Center for Strategic Communication

U.S. Confronts China Over Airspace in South China Sea

Chinese construction on the previously submerged Hughes Reef. Photo: Tuoi Tre I had not given much thought to the flight plan of the airline I recently booked to go back to the U.S. from Vietnam, but recent events in the airspace over the South China Sea prompted an...

On Dealing with the Hermit Kingdom

By Patricia H Kushlis Does North Korea’s leadership belong in the madhouse or Alcatraz as so many of our right wing politicians, militarists and some journalists seem to suggest?  Or are they behaving as sanely – at least from their perspective – as their...

Lloyd Austin to Lead U.S. Central Command

Ed. note: The full text of the op-ed by Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett is printed below. The piece is published today on BET.com and can be found HERE.  Today, General Lloyd Austin became the first African-American to lead the U.S. Central Command,...