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Robert Farley

Robert Farley

Robert Farley is an assistant professor at the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce.

Robert Farley is a senior lecturer at the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce and a visiting professor at the U.S. Army War College.

His work includes military doctrine, national security, and maritime affairs.

He is author of The Battleship Book.

He blogs at Lawyers, Guns and Money and Information Dissemination, and can be found on Twitter at @drfarls.

Posts by Robert Farley
July 07, 2020

Robert Mo, Wen Ho Lee, and Non-Military Chinese Intellectual Property Theft

By Robert Farley
The range of technologies China is—and was—interested in varies considerably.

July 03, 2020

Do ‘Arsenal Planes’ Have a Future?

By Robert Farley
Is the arsenal plane a solution to several modern problems?
June 23, 2020

The Uneven Effects of US Restrictive Immigration Policy for Chinese Nationals

By Robert Farley
The Trump administration’s immigration will have negative -- but uneven -- effects on both the United States and China.

June 08, 2020

Can China Be Compelled Into Arms Control?

By Robert Farley
There is little reason to believe that Chinese leaders will see incentives to enter arms control arrangements anytime soon.

June 05, 2020

Will Trump’s Arms Control Dreams for China Come True? Absolutely Not

By Robert Farley
China has no interest in the kind of arms control being discussed by the Trump administration.

June 04, 2020

Can US-China-Russia Arms Control Really Work?

By Robert Farley
Trilateral arms control may be imaginable, but that doesn’t mean it’s likely.
May 13, 2020

Why China’s Technology Theft Poses a Bigger Challenge Than That of the Soviet Union

By Robert Farley
China can better incorporate what it takes to “catch up.”

May 12, 2020

Does a US Presidential Military Experience Gap Really Matter?

By Robert Farley
What are the strategic consequences of leadership that lacks direct military experience?

May 07, 2020

Is China’s Stealth Bomber Due to Make an Appearance Soon?

By Robert Farley
The Xian H-20 has people talking again. Will it show up in November this year?

April 22, 2020

A Nine Carrier US Navy? In 2020?

By Robert Farley
Should the U.S. Navy downsize its carrier force?

April 20, 2020

Allies and the Challenge of a Long-Term US Innovation Strategy

By Robert Farley
There are difficult trade-offs that U.S. policymakers need to consider.
April 17, 2020

Can the US Practice Knowledge Statecraft Again?

By Robert Farley
Knowledge statecraft, technology sharing, and intellectual property are are intertwined.

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