- Irregular Warfare Podcast: Pacific Gambit, The Role of Irregular Warfare in Australia's Great Strategic Shift2021Modern War Institute
Australia is undergoing the most fundamental strategic realignment since the Second World War, toward a focus on threats closer to home without reliance on the United States. In that context, what role does irregular warfare play in Australian national security strategy? What lessons does the Australian experience hold for the United States as they both transition from the post-9/11 wars to great power competition? Will Australia’s legacy in conducting irregular warfare enable it now to make this shift and take on the snakes—and one large dragon—in its own backyard?
- 2021Modern War Institute
Our two guests argue that effective US interagency coordination, bipartisan congressional support, and a focus on building institutions and stabilizing the security situation were key ingredients to success in Colombia’s efforts against the insurgency. But more important than anything was that the Colombian government and population owned the commitment to resolve the conflict.
- 2021Freedom to Tinker
Establishing long-term infrastructure around the study of influence operations and misinformation is more crucial than ever.
- 2021Foreign Affairs
At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many feared that the disease would hit the world’s poorest countries the hardest—that cases would overwhelm hospitals, health-care workers would run out of equipment and supplies, and the death toll would be devastating.
The Empirical Studies of Conflict Project (ESOC) plans to hold its Annual Meeting September 9-10, 2021 at Stanford University, pending the lift of COVID-related travel restrictions.