Then-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. speaks while former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michèle Flournoy (and CNAS co-founder) moderates at the CNAS-Defense One inaugural National Security Forum, entitled "Setting the Next Defense Agenda" in Washington, Dec. 14, 2015. (DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen/public domain)
American primacy on the menu for big industry donors at CNAS

Transparency is key, but this prominent think tank isn’t always up front about the funding behind its pro-corporate, pro-military positions.