Elbridge Colby Archives

October 4, 2022

China has no clear road map for Taiwan unification: U.S. experts

Nikkei Asia | Elbridge Colby, one of the respondents and author of "The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict," told Nikkei Asia that "Beijing will be willing to permanently accept the status quo if the alternative is humiliating failure."......

September 25, 2022

US strategic ambiguity ‘ship has sailed’ after Biden affirmed US would support Taiwan

Sky News Australia | Former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence Elbridge Colby says the “ship” of strategic ambiguity “has kind of sailed” after US President Joe Biden affirmed the US will defend Taiwan if China attacks......

September 19, 2022

Elbridge Colby on the Morality of a Strategy of Denial

First Things | Editor R. R. Reno is joined by Elbridge Colby to talk about his article “The Morality of a Strategy of Denial” from the October 2022 issue.....

September 18, 2022

Elbridge Colby | Why Defending Taiwan is in America’s National Interest | NatCon 3 Miami

National Conservatism Conference | Elbridge Colby's address at the Miami National Conservatism Conference on September 11, 2022.....

September 15, 2022

How Does China Envision the World Order?

Network 20/20 | Join us for a conversation with Elbridge Colby, Co-founder and Principal of the Marathon Initiative; Author of The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict, and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense....

September 13, 2022

China Is at Taiwan’s Door and America Isn’t Ready

The Daily Signal | America inevitably will be drawn into any potential conflict between China and Taiwan, but author and defense expert Elbridge Colby says we are woefully unprepared. ....

September 11, 2022

Realism AND Restraint get the test at National Conservatism conference

Responsible Statecraft | MIAMI — Where are national conservatives (mostly associated with the nationalist, populist movement) on China? There is no easy answer for that, though there seems to be a strong inclination towards Donald Trump’s approach before and during his presidency: don’t start any new wars, but if someone wants to start a fight, be ready to clobber them....

September 11, 2022

Elbridge Colby on Intelligence Matters

CBS News Radio | NEW THIS WEEK: Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development....

September 10, 2022

Elbridge Colby on BBC

BBC | Elbridge Colby on BBC....

September 9, 2022

Words and Actions in the Taiwan Strait

Foundation for the Defense of Democracies | To help illustrate why Taiwan matters and exactly what steps the U.S. must take to defend Taipei and counter Beijing, guest host Bradley Bowman — senior director of FDD’s Center on Military and Political Power — is joined by top experts RADM (Ret) Mark Montgomery and Elbridge Colby.....