On June 13, Forward Defense Deputy Director Clementine Starling and Program Assistant Julia Siegel were featured in Real Clear Defense for their recent op-ed on the imperative for the Biden administration to address competition below the threshold of armed conflict in forthcoming national strategies.

The United States lacks a comprehensive strategy to align gray-zone activities with the national goals it aims to achieve.

Clementine Starling and Julia Siegel
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