Publications by Wayne A. Schroeder

Just Calling: The Christian Basis for a Career in Peacemaking

Publication Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The United States is undergoing profound change in its moral, ethical, and spiritual climate. The gradual movement away from objective truth and toward what has become a more subjective understanding of right and wrong -- post-modernism -- is impacting our daily lives and our relationship to the state.  {read more}

The Future U.S. Defense Budget

Publication Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The next president should elevate the role of U.S. defense strategy and planning in the next administration toward the goal of developing a new strategic framework that assumes a long-term defense competition with both Russia and China.  {read more}

Needed: A Forward Looking, Yet Affordable Defense Program

Publication Date: Friday, July 29, 2016

The U.S. defense budget is a means to support the broader national security policies of the United States, as well as underpin the defense strategy of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the military capabilities of the U.S. armed forces. The next Administration will need to develop a forward looking, yet affordable defense program that meets the challenges of radical Islamic terrorism, an increasingly aggressive Russia, and rising Chinese challenges in the Western Pacific.  {read more}

Reinvigorating the Field of National Security: A Call to the Next Generation

Publication Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

I've had the opportunity to serve in government, industry, public policy, higher education and the military during my career in Washington. I've reflected frequently of late on what led me to Washington and away from from the west coast.   {read more}