Another Step for the Space Force

By Alan W. Dowd, ASCF Senior Fellow JUNE 2019—The Senate Armed Services Committee has voted in favor of standing up a new military branch focused on defending U.S. interests and assets in space. Although the plan still faces obstacles in the House, there is growing bipartisan support for the new branch—and a growing body of evidence that the time has …

Is Britain Back?

By Alan W. Dowd, ASCF Senior Fellow MARCH 2019—Given the machinations of exiting the European Union (a process commonly known as “Brexit”), it may appear that Great Britain is turning inward and withdrawing from the world. Indeed, many observers argue that leaving the EU will shrink Britain’s already-diminished global role, and that’s certainly possible. But it’s also possible that Brexit …

France on the Front Lines

By Alan W. Dowd, ASCF Senior Fellow DECEMBER 2018—For nearly 75 years, America and Britain have enjoyed a “special relationship.” Churchill coined the term in 1946 to reflect the deep Anglo-American bonds forged and defended in war. Yet with London retreating from global responsibilities and slashing its military in recent years, a surprising candidate has emerged to take Britain’s privileged …

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