1. "Find Your Own Path": CNA Field Representative on Working with the Navy

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    June 30, 2010: CNA Field Representative Dr. Kim Malmin talks about finding his own path as an analyst and researcher. He also discusses how and why CNA hires a certain type of individual.

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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 Analyst Applies Science to War Effort

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        June 16, 2010: From September 11th to Semper Fi, CNA field representative Dr. Charles Nickerson’s path took him to the desert of Arizona. Showing how CNA analysts get closer to the information, Nickerson talks about his work with the Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron – 1 (MAWTS-1) in Yuma, AZ. And, yes, in this video profile, you will see things blow up.

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        • CNA Analyst Studies Challenges for Top U.S. Military Leaders

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          June 9, 2010: Dr. Larry Lewis is not only an analyst with CNA’s Center for Naval Analyses, but also a field representative. A field representative works directly with the Navy and Marine Corps around the world, in places like Afghanistan, Iraq, or on military bases in the U.S.

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          • CNA Field Rep & the Great East Japan Earthquake

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            CNA is unique because it deploys research analysts and research scientists all around the world. CNA field representative Ian MacLeod is with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force in Okinawa, Japan. In the wake of the 2011 tsunami, earthquake and nuclear crisis, MacLeod was handed a formidable task: determine how to evacuate tens of thousands of Americans.

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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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              • Part 2. Syria: A Fractured Society

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                In part two of our three-part series on Syria, the director for CNA's Center for Strategic Studies, Eric Thompson, Ph.D., explains why Syrian society is fractured and the role the Assad regime played to make it that way. Dr. Thompson, an expert on the Middle East, explains the Assad regime has been, "setting community against community, ethnic group against ethnic group, and sowing seeds of distrust across society." For the full transcript of Dr. Thompson's interview, visit www.cna.org

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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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                  • 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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                    • 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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