Prosperity | Security | Sustainability
The strategic landscape of the 21st Century is coming into focus. The world must accommodate three billion people into the global middle class in 20 short years without tipping the system into a spiral of resource wars, traditionalist insurgencies, and devastation of the planet’s ecosystems.
We think America needs a plan.
Grand Strategy in the News
The time has come for Americans to think big and do big once again. Our generation must find a way to fulfill the great purposes of the Preamble
of our Constitution and overcome today's daunting domestic and global challenges. To do so we must unleash the full energy and ambition of the American people to harness the enormous opportunities of the 21st Century and create the shared prosperity and lasting security we seek.
So we made one.
In the best tradition of our Republic, America’s response must be to lead. We must put our own house in order and, with willing partners, author a prosperous, secure and sustainable future. The United States must lead the global transition to sustainability.
Demand + Capital
The secret to 20th Century American strategic success was to let our economic engine do the heavy lifting. We outproduced the Axis and outperformed the Soviets. Great demographic changes now allow us to generate sustainable prosperity from deep pools of 21st Century demand and underutilized capital. Read more.
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Background of the Grand Strategy Project
The Grand Strategy Project seeks to answer the call for a national strategy of sustainability in the National Strategic Narrative written by Colonel Mark "Puck" Mykleby (USMC-Ret) and Captain Wayne Porter (USN). Watch Jane Harman, Brent Scowcroft and Tom Friedman discuss the Narrative at the Wilson Center.