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The new Beijing — Moscow axis

The new Beijing — Moscow axis

China today is an export driven economic giant with ambitions for world leadership.

February 24, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The world’s most powerful man

The world’s most powerful man

One-man rule is ultimately a recipe for instability in China, as it has been in the past – think of Mao and his Cultural Revolution.

October 29, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

China and its islands

China and its islands

Our Chinese Naval colleagues have been very busy. This means that President-Elect Trump will soon take office facing a risk of hostilities over islands that didn’t exist when President Obama was last sworn in.

January 2, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

China’s naval footprint grows

China’s naval footprint grows

A 90–acre plot is where Beijing is building its first overseas military outpost – a historic step that marks a bold new phase in its evolution as a world power.”

September 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Obama’s military policy ­— Downsize while threats rise

Obama’s military policy ­— Downsize while threats rise

In our future defense planning, we should remember the old Bolshevik saw: You may not have an interest in war, but war may have an interest in you.”

December 21, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

No time to beat the swords into plowshares

No time to beat the swords into plowshares

The dream of America leading the world in unclear disarmament isn’t working out so well.

November 4, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Barack Obama’s America, six years later

Barack Obama’s America, six years later

America’s standing in the world and the international scene in general doesn’t seem to have improved.

July 28, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

China’s growing challenge to U.S Naval power

China’s growing challenge to U.S Naval power

‘Beijing builds while America’s fleet shrinks. No wonder our Western Pacific allies are nervous.’

July 10, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Senkaku Islands

Senkaku Islands

“Both Beijing and Tokyo have new leaders who have an opportunity o reduce tensions at sea. They should seize it.”

January 26, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The 800-pound gorilla in the argument

The 800-pound gorilla in the argument

We are the brokest nation in history. We owe more than $16 trillion, and we are piling another trillion dollars on every year as far as the eye can see.

August 18, 2012 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »