Publications by John Lenczowski

Willful blindness about Chinese aggressive moves

Publication Date: Monday, March 3, 2014

It was reported in the Wall Street Journal on February 22 that "an outspoken intelligence officer" for the US Pacific Fleet has ruffled feathers in Beijing and Washington by issuing warnings about belligerent Chinese intentions in the South China Sea.  {read more}

Is there such a thing as a perfect foreign policy?

Publication Date: Monday, February 24, 2014

Over the course of American history, and particularly in the 20th Century when America assumed a major role in the world, there have been many arguments about what constitutes the ideal approach to U.S. foreign policy.  {read more}

China may be going down the old Soviet path to disintegration

Publication Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2014

The repression of Chinese anti-corruption activist Xu Zhiyong is part of a political crackdown on scores of activists, journalists, and intellectuals. This crackdown involves increased internet controls and a Marxist-Leninist ideological purification campaign for Chinese journalists on which I have commented earlier.    {read more}

John Lenczowski comments on communism in China

Publication Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014

A couple of days ago, the Washington Post reported the latest episode of an ongoing story about ideological control in the Chinese media.  This story should be - but is not - familiar to those who are hoping that economic growth in China will translate into political reform.  With regrettable regularity, the Chinese Communist Party cracks down on the Chinese news media.  {read more}

John Lenczowski comments on the US-China nuclear security center in Beijing

Publication Date: Monday, November 25, 2013

Washington Times columnist Bill Gertz has just reported that the Obama administration is funding a new US-China "nuclear security center" in Beijing. The ostensible reason for this initiative is to work cooperatively with communist China to prevent nuclear weapons proliferation by supplying China with the necessary equipment, training, and knowledge to secure nuclear weapons facilities.  {read more}

Minimum deterrence enhances the possibility of war, argues Dr. John Lenczowski

Publication Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Since the end of the Cold War, the United States has undergone several bouts of unilateral disarmament in strategic arms.    {read more}

Part of America’s greatness is our appreciation of our veterans, says John Lenczowski

Publication Date: Monday, November 11, 2013

America has sent so many of its best sons and daughters and to put themselves in harm's way to fight for our vital interests and for the cause of freedom in the world.   {read more}

Our defense posture is weak, and not just because of the sequester

Publication Date: Thursday, October 31, 2013

As we witness almost daily the deteriorating security situation in Iraq, where with sickening regularity, we learn reports of another 60 innocent people being killed by terrorist bombings, one is prompted to reflect about how our government establishes its priorities for the defense of our country.  Although the news from Afghanistan is not as disturbing, the prospect of American withdrawal and the continuation of civil war within that wretched country makes such reflection even more necessary.    {read more}

WSJ: William Clark, Freedom Fighter - A eulogy by John Lenczowski

Publication Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013

When William P. Clark died on Saturday at age 81, his family and colleagues mourned his passing-and recognized that the world had lost one of its greatest champions of freedom.  {read more}

Letter from the President

Publication Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012

This past month, we have seen a national election in our own country, an ongoing crisis in the East China Sea, the conflict between Israel and Gaza, unfolding information about the murder of a U.S. ambassador, and scandal in our own national security community.  Our nation continues to face many challenges from abroad, few of which are easy to address.   {read more}

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