Force is never more operative than when it is known to exist but is not brandished.
- Yesterday and today are Negotiation Simulation Days at the Patterson School. The Army War College sends some folks out, we populate teams and assign mentors, and then all of us together fail to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh frozen conflict. It’s always fun, but also interesting in context of how games and simulations are playing an ever-larger role in organizational learning.
- What it feels like to be on the receiving end of Trump administration pressure to deliver on Joe Biden… Long story short, it’s extremely confusing.
- I had a short piece about a month ago on the idea of a carrier-borne J-20 fighter in Chinese service. Much remains murky; here’s an alternative perspective on how the Chinese are thinking long-term about their carrier aircraft.
- I also have a shortish piece on the history of the 667B (NATO designation: Delta) class submarines over at the National Interest.