Lessons of Ukraine: Half a Year of Invasion

August 25, 2022

Based on the failure of the Russian military, China is expected to aim to secure air superiority by completely destroying the air defense network with a large number of precision-guided missiles immediately after the start of the war with Taiwan. Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Elbridge Colby warned, “China will strike out of the blue and out of the blue to defeat its enemies with overwhelming military power.”


Elbridge Colby is co-founder and principal of The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition.