National Strategy Forum Special Report
National Strategy Forum experts provide timely analyses of the current economic crisis and the implications for U.S. domestic and foreign policy.
Parallels Between the U.S. Economy and National Strategy
Richard E. Friedman, NSF President
The current economic emergency and what may be an extended U.S. and global recession could have unintended beneficial consequences for national security and national strategy. Read more...
Call Out the Leviathan
Frank Schell, NSF Member
America has not listened to much advice. When a country’s store of value is also the world’s reserve currency, it creates a moral hazard larger than any other: an all pervasive culture of debt, also known as leverage. Read more...
The Financial Crisis and U.S. Military Policy: Repositioning and Reconceptualization
John Allen Williams, NSFR Editorial Board Member
Recent economic events serve as a stark reminder of the importance of a healthy economy for the achievement of national goals. The silver lining of the economic crisis is that it is causing a thorough rethinking of military forces, missions, and strategy that is long overdue. Read more...
How Much Can We Afford?
Endy Zemenides, NSFR Editorial Board Member
While much remains uncertain about the situation the next president is going to inherit, we know that budgetary deficits and the national debt are going to present the greatest long term challenge to our government. The next president and Congress will face a series of new realities, and unilteralism is not a viable strategic posture. Read more...