What Might Deter Xi Jinping?

The past two years have witnessed several failures of deterrence – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 and Hamas’ attack on Israel in October 2023. The invasion of Ukraine heightened global awareness that military force by a state actor is not a relic of the past and could occur in other flashpoints around the […]

US Foreign Policy in an Election Year, <br> A Discussion at the JST Breakfast in Washington

Ambassador Anne Patterson, General Jim Clapper, and former Under Secretary of Defense Dov Zakheim – representing the worlds of diplomacy, intelligence and defense – led the discussion on February 29, at the Metropolitan Club in Washington. JST publisher Ahmed Charai began by surveying the many challenges facing the United States in this year Following are […]