Space: The Final Missile Defense Frontier?
September 20, 2014
Space: The Final Missile Defense Frontier?
Also, Indian Air Force deals, the INS Vikramaditya, U.S.-China military relations, and MH370. Weekend links.
Space: The Final Missile Defense Frontier?
No, Malaysia Would Never Host a US Spy Base
September 19, 2014
No, Malaysia Would Never Host a US Spy Base
The notion that Malaysia may offer the U.S. Navy a base for surveillance aircraft is laughable.
No, Malaysia Would Never Host a US Spy Base
So You Want to Steal a Frigate?
September 19, 2014
So You Want to Steal a Frigate?
Robert Farley's comprehensive guide to stealing a frigate (spoiler: it's "absurdly difficult").
So You Want to Steal a Frigate?
US Senate: Chinese Hackers Targeting US Military Contractors
September 19, 2014
US Senate: Chinese Hackers Targeting US Military Contractors
A report by the Senate Armed Services Committee investigates Chinese cyber attacks against Transcom's contractors.
US Senate: Chinese Hackers Targeting US Military Contractors
India and Vietnam Call for Freedom of Navigation in South China Sea
September 18, 2014
India and Vietnam Call for Freedom of Navigation in South China Sea
The two countries also signed seven bilateral agreements during Indian President Pranab Mukherjee's trip to Vietnam.
India and Vietnam Call for Freedom of Navigation in South China Sea
Al Qaeda's Worrying Ability to Infiltrate the Pakistani Military
September 18, 2014
Al Qaeda's Worrying Ability to Infiltrate the Pakistani Military
Al Qaeda's recent attempt to steal a Pakistani frigate is a reminder of the Pakistani military's infiltration.
Al Qaeda's Worrying Ability to Infiltrate the Pakistani Military
China’s 4 Principles in the South China Sea Dispute
September 16, 2014
China’s 4 Principles in the South China Sea Dispute
China is slowly crafting a policy for its regional maritime disputes. Could it open the door to negotiation?
China’s 4 Principles in the South China Sea Dispute
It's Still a Good Idea for China to Send Troops to Fight ISIS
September 16, 2014
It's Still a Good Idea for China to Send Troops to Fight ISIS
Beijing has more to gain than to lose by intervening against ISIS in Iraq.
It's Still a Good Idea for China to Send Troops to Fight ISIS
Will Malaysia Host US Spy Planes?
September 16, 2014
Will Malaysia Host US Spy Planes?
Adm. Jonathan Greenert indicated that Malaysia offered to host U.S. spy planes.
Will Malaysia Host US Spy Planes?
India-Vietnam Supersonic Missile Talks in 'Advanced Stage'
September 15, 2014
India-Vietnam Supersonic Missile Talks in 'Advanced Stage'
Vietnam may soon import the BrahMos cruise missile from India.
India-Vietnam Supersonic Missile Talks in 'Advanced Stage'
Why Russia, China, & Mongolia Are Boosting Trilateral Ties
September 13, 2014
Why Russia, China, & Mongolia Are Boosting Trilateral Ties
Vladimir Putin invited Xi Jinping and Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj to Russia for their first trilateral meeting next year.
Why Russia, China, & Mongolia Are Boosting Trilateral Ties
China Should Send Troops to Fight ISIS
September 12, 2014
China Should Send Troops to Fight ISIS
Fighting ISIS has multiple benefits for China; Beijing should seize on this rare opportunity.
China Should Send Troops to Fight ISIS
Just How Secure Is Xi Jinping Really?
September 12, 2014
Just How Secure Is Xi Jinping Really?
Xi Jinping may be China's new "emperor," but that doesn't mean that he's safe.
Just How Secure Is Xi Jinping Really?
Philippines Wages 'Mapfare' Against China
September 12, 2014
Philippines Wages 'Mapfare' Against China
With a new map exhibit, the Philippines tries to repudiate China's historical claims to South China Sea territories.
Philippines Wages 'Mapfare' Against China
The Implications of China's New Space Force
September 12, 2014
The Implications of China's New Space Force
China could affect the rules of the road for military activities in space.
The Implications of China's New Space Force
A Bad Idea: Using the 2001 AUMF as Legal Rationale for Striking ISIS
September 11, 2014
A Bad Idea: Using the 2001 AUMF as Legal Rationale for Striking ISIS
The Obama administration doesn't have the strongest legal footing to go to war against ISIS in Iraq.
A Bad Idea: Using the 2001 AUMF as Legal Rationale for Striking ISIS
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