Author Archive

Jordan Cohen

Ph.D candidate, George Mason University

Jordan B. Cohen is a Ph.D. candidate at the Schar School of Policy & Government at George Mason University.
Ideas

A New Bill Seeks to Patch the Flaws in the Arms Export Control Act

The proposed legislation would help Congress regain a measure of sway over weapons sales.

Ideas

No F-35s for UAE, Please

The sale is likely to deepen existing conflicts and further enmesh the U.S. in the region.

Ideas

Time to Rethink Arms Sales to Taiwan

Once, they might have tilted the military balance. Now they just destabilize the region.

Ideas

Some Arms Exports Are Riskier Than Others. Here’s a Tool To Tell Which Ones

The problems with selling weapons to Saudi Arabia and Turkey were hardly unpredictable.

Ideas

Selling F-16s to Taiwan Is Bad Business

The jets will inflame, not stabilize, cross-strait relations.

Ideas

The False Promises of Trump’s Arms Sales

U.S. export deals are undermining regional stability and sending jobs abroad.

Ideas

Cancel Turkey’s F-35s — and Maybe Its NATO Membership As Well

Sending America’s most advanced fighters to Ankara will do greater harm than good to U.S. interests — and that should give its allies pause.