Situated at the forefront of a variety of security debates, CCHS conducts and spotlights cutting-edge policy solutions and innovative research. CCHS hosts numerous events that complement our ongoing policy work by featuring leading thinkers in a systematic way to better highlight their work and ensure exposure in key communities.

CCHS regularly publishes timely analyses of key events including:  commentary on the Arab Spring, WikiLeaks, Cyber Strategy, and the Counterterrorism Implications of the Deaths of Usama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki.

CCHS has also released a groundbreaking report on Foreign Fighters: Trends, Trajectories & Conflict Zones; an assessment of the Gulf oil disaster, co-authored by a former FEMA Administrator; and a piece on the transition of US forces in Iraq which was followed by expert commentary solicited from key foreign policy and counterterrorism experts