Author: Robert Farley

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Tuesday NatSec Roundup

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On June 2, 2020
The United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, hereinafter referred to as the Parties, Proceeding from the premise that nuclear war would have devastating consequences for all mankind… A quick explainer on what Trump can and can’t do with the military. Getting Marine Corps reform right? Interesting piece on how the […]
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Wednesday NatSec Roundup

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On May 27, 2020
In these circumstances the elephants were of the greatest service to Hannibal; for the enemy never dared to approach that part of the column in which these animals were, being terrified by the strangeness of their appearance. What are Russian fighter aircraft doing in Libya? Perhaps something similar to what they were doing in Syria… […]
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Knowledge Statecraft

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On May 18, 2020
I have a two part piece at the Diplomat reviewing some new think tank work on knowledge statecraft: How can the United States recapture momentum in its technological competition with China? A new CNAS report titled Forging An Alliance Innovation Base lays out a long-term strategy for leveraging alliances to facilitate faster rates of innovation. […]
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Other Side of the Mirror

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On May 15, 2020
Let’s imagine that a group of armed Arab-Americans, wearing masks, invaded the Michigan state legislature in the months after 9/11 in protest of threats to their civil liberties. How then would we imagine the response of the state? It seems exceedingly likely that the police would have responded with immediate, pre-emptive violence against the demonstrators, […]
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