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BGS In The New – What Biden’s New Arms Transfer Policy Means – And What It Missed On

“Although the policy sharpened the focus on human rights in these many ways, it missed a unique opportunity to show its commitment to the defense industrial base at a time where more is being asked of it that any point since World War II,” writes former State official Josh Kirshner. By: Josh Kirshner  March 3, … Continued

BGS In The News – White House Scales Back Plans to Regulate U.S. Investments in China

A planned executive order is expected to focus largely on transparency, and prohibit only new investments in Chinese semiconductor firms. By GAVIN BADE 02/27/2023 05:09 PM EST Updated: 02/28/2023 07:27 AM EST As originally appeared in Politico. Despite fraying relations with Beijing, President Joe Biden is expected to forego expansive new restrictions on American investment in China, … Continued

BGS In The News – Bipartisan Senate Duo Presses Treasury, Commerce To Get Tougher On China

Intelligence committee leadership — Democrat Mark R. Warner and GOP’s Marco Rubio — want more sanctions, export controls related to Xinjiang By: Ellen Nakashima February 17, 2023 Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), left, and Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) attend a news conference at the Capitol in Washington on May 22, 2012. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) The bipartisan leadership … Continued

BGS In The News – A Problem Of Logistics: Is The US Sending Ukraine The Wrong Tank?

The Abrams demonstrates the pitfalls of Washington’s overcomplicated defence procurement system By: Steff Chávez February 5, 2023 As originally appeared in Financial Times. A US soldier stands atop an Abrams M1/A1 tank below a picture of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein on the outskirts of Kuwait City in March 1991 © Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty Images US soldiers … Continued

Beacon Global Strategies Adds Two National Security Experts to Its Growing Team and Announces Several Promotions

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Beacon Global Strategies (BGS), a leading strategic advisory firm focusing on global public policy, government procurement, and geopolitical risk analysis, today announced it will be expanding its growing team by adding Mr. Klon Kitchen as Managing Director and Mr. Jon Darby as Senior Advisor. In these roles, Mr. Kitchen will lead the firm’s Global Technology Policy … Continued

BGS In The News – Japan’s Shift To War Footing

By: Zack Cooper and Eric Sayers As originally appeared in War on the Rocks. Throughout the Cold War, the United States and Japan focused on the threat from the Soviet Union, but with tensions increasing around Taiwan, Tokyo has turned to its south, adopting principles that former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pushed for before his … Continued

BGS In The News – US Weighs Sending Bradley Fighting Vehicles to Bolster Ukraine

Jennifer Jacobs, Alberto Nardelli and Tony Capaccio As originally appeared in Bloomberg News. The US government is considering sending Bradley Fighting Vehicles to Ukraine as part of a further package of military support, according to people familiar with the matter. A final decision hasn’t yet been made, one of the people said. When the vehicles … Continued

Beacon Global Strategies and Armitage International, L.C. Announce Strategic Partnership

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Beacon Global Strategies (BGS) and Armitage International, L.C. (Armitage) are excited to announce a strategic partnership focused on the pursuit of new opportunities to help companies conducting business in the Indo-Pacific region. The shifting economic and geopolitical environment in the Indo-Pacific has increased demand for sound and actionable advice across a number of policy areas … Continued

Beacon Global Strategies Announces New Hires and Taiwan Analysis Center

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Beacon Global Strategies (BGS), a leading strategic advisory firm, today announced it will be expanding its Indo-Pacific Practice, led by BGS Managing Director Mr. Eric Sayers, with the addition of Ms. Kimberly Lehn as Vice President, Ms. Bonnie Glaser as Senior Advisor and the launch of the Taiwan Analysis Center. “BGS is pleased to welcome two such highly respected … Continued

BGS In The News – If China Conquers Taiwan, It Would Be Huge Blow To US National Security, Economy

Battlefield success would put China in a position to dominate rest of Asia By Michael Allen, November 3, 2022 7:00am EDT As originally appeared on Fox Digital. Imagine deterrence fails and China successfully takes Taiwan. How would it affect the U.S. economy and inform whether the U.S. should fight China for Taiwan’s freedom? Losing Taiwan would be … Continued