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Sun Tzu and the Art of Soft Power?

Sun Tzu- The Art of War Sun Tzu’s The Art of War is the oldest known strategic manual about war fighting, with estimates about time of authorship ranging from the third to fifth century.[1] Sun Tzu’s work has been a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Edward Luttwak, The Rise of China vs. The Logic of Strategy

In his book The Rise of China vs. The Logic of Strategy author Edward Luttwak presents a stark thesis based on what he describes as the logic of strategy. Throughout the book Luttwak tells the reader that China is simply … Continue reading

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My new article- Enough to Go Around? Money Matters Complicate U.S. Strategic Rebalance to Asia-Pacific

My new article was just published in the Fletcher Security Review. It was co-written by Richard Weitz- Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute. I.  State of the “Asia Pivot” The U.S. Strategic Rebalance to Asia – also known as the … Continue reading

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South Korea-U.S. Military Relations: Wartime Operational Control

South Korean Military war time Operational Control (OPCON) is under the authority of the US-ROK Combined Forces Command, which is always led by a four star US general.  South Korea is the only country that does not have wartime OPCON … Continue reading

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Evolution of Post-Cold War South Korea-United States Military Relations

The United States Military has been instrumental in shaping perceptions of the United States in Korea, and has played an outsized role in the development of the South Korean state.  This relationship dates back to 1945 and the end of … Continue reading

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