The US Air Force's Asia Pivot
March 14, 2014
The US Air Force's Asia Pivot
Plus, the U.S. military defines Air-Sea Battle... again. And some other linkage.
The US Air Force's Asia Pivot
The Air-Sea Battle Debate Heats Up
February 22, 2014
The Air-Sea Battle Debate Heats Up
Plus, contemporary nuclear strategy and correcting misconceptions on Iran. Weekend links.
The Air-Sea Battle Debate Heats Up
Air-Sea Battle to Cost $524.5 Billion Through 2023
December 24, 2013
Air-Sea Battle to Cost $524.5 Billion Through 2023
A new report finds the U.S. Navy and Air Force will spend more on ASB than the nuclear triad over the next decade.
Air-Sea Battle to Cost $524.5 Billion Through 2023
Precision Strike Technology Goes Global
December 05, 2013
Precision Strike Technology Goes Global
Surviving a world of diffuse precision strike is a strategic and organizational problem for the US military.
Precision Strike Technology Goes Global
Air-Sea Battle Isn't Misunderstood
December 01, 2013
Air-Sea Battle Isn't Misunderstood
ASB proponents claim the concept is is misunderstood; however, its most troubling aspects are known quite well.
Air-Sea Battle Isn't Misunderstood
South Korea to Go “All In” on F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
November 20, 2013
South Korea to Go “All In” on F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Plus, the Navy’s top officer is only slightly worried about sequester’s impact on the pivot. Wednesday defense links.
South Korea to Go “All In” on F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Air-Sea Battle 2.0: A Global A2/AD Response
November 14, 2013
Air-Sea Battle 2.0: A Global A2/AD Response
Air-Sea Battle has evolved much since its initial public unveiling. Its critics haven’t kept up.
Air-Sea Battle 2.0: A Global A2/AD Response
China’s Air-Sea Battle Plan for the South China Sea
November 13, 2013
China’s Air-Sea Battle Plan for the South China Sea
A PLA researcher says AEW&C and the J-16 will help China achieve sea & air control over the South China Sea.
China’s Air-Sea Battle Plan for the South China Sea
How A2/AD Can Defeat China
November 12, 2013
How A2/AD Can Defeat China
A new report by the Rand Corporation calls for turning China’s A2/AD strategy on its head.
How A2/AD Can Defeat China
Air-Sea Battle: A Dangerous, Unaffordable Threat
November 09, 2013
Air-Sea Battle: A Dangerous, Unaffordable Threat
ASB will heighten US-China tensions and increase the likelihood of a conflict. The U.S. can’t afford it.
Air-Sea Battle: A Dangerous, Unaffordable Threat
Capt. Kirk Takes Command Of The <em>USS  Zumwalt</em>
November 02, 2013
Capt. Kirk Takes Command Of The USS Zumwalt
The U.S. Navy’s new Zumwalt-class is the next-generation in destroyer technology.
Capt. Kirk Takes Command Of The USS Zumwalt
US Air Force Embraces Sequestration and Asia
October 04, 2013
US Air Force Embraces Sequestration and Asia
Every problem represents an opportunity. For the USAF, the sequester problem is being used to pivot to Asia.
US Air Force Embraces Sequestration and Asia
Why the West Should Relax About China
September 06, 2013
Why the West Should Relax About China
Air-Sea Battle and the pivot seem an overreaction to China’s rise, given the number of challenges Beijing already faces.
Why the West Should Relax About China
Air-Sea Battle: A Dangerous Way to Deal with China
September 03, 2013
Air-Sea Battle: A Dangerous Way to Deal with China
Air-Sea Battle seems a particularly risky response to China’s growing capabilities, and of questionable necessity.
Air-Sea Battle: A Dangerous Way to Deal with China
Air Sea Battle Under Fire From Congressional Committee
June 13, 2013
Air Sea Battle Under Fire From Congressional Committee
U.S. lawmakers are raising concerns with the ASB Office and lack of military efforts to counter A2/AD threats.
Air Sea Battle Under Fire From Congressional Committee
A U.S. Naval Blockade of China?
March 13, 2013
A U.S. Naval Blockade of China?
“There’s another emerging theme…about how a U.S.-China conflict could unfold – a naval blockade.”
A U.S. Naval Blockade of China?
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