Elbridge Colby Archives

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.......
May 11, 2024

Taiwan must get serious on defense

The Taipei Times | With each passing day, the threat of a People’s Republic of China (PRC) assault on Taiwan grows......
May 8, 2024

Ex-Pentagon official stresses need for war plan rethink, swift OPCON transfer, USFK overhaul

Yonhap News Agency | In an interview with Yonhap News Agency Monday, Elbridge Colby, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development during the Trump administration, also expressed his support for the swift transfer of wartime operational control (OPCON)......
April 30, 2024

[워싱턴 톡] 전술핵 한국 재배치 지지…‘자체 핵무장’ 가능성 열어줘야 // [Washington Talk] Support for relocation of tactical nuclear weapons to Korea… We need to open up the possibility of ‘self-nuclear armament’

VOA Korea | It was pointed out that we should not rely too much on the belief that the United States will protect Korea's security even at the expense of its own cities...........
April 30, 2024

The World with Yalda Hakim: Elbridge Colby on Escalating Tensions in the South China Sea

Sky News | Former Pentagon official Elbridge Colby joins "The World with Yalda Hakim" to discuss escalating tensions in the South China Sea. ........