06 decembrie 2021

Is the US capable of thinking strategically?


Probably since George Washington, U.S. presidents have been accused of having no defense strategy or the wrong strategy. That is particularly acute today because the crisis is not an absence of strategy but of sound strategic thinking. The last presidents who thought strategically were Richard Nixon , exemplified in his outreach to China and his Persian Gulf two pillar strategy , which brought Saudi Arabia and Iran under the Shah together to counter the Soviet Union; and George H.W. Bush , who [...]