Strategy Symposium Archive

Materials from our July 13 Symposium, “American Strategy: The Way Forward,” including audio/visual recordings and papers or written remarks, are now available via the links provided below:

The Long Goodbye: American Strategy Since JFK                                                        — Richard C. Thornton, President, Institute for the Study of Strategy and Politics

Paper:  A Short History of American Strategy

Blueprint for a Stronger Economy                                                                                  — Arthur B. Laffer, Chairman, Laffer Associates

Paper:  Game On

Strategy for Defeating Radical Islam                                                                               — Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney USAF (Ret.)

Written Remarks:  Strategy for Defeating Radical Islam

Lost Opportunities                                                                                                            — Adm. James A. Lyons USN (Ret.)

Luncheon Remarks on Cybercrime and Security                                                           — David O’Neil, Partner, Debevoise and Plimpton; and James A. Lewis, Center for Strategic and International Studies

America and Europe:  Alliance or Amerexit?                                                                  — Col. F. Charles Parker, IV USA (Ret.)                                                                             Co-Director, Institute for the Study of Strategy and Politics

Paper: Alliance or Amerexit

“America First” in America1940-2016                                                                              — Diana West, Author, American Betrayal

Crafting the Next Defense Strategy                                                                                — Jim Thomas, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

A Strategy for Deterring Russia                                                                                       — Mark Schneider, National Institute for Public Policy

Paper:  A Strategy for Deterring Russia

Affordable Hegemony                                                                                                     — James D. Perry, Co-Director, Institute for the Study of Strategy and Politics

Power Point Slides:  Perry 2016 Symposium









CSPAN videos from the Pacific War Symposium

James Perry — American Strategy and the Asia-Pacific Endgame

David Glantz — Stalin’s Strategy for Ending the Pacific War

D. M. Giangreco — The Hokkaido Myth

Captain Robert Kaufman, USN — Japan’s Surrender on the USS Missouri

Norman Friedman — Wargaming at Newport and the Pacific War

John T. Kuehn — A Succession of Miracles: Japan’s Decision to Surrender

Richard C. Thornton — Truman and the Pacific War Endgame