Strategic Assessment 2020: Into a New Era of Great Power Competition

This strategic assessment is both firmly focused on the dynamics of contemporary Great Power competition (GPC) and respectful of past strategic assessments generated by the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) over the course of almost 40 years As an homage to the format of several historical INSS strategic assessments, this one begins with a summary of major findings within the current volume. The chapters that follow provide multiple insights and analytical conclusions about contemporary GPC This prelude provides many of the most significant and substantive findings and conclusions found within them The findings are provided with an explicit reference to the book chapters where they are found Readers are encouraged to consult the referenced chapters for deeper analysis and insight into these major research conclusions about, and considerations for, a new era of GPC.