Elbridge A. Colby

Mr. Colby is a principal at the Marathon Initiative and the author of The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict.

Mr. Colby is a principal at the Marathon Initiative and the author of The Strategy of Denial: American Defense in an Age of Great Power Conflict.

The Week

‐ New administration line: We are not not at war with the Islamic State. ‐ President Obama’s speech on his new Iraq war ventured onto the shaky ground of theology. “ISIL ...

Letter

Ida Armed In the illustration for your August 25 cover (“The Great Equalizer”), Roman Genn sketched Ida B. Wells brandishing what appears to be a Remington rolling-block rifle — a single-shot ...

The Unrealist

Even before his presidency began, Barack Obama articulated a foreign-policy course markedly different from that of his immediate predecessors. Not only did he present himself as the anti-Bush, but he ...