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The Vandenberg Coalition

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Senator Vandenberg called for “honest candor” in discussions on U.S. foreign policy. The Vandenberg Coalition is proud to continue this tradition by sharing the best analysis from across the country and around the world.

Press Release

Press Release: Event on China Domestic Threat to the U.S.

The Vandenberg Coalition Press Release Tuesday, November 29, 2022 —The Vandenberg Coalition is hosting a virtual briefing for staff of Republican governors and Members of Congress on the rising threat of the Chinese Communist Party within the United States. The briefing will feature key experts from the Vandenberg Coalition network including the co-founder of the American Academy for Strategic Education Jacqueline Deal, former Senior Director for Resilience Policy on the National Security Council Brian Cavanaugh, and former General Counsel of the National Security Agency Michael Ellis. Each of the briefers will use their extensive government experience to help attendees understand the extent to which the

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Future of Conservative Foreign Policy

Future of Conservative Foreign Policy with Senator Tom Cotton

The Vandenberg Coalition kicked off Season Two of its Future of Conservative Foreign Policy Series with a conversation with U.S. Senator Tom Cotton to discuss his vision for American foreign policy & national security, what he expects from the incoming 118th Congress, his new book ‘Only the Strong’, and more.

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Newsletter

Beyond the Water’s Edge Special Edition: Biden’s NSS | October 19, 2022

What Grade Does Biden’s National Security Strategy Get? | Biden’s Rather Rhetorical National Strategy | Why Biden’s National Security Strategy is Destined to Fail | Biden’s New National Security Strategy: A Lot of Trump, Very Little Obama | In U.S. Security Strategy, China ‘Only Competitor’, India Key Partner | Towards a Biden Doctrine: U.S. National Interest or Global Commitment

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Newsletter

Beyond the Water’s Edge October 12, 2022

Troubled Bridge Over Stolen Waters | Who Will Control the Black Sea? | The West Should Welcome the Middle Corridor | Death, Corruption, and Despair: The Darien Hell that Thousands of Venezuelans Cross Every Day to Reach the U.S. | Offshore Balancing: The British Analogy

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Newsletter

Beyond the Water’s Edge October 5, 2022

The Women Burning Hijabs Want the Iranian Regime to Fall. Does Joe Biden? | How Iran’s Protests Differ from Past Movements | On Ukraine | Why Arming America’s Allies is America’s Smartest, Safest Strategy | The American Public Thinks It’s Time to End China’s Permanent Normal Trade Relations Status | Why Beijing is Allegedly Opening Police Stations on Canadian Soil

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Ukraine

What’s Missing From Mearsheimer’s Analysis of Ukraine War

Joe Cirincione | Russia Matters | July 29, 2022 Bottom Line: Prominent critics who argue that NATO expansion provoked Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ignore Moscow’s own statements of intent, minimize the criminal brutality of Russia’s actions, and deny the agency of both Russia and the allies who chose to join NATO for protection from Moscow’s predation.

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