Francis P. Sempa
Jul 22, 2021
Kennan’s 'Measures Short of War' Applied to U.S.-China Cold War
Before George F. Kennan was appointed Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff in 1947, he lectured at the National War College in Washington, D.C. The National...
Jul 8, 2021
China's Really Celebrating a Century of Murder
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) celebrated its centenary anniversary on July 1, 2021. In fact, the Party was founded on July 23, 1921, in Shanghai, with the help of the...
Jun 22, 2021
Parameters Turns 50
Parameters, the flagship journal of the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, PA, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. In an introduction to the anniversary issue, the college’s...
Jun 8, 2021
China Looks to Increase Its Nuclear Arsenal
The Cold War is back, with a different adversary. On May 27, 2021, the Global Times, an English-language mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), featured an...
May 22, 2021
Look to Classical Geopolitics to Understand China’s Challenge
Winston Churchill once remarked that Soviet Russia was “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.” China today should pose no such problem for Western...
Apr 20, 2021
Former Trump National Security Officials Assess the New Cold War With China
On a recent edition of the Hoover Institution’s program Uncommon Knowledge, host Peter Robinson interviewed former Trump national security officials H.R. McMaster and Matthew...
Apr 9, 2021
The Blue Arctic and the World-Island
On January 5, 2021, the Navy Department released "A Blue Arctic," which it described as the Navy's "strategic blueprint for the Arctic [Ocean]." The 28-page paper recognizes that the...
Mar 6, 2021
'Seizing Weakness’: The Geopolitical Dimension of U.S.-China Relations
The Atlantic Council recently released “The Longer Telegram,” a China strategy proposal written by an anonymous former U.S. national security official consciously...
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