Francis P. Sempa is a contributor to Population Decline and the Remaking of Great Power Politics (Potomac Books, 2011), and the author of Geopolitics: From the Cold War to the 21st Century (Transaction Books, 2002). He has written on historical and foreign policy topics for Joint Force Quarterly, Strategic Review, The National Interest, The Washington Times, and other publications. He is an attorney, an adjunct professor of political science at Wilkes University, and a contributing editor to American Diplomacy.