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Senior Fellow Jim Golby pens "Now Is a Bad Time to Weaken Civilian Control Over the Military" for Foreign Policy

Jan 13, 2021

"A nonpartisan military under democratic control seemed abstract, something for other nations to worry about. The mob attacks on the U.S. Capitol on Jan 6 are a sudden reminder of just how vital a nonpartisan military really is."

Jim Golby quoted in Defense One article on the open letter affirming the election results from the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Jan 13, 2021

 “It affirms the rule of law, clearly calls out the attack on our Constitutional processes, reminds the force of their duties, and affirms the election outcome. I think it hits exactly the right tone,” Golby said in a quoted tweet by Defense One. 

Senior Fellow Jim Golby quoted in latest from CNN tackling extremism and the military

Jan 13, 2021

"And consider the way special ops are portrayed in popular culture, in movies. There is an identity that [extremist] groups want to have. They want to emulate the way military members dress, the way they carry weapons because that portrays an image of confidence and credibility," said Golby addressing the recruitment of veterans into extremist groups in the latest from CNN. 

Faculty Fellow Sheena Greitens quoted in AP article on the future of the 2021 Olympics

Jan 13, 2021

Sheena Greitens sounds off in "To cancel or not?: IOC, Japan press ahead with Tokyo Games" published in the AP: “I think it highly likely that China will frame the Winter Games ... in terms of China’s successful model of pandemic management and global health leadership”... “I would think that Japanese leaders would be keen to exercise their leadership and burnish their image globally — especially if it can be presented as leading the way into some kind of post-COVID era.”

Jim Golby responds to Pelosi-Milley talks regarding nuclear command authority for the Washington Post

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Jan 08, 2021

'The fact that Pelosi is talking to Milley about the topic is “alarming, and it shows just how dysfunctional things are right now,” said Jim Golby' in last week's article from the Washington Post.