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Video with Seth Cropsey: What Congress can do to Forge Defense Strategy

February 8, 2023

The “prevailing ideas and culture both within the military and politically” in the United States hold that the country is “not in a pre-war period but an interwar period,” Seth Cropsey told participants in a Jewish Policy Center webinar February 7. “I disagree.” In fact, said Cropsey, president of the Yorktown Institute and former Defense […]

How Congress Can Remedy Disastrous Biden Strategy

January 5, 2023

The Biden administration published its National Security Strategy in mid-October. The document epitomizes what is wrong, intellectually, and strategically, with the current administration’s strategic perspective. Its greatest failure is the securitization of all topics with no attendant focus on any given strategic question. While the Biden administration faces a crisis across Eurasia that is close […]

Video: U.S. Naval Strategy for China and the Pacific

April 29, 2021

Beijing makes no secret of its intention to bring democratic Taiwan under mainland rule and establish itself as the supreme power in the Pacific. From building and arming islands along the western Pacific coast, to aggressively intruding on the territorial waters of a number of American allies, China has expanded its power and influence. China’s […]