Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
February 06, 2016
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
Plus, India-U.S. carrier cooperation, Thailand's new OPV, and more. Weekend links.
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
Declassified: US Nuclear Weapons at Sea During the Cold War
February 06, 2016
Declassified: US Nuclear Weapons at Sea During the Cold War
Not long ago, the U.S. Navy remained on high-alert for a nuclear engagement at sea.
Declassified: US Nuclear Weapons at Sea During the Cold War
Russian Submarine Activity at Highest Level Since Cold War
February 05, 2016
Russian Submarine Activity at Highest Level Since Cold War
NATO says Russian submarine activity has returned to Cold War levels. What about the Pacific?
Russian Submarine Activity at Highest Level Since Cold War
Chinese Media: Our Artificial Islands Are Better Than Vietnam's
February 05, 2016
Chinese Media: Our Artificial Islands Are Better Than Vietnam's
A Chinese media report claims that Vietnamese land reclamation on a Spratly reef was washed away in a typhoon.
Chinese Media: Our Artificial Islands Are Better Than Vietnam's
Afghanistan Won’t Be Able to Pay for its Military Until 2024 (At Least)
February 04, 2016
Afghanistan Won’t Be Able to Pay for its Military Until 2024 (At Least)
The top U.S. general in Afghanistan said that the Afghan economy will need financial support “at least” until 2020.
Afghanistan Won’t Be Able to Pay for its Military Until 2024 (At Least)
Can China Be Deterred in Cyber Space?
February 03, 2016
Can China Be Deterred in Cyber Space?
Deterring state actors from attacks that do not reach the level of force is difficult.
Can China Be Deterred in Cyber Space?
2 Chinese Fighters Entered South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone
February 03, 2016
2 Chinese Fighters Entered South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone
Was China trying to send a message?
2 Chinese Fighters Entered South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone
Will Iran Keep Its Promises?
February 02, 2016
Will Iran Keep Its Promises?
An election this month will tell the story.
Will Iran Keep Its Promises?
China Rejects Latest US FONOP in the South China Sea
February 02, 2016
China Rejects Latest US FONOP in the South China Sea
The second U.S. FONOP had a different legal rationale than the first -- and sparked a different Chinese response.
China Rejects Latest US FONOP in the South China Sea
Why India Transferred Attack Helicopters to Afghanistan
February 01, 2016
Why India Transferred Attack Helicopters to Afghanistan
India's attack helicopter transfer to Afghanistan suggests a new era in ties between New Delhi and Kabul.
Why India Transferred Attack Helicopters to Afghanistan
Can the PLA Navy Make the Indian Ocean Chinese?
February 01, 2016
Can the PLA Navy Make the Indian Ocean Chinese?
Does China need to dominate the Indian Ocean in order to have a world-class navy?
Can the PLA Navy Make the Indian Ocean Chinese?
Return of the FONOP: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation in Paracel Islands
January 31, 2016
Return of the FONOP: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation in Paracel Islands
On Saturday, the USS Curtis Wilbur sailed within 12 nautical miles of a disputed island in the Paracel Islands.
Return of the FONOP: US Navy Destroyer Asserts Freedom of Navigation in Paracel Islands
South Korea Eyes THAAD, China Urges ‘Caution’
January 30, 2016
South Korea Eyes THAAD, China Urges ‘Caution’
South Korea is sending more positive signals on the U.S. missile defense system, to China's dismay.
South Korea Eyes THAAD, China Urges ‘Caution’
Asia Pivot: Does the US Need to ‘Rebalance Harder’?
January 29, 2016
Asia Pivot: Does the US Need to ‘Rebalance Harder’?
The Obama White House is realistically out of time to articulate a newly integrated vision for the Asia-Pacific region.
Asia Pivot: Does the US Need to ‘Rebalance Harder’?
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
January 29, 2016
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
Plus, U.S. officials revise their opinion on North Korea's nuclear test, India steps up cyber cooperation, and more. Links.
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
Is North Korea Preparing to Launch A Long-Range Ballistic Missile?
January 29, 2016
Is North Korea Preparing to Launch A Long-Range Ballistic Missile?
The North could launch a long-range missile within a couple of days, according to media reports.
Is North Korea Preparing to Launch A Long-Range Ballistic Missile?
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