- Africa and the West: A Work in Progress by Stephen Blank
By Megan Eckstein, Defense News: “The U.S. Navy submarine force is nearly done implementing reforms following an October 2021 undersea collision of attack submarine Connecticut."
By Bryan Clark, Defense One:"INDOPACOM needs a joint force headquarters now, not when crisis arrives."
Improving Foreign Policy Outcomes Requires Investment in Alternative Perspectives
By Heather Levy, Strategy Bridge: "The failure of national security planners to adequately incorporate multiple perspectives into United States foreign policy has proven costly both financially and in terms of failure to achieve policy objectives."
By Scott Mobley, Proceedings: "To be most effective, the U.S. Navy’s culture must equally leverage three pillars: operational, technocentric, and strategy-centric influences."
The new National Defense Strategy keeps the Pentagon’s focus locked on China
Three key takeaways from the Biden administration’s National Security Strategy
Tear up the National Defense Strategy and start again, recognizing reality
By Tiny Tim, The War Zone: “The Defense Department’s top procurement official is taking aim at watchdog-type laws that are put in place to discourage corruption in government.”
The Evolution of America’s China Strategy
By Joseph S. Nye, The Strategist (ASPI): ". . . The Pentagon thus refers to China as its ‘pacing challenge’."
CCP Constitutional Change Strengthens Xi’s Power but Avoids Total Personality Cult
By Masaaki Yatsuzuka, The Strategist (ASPI): "Why was the party chairmanship not restored?"
Keeping Civil-Military Relations Civil, with Risa Brooks, Alice Hunt Friend, and Ronald Krebs