The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) in partnership with Axios, presented the 14th Annual CNAS National Security Conference, The America Competes Summer Series. The series launched on June 17 as part of a broader campaign to renew American competitiveness at home and abroad across a range of vital national security arenas. The conference series included interactive online sessions with innovative audience participation and engagement. This year’s events featured CNAS’ expertise on sustaining U.S. military deterrence, securing U.S. technological advantages, advancing U.S. values while countering high-tech illiberalism, strengthening U.S. national security institutions, and bolstering U.S. economic power and leadership—all while showcasing next generation leaders and ideas. Each session convened policymakers, practitioners, and analysts, as well as peers from the private sector, media, and academia. The conference’s arc featured cross-cutting initiatives and projects from the Center’s seven research programs.