On January 22, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Neil Narang was interviewed on The State of the World podcast about the evolving nature of war and peace during a period of great power competition, terrorism, nonstate armed groups, rebel organizations and transnational violence.

I think some people would argue that we’re in a tripolar moment instead of a bipolar moment. That is, we have two peer or near-peer competitors. Whereas the Cold War was characterized by a single peer or near-peer competitor.

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