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American Grand Strategy and the Role of Information - Dr. Juliana Geran Pilon


The Art of Peace: Engaging a Complex World (2016), Juliana Geran Pilon

Philosophical Roots of the American Constitution - Dr. Roger Pilon


“American Constitutional Theory and History: Implications for European Constitutionalism,” by Roger Pilon, Cato Journal, Fall 2018


“On the Moral Foundations of America,” by Roger Pilon, InFocus, Fall 2022.

KGB and Active Measures - Dr. Jack Dziak 

“Roots and Origins of Active Measures – Lecture Overview” (pdf)

“Ambiguous: The Curious Case of Henry Alfred Kissinger,” by Charles S. Viar. Special Report, Center for Intelligence Studies, Vol.22, No. 2, April-May 2003.VOL. 22.  (pdf) 

Russia’s Hybrid Warfare: Effects  on Central and Eastern Europe - Matthew Boyse

“Russia's War One Year On: Poland and (Most of) Central Europe Rise to the Challenge,” by Matthew Boyse, The Freewheeling Diplomat, Podcast (40 min.), Feb 25, 2023.

Congressional Debates on Military Spending – Josh Carter

Senator John Hoeven (R-SD) on his recent trip to South Korea and Taiwan (accompanied by Josh)  See also:

Digital Infrastructure for the Financial Sectors: Implications for National Security – Piotr Trabinsky

Three Special Reports on Digital Finance from the Economist magazine (pdf)

War Powers - Charles "Cully" Stimpson


“Why Repealing the 1991 and 2002 Iraq War Authorizations Is Sound Policy,” by Charles Stimson, Heritage Foundation Report, Jan. 6, 2020.


Cultural Marxism: Implications for National Security - Mike Gonzales

“How Cultural Marxism Threatens the United States—and How Americans Can Fight It,” by Mike Gonzalez and Katharine Gorka, The Heritage Foundation Report, Nov. 14, 2022.

The Founders and their Classical Values in Foreign Policy – Dr. Matthew Spalding

“America’s Founders and the Principles of Foreign Policy: Sovereign Independence, National Interests, and the Cause of Liberty in the World,” First Principles Series, No. 33, The Heritage Foundation,

National Sovereignty, Internationalism and Human Rights  - Murray Bessette, PhD

Common Sense Society honors Cuban Human Rights activist Rosa Maria Paya, Jan. 28, 2022.


Civil-Military Relations – BG (ret.) Mike Eastman

Life After The Military: General (Ret.) Mike Eastman, Pivotal Moments Media, July 7, 2022.

“Defense Scoop,” OnwardOps, May 24, 2023,

Public Diplomacy through Documentaries - Michael Pack

“What I know of Clarence Thomas's character,” by Michael Pack, Washington Examiner, May 09, 2023

"Reclaiming the Culture through Film,” by Michael Pack, March 24, 2023.

“The voice of which America?” by Juliana Geran Pilon, JNS, Dec. 10, 2020.

Strategic Communication and the Web  – Dr. Paul Lieber

“Covid in the Age of Information,” by Paul Lieber, IPA blog, July 26, 2020.

"Countering Disinformation: Are We Our Own Worst Enemy?” Michael Jackson and Paul Lieber, Cyber Defense Review, Summer 2020.

Foreign Assistance and Human Rights  – Dorothy Taft

“9 Ways USAID Improves Democracy, Human Rights & Governance,” by Jessica Benton Cooney, USAID, Jul. 13, 2017. 12


“Healing by the Book, by Susan Billington Harper, Philanthropy Magazine, Apr. 2018.


Cognitive Security and PSYOP (Psychological Operations) – Dr. Mike Waller

“The Biden Administration’s ‘Disinformation’ Board Is A Tool Straight From Soviet Russia’s KGB,” J. Michael Waller, The Federalist, May 9, 2022.

How U.S. Presidents Have Addressed the Nuclear Threat - Peter Huessy

"How US Presidents Countered the Cold War Soviet Nuclear Threat," by Peter Huessy, Warrior Maven, May 27, 2023

Defense Lobbying in the New Information Climate - Eric Hannis

"The Defense Industry’s Role in Militarizing US Foreign Policy,” by Shana Marshall, Middle East Report 294 (Spring 2020).


Cyber security in the Nuclear Age – Dr. Steve Bryen

“U.S. Security at Risk as China Exploits American Technology,” Stephen Bryen, InFocus Winter 2023.


Domestic Disinformation: Mainstream Media and Cancel Culture - Eric Rozenman

“The Nakba’ Hallucinators Writhe Again,” by Eric Rozenman, The Times of Israel, May 11, 2023.

“'The Official Truth': The End of Free Speech That Will End America,” by J.B. Shurk, Gatestone Institute, May 28, 2023.

Special Ops Forces and Political warfare  - COL (Ret.) David Maxwell

“An Unconventional Warfare Mindset: The Philosophy of Special Forces Must be Sustained,” by David Maxwell, Small Wars Journal, May 29, 2023.

“From Provocations And Deterrence To Preparing For Unification: Why An Information Campaign Is Vital To Political Warfare In Korea,” by David Maxwell, 19fortyfive, June 5, 2023.  (pdf)

North Korea and Hybrid Warfare against America – Greg Scarlatoiu

“Digital Trenches: North Korea’s Information Counter-Offensive,” Martyn Williams, Committee on Human Rights in North Korea, Dec 18, 2019. Introduction, Section 9, Conclusion.

“HRNK & IBA Release Report on Crimes Against Humanity in North Korean Detention Centers,” June 22, 2022.

Russia and Ukraine: Disinformation redux – Dr. Herman Pirchner, Jr.

“AFPC Insider: On the Ground in Ukraine – Interview with Herman Pirchner, Jr.” March 6, 2023, American Foreign Policy Council. Visit website:

Chinese Grand Strategy Backfires in Europe - Ilan Berman

“Backing Russia Is Costing China In Europe,” by Joshua Eisenman and Ilan I. Berman, Foreign Policy, May 30, 2023.


Chinese Information Warfare – Dr. Jianli Yang

““The Tiananmen massacre and China’s pragmatist soft power,” by Jianli Yang, Politico, June 2, 2023.

Middle East Policy, Energy Policy, and American Strategic Deficit - Victoria Coates 

“Shock Poll: Americans Prioritize Women’s Rights in Iran Over Nuclear Deal After Mahsa Amini’s Murder,” by Victoria Coates, 19fortyfive, Oct 21, 2022. Reprinted by Heritage.

Military Preparedness in the Context of the Ukraine War - Dakota Wood

“Continuing U.S. and Allied Military Support to Ukraine,” by Dakota Wood, Heritage Foundation Report, Feb.

Grand Strategy and the Chinese Threat – Seth Cropsey

“America and the Idea of Eurasia,” by Seth Cropsey, RealClearDefense, May 23, 2023.

Disinformation and the Academy - Mason Goad

How DEI Ideology Undermines National Security,” by Mason Goad, Newsweek, June 6, 2022.

“Comprehensive Restructuring: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Texas Austin,” Report by National Association of Scholars, Jan. 19, 2023.

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