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CommentaryThe United States Can’t Quit on the UN
U.S. retrenchment empowers only China....
By Kristine Lee
CommentarySharper: America and the United Nations
The UN is emerging as a key arena for ideological competition as authoritarian actors seek to bend the organization toward illiberalism....
By Kristine Lee, Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
CommentaryOvercoming the Tyranny of Time: The Role of U.S. Forward Posture in Deterrence and Defense
The next defense strategy has the opportunity to codify the critical role of forward posture....
By Billy Fabian
CommentaryEsper's Convenient Lie
Esper’s claim that the two decades of countering violent extremism left the U.S. under-prepared for a near-peer fight doesn’t hold water....
By Paul Scharre
CommentaryThe All-Volunteer Force: Civil-Military Relations Hit Home—and Abroad
Tensions in the civil-military relationship threaten national security from conflicts abroad to cities across the United States....
By Nathalie Grogan
Over the last four years, there has been an unprecedented all-of-nation effort to ensure that the 2020 election is as secure as any in U.S. history....
By Christopher C. Krebs
CommentaryGermany’s Indo-Pacific Vision: A New Reckoning With China or More Strategic Drift?
Berlin’s regional strategy tinkers around the edges of trade policy without risking the cost of a full-fledged strategic reckoning with China....
By Coby Goldberg
CommentaryThe Decline of Deterrence
Deterrence is not as stable as believed, and is becoming less so....
By Dr. Andrew F. Krepinevich
CommentaryThe 9/11 Commission Report, the Pandemic and the Future of Homeland Security
The report was specific in its remit, but its lessons withstand the passage of time....
By Carrie Cordero
CommentaryDesigning a U.S. Digital Development Strategy
The digital choices that U.S. allies and partners make today will play a critical role in shaping the future of U.S. national security....
By Siddharth Mohandas, Kristine Lee, Joshua Fitt & Coby Goldberg
CommentaryThe Next National Defense Strategy Will Be Shaped by Post-BCA Budget Instability
The post-BCA world will lead to greater uncertainty for the federal budget....
By Diem Salmon
CommentaryConfronting Digital Misogyny: Why the Military’s #MeToo Moment Must Tackle Cyberharassment
Pentagon officials and military commanders must update their responses to reflect 21st-century norms...
By Margaret Seymour & Cailin Crockett
CommentarySharper: The Next Congress
When the 117th Congress is sworn in next January, legislators have the opportunity to exert substantial influence on the future of America's role in the world....
By Katie Galgano, Chris Estep & Cole Stevens
CommentaryTrump allegedly disparaged America’s war dead. The backlash probably won’t decide the election.
Civil-military lines are more blurred than ever....
By Jim Golby
CommentaryPartnerships to Protect Democracy: States vs. Nation-States
There is a growing and gathering danger shadowing American democracy and our system of elections. It is that malicious foreign actors have demonstrated the motivation and capa...
By Scott Bates
CommentaryJohn Kelly lent his military credibility to Trump. It’s too late now to stay neutral.
There is, however, no middle ground whereby former officers can enter the political fray but then claim the mantle of nonpartisan servants when things do not turn out the way ...
By Dr. Jason Dempsey
CommentaryAmerica Needs a ‘We Need You’ Message to Counter Foreign Election Interference
We need a better understanding of why Americans are not more deeply engaged on the issue of foreign election interference....
By Dan Vallone
CommentaryLocal Interests, Chinese Ambitions, and an Intelligent American Response
Review of Daniel Markey, China’s Western Horizon: Beijing and the New Geopolitics of Eurasia (New York: Oxford University Press, 2020). In his book China’s Western Horizon: Be...
By Emily Jin
CommentaryAddressing Deepening Russia-China Relations
Russia-China cooperation increases the challenge that each country poses to the United States....
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor & Jeffrey Edmonds
CommentaryThe Coming Revolution in Intelligence Affairs
The U.S. intelligence community must embrace the RIA and prepare for a future dominated by AI—or else risk losing its competitive edge....
By Anthony Vinci