24 Jun '15, 1pm

America’s New Strategic Reality: Irregular World War

America's new strategic reality would seem to be: That we will not be able to achieve our overriding/overarching political objective of a world (1) organized, ordered and oriented more along modern western political, economic and social lines and (2) under United States leadership without (3) the use of force. Herein, our soft power (the ability of our way of life, our way of governance and our values, attitudes and beliefs to our attract others over to our side without coercion) having failed us. Thus, our consideration today of such ideas as "political warfare," to wit: a (a) hard power measure which (b) uses coercion as a means to achieve one's aims and goals. Adding irregular warfare to this mix (as the author above indicates that we must), then might we characterize "America's new strategic reality" today as the new Cold War (or simply Cold War Part II)?

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