"Protracted Great Power Competition and the Next National Security Strategy " with Dr. Andrew Krepinevich
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Dr. Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr., is a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He is a member of the Business Executives for National Security’s Advisory Council. In 1995 he founded the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, which he led for 21 years. His service at CSBA was preceded by a 21-year career in the U.S. Army.
Dr. Krepinevich has served in the Department of Defense’s Office of Net Assessment, and on the personal staff of three secretaries of defense. He has also served as a member of the National Defense Panel, the Defense Science Board Task Force on Joint Experimentation, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates’ Defense Policy Board, the Congressional National Defense Strategy Commission, and as chairman of the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel.
Dr. Krepinevich has served as a consultant for several secretaries of defense, the four military services, the Defense Advanced Projects Agency and the Central Intelligence Agency. He has testified frequently before Congress. Dr. Krepinevich has taught on the faculties of West Point, Georgetown University and George Mason University.
His most recent book is The Last Warrior: Andrew Marshall and the Shaping of Modern Defense Strategy, which he co-authored with Barry Watts. He also authored 7 Deadly Scenarios: A Military Futurist Explores War in the 21st. Century, and received the Furniss Award for his book, The Army and Vietnam. His next book, War Like No Other, is scheduled for publication by Yale University Press in the winter of 2021.
Among his recent articles are “Finding Strength in Decline,” “Preserving Primacy: A Defense Strategy for the New Administration” (with Congressman Mac Thornberry), “How to Deter China: The Case for Archipelagic Defense,” and “The Eroding Balance of Terror.” All were published in the journal Foreign Affairs. His recent major CNAS study, Protracted Great-Power War: A Preliminary Assessment, was published in Feburary 2020.
A graduate of West Point, Dr. Krepinevich holds an M.P.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and in 2020 received West Point’s Distinguished Graduate Award.