Dan Blumenthal, Gregory Graff, and Christian Curriden | American Enterprise Institute
By Doug Bandow, 1945: “The CCP overestimates its position vis-à-vis the West, which could bring China grief."
By Alex Hollings, Sandboxx News: "Right now, the United States has at least two next-generation fighter programs in development . . ."
By Seth Cropsey, RealClearDefense: "The U.S. must Grasp the Reality of Sustained Competition"
By Robert Farley, 1945: “Despite claims of self-sufficiency, it turns out that Russian industry needs Western components and Western support."
Mark J. Warshawsky | Hill
In July, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected that the federal government budget deficit would be 3.7 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2023. The author's rough calculation is that the 2023 deficit will come in at 6.4 percent of GDP, or nearly 70 percent higher than the CBO projection.
Dan Blumenthal, Gregory Graff, and Christian Curriden | October 2022
- These two reports are based on research projects from the Hertog Foundation National Security & Sino-American Technology Competition fellowship, led by AEI Senior Fellow Dan Blumenthal.
- The first report examines China’s strategic approach to technology competition and how the shortcomings of current US export control policies have allowed Chinese companies to exploit loopholes and other weaknesses in the system.
- The second report identifies the theoretical roots of China’s systems confrontation doctrine and how the concept shapes the People’s Liberation Army’s views on the role of new technologies in warfare.
Dan Blumenthal and Nicholas Eberstadt | American Enterprise Institute | February 16, 2021
Legitimacy, Coercion, and Power
By David H. Ucko & Thomas A. Marks, Modern War Institute: "The Department of Defense is working on a new definition of irregular warfare, and the stakes are surprisingly high."
By Keith B. Payne, National Institute for Public Policy: “The Defense Department’s top procurement official is taking aim at watchdog-type laws that are put in place to discourage corruption in government.”
By Jennifer Hsu, the interpreter: "China’s growth model, one funded by debt, is unsustainable."