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Is Germany Still in the Race for Australia’s Biggest Arms Deal of the Century?
January 24, 2015
Is Germany Still in the Race for Australia’s Biggest Arms Deal of the Century?
Angela Merkel is aggressively pushing for Germany to win a contract to build 12 submarines.
Is Germany Still in the Race for Australia’s Biggest Arms Deal of the Century?
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
January 24, 2015
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
Hagel's departing shots should be seen as an incentive for self-reflection in the White House.
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
What’s Next for US-India Defense Ties with Obama’s Trip?
January 23, 2015
What’s Next for US-India Defense Ties with Obama’s Trip?
Obama’s visit is an opportunity for both sides to boost bilateral defense ties.
What’s Next for US-India Defense Ties with Obama’s Trip?
'American Sniper' and What it Says About Civil-Military Relations in the US
January 23, 2015
'American Sniper' and What it Says About Civil-Military Relations in the US
Is there a problem with the way the media portrays American soldiers?
'American Sniper' and What it Says About Civil-Military Relations in the US
The Pentagon Just Dropped the Air Sea Battle Name
January 22, 2015
The Pentagon Just Dropped the Air Sea Battle Name
However, the U.S. Defense Department will continue to pursue counter-A2/AD strategies.
The Pentagon Just Dropped the Air Sea Battle Name
Indonesia’s Cyber Challenge Under Jokowi
January 21, 2015
Indonesia’s Cyber Challenge Under Jokowi
On the brink of a cyberwar, the country is forming a national cyber agency.
Indonesia’s Cyber Challenge Under Jokowi
Russia and Iran Sign Military Cooperation Agreement
January 21, 2015
Russia and Iran Sign Military Cooperation Agreement
Should NATO-Russia relations deteriorate further, Moscow will make an even stronger effort to improve ties with Tehran.
Russia and Iran Sign Military Cooperation Agreement
China’s Naval Diplomacy: PLAN Ships Visit German Port of Hamburg
January 21, 2015
China’s Naval Diplomacy: PLAN Ships Visit German Port of Hamburg
Naval support for Chinese diplomacy is an increasingly important function of the PLAN.
China’s Naval Diplomacy: PLAN Ships Visit German Port of Hamburg
US-China Internet Cooperation
January 19, 2015
US-China Internet Cooperation
Last year ended with some positive developments in cooperation on Internet governance.
US-China Internet Cooperation
Is Corruption Within the PLA Diminishing China’s Military Preparedness?
January 18, 2015
Is Corruption Within the PLA Diminishing China’s Military Preparedness?
Corruption within the People’s Liberation Army is good news for those who are afraid of China’s military.
Is Corruption Within the PLA Diminishing China’s Military Preparedness?
The US Navy’s New Surface Warfare Strategy: ‘Distributed Lethality’
January 16, 2015
The US Navy’s New Surface Warfare Strategy: ‘Distributed Lethality’
The U.S. Navy’s surface fleet is getting more aggressive, with new tactics and weapons.
The US Navy’s New Surface Warfare Strategy: ‘Distributed Lethality’
Japan and Israel to Work Together in Cyberspace
January 15, 2015
Japan and Israel to Work Together in Cyberspace
During this week’s visit to Israel, Japan’s prime minister will discuss collaboration in fighting cyber terrorism.
Japan and Israel to Work Together in Cyberspace
‘Problems of Estimating Military Power’ Revisited
January 15, 2015
‘Problems of Estimating Military Power’ Revisited
What we usually leave out when considering a nation’s military strength.
‘Problems of Estimating Military Power’ Revisited
The US Just Gave the Philippine Military Another Boost
January 14, 2015
The US Just Gave the Philippine Military Another Boost
Aircraft will be a much-needed and long overdue shot in the arm for Manila.
The US Just Gave the Philippine Military Another Boost
Is the Pentagon’s Andrew Marshall the Leo Strauss of Military Analysis?
January 14, 2015
Is the Pentagon’s Andrew Marshall the Leo Strauss of Military Analysis?
Comparing Andrew Marshall and Leo Strauss yields some interesting similarities.
Is the Pentagon’s Andrew Marshall the Leo Strauss of Military Analysis?
Explaining Southeast Asia’s Force Buildup
January 14, 2015
Explaining Southeast Asia’s Force Buildup
Balancing alone does not explain the build-up of conventional military assets in Southeast Asia.
Explaining Southeast Asia’s Force Buildup
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