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China and Imperial Germany
April 06, 2011
China and Imperial Germany
Why Kaiser Wilhelm II’s Germany would envy the strategic situation that China finds itself in.
China and Imperial Germany
China's Smart Nuclear Policy
April 04, 2011
China's Smart Nuclear Policy
China’s latest defence white paper shows it is sticking to its no-first-use nuclear policy. Very wise.
China's Smart Nuclear Policy
New Roads = Afghan Success?
April 03, 2011
New Roads = Afghan Success?
A road building scheme in Paktika Province shows the potential benefits of US military road building efforts.
New Roads = Afghan Success?
April 01, 2011
US Backs Uzbek Biodefences
Two new facilities underscore the US commitment to building biodefences in Central Asia.
US Backs Uzbek Biodefences
March 30, 2011
A Curious Pakistan Nuclear Policy
Despite a track record of proliferation, the US and others seem ready to make excuses for Pakistan.
A Curious Pakistan Nuclear Policy
China Eyes Naval Track Record
March 28, 2011
China Eyes Naval Track Record
China’s objections to US Navy activity in Asia are part of a policy-based strategy, not a legal one.
China Eyes Naval Track Record
ISAF Rethinks Afghan Districts
March 25, 2011
ISAF Rethinks Afghan Districts
With US troops set to start leaving in the summer, ISAF is deciding which are the ‘key’ districts in Afghanistan.
ISAF Rethinks Afghan Districts
The Future of UNMIT?
March 24, 2011
The Future of UNMIT?
The United Nations has extended the UNMIT mission in Timor-Leste for another year. There’s plenty for it to do.
The Future of UNMIT?
Nuclear Safety After Japan
March 22, 2011
Nuclear Safety After Japan
The crisis at the Fukushima plant has given officials plenty to think about. But it shouldn’t be the end of nuclear energy.
Nuclear Safety After Japan
March 20, 2011
Japan's SDF Moment
Japan’s Self-Defense Force is having to step up as never before in the wake of the massive earthquake and tsunami.
Japan's SDF Moment
Pheromones or Perfume?
March 18, 2011
Pheromones or Perfume?
The earthquake and tsunami relief operation in Japan underscores the soft power value of the US military.
Pheromones or Perfume?
March 17, 2011
An Iran-Zimbabwe Nuclear Axis
Robert Mugabe seems determined to export uranium ore to Iran. It will be hard for the intl community to stop him.
An Iran-Zimbabwe Nuclear Axis
March 16, 2011
Crisis May Scuttle Japan Fighter
Will the earthquake and tsunami, and the resulting economic pain, scuttle plans for the Shinshin stealthy fighter?
Crisis May Scuttle Japan Fighter
Is China Fit for Policing Job?
March 16, 2011
Is China Fit for Policing Job?
Should the US embrace the idea of China and its navy policing the South China Sea and elsewhere?
Is China Fit for Policing Job?
March 13, 2011
Nuclear Crisis in Perspective
As Japan grapples with a nuclear incident following Friday’s earthquake, it’s important not to rush to judgement.
Nuclear Crisis in Perspective
March 13, 2011
Nuclear Crisis in Perspective
As Japan grapples with a nuclear incident following Friday’s earthquake, it’s important not to rush to judgement.
Nuclear Crisis in Perspective
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