Excerpt from Negotiating the New START Treaty by Rose Gottemoeller

On Anatoly Antonov, her Russian counterpart in negotiating the treaty, Rose Gottemoller reveals: We had a wary mutual respect. That mutual respect was almost upended, though, by the "tough-girl negotiator" incident. After the April meeting of the presidents, we were driving a hard pace to complete the new treaty. As we entered June and were… Continue reading Excerpt from Negotiating the New START Treaty by Rose Gottemoeller

China’s Response to the Sino–U.S. Trade War→The Gathering Pacific Storm

Taiwan’s Central News Agency (CNA) has reported that Rear Admiral Lou Yuan, deputy head of the Chinese Academy of Military Sciences, declared during a Dec. 20 speech delivered in Shenzhen, China, that the ongoing disputes over the ownership of the East and South China Seas could be resolved by sinking two US super carriers. This… Continue reading China’s Response to the Sino–U.S. Trade War→The Gathering Pacific Storm

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

Publication Excerpts from “Security Forces in African States: Cases and Assessment”

The following are publication excerpts from Security Forces in African States: Cases and Assessment, edited by Paul Shemella and Nicholas Tomb. Order this book on Amazon today. Excerpt from chapter 1, "The Larger Context" "Armed forces can be used to help governments improve human security along the difficult road to prosperity, literacy, political stability, and… Continue reading Publication Excerpts from “Security Forces in African States: Cases and Assessment”

China and the Artic – International Relations and the Arctic

  An article in The Economist today discusses China and the Arctic, which is detailed in International Relations and the Arctic edited by Robert W. Murray and Anita Dey Nuttall, which has just been published by Cambria Press. The article echoes the findings of their study regarding China's strong interest. The book states that: "China’s… Continue reading China and the Artic – International Relations and the Arctic