The world is in a relatively peaceful age. Great powers do not fight each other and do not have long. But this episode’s expert guest says, the United States must remain proficient in the art of war. first colleague Michael O’Hanlon He talks about his new book, “The Art of War in an Age of Peace: U.S. Grand Strategy and Resolute Restraint,” published in May by Yale University Press. In it, O’Hanlon presents a national security policy that addresses current challenges such as turmoil in Russia, China, North Korea, and the Middle East, but also calls for attention to new risks, including biological, nuclear, and digital coherence In this era, O’Hanlon advocated continued American engagement, military deterrence, and work with allies.
Also in this episode, first classmate Molly Reynolds She offers her thoughts on what is happening in Congress, particularly how the disruption has shaped recent events in the Senate–including the failure to establish a bipartisan committee to investigate the January 6 mutiny in the US Capitol–and also how the disruption will be implemented in upcoming debates on election reform and rules pressure and more. Listen to this part on SoundCloud.
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