Elbridge Colby Archives

June 8, 2024

Former Trump Defense Official Puts Taiwan Above Ukraine; Elbridge Colby Says Chinese Attack Could Come With Little Warning

The Japan News - Yomiuri Shimbun | “Asia is now the primary theater; it’s no longer Europe.” He also said, “Europe is much more capable of handling Russia … on its own. I’m not saying we abandon Europe, but [it can be] much more on its own than Asia is.”.......
June 7, 2024

„Was zählt, ist kalter, harter Stahl“ // “What Counts is Cold, Hard Steel”

Handelsblatt | Republican strategist Elbridge Colby could shape US foreign policy in Donald Trump's re-election. In the interview, he makes clear demands on Europe - especially Germany.........
June 6, 2024

„Die USA können es sich nicht leisten, weiter führend die Ukraine zu versorgen“ // “The USA cannot afford to continue to supply Ukraine as a leader”

Welt | US security expert Colby was a Trump adviser and could take on a high position in a new presidency. He accuses Joe Biden of giving Europeans a false sense of security. The USA would have to focus on another region - and Germany would have to take the lead.y....
June 2, 2024

[ENG] South Korea’s Nuclear Armament? A Conversation with Elbridge Colby.

김지윤의 지식 // Jiyoon Kim's Knowledge | 한국의 핵무장? 화제 주인공 엘브리지 콜비를 직접 만났습니다 | 엘브리지 콜비, 한미동맹, 외교안보 즐거움과 유익함이 가득가득, 김지윤의 지식 // South Korea’s nuclear armament? Meet the man who is at the center of attention: Elbridge Colby in person | Elbridge Colby, ROK-US alliance, foreign affairs and security....
May 31, 2024

Why Should We Care About America’s Defense Priorities?

Why Should We Care About the Indo-Pacific? Podcast | Ray Powell and Jim Caruso talk to Elbridge Colby, author and former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development, about his provocative views concerning America's need to urgently address the China threat by prioritizing the ........
May 29, 2024

In Asia, Pentagon chief Austin seeks to reassure allies and cool China tensions

Asia One | "I think, at this point, it’s essentially undeniable that we’re not as focused on Asia as we need to be,” said Mr Elbridge Colby, a former senior Pentagon official during the Trump administration. .......
May 29, 2024

In Asia, Pentagon chief Austin seeks to reassure allies and cool China tensions

Reuters | "I think at this point, it's essentially undeniable that we're not as focused on Asia as we need to be," said Elbridge Colby, a former senior Pentagon official during the Trump administration.........
May 27, 2024

트럼프 前 안보 참모 “한반도 통일 지지… 주한미군 철수엔 반대” // Former Trump National Security Advisor: “Supports unification of the Korean Peninsula… Opposes withdrawal of US troops from Korea”

Chosun Ilbo | Elbridge Colby, former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development, who visited Korea to participate in the Asian Leadership Conference (ALC).....
May 23, 2024

America must face reality and prioritise China over Europe

Financial Times | "Despite stirring rhetoric from leaders in Congress and the press, a foreign policy of US primacy is simply not possible. We do not have the military for it, and even if the budget were available, we could not field one in sufficient time........
May 17, 2024

Trump ally has tough love for Europe

Politico | “I think the transatlantic relationship is really important, and I think Russia is a very serious threat,” said Elbridge Colby, a former senior Pentagon official who’s now being tipped for a major national security role — if former U.S. President Donald Trump is reelected in November.......