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Deterring North Korea
May 24, 2017
Deterring North Korea
The United States and its allies need to review and reconstruct their multi-layered deterrence strategy.
Deterring North Korea
Making Missile Defense Work for Japan
October 14, 2016
Making Missile Defense Work for Japan
Ballistic missile defense can work for Japan, but it must be placed in context.
Making Missile Defense Work for Japan
Stopping North Korean Missiles: An Alternative to THAAD
July 18, 2016
Stopping North Korean Missiles: An Alternative to THAAD
Contain North Korean ICBM threats with a sea-based Ballistic Missile Defense, not with THAAD.
Stopping North Korean Missiles: An Alternative to THAAD
South Korea, China Trade Barbs Over THAAD
March 18, 2015
South Korea, China Trade Barbs Over THAAD
On Tuesday, Chinese and South Korean spokespeople exchanged sharp and pointed remarks over missile defense.
South Korea, China Trade Barbs Over THAAD
‘Chinese Aegis’ Leads A2/AD Drill in South China Sea
October 03, 2014
‘Chinese Aegis’ Leads A2/AD Drill in South China Sea
China deploys its most modern destroyer, the Type-052D, to disputed waters in the South China Sea.
‘Chinese Aegis’ Leads A2/AD Drill in South China Sea
Aegis, Missile Defense and the US Pivot
July 30, 2014
Aegis, Missile Defense and the US Pivot
The U.S. Navy’s Aegis Weapon System is the lynchpin for regional missile defense in Asia.
Aegis, Missile Defense and the US Pivot
Japan’s Building 2 Aegis Destroyers
July 23, 2014
Japan’s Building 2 Aegis Destroyers
Tokyo is accelerating its timetable for acquiring two additional Aegis-equipped ballistic missile defense ships.
Japan’s Building 2 Aegis Destroyers
Would You Like an F-35 With Your Aegis?
June 10, 2014
Would You Like an F-35 With Your Aegis?
It’s no coincidence that the Asian nations with Aegis combat systems are also the ones buying the F-35.
Would You Like an F-35 With Your Aegis?
South Korea Navy Wants 3 More Aegis Destroyers
October 17, 2013
South Korea Navy Wants 3 More Aegis Destroyers
The ROK Navy hopes to build three more Aegis destroyers to complement the three it already operates.
South Korea Navy Wants 3 More Aegis Destroyers
South Korea Goes All In On Missile Defense
July 26, 2013
South Korea Goes All In On Missile Defense
The ROK Defense Ministry has proposed spending 13.7% of its budget on missile defense.
South Korea Goes All In On Missile Defense
April 12, 2013
N. Korea Crisis: A View From Tokyo
With a host of domestic challenges like a stagnant economy and its own homegrown nuclear problems, Japan has taken a cautious yet steady approach when it comes to North Korea.
N. Korea Crisis: A View From Tokyo
North Korea Update: More U.S. Military Might Moves into Position
April 03, 2013
North Korea Update: More U.S. Military Might Moves into Position
The Sea-Based X-Band Radar, the USS John S. McCain and F-22′s are now part of the picture.
North Korea Update: More U.S. Military Might Moves into Position
The Future of Missile Defense in Asia?
March 21, 2013
The Future of Missile Defense in Asia?
J. Michael Cole explains the potential implications for Asia of a successful missile defense test in Europe.
The Future of Missile Defense in Asia?
Missile Defense's Real Enemy: Math
February 02, 2013
Missile Defense's Real Enemy: Math
Both sides of the missile defense debate have some powerful arguments. Yet, one basic idea may hold sway.
Missile Defense's Real Enemy: Math
The Top 5 Navies of the Indo-Pacific
January 21, 2013
The Top 5 Navies of the Indo-Pacific
Naval power in the Indo-Pacific is certainly on the rise. Who will take the top spot?
The Top 5 Navies of the Indo-Pacific
Preparations for North Korea's Rocket Launch Heat Up
December 07, 2012
Preparations for North Korea's Rocket Launch Heat Up
Japan has ordered its military to intercept any N. Korean rocket or its debris that falls towards its territory.
Preparations for North Korea's Rocket Launch Heat Up
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