Newsham's provocative thesis spells out the dangers of America's unwillingness to confront China and offers reasons and opportunity to change course. Will it?
Japan has taken steps toward better funding its self-defense, and Newsham outlines strategic areas for optimization.
Retired US Marine Colonel Grant Newsham takes on key questions about Japan's national defense: How far has it come, what needs improving, and why?
Former US Diplomat and Marine Officer Grant Newsham shares an instructive conversation about the Chinese mindset on Japan and threats to peace in the region.
The former Japanese prime minister was a rare leader with a global perspective on foreign policy, explains former US Marine Corps colonel Grant Newsham.
The pace of China's military and nuclear weapons buildup has been unprecedented. Japan, Australia and South Korea especially need to stay alert to the risks.
China has been conducting non-kinetic "unrestricted warfare" against West for decades. The People's Liberation Army is only for if needed to finish things off.
Like Japan, the Philippines is part of the "first island chain" and strategic terrain for defending the region's small democratic bloc from an aggressive China.
The US imagined it would never face a serious enemy again. But trouble in global hotspots calls for a reassessment and for other free nations to...
As China continues to rachet up pressure on the Senkaku Islands, Japan and the US must further assert their presence, including with personnel on the Senkakus.
As Xi Jinping consolidates his power and lays the groundwork for regional domination, the US seems intent on simply talking things out — much to Xi's...
It's great to see the Self-Defense Force joining a major multilateral exercise but this training is needed where the trouble is coming, in and around Japan.