Elbridge A. Colby
Colby is a principal at The Marathon Initiative. He is the author of The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict from Yale University Press.
The Correct Conservative Approach to Ukraine Shifts the Focus to China
A conservative approach to U.S. foreign policy means focusing on ChinaBy Elbridge A. Colby and Kevin Roberts
Why Protecting Taiwan Really Matters to the U.S.
Defending far-off Taiwan and our allies seems to many like yet another foolish military misadventure for our country. But it is not.By Elbridge A. Colby
More Spending Alone Won’t Fix the Pentagon’s Biggest Problem
Russia’s abhorrent invasion of Ukraine has led to an upswing in support for a larger U.S. defense budget. This is good. If the U.S. is to credibly underwrite a sensible national security strategy in an...By Elbridge A. Colby
The U.S. Must Support Ukraine, But China Must Be Our Priority
How should America respond to Russia’s abominable invasion of Ukraine? This is a question of immense importance. Right now, there is more heat than light in the discussion. Given the momentous stakes, Americans must respond...By Elbridge A. Colby
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