In Iraq, Beware of Destruction Without Control
September 12, 2014
In Iraq, Beware of Destruction Without Control
So long as man lives on land, there's only so much air power can accomplish.
In Iraq, Beware of Destruction Without Control
The US Doesn’t Have a Strategy (And That’s a Good Thing)
February 06, 2014
The US Doesn’t Have a Strategy (And That’s a Good Thing)
Deciding not to decide is a strategy that could suit the U.S. well.
The US Doesn’t Have a Strategy (And That’s a Good Thing)
Yes, The US Navy’s Been on a Strategic Holiday
January 16, 2014
Yes, The US Navy’s Been on a Strategic Holiday
For the past 2 decades plus the US Navy hasn’t had to fight for command of the sea. Is it now hungover?
Yes, The US Navy’s Been on a Strategic Holiday
Can a China-Russia Axis Bankrupt the US?
December 20, 2013
Can a China-Russia Axis Bankrupt the US?
Russia and China have studied the end of the Cold War and how the US ultimately defeated the USSR by bankrupting it.
Can a China-Russia Axis Bankrupt the US?
Will Kayani's Departure Benefit US-Pakistan Relations?
December 04, 2013
Will Kayani's Departure Benefit US-Pakistan Relations?
There are few reasons to believe that Raheel Sharif's ascension to Pakistan's top military post will change things.
Will Kayani's Departure Benefit US-Pakistan Relations?
The US Renounces the Monroe Doctrine?
November 21, 2013
The US Renounces the Monroe Doctrine?
On Monday, John Kerry declared that “the era of the Monroe Doctrine is over.” Don’t believe him.
The US Renounces the Monroe Doctrine?
It’s Time to Wage Peace in the Asia-Pacific
September 09, 2013
It’s Time to Wage Peace in the Asia-Pacific
The US and China need to pursue peace and understanding as vigorously as they prepare for war.
It’s Time to Wage Peace in the Asia-Pacific
Time for a Chinese Grand Strategy Reset
July 05, 2013
Time for a Chinese Grand Strategy Reset
China’s long-term interests would be best served by a return to “smile diplomacy.”
Time for a Chinese Grand Strategy Reset
The Golden Age of American Grand Strategy
July 03, 2013
The Golden Age of American Grand Strategy
From 1789-1898, America became a regional hegemon through Manifest Destiny and the Monroe Doctrine.
The Golden Age of American Grand Strategy
Grand Strategy and the Art of the Possible
June 17, 2013
Grand Strategy and the Art of the Possible
Grand Strategists take note: it’s easy but not altogether useful to propose impossible remedies.
Grand Strategy and the Art of the Possible
India Has A Strategic Culture
April 19, 2013
India Has A Strategic Culture
Our Naval Diplomat notes that learning from others can advance its cause of self-discovery.
India Has A Strategic Culture
March 15, 2013
For America, Decline is a Choice
“In reality, decline is not a foregone conclusion but a deliberate political choice that builds from a failure to define what matters most to the nation.”
For America, Decline is a Choice
America’s Dangerous Drift
February 25, 2013
America’s Dangerous Drift
The U.S. faces tremendous challenges at home and abroad. Without a grand strategy, America’s perilous drift is likely to continue, and worsen.
America’s Dangerous Drift
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