"Strategic Policy in an Age of Chaos and Opportunity A Five-Part Presentation" by Gregory R. Copley.

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"Strategic Policy in an Age of Chaos and Opportunity A Five-Part Presentation" by Gregory R. Copley.

  1. Grand Strategy; 2. The Next Era of Security; 3. The Terrorism Phase; 4. Strategic Will and 5. Current Security Challenges The Capstone presentation by Gregory R. Copleyi to the Eighth National Security Programme of The Canadian Forces College, Toronto: June 13, 2016 “The world, and Canada, will be in a dramatically different situation within the next few years, so what we will discuss this morning is likely to be very different from what you have discussed over the past months of this course. You will, in your careers, face an exceptionally complex and fluid situation. I will attempt to simplify this today, but in many respects it is beyond simplification if it is to be addressed meaningfully. So this will be a complex briefing, which I hope will become clear by the end. “The 20th Century gave us two world wars, a string of major revolutions and lesser wars, the advent of powered manned flight and space travel, nuclear weapons, and the creation of a hundred or more new sovereign states. But the 20th Century will seem like a stable and predictable age, a natural progression of human society, when compared with the 21st Century. The linear extrapolation of the path of technological and scientific progress we have known has already been disrupted. “The decline in US global authority since the end of the Cold…”