The Trump administration is facing an increasing level of Chinese economic malfeasance. China’s actions have long-term negative consequences to the United States economy and national security. Indeed, China’s mercantilist approach holds grave conse … [Read more...] about Facing China’s Economic Warfare
Left: President Trump receiving a briefing on the Syria military strike from the National Security team via secure video teleconference on April 06, 2017 at the Mar a Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida. Source: Sean Spicer, White House Press … [Read more...] about Untangling U.S. Foreign policy
Left: Credit: CNN, October 9, 2015 - Everyone is shocked, shocked by WikiLeaks’ latest exposé that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has been exploiting software vulnerabilities in our digital and electronic devices. All those “shocked” should h … [Read more...] about Any Secrets Left to Steal?
President Donald Trump has started doing what he said he'd do, but he dangerously misreads US strategic interests. Donald Trump's first week in office has been a distinctly mixed bag. The chaos and confusion of the transition period have been … [Read more...] about Trump’s Misperception on Russia and China*
With the disastrous foreign and defense policies followed by the last two administrations Washington, power vacuums have emerged throughout the world, and as we all know, nature (and politics) abhors a vacuum. Europe can no longer even be considered … [Read more...] about The Dragon’s Breath*
China has been pushing back after President-elect Trump's policy -shattering phone call with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, demanding that the Taiwanese President not be allowed to transit the United States through New York on her way to a Latin … [Read more...] about The U.S. Needs To Protect Taiwan
Depending on how one crunches the numbers, China’s economy has either already surpassed, in size, that of the United States, or will do so in a within a couple of years. According to data from the World Bank, it is the former, China’s nominal GDP was … [Read more...] about The U.S. Economic Power
War is going on over special integrated circuits based on a material called Gallium Nitride. Winning this war will effect not only the United States national security, but also its ability to protect key global partners in Europe, the Middle East, a … [Read more...] about The Stealthy Gallium War*
There is an old disputed argument that extensive air travel causes physical injury and distorts cognitive thinking. [Stewardesses did remark that during the changeover in the mid-20th century from internal combustion and jet-prop engines interrupted … [Read more...] about Mr. Kerry in Wonderland
Americans will be surprised, once again, when a global war starts. Surprises are not new to Americans: The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the German takeover of small countries starting WWII, the Korean War, and even WWI. The warning signs of the … [Read more...] about Is War Imminent?