There has been, over the past quarter century, a certain script that the prelude to America’s use of force has adhered to. There is identification of the crisis situation; a call for support from the “international community”; gestures of support from allies; and a speech from the Oval Office announcing the actions that have been […]
WTIC-AM Radio interviews Center for National Policy President Scott Bates preceding a discussion at the Center for National Policy of Truman Project Defense Council Member Daniel Hartnett’s recent paper entitled Air-Sea Battle, China and the U.S. Rebalance to Asia. The interview covers U.S. relations in the Pacific Rim, Chinese military capabilities and the current state […]
A Kurdish television station interviews Scott Bates, CNP President, and Eli Sugarman, Truman Project Fellow, following a panel discussion of Sugarman’s new paper, Iraqi Kurdistan and Turkey: America’s Middle-Eastern Silver Lining, co-written with Dr. Joshua Walker, also a Truman Project Fellow. The interview covers ethno-sectarian politics and the future of the relationship between Iraq, Turkey and the Kurdistan […]
Center for National Policy President Scott Bates is featured in an article about the Taiwan Relations Act. In January, a US scholar called for a major rethink on Taiwan. The scholar is Scott Bates, president of the Washington-based Center for National Policy. He said Taiwan should cut its troop numbers in half and rebrand its […]
Center for National Policy President Scott Bates discusses how the government shutdown affected the US economy.