What the Soviet Union Can Teach China About A2/AD
October 31, 2014
What the Soviet Union Can Teach China About A2/AD
The Soviet Union's experience with A2/AD against the U.S. Navy carries important lessons for Beijing.
What the Soviet Union Can Teach China About A2/AD
Is North Korea Developing Sea-Based Ballistic Missiles?
October 30, 2014
Is North Korea Developing Sea-Based Ballistic Missiles?
Evidence from satellite imagery suggests that North Korea is actively developing sea-based ballistic missiles.
Is North Korea Developing Sea-Based Ballistic Missiles?
India Chooses Israel Over US for Latest Defense Purchase
October 29, 2014
India Chooses Israel Over US for Latest Defense Purchase
India chooses Israeli anti-tank weaponry over the United States' Javelin.
India Chooses Israel Over US for Latest Defense Purchase
China Slams US Radar Deployment in Japan
October 28, 2014
China Slams US Radar Deployment in Japan
Plus, China's subs go global, the IAF's poor serviceability rate, Pakistan's COAS visits the U.S. and more. Links.
China Slams US Radar Deployment in Japan
How Vietnam Woos China and India Simultaneously
October 28, 2014
How Vietnam Woos China and India Simultaneously
In managing relations with India and China, Vietnamese diplomacy has grown dynamic and creative.
How Vietnam Woos China and India Simultaneously
US General: North Korea Can Miniaturize Nuke Warheads
October 25, 2014
US General: North Korea Can Miniaturize Nuke Warheads
The top U.S. military officer in Korea says that Pyongyang can place a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile.
US General: North Korea Can Miniaturize Nuke Warheads
Malaysia Stops Lighthouse Construction in Disputed Waters
October 25, 2014
Malaysia Stops Lighthouse Construction in Disputed Waters
Plus, U.S. and South Korea delay OPCON transfer, PLAN adds a mine countermeasure vessel, and life in North Korea. Weekend links.
Malaysia Stops Lighthouse Construction in Disputed Waters
X-Band and THAAD as Good as Anti-China Trilateral Defense Agreement?
October 24, 2014
X-Band and THAAD as Good as Anti-China Trilateral Defense Agreement?
The U.S. transfer of high-end hardware seeks to put China in an ever-shrinking security box.
X-Band and THAAD as Good as Anti-China Trilateral Defense Agreement?
Calming the Seas: Chinese Vessels Temporarily Vanish from Senkaku Contiguous Zone
October 24, 2014
Calming the Seas: Chinese Vessels Temporarily Vanish from Senkaku Contiguous Zone
For nearly two weeks in October, China halted all patrols in the contiguous zone of the Senkaku Islands. Why?
Calming the Seas: Chinese Vessels Temporarily Vanish from Senkaku Contiguous Zone
Should the US Proliferate A2/AD in Asia?
October 24, 2014
Should the US Proliferate A2/AD in Asia?
The United States shouldn't rush into arming its allies with anti-access/area denial technologies.
Should the US Proliferate A2/AD in Asia?
Al-Qaeda Declares War on China, Too
October 22, 2014
Al-Qaeda Declares War on China, Too
Al-Qaeda has joined the Islamic State in calling for jihad against China for its Uyghur policies.
Al-Qaeda Declares War on China, Too
The Political Perils of Offshore Balancing
October 21, 2014
The Political Perils of Offshore Balancing
Moving U.S. forces out of range of Chinese threats could create more problems than it solves.
The Political Perils of Offshore Balancing
India Steps Up Defense Cooperation with Sri Lanka and Maldives
October 21, 2014
India Steps Up Defense Cooperation with Sri Lanka and Maldives
Also, India and China hold exercises, Pakistan-Iran tensions rise, a Korean standoff, and more. Defense links.
India Steps Up Defense Cooperation with Sri Lanka and Maldives
China-Vietnam Defense Hotline Agreed: What Next?
October 20, 2014
China-Vietnam Defense Hotline Agreed: What Next?
Beijing and Hanoi are looking to reset bilateral relations following a turbulent year.
China-Vietnam Defense Hotline Agreed: What Next?
Meet India's New Nuclear Cruise Missile
October 18, 2014
Meet India's New Nuclear Cruise Missile
India's latest long-range cruise missile, the Nirbhay, is nuclear capable.
Meet India's New Nuclear Cruise Missile
China Naval Chief Conducts ‘Unprecedented’ Survey of Disputed Reefs
October 17, 2014
China Naval Chief Conducts ‘Unprecedented’ Survey of Disputed Reefs
PLA Navy commander Wu Shengli conducted a survey of Beijing's reclamation projects in the disputed South China Sea.
China Naval Chief Conducts ‘Unprecedented’ Survey of Disputed Reefs
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