National Security

National Security is Not an Abstraction

“National security” may sound like an abstraction, but in reality it’s anything but

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Subtext: Science-Fiction as a Guide to China’s Military Future, Part Two

How might Cixin Liu’s Three-Body Problem trilogy of novels reveal plans for China’s desired future military expansion – to infinity and beyond?

Literary Devices: Science-Fiction as a Guide to China’s Military Future, Part 1

Sci-fi has often enabled writers to fight the wars of tomorrow – today! But what do such stories tell us about potential 21st-century conflicts involving China?

Dialectic Derailed? Review of Xi Jinping’s The Governance of China, 2014-2022

Xi’s most obvious and consistent discrepancy lies not in any difference between what the Chinese government says and what the Chinese government does, but between what it says to Communist and to non-Communist audiences.

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Day 2: The Providence Christianity & National Security Conference 2017

Video links to the presentations from the 2nd day of the Providence conference reflecting on the intersection of Christian intelligence and foreign policy