Lawrence Freedman

Lawrence Freedman is emeritus professor of war studies at King’s College London and author of Command: The Politics of Military Operations from Korea to Ukraine (2022).

The US knows the main threat is China

China’s President Xi Jinping opened the CCP’s 20th party congress by doubling down on four key issues: no let up on zero-Covid; no renunciation of force when it comes to Taiwan; a promise to build up China’s military strength; and no tolerance of any opposition to his rule. As he enters his third term, the