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The Emerging Trump Doctrine of Strategic Savvy

By Jiri Valenta and Leni Friedman Valenta / June 23, 2017 / 0 Comments

“…if the campaign is protracted, the resources of the State will not be equal to the strain.” – Sun Tzu Executive Summary: “America will not lead from behind. America First does not mean America alone. It is a commitment to protecting and advancing our vital interests…” So wrote President Donald Trump’s NSA, General H.R. McMaster, … Read more

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New Cold War in the Indian Ocean

By Bertil Lintner / June 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

A new Cold War is brewing in the Indian Ocean, with an informal alliance of the United States, India, Australia, Japan on one side and China on the other. While tensions in the ocean are not yet as pitched as in the hotly contested South China Sea, the potential for conflict is unmistakably rising in … Read more

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Nuclear Security and Strategic Force Modernization

By Colin S. Gray / June 16, 2017 / 0 Comments

There is nothing extraordinary about current Russian-American dislike, distrust, and antagonism. What is happening today is not a return to the much unbeloved Cold War of quite recent memory (only 26 years), but rather to the enduring reality of international politics as usual. This persisting condition has always been characterized by competition – political, economic, … Read more

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