Strategic Forum

Strategic Forum is a specializing in Defense topics.

Articles from No. 39-42, August

Managing U.S. Relations with China: Towards a New Strategic Bargain
Defining the Problem United States relations with the People's Republic of China are fragile. Problems in one area, most dramatically Taiwan, affect our ability to manage other issues, such as proliferation. Negativism is greater than ever before....
Ocean Law: Senate Approval of the UN Convention
Maritime Interests of the United States The United States is a maritime nation with long standing interests in the oceans. From the founding of the country, the oceans have been an integral part of the nation's security and defense and economic...
U.S.--GCC Security Relations, I: Differing Threat Perceptions
Support for Washington's tough containment policy toward Iraq and Iran remains strong at top leadership levels in the Gulf. However, among educated elites and the man in the street, it is softer. The distance in views between the government and the...
U.S.--GCC Security Relations, II: Growing Domestic Economic and Political Problems
Economic Difficulties Will Persist The Arab monarchies of the Persian Gulf--Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Oman--grouped in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) face economic problems. Adjusted for inflation,...