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Law Banning Xinjiang Products goes into Effect

June 21, 2022

A law banning the importation of products made in China’s Xinjiang region goes into effect today. Complying with it will be a monumental challenge for many U.S. companies.

Will a Biden Trip to Saudi Arabia Be His “Walk to Canossa”?

June 20, 2022

In 1076, in a contest of the Holy Roman Empire’s secular power and the Catholic Church’s ecclesiastical power, Pope Gregory VII excommunicated the Holy Roman Emperor, Henry IV. The following…

Let the Commandant Lead the Marine Corps

June 20, 2022

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger is under siege. From former senator, secretary of the Navy, and decorated Marine Corps veteran Jim Webb to living Marine Corps legend Lt. Gen.…

Vital Mineral Markets ‘Not Functioning’ in Wake of Ukraine War, says DoD Industrial Policy Chief

June 20, 2022

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has disrupted the market for a broad range of critical materials essential to U.S. munitions and other defense industry products, spurring hundreds of millions in Pentagon…

Building the Base episode 5: Kirsten Bartok Touw, Co-Founder, New Vista Capital

June 20, 2022

Kirsten Bartok Touw is Co-Founder of New Vista Capital and Managing Partner of AirFinance. She is an active early-stage investor in new and emerging advanced air mobility (AAM) technologies. Bartok…

International Relations Experts Discuss the NATO Alliance at Event Co-Hosted by the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, Business Executives for National Security

June 17, 2022

General Philip Breedlove, USAF (ret.) and Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison discussed the future and relevance of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Wednesday night during a special event hosted at the Pritzker Military Museum & Library (PMML), in Chicago.

The Structure of the World’s Supply Chains is Changing

June 16, 2022

Supply chains are the fibers out of which the past decades’ globalization is woven. Time and again they have allowed intrepid outward-looking manufacturers to undercut their stay-at-home competitors and component-makers…

Who Is Deterring Whom? The Place of Nuclear Weapons in Modern War

June 16, 2022

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, old questions about nuclear deterrence have been revisited by a broad swath of academics, scholars, and pundits who have spent the past…

In Denial About Denial: Why Ukraine’s Air Success Should Worry the West

June 15, 2022

Ukraine’s success in contesting the skies turns the West’s airpower paradigm on its head — it offers an alternative vision for pursuing airspace denial over air superiority. Despite having one…