1. Iran's Quds Force

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    October 12, 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.

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    • Analysis Battlefield: A CNA Researcher's Work in War Zones

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      Whether it’s fighting the problem of improvised explosive devices in Iraq or minimizing civilian casualties in Afghanistan, Dr. Jonathan Schroden, a CNA field representative assigned to U.S. Central Command, uses science to tackle life and death issues. But for CNA’s recruiters, Schroden was almost the scientist who got away.

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      • Variety of Work Attracts Scientists, Like CNA's Bill Komiss

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        Although Bill Komiss finished college with a Ph.D. in economics, he wanted to use his academic skills in other ways. In joining CNA, he was able to work on fascinating projects to include helping marine mammals, analyzing the flow of oil through strategic straits and helping to keep the Navy ready for action.

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        • Part 1. Syria: Who are the Syrian Rebels?

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          In this first of a three-part series, CNA's director of the Center for Strategic Studies, Middle East expert Eric Thompson, Ph.D., explains the various factions who are opposed to the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. As Dr. Thompson explains, "The Syrian opposition is really made up of three primary groups." The full transcript is available at www.cna.org.

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          • From Abstract Algebra to Pearl Harbor, the Journey of Dr. David Perin

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            August 4, 2010: As a CNA field representative, Dr. David Perin finds himself working in a beautiful location, helping the Navy’s Pacific Fleet. As he explains, his journey evolved from “abstract” beginnings in Michigan to the “top of the food chain” in Hawaii.

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            • Part 3. Syria: What to Watch For

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              In the final part of our three-part series on Syria, Eric Thompson, Ph.D., an expert on the Middle East and the director for CNA's Center for Strategic Studies, tells you what to watch out for next in the Syrian conflict. A full transcript of Dr. Thompson's interview is available at www.cna.org

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              • North to Analysis

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                Can an analyst help to 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.

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                • CNA Analyst Soars with the Navy

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                  June 23, 2010 — Dr. Robyn Lalime has been soaring with the Navy, and CNA, for more than two years. As a CNA field representative, she works at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center in Fallon, Nevada. That means Lalime works with pilots in the Navy’s Fighter Weapons School, also known as Top Gun. As you’re about to see in this video, Lalime is as excited about flying in fighter jets as she is about applying physics to study the aircraft.

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                  • CNA Report: Non-Citizens in the Enlisted U.S. Military

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                    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.

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                    • Think CNA

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                      Watch our newest video: Think CNA. A recruiting video currently visiting college campuses, Think CNA gives you a look at the not-for-profit research center from its beginnings in World War II to the cutting edge work of its analysts today. CNA, based in Alexandria, VA, is the home of the Center for Naval Analyses and the Institute for Public Research.

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