In a new documentary about violent political extremism in the United States, Center for Security Policy Senior Analyst for Strategy describes crowd mentality and how normally nonviolent people can be induced to commit vandalism and acts of violence. Crossfire, produced by Lauren Southern and Scooter Downey, documents some of the worst violence plaguing the U.S.
I’ve seldom had the opportunity not only to respond to an article by someone who I admire, like Michael Anton, but to have it as a companion piece alongside one written by my lifelong hero, Edward Luttwak. The American Mind, published by the Claremont Institute, invited me to write a piece on a divisive strategy
by J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / September 15, 2020 The deployment of military psychological warfare technology to defeat President Trump has taken on added meaning since the Washington Post first reported it last May. Now, prominent counterinsurgency practitioners from the Global War on Terror are calling on the American military leadership to overthrow the
Center Senior Analyst for Strategy, Dr. J Michael Waller appeared on Epoch Times’ American Thought Leaders to discuss the ongoing propaganda the Chinese Communist Party has been pushing throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Click here for an ongoing timeline documenting the CCP’s propaganda curated by Dr. Waller.
by J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / April 8, 2020 – The World Health Organization’s unprecedented attack on an American president featured a Chinese propaganda term that is now splashed across international headlines. Soon, Chinese propaganda will recycle it as a quote from the United Nations’ health organization, and not from the
J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / April 1, 2020 – The Trump Administration’s outspokenness against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is not to exploit the coronavirus pandemic, as some CCP sources allege. It began two years ago as it recognized the far greater strategic threat the Chinese regime presents to the United
J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / March 22, 2020 – The Trump Administration is mounting the nation’s first challenge to the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party since President Nixon opened up to Chairman Mao. This crucial effort is in response to Beijing’s repeated accusations that the United States military is behind
J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / March 9, 2020 For all the vitriol and finger-pointing about Russia’s Vladimir Putin manipulating our political system, not a single policymaker or pundit has proposed a coherent strategy to turn the tables against him. “Putin, sadly, has got all of our political class, every single one
A study of psychological operations in US history shows 21st century warfighters how decisive the unconventional weapon has been in establishing and keeping our democracy. For more than a decade, Dr Waller has lectured on the subject, as one of a series of PSYOP topics in his curriculum, at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare
J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / January 23, 2019 Venezuela’s interim government materialized without much apparent organization. Active observation and participation in various coups and revolutions shows what the Juan Guaidó government and its supporters must do immediately. Here are some quick thoughts, not in any particular order: Gain control of at