April 20, 2021

China and Russia Turn Deeper Ties into a Military Challenge for Biden

Foreign Policy | “You face a two-front war where we don’t have a two-front military,” said Elbridge Colby, a former deputy assistant secretary of defense during the Trump administration.

April 16, 2021

Taiwan contingency directly connected to Japan’s sovereignty—former Pentagon official

Jiji Press | Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Elbridge Colby, who was in charge of formulating the US National Defense Strategy in 2018, said in an interview that the Taiwan contingency was a problem directly linked to Japan's sovereignty. The answers to each question are as follows....

April 8, 2021

Biden Backs Taiwan, but Some Call for a Clearer Warning to China

The New York Times | If anything can tip the global power struggle between China and the United States into an actual military conflict, many experts and administration officials say, ...

April 5, 2021

The West Needs to Redevelop the Tools and Mindset of Strategic Competition

Small Wars Journal | Interview with Dr. A. Wess Mitchell, co-chair of the NATO 2030 Reflection Process....

March 25, 2021

Let’s Avoid the ‘Crusades’ and Focus on China

Le Figaro | This former Pentagon strategist under Trump warns against overly aggressive rhetoric on "democratic values" that is not backed up by adequate military and economic means...

March 16, 2021

Future Balance of Power Haunts US as China Bulks Up

Nikkei Asia | In recent years, the Pentagon has carried out multiple war games simulating a U.S.-China military conflict in Asia. The American side has reportedly lost time and time again...

February 19, 2021

US Concerned at Chinese Law Allowing Coast Guard Use of Arms

Financial Times | The US has expressed concern about a new law that authorises the Chinese coast guard to fire on foreign ships operating in disputed waters claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea and East China Sea….

February 10, 2021

Joe Biden creates Pentagon task force on China

Financial Times | US president pledges to ‘meet the China challenge and ensure the American people win’....

February 10, 2021

Pentagon launches new task force to examine China threat

Politico | The move underscored the message that the administration is prepared to counter China on the military front....

January 10, 2021

US risks enraging China by easing limits on Taiwan relations

Financial Times | Mike Pompeo, US secretary of state, has lifted longstanding restrictions that limit US diplomatic relations with Taiwan, in a move that is likely to incense China days before the Biden administration takes power.....