The future of U.S. extended deterrence
Book launch: ‘The Senkaku Paradox’
Red Sea rivalries: The Gulf, the Horn, and the new geopolitics of the Red Sea
The challenge of course with an acting [defense secretary] is no one knows how long they will actually be around. A confirmed [defense secretary] just has more clout, period. More clout within the Pentagon, more clout on the Hill, more clout on the National Security Council, and with the American public.