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The US Can't Outsource Warfighting
October 17, 2014
The US Can't Outsource Warfighting
Offshore powers have long tried to get continental powers to fight their wars. It's rarely worked.
The US Can't Outsource Warfighting
How Much Do Strategic Thinkers Affect US Policy Anyway?
February 13, 2014
How Much Do Strategic Thinkers Affect US Policy Anyway?
Foreign policy sometimes reflects what strategic thinkers recommend, but that might be coincidence.
How Much Do Strategic Thinkers Affect US Policy Anyway?
Slouching Toward Offshore Balancing
February 09, 2014
Slouching Toward Offshore Balancing
With America facing fiscal constraints, are lawmakers are absentmindedly adopting offshore balancing?
Slouching Toward Offshore Balancing
Offshore Engagement: The Right U.S. Strategy for Asia
November 20, 2013
Offshore Engagement: The Right U.S. Strategy for Asia
Offshore engagement presents a middle ground between offshore balancing and deep commitment.
Offshore Engagement: The Right U.S. Strategy for Asia
Hard Times for Offshore Balancing in Philippines
November 08, 2013
Hard Times for Offshore Balancing in Philippines
The Philippines’ wishful thinking about the South China Sea is becoming dangerous.
Hard Times for Offshore Balancing in Philippines
History Lesson: The Battle of Java Sea
March 08, 2013
History Lesson: The Battle of Java Sea
On the heels of Pearl Harbor, Allied forces were handed a crushing defeat by the Japanese. The battle has lessons for today’s military planners.
History Lesson: The Battle of Java Sea
Is Asia’s Balance of Power Self-Enforcing?
February 01, 2013
Is Asia’s Balance of Power Self-Enforcing?
What history says about such a concept seems telling. Will the Asia-Pacific be any different?
Is Asia’s Balance of Power Self-Enforcing?
World War II: No Model for Contemporary U.S. Strategy
January 10, 2013
World War II: No Model for Contemporary U.S. Strategy
“If the United States wants to remain a balancer in Eurasia, better to do it from forward staging bases…”
World War II: No Model for Contemporary U.S. Strategy
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