Category Archives: Jeong Lee

A Case for A Sustainable U.S. Grand Strategy: Retirement without Disengagement for a Superpower

by Jeong Lee, a freelance writer. This article originally appeared on “The Strategy Bridge” on February, 16th, 2015 and is re-posted by permission. This blog commentary is based on a policy paper I wrote for the U.S. National Security Policy … Continue reading

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Robert Timberg’s Blue-Eyed Boy (2014): A Review

by Jeong Lee, a freelance writer. In former Senator Jim Webb’s classic Vietnam War novel, Fields of Fire (1978), there is a scene where the protagonist, a young Marine lieutenant who is about to be sent to Vietnam, encounters his … Continue reading

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What the Fall of Saigon Teaches Us About the Latest ISIS Offensive

by Jeong Lee and Stephanie Chenault. Jeong Lee is a freelance writer whose writings on U.S. defense and foreign policy issues and inter-Korean affairs have appeared on various online publications. Lee looks forward to start his Master of Arts program … Continue reading

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Geo-Strategic Implication of the U.S.-R.O.K. OPCON Transfer Delay

by Jeong Lee and Major Chad M. Pillai. Jeong Lee is a freelance writer whose writings on U.S. defense and foreign policy issues and inter-Korean affairs have appeared on various online publications. Lee looks forward to start his Master of … Continue reading

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Book Review – Grounded: the Case for Abolishing the United States Air Force

by Jeong Lee, a freelance writer. In the aftermath of the sequestration in place since last year, the United States Armed Forces find themselves struggling to justify their raisons d’être. This was precisely the argument I made when I advocated … Continue reading

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SWJ Book Review: The Lieutenant Don’t Know

by Jeong Lee, a freelance writer. This article was originally posted at Small Wars Journal and is cross-posted with permission. Since 9/11, many war memoirs have chronicled the collective experiences of the fighting men who fought and bled in Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Can the United States Retain its Hegemony in the Asia-Pacific?

by Jeong Lee, a freelance writer. This article was originally published on the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs on February 24th, 2014. Last Monday, I spoke on South Korea’s air strategy at the 7th Asia-Pacific Security Conference (APSEC) in Singapore, where the participants discussed the … Continue reading

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South Korea’s Air Force: Does It Have a Coherent Strategy?

by Jeong Lee, a freelance writer. This commentary is adapted from his speech to the 7th Asia Pacific Security Conference (APSEC 2014) held in conjunction with the Singapore Airshow and was originally posted at the S. Rajaratnam School of International … Continue reading

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Book Review: New Security Challenges in Asia

This book review was first published in the 2013-14 Winter issue (43, no. 4, pp. 148-9) of the US Army War College Quarterly, Parameters, and is posted here with permission. Reviewed by Jeong Lee, a freelance writer and contributing analyst for Wikistrat’s Asia-Pacific Desk. “New … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lone Survivor

Small Wars Journal Film Review by Jeong Lee: Lone Survivor This review was originally published on Small Wars Journal and is cross-posted by permission. Of late, many films on Special Operations Forces (SOFs) have been released that either mythologize the elite warriors or … Continue reading

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