
the Southern Poverty Law Center as a growing
anti-government extremist group who believe
themselves to be separate from the United
States. Their disregard for the law has often
led to dangerous situations and sometimes even
deadly confrontations with the police.
Oct 9, 2012
Targeted killings, most of them via drones,
have become the centerpiece of the Obama
Administration's counter-terrorism strategy.
In Pakistan, Libya, Somalia, Yemen, and
elsewhere, drones have stood ready in the skies
to strike at America's enemies. But is this
strategy working? Is it productive?
Sep 4, 2012
From the toppling of the Taliban regime in
Afghanistan to the 2011 raid that killed Osama
bin Laden, special operations have taken on a
new prominence in American foreign policy in
the 21st Century. It appears that America's
reliance on special operations forces will only
increase in the coming decade. Major Fernando
Lujan, Colonel David Maxwell (ret.), Sean
Naylor and moderator CNP Research Fellow Ryan
Evans discussed the political and strategic
May 16, 2012
The United States is in the process of
"rebalancing" to Asia. To date, it has not
published a military strategy in support of
that balancing. CNP President, Scott Bates, Dr.
T.X. Hammes and CDR Bryan McGrath (ret.)
debated a suitable strategy that might
sufficiently deter China, assure our allies,
and ensure the ability to terminate a conflict
on acceptable terms.
May 1, 2012
It has been exactly a year since an elite team
of Navy SEALs killed al Qaeda's Osama Bin Laden
in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The world has seen
other changes as well: the "Arab Spring," the
reverberations of which continue to rock the
Middle East and the larger Muslim world.