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    What is a strategy of denial and does it make sense for America?

    When: Friday, November 5, 2021, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EDT

    Online only: https://www.brookings.edu/events/what-is-a-strategy-of-denial-and-does-it-make-sense-for-america

    What: The 2018 National Defense Strategy was the first time the Pentagon identified China as the organizing focus of U.S. defense policy. Elbridge Colby, deputy assistant secretary of defense for strategy and force development, was a key architect of that document. In a new book, he now lays out a vision for how the United States should approach China in the coming years, with special consideration for how the U.S. military might win a war with China in order to deter such a war from ever taking place.

    On November 5, Brookings will host Colby for a virtual event to discuss whether the United States can, or should, pursue a strategy of denial vis-à-vis China.

    Viewers can submit questions by emailing events@brookings.edu or on Twitter using #StrategyOfDenial.

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