Publications

July 23, 2022

Why the U.S. military thinks Pelosi’s Taiwan trip is a bad idea

Nikkei Asia | Elbridge Colby, a former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for strategy and force development, said that the situation over Taiwan is becoming increasingly dangerous and that Washington needs to be careful of the messages it sends......
July 1, 2022

China, Not Russia, Still Poses the Greatest Challenge to U.S. Security

The National Interest | Nothing that has happened since Russia’s abominable invasion of Ukraine has changed a set of facts: Asia is the world’s largest market area, and it is growing in global share.....
April 28, 2022

Biden’s All-Hat National Defense

National Review | The Biden administration’s defense approach recalls the Old West phrase describing a cowboy who talked big without the ability to back it up — “all hat, no cattle.” ....
March 2, 2022

US focus on Ukraine stokes worries about Joe Biden’s commitment to Taiwan

Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia | ISIS Malaysia is honoured to host Elbridge Colby, lead architect of the United States 2018 National Defence Strategy, the most significant revision of US defence strategy in a generation.....
March 2, 2022

Colby: Renaissance Macro Research

Colby: Renaissance Macro Research | RenMac serves professional money managers......
March 2, 2022

Taiwan Security Review, Episode 4: United States-Taiwan Defense Cooperation with Elbridge Colby

Global Taiwan Institute | Hosted by GTI Senior Non-Resident Fellow Alex Gray—former Deputy Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff of the White House National Security Council (NSC)—each episode of Taiwan Security Review will consist of fascinating discussions with the policy makers and experts who shape US-Taiwan relations......
March 1, 2022

US focus on Ukraine stokes worries about Joe Biden’s commitment to Taiwan

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February 28, 2022

Japan should follow Germany’s lead on Ukraine

Nikkei Asia | Russia's abominable invasion of Ukraine is likely to be a hinge point in history. It surely must lay to rest the idea that history is over, that power politics and the possibility of major war are gone from the developed areas of the world.........
February 27, 2022

The U.S. Must Support Ukraine, But China Must Be Our Priority

Time | How should America respond to Russia’s abominable invasion of Ukraine? This is a question of immense importance. Right now, there is more heat than light in the discussion. Given the momentous stakes, Americans must respond to this crisis with clarity of mind and sobriety........
February 14, 2022

Opening Statement of Elbridge A. Colby to the Standing Committee on National Defense, House of Commons of Canada

House of Commons of Canada | Opening Statement of Elbridge A. Colby to the Standing Committee on National Defense, House of Commons of Canada......