Center for a New American Security

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is an independent, bipartisan, nonprofit organization that develops strong, pragmatic, and principled national security and defense policies. CNAS engages policymakers, experts, and the public with innovative, fact-based research, ideas, and analysis to shape and elevate the national security debate. A key part of our mission is to inform and prepare the national security leaders of today and tomorrow.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|91.39 Score


(3/4)|87.83 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|100 Score



Headquarter Address

1152 Fifteenth Street NW
Suite 950
Washington, DC 20005