News & Publications

All news & updates are ordered by their posting date with the latest offering first.  To find a specific article please use the browse by feature located in the left navigation or type in the title of the article in the search box.

With Turkey out of the Mideast power equation, what next for its neighbors, including Israel?

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Friday, July 29, 2016

In 2015 column on Turkey, I wrote: “At the point that chaos threatens, the army will step in and take over”.  {read more}

Needed: A Forward Looking, Yet Affordable Defense Program

By Wayne A. Schroeder

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}

Israel consolidating its regional position

By Norman A. Bailey

Publication Date: Thursday, July 28, 2016

Unrest in the Middle East is strengthening Israel, although Norman Bailey warns that the situation is very fragile.  {read more}

Professor Iwo Pogonowski, RIP

By Marek Jan Chodakiewicz

Publication Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Born on September 3, 1921 in Lwów, Poland, Iwo Cyprian Pogonowski died on July 21, 2016, in Sarasota, FL. He was a true Renaissance man: a man of letters, an oil industry engineer, an elegant equestrian, an avid reenactor, a gentleman farmer, an academic teacher, an eclectic architect, a multifarious artist, a multitongued linguist, and an accomplished historian.  {read more}

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

By Wayne A. Schroeder

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}