Articles by Alex Hempel



An Analysis of the 2019 Missile Defense Review

A Patriot launcher unit equipped with PAC-2 missiles deployed in Turkey. The 2019 Missile Defense Review (MDR), a policy document outlining the way forward for American missile defense efforts, was released in January 2019 following…




National Security Strategies: Trump vs. Obama

From released internal memos and after-action reports to detailed doctrine manuals to capstone strategy papers, a deluge of written material emanates from the American defense establishment. While many¬†of these obscure documents are of little importance…