A New Nexus Paper Calls for Strategic Clarity in U.S.-China Relations

By |2023-06-25T15:21:58-10:00June 23rd, 2023|Categories: Journal, news|Tags: , , , , , |

A Security Nexus paper by Army War College Fellow, Lt. Col. Jeffery C. Higgins, argues for the urgent need for Strategic Clarity in the U.S.’s approach to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) amid intensifying global power competition. Titled "Strategic Clarity: An Argument for Effective Deterrence," the paper warns of a looming military conflict due to the United States' current policy of Strategic Ambiguity, which the author critiques as increasingly ineffective and counterproductive. Lt. Col. Higgins underlines that a lack of coherent communication in the U.S.'s deterrence strategy has led to the PRC's emboldened stance and generated uncertainty among U.S. allies [...]