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Will Great Powers War Once More? (feat. Elbridge Colby)

Season 2, Ep. 72

In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh and Nick sit down with Elbridge Colby, Co-Founder and Principal of The Marathon Initiative and author of "The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict." They discuss American foreign policy debacles in Iraq and Afghanistan, the current war in Ukraine, and economic and military conflicts with Russia, Iran, and China. Colby also unpacks reasons the U.S. should defend Taiwan in the event of an invasion by China.


Elbridge Colby is co-founder and principal of The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition. He is the author of The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict (Yale University Press), which The Wall Street Journal selected as one of the top ten books of 2021. Previously, Colby was from 2018-2019 the Director of the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security, where he led the Center’s work on defense issues. Colby is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School.


Learn more about Elbridge Colby's work:

https://www.themarathoninitiative.org/elbridge-colby/


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