Rep. J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) sits down with former Sen. Jim Talent (R-MO) to discuss the security challenge China’s military modernization and expansion pose to the United States and its allies.
Long-term strategic success necessitates using armed forces beyond declared warfare, maintaining military presence in foreign regions, fostering sociocultural understandings, and aligning operations with other elements of national power.
Two of the biggest weaknesses of the current NSC system – trust and leadership – cannot be solved by process reforms alone.
The use of American power is a moral undertaking; America’s security, liberty, and prosperity depend upon its will to lead and its ability to fight.
A discussion on the history of military strategy, why the United States thought it could use technology as a substitute for military manpower, and how the effort came up short.
The Pentagon’s new plan to place US military equipment in Eastern Europe is better than nothing, but not by much. Is there any reason for Putin to think that Washington or NATO, with its underwhelming rapid reaction force, are really determined to stand up to him?
Though US shows of force like the dragoon ride through the Baltics and a proposed European F-22 deployment are a step in the right direction, rotating presence is no substitute for permanent force presence.
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The 2015 Worldwide Threat Assessment explicitly ranked the cyber and counterintelligence threat above that of terrorism.
In both the Pacific and the Middle East, the United States needs to get right with Napoleon’s God and remember that big battalions—large military formations—win wars and deter enemies.