Getting Real on China, ft. Elbridge Colby

April 11, 2024
In this episode, I’m joined by Elbridge Colby, the architect of the 2018 National Defense Strategy and one of the boldest voices in the national security policy making world. We discuss the crucial shift in U.S. defense policies to counter China’s global ascent, historical oversights on China’s ambitions, and “feels vs. reals” foreign policy.

The Big Stick
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.