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May 16, 2022

The Taboo Against Great Power War Is Gone

The New York Times | Two of the key lessons of the Russian-Ukraine war are the tremendous expenditure of the most high-technology ordnance to achieve any useful battlefield effect, and the vulnerability of even the most advanced ships, planes and tanks to enemy action......

May 14, 2022

There Are Two Endgames in Ukraine. Both Carry Big Risks.

The New York Times |Ross Douthat: I’ve been turning over these dilemmas since I moderated a recent panel at the Catholic University of America with three right-of-center foreign policy thinkers — Elbridge Colby, Rebeccah Heinrichs and Jakub Grygiel....

May 7, 2022

U.S. Presses Taiwan to Buy Weapons More Suited to Win Against China

The New York Times | The push by the Biden administration has broadened and accelerated similar efforts by officials in the Trump and Obama administrations. .....

May 5, 2022

New World Order: What the War in Ukraine Means For American Grand Strategy

Institute for Human Ecology, Catholic University | Russia’s invasion of Ukraine along with retaliatory Western sanctions has caused a reassessment of America’s foreign policy. Is Russia’s invasion of Ukraine the end of the Pax Americana, or is the unified Western response a sign of resilient American strength?.....

May 5, 2022

Elbridge Colby on American Grand Strategy and Great Power Conflict

Constitutional Conventions - Yale Law School | Elbridge Colby is the co-founder and a principal of The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative designed to prepare the United States for an era of great power competition.....

May 3, 2022

The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict Book Discussion

The Washingtonian | A former top defense official in the Trump administration, Colby was featured in the New Yorker for his push to position most of the US’s military policy to be geared toward China........

April 30, 2022

Elbridge Colby | The Future of Conservative Foreign Policy Ep. 7

The Vandenberg Coalition | In part seven of our Future of Conservative Foreign Policy series, we talk with Elbridge Colby about areas of agreement and disagreement in the conservative foreign policy community and a range of policy issues, including China, Taiwan, Russia, and the defense budget.”.....

April 29, 2022

‘The Twilight Struggle’ Review: Welcome to the New Cold War

Wall Street Journal | Today America once again finds itself at the onset of a new era of geopolitical rivalry, this time with a rising China and a vengeful Russia.......

April 28, 2022

The Risks and Rationale of Expanding Nato

WBUR | "It's startling the change in public outlook in these countries," Wess Mitchell, former assistant secretary of state for Europe and Eurasia, says. "And the calculation is that if they don't come into NATO, they're worried that they could be a tempting target."..........

April 28, 2022

Elbridge Colby Interviewed on the BBC

BBC | Elbridge Colby Interviewed on the BBC....