After Action Report: Cyber Peace With Russia?

I cut through the partisan miasma and actually perform a cost/benefit analysis of Putin’s proposed joint-Russian-U.S. cyber warfare unit.

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Don’t Freak Out: Putin Is Just Trolling America

Accusations of Russian hacking of the U.S. elections, claims of strange Trump ties with Putin, the recent resignation of National Security Adviser Mike Flynn, and the presence of a Russian spy ship off of the east coast all indicate that Vladimir Putin is waging a concerted attack on America. However, I believe that these may be unrelated. I believe that he’s just trolling America. Read on to find out how and why

Deter & Reassure: America’s Best Defense Strategy

For the entirety of the Obama Administration, the United States has engaged in a foreign policy oriented around cooperating with its adversaries and accommodating them, in order to bring about an international order to that eschews the pitfalls of the 19th century concert of powers or 20th century balance-of-power schemes. President Obama’s foreign policy has yielded terrible results. This essay argues for increased defense spending and enhanced military capabilities, in order to deter American foes and reassure American friends.