May 14, 2021
We Should Not Underestimate China’s Military Ambitions
Americans, according to recent polls and surveys, increasingly view China as a leading threat to the United States. This hardening of American public opinion regarding...
Apr 29, 2021
Congress Demands Answers on Afghanistan Withdrawal
President Biden announced on April 14 that the United States will withdraw all remaining forces from Afghanistan before Sept. 11, 2021. Given the persistent terrorist...
Apr 20, 2021
America’s Mission in Afghanistan Isn’t Accomplished
The Taliban and al-Qaeda remain threats to the Afghan government — and to Americans. On Wednesday, President Biden announced the withdrawal of U.S. military forces from...
Apr 1, 2021
Russia and China Seek To Tie America’s Hands in Space
Saying one thing and doing the opposite is, unfortunately, common in international diplomacy. Beijing and Moscow, however, seem to have a unique proclivity for the practice. Consider...
Apr 1, 2021
Fund the Pacific Deterrence Initiative
In his final appearance before the congressional armed services committees, the outgoing top American commander in the Pacific warned this month that a failure to devote additional...
Mar 22, 2021
Army Futures Command’s Moment of Truth?
The top U.S. military officer in the Pacific, Adm. Phil Davidson, warned last week that China could undertake a military attack against Taiwan within the next six years. To...
Mar 5, 2021
Biden Can’t Bring Peace to Yemen While Iran Keeps Sending Weapons
On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced the United States will provide $191 million in additional aid to the Yemeni people, who suffer from what he...
Feb 19, 2021
We Must Work to Prevent a ‘Space Pearl Harbor’
Twenty years ago, a congressionally mandated commission warned of a “Space Pearl Harbor” if the United States did not act urgently to protect its assets orbiting above...
Feb 6, 2021
Eyeing China, DoD Nominee Advocates for Robust Defense Budget
The perennial guns versus butter debate was in full bloom Tuesday, during the Senate nomination hearing for Dr. Kathleen Hicks to serve as the deputy secretary of...
Feb 3, 2021
What the National Guard Deployment to D.C. Tells Us
The failure to protect the U.S. Capitol from an insurrectionist attack on January 6 is understandably dominating headlines. Leaders and investigators are right to ask how such a...
Jan 22, 2021
Pentagon Decision on Israel Recognizes Reality and Presents Opportunity
The Department of Defense announced Friday that it has moved Israel from the U.S. European Command (EUCOM) area of responsibility (AOR) to that of U.S. Central Command...
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