Elbridge Colby Archives

November 29, 2022

Canada, playing catch-up, enters its own ‘decisive decade’ with China

The Hub - Canada | “Canada’s new Indo-Pacific strategy represents an important step forward. It begins to bring Ottawa’s policies into line with the increasingly evident reality that China is an exceptionally powerful, ambitious, and aggressive state that needs to be dealt with as it is, not as we might wish it to be........
November 15, 2022

Elbridge Colby on The Ingraham Angle

The Ingraham Angle | Former deputy assistant Secretary of Defense Elbridge Colby joins 'The Ingraham Angle' to break down President Biden's meeting with Xi Jinping.......
November 14, 2022

A Dangerous Game Over Taiwan

The New Yorker | Some American officials and experts believe that China’s advantages will begin to wane later in the decade. A new generation of U.S. defense improvements is scheduled to come online, and America’s defense industrial base, now attenuated, will be revived—or so goes the hope.....
November 14, 2022

Bipartisanship Is Dead. Except on China.

Bloomberg | In part, no doubt, the consensus on China reflects a far-reaching reassessment of the global balance of power by the American political elite, based on their careful study of the subject....
November 14, 2022

Elbridge Colby Has It Right on Taiwan and Ukraine

The American Spectator | Elbridge Colby is one of the new generation of defense/national-security intellectuals in the mold of Andrew Marshall and Edward Luttwak, and, before them, Herman Kahn and Albert Wohlstetter....
November 13, 2022

A Nuclear Middle East: Preventing Proliferation | The Grand Strategy Summit

Richard Nixon Foundation | The fourth panel of the Grand Strategy Summit featured: Elbridge Colby (Moderator), Jon Alterman and Morgan Ortagus......
November 11, 2022

The Grand Strategy Summit: American Leadership in the 21st Century

Richard Nixon Foundation | The Grand Strategy Summit will gather top government officials and leaders from diplomatic, economic, defense and media sectors to chart a path forward for the United States to "meet its responsibilities of leadership," tackle the tumultuous geopolitical challenges of our time and develop innovative strategies that promote America's national interest in the 21st century. ......
November 10, 2022

“The euphoria in the US over Sweden’s entry into NATO is exaggerated”

Dagens Nyheter | The fact that Sweden joins NATO does not mean that we can relax and rely on American military help. For the United States, the war in Ukraine is a distraction, says Republican Elbridge Colby, who served in the Pentagon under Trump....
November 9, 2022

How America can save Taiwan

UnHerd | Current US policy is setting Washington up for a major crisis with its allies, especially in Europe...
November 6, 2022

Here’s Putin’s new plan: Lots of frost. Lots of refugees. Lots of discord

Politiken | It is only a few days ago that the US's former deputy defense minister under Donald Trump, the Republican Elbridge Colby, warned in Politiken that the US's involvement in Europe is on borrowed time.....