The new defense secretary might prefer to focus on China, but the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq can’t be wished away.
Thomas Joscelyn
Overcharged political rhetoric about 'endless wars' masks the reality of the situation.
Thomas Joscelyn
How 'The Longer Telegram' misunderstands the Chinese Communist Party's quest for power.
Thomas Joscelyn
Leaving U.S. troops in Afghanistan past May 1 threatens their safety. Withdrawing all of them would further weaken the Afghan government.
Thomas Joscelyn
A recently declassified memo suggests we bolster democracies throughout China’s neighborhood as a counterweight to the CCP’s domineering model.
Thomas Joscelyn
The State Department lifted restrictions on some interactions with Taiwan. How will the Biden administration proceed?
Thomas Joscelyn
It might be time to revisit the lab-leak theory.
Thomas Joscelyn
The Department of Justice recently charged a Shabaab operative with plotting a 9/11-style hijacking.
Thomas Joscelyn
There may be a frightening number of potential CCP loyalists in Western companies and consulates around the globe.
Thomas Joscelyn
In The Atlantic, the president-elect touts his nominee's handling of the Iraq withdrawal and is notably silent on China.
Thomas Joscelyn
ISIS isn't dead, al-Qaeda is not a ‘shadow of its former self,’ and the Taliban is not our counterterrorism partner.
Thomas Joscelyn
The CCP has increased its rhetorical attacks on Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government in recent weeks.
Thomas Joscelyn