"Geopolitics, in the form of great power rivalry, seems back in the last half decade—an unwelcome surprise after the previous decade when the country had laser focused on the non-state threat of terrorism. So: is the Cold War back? Or even the risk of cold war becoming hot? It is worth asking what is the same and what is different this time around."
Greg Treverton, former Chair of the US National Intelligence Council, and SMA Executive Advisor, provides his opinion in this white paper, available here.