Michèle Flournoy co-authors report with Avril Haines and Gabrielle Chefitz, “Building Trust through Testing”

“The United States is at an inflection point in an age of mounting transnational threats, unprecedented global interdependence, and resurgent great power competition. This moment is taking place in the context of a technological revolution that exacerbates the challenges we face while simultaneously offering potential solutions, providing breakthroughs in climate, …

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Colin Thomas-Jensen quoted in Bloomberg article, “Trump Demands a Plan to Withdraw U.S. Troops from Somalia”

“‘If the U.S. significantly withdraws its military footprint in Somalia, the government’s already tenuous hold on security in the country will be significantly weakened,’ said Colin Thomas Jensen, a senior adviser with WestExec Advisors and former Africa policy adviser to ex-U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power. ‘Al Shabaab …

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Danny Russel quoted in The Washington Post article, “Trump Promised to Bring China to Heel. He Didn’t and the Result Is A Pitched Conflict Between the World’s Two Major Powers.”

“‘We treated China like an enemy, we named them an enemy and we’re getting what we asked for,’ said Daniel Russel, an Asia Society expert who was a high-ranking foreign policy aide in the Obama administration. Xi is facing his own domestic pressures, Russel added, ‘but what I don’t see …

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