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CommentarySharper: Civil-Military Relations
The so-called “civil-military divide” has increasingly defined the relationship between America's civil society and its armed forces....
By Cole Stevens, Nathalie Grogan & Chris Estep
CommentaryPreventing the Finance of Online Sexual Exploitation
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to increased online activity and more digital transactions for both licit and illicit purposes. Greater online activity in the mi...
By Jason Bartlett
CommentaryA Solid Plan to Compete with China in Artificial Intelligence
This report is about more than AI....
By Megan Lamberth & Martijn Rasser
CommentaryDoD weather capabilities have lagged; Space Force can turn that around
Today, U.S. service members are at risk of losing the most up-to-date knowledge of weather conditions....
By Sarah Mineiro
CommentarySpace Force Should Embrace the Natural Inclusivity of Space Nerds
As the newest service branch finds its feet, it should embrace this ethos — a proven aid to recruitment, readiness, and mission success — as fundamental to its identity....
By Sarah Mineiro
CommentaryStemming the Flow: The United States Needs a Strategy to Address China’s Strategic Exportation of Digital Authoritarianism
Many of China’s technology companies perfect their products in the domestic market by facilitating the party-state’s oppression and data control, and subsequently seek to expo...
By Joshua Fitt
CommentaryEconomic defence alliances may help deter economic warfare
China is also using its economic power to achieve geopolitical ends through the threat and execution of unilateral, punitive tariffs and other coercive methods....
By Anthony Vinci
CommentaryVenezuela's Story: Democratic Paths to Authoritarianism
Venezuelan presidents Hugo Chávez and Nicolás Maduro have twisted democracy to achieve authoritarian ends....
By Katie Galgano
CommentaryAround the Table with Bethany McGann
Around the Table is a three-question interview series from the Make Room email newsletter....
By Bethany McGann
CommentaryThe Biden Administration Should Review and Rebuild the Trump Administration’s China Initiative From the Ground Up
The incoming Biden administration should reform and rebuild the China Initiative from the ground up to better reflect the highest values of the American justice system....
By Elsa B. Kania & Joe McReynolds
CommentarySharper: National Security's Next Generation
The need to amplify new and diverse voices in national security policymaking has never been clearer....
By Chris Estep, Ainikki Riikonen & Cole Stevens
CommentaryCreate a bulwark against Chinese economic coercion: Advance open RAN in Europe
It remains critical for the Biden administration and the U.S. Congress to work with transatlantic allies to create a bulwark against Beijing’s economic coercion and advance ne...
By Carisa Nietsche & Martijn Rasser
CommentaryShort-Term Action Items for Lloyd Austin's Pentagon
Dealing with urgent issues while beginning immediate work on desperately needed long-term structural reforms will be the overarching challenge for this team....
By Chris Dougherty
CommentaryWarning from Australia: Meet the Threat of Chinese Economic Coercion to Democracy
China is strengthening the coercive tools at its disposal and working to perfect their use against democracies....
By Megan Ophel
CommentaryThe U.S.’s China Strategy Needs New Tools
Policymakers maintain an unparalleled capacity to push back using sanctions, export controls and investment restrictions. Trade, however, presents a unique dilemma....
By Jordan Schneider & David Talbot
CommentaryThe Case Against Foreign Policy Solutionism
Not all problems can actually be solved—and many of today’s foremost foreign policy challenges fall squarely into that category....
By Richard Fontaine
CommentaryWill Biden Stop Trump’s Afghan Retreat?
The Biden team inherits a ticking time bomb it must quickly disarm....
By Vance Serchuk
CommentaryThe opportunities and challenges facing Lloyd Austin as defense secretary
Austin’s forty years in the military represent both the risk of inertia and a real opportunity to address serious issues....
By Dr. Jason Dempsey & Emma Moore
CommentaryA Sharper Approach to China’s Military-Civil Fusion Strategy Begins by Dispelling Myths
First, MCF is not an invention of Xi Jinping....
By Elsa B. Kania & Lorand Laskai
CommentaryPost-Pandemic Tourism Could Boost China’s New Digital Currency
Tourism could become a defining moment for the internationalization of China’s currency, the renminbi....
By Francis Shin