Asian Security – 3 Essential Books

The Gathering Pacific Storm Emerging US-China Strategic Competition in Defense Technological and Industrial Development Tai Ming Cheung and Thomas G. Mahnken The U.S. has enjoyed overwhelming military technological superiority in the post-Cold War era, but China has begun to chip away at this dominance. As distrust and strategic rivalry becomes more prominent in US-China relations,… Continue reading Asian Security – 3 Essential Books

Cambria Press Publication Review – A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia

Congratulations to Brigadier General Thomas Drohan on another outstanding journal review of his book, A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia. The Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs commends the book because it "provides comprehensive and insightful analysis over a new strategy in complex warfare that bridges the gap among… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review – A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia

Cambria Press Publication Review – A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia

Congratulations to Colonel Thomas Drohan (PhD, Princeton University), Head of the Department of Military & Strategic Studies at the United States Air Force (USAF) Academy, on the outstanding review by the journal Parameters of his book, A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia. This book, which is part of the new Cambria Rapid Communications in Conflict and Security Studies (RCSS) Series… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review – A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia

China’s Response to Territorial Disputes

The Economist recently reported that "the Permanent Court of Arbitration, an international tribunal in The Hague, has declared China’s “historic claims” in the South China Sea invalid. It was an unexpectedly wide-ranging and clear-cut ruling, and it has enraged China." As the region and the United States anxiously await China's response, Colonel Thomas Drohan's new… Continue reading China’s Response to Territorial Disputes

A New Strategy for Complex Warfare

As proactive competitors evolve techniques to circumvent US strengths, it is clear that the profession of arms needs to become a profession of effects. This study by Colonel Thomas Drohan intends to overcome three American weaknesses of strategy making. A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia develops new theory for superior… Continue reading A New Strategy for Complex Warfare