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  • CNAS Adds James Murdoch to Board of Directors; Michele Flournoy Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CNAS Adds James Murdoch to Board of Directors; Michele Flournoy Comments

    James Murdoch, CEO of mass media company 21st Century Fox, has joined the Center for a New American Security policy think tank as a member of the board of directors. CNAS said Tuesday Murdoch will work with other board members to provide oversight and support for the organization’s strategic direction. “James’ experience as a global business and […] More

  • Foreign Affairs, Booz Allen to Hold Defense Acquisition Reform Discussion - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Foreign Affairs, Booz Allen to Hold Defense Acquisition Reform Discussion

    Foreign Affairs magazine and Booz Allen Hamilton will co-host an event to discuss possible ways to improve acquisition programs in the defense sector amid emerging threats and budget constraints. The “Modernizing the Military” event will feature Deputy Defense Secretary Robert O. Work as keynote speaker and will be held at the Council on Foreign Relations […] More

  • Loren DeJonge Schulman Joins CNAS as Senior Fellow, Deputy Director of Studies; Michele Flournoy Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Loren DeJonge Schulman Joins CNAS as Senior Fellow, Deputy Director of Studies; Michele Flournoy Comments

    Loren DeJonge Schulman, formerly senior adviser to National Security Adviser Susan Rice, has been appointed as a Leon E. Panetta senior fellow and deputy director of studies of the Center for a New American Security. Schulman will oversee the center“™s effort to produce policy research and develop her own national security and defense strategy and reform […] More

  • William Lynn: U.S. Military Tech Sector Needs Reforms to Compete Globally - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    William Lynn: U.S. Military Tech Sector Needs Reforms to Compete Globally

    William Lynn, DRS Technologies‘ chief executive, said a Center for a New American Security report suggests that regulatory and industry reforms are needed to help U.S. military equipment suppliers compete in the global marketplace, Reuters reported Friday. Andrea Shalal writes that Lynn helped spearhead a CNAS task force that worked to assess the future of […] More

  • CNAS Releases Report to Aid Policymakers Approach Cyber Insecurity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CNAS Releases Report to Aid Policymakers Approach Cyber Insecurity

    To help U.S. policymakers address the increasing problem of cyber insecurity, the Center for a New American Security has released a two-volume report that features insight by industry experts on cybersecurity strategy, policy and technology. Titled “America’s Cyber Future: Security and Prosperity in the Information Age,” the report was written by 21 experts from the […] More

  • Lockheed Martin Hack Investigated by FBI - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin Hack Investigated by FBI

    An FBI investigation has been launched to determine whether the May 21 cyber attack on Lockheed Martin's computers resulted from “poor hygiene, if nothing was infiltrated and nothing taken or something more,“ a Pentagon official said. “The FBI has the lead because it's a criminal activity,“ Robert J. Butler, the deputy assistant secretary of defense […] More

  • Security Conference Talks Growth Despite Economy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Security Conference Talks Growth Despite Economy

    The Center for a New American Security is hosting its annual conference in June with a focus on managing global risk and growing opportunities in a constrained economy. Several area contractors are sponsoring the event. BAE Systems signed on as a gold sponsor and Mission Essential Personnel, LLC announced this week its status as a […] More

  • Upcoming Event Touts New Book Focusing on Powers of Indian Ocean Region - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Upcoming Event Touts New Book Focusing on Powers of Indian Ocean Region

    The Center for a New American Security will host a book launch Nov. 9 for Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power. Author Robert Kaplan and NPR's award-winning correspondent Tom Gjelten will speak at the event, contending the Indian Ocean provides the nexus where issues such as energy independence, religious freedom and […] More

  • Afghan Campaign Slow and Hard, But Not Hopeless - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Afghan Campaign Slow and Hard, But Not Hopeless

    Gen. David Petraeus could be successful in Afghanistan if he followed a strategy similar to the one used in Iraq, according to Center for a New American Security President John A. Nagl. In a recent column in Wall Street Journal, Nagl wrote how “a war not going well is not yet lost,” and Petraeus could […] More

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