Christopher D. Kolenda, Ph.D.

Christopher D. Kolenda, Ph.D.

Retired U.S. Army Colonel Christopher D. Kolenda, Ph.D., is the author of Zero-Sum Victory: What We’re Getting Wrong About War and co-author of Leadership: The Warrior’s Art. His unique warrior-diplomacy has informed American four-star generals and undersecretaries of defense.


Christopher D. Kolenda, Ph.D. is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Connect with him through LinkedIn. For more information, visit the author’s website.
Christopher D. Kolenda, Ph.D.
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America Is Flirting With World War III. History Reveals a Better Approach

America has been struggling to find its leadership role in faraway conflicts. Obama’s “leading from behind” suggested an elitist, puppet-master-like control of local actors, while Trump’s “not my problem” proclamations implied a U.S. retreat from the world. The Biden administration’s “Putin must go” and “Russia must be emasculated” bravado, while...