INTELLIGENCE, STRATEGY, & TRENDS SERIES

This blog series will examine a diverse range of issues and topics that pertain to the intelligence, security, and foreign policy disciplines.
It will also review the use of strategies and trends from a history and present perspective.
The goal of this series is to create a better understanding of how current indicators can spark future scenarios.

 

WHY ALIBABA WILL BE A PRIMARY TARGET IN THE UPCOMING TRADE WARS WITH CHINA

Intellectual property theft has been a main concern in U.S.-China trade relations for several years. Whether it is via cyber espionage or patent and copyright infringements, the U.S. has major issues with the continued lack of enforcement by the Chinese government regarding the protection of global intellectual property rights. It has been estimated by the […]

 

REPAIRING US-RUSSIAN RELATIONS IS NECESSARY TO THE FUTURE OF U.S. GRAND STRATEGY

President Trump recently made a controversial statement that indicated it was time to reinstate Russia back into the G7 (G8 with Russia), otherwise known as the group of seven major advanced and industrialized economies in the world. This idea was brought up at the tail end of the recent G7 summit in Quebec, Canada where […]