Forget the S-300, Here Comes the S-400
May 14, 2013
Forget the S-300, Here Comes the S-400
“It has many features specifically designed to overcome countermeasures and stealth…”
Forget the S-300, Here Comes the S-400
The Language of Australia’s New Defense White Paper: In Tune With U.S.?
May 13, 2013
The Language of Australia’s New Defense White Paper: In Tune With U.S.?
“Canberra and Washington singing the same strategic tune can only be welcomed, in language and in policy.”
The Language of Australia’s New Defense White Paper: In Tune With U.S.?
Hedging: The Real U.S. Policy Towards China?
May 13, 2013
Hedging: The Real U.S. Policy Towards China?
Is America trying to contain China? No, it could be just hedging its bets.
Hedging: The Real U.S. Policy Towards China?
Welcome to the League of Mad Strategists
May 13, 2013
Welcome to the League of Mad Strategists
A meeting of the minds: Carl von Clausewitz, Edward Luttwak, and Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
Welcome to the League of Mad Strategists
Taiwan's Military Flexes its Muscles
May 12, 2013
Taiwan's Military Flexes its Muscles
A story in photos: The recent Han Kuang series of exercises was a serious display of Taiwan’s military power.
Taiwan's Military Flexes its Muscles
Will Russia Provide S-300 Air-Defenses to Syria?
May 11, 2013
Will Russia Provide S-300 Air-Defenses to Syria?
Russia has declared it will not sell new S-300 systems to Syria. But what about “earlier contracts”?
Will Russia Provide S-300 Air-Defenses to Syria?
F-35 JSF:
May 10, 2013
F-35 JSF: "A Phenomenal Flying Machine"
Can the F-35 wow defense experts? We present the top defense and foreign policy articles for your weekend.
F-35 JSF: "A Phenomenal Flying Machine"
Top 3 Takeaways from the Pentagon's China Report
May 10, 2013
Top 3 Takeaways from the Pentagon's China Report
“One hopes the Defense Department will take a more textured view of China’s rise than is on display here.”
Top 3 Takeaways from the Pentagon's China Report
Emotions, Decision Making and Brinksmanship
May 08, 2013
Emotions, Decision Making and Brinksmanship
An approach to decision-making that concentrates on interests and raw calculation will come up short.
Emotions, Decision Making and Brinksmanship
Pentagon Report Reveals Chinese Military Developments
May 08, 2013
Pentagon Report Reveals Chinese Military Developments
Last year’s annual report on Chinese military developments was widely criticized. What does the 2013 version offer?
Pentagon Report Reveals Chinese Military Developments
A Big Day for the X-47B
May 08, 2013
A Big Day for the X-47B
American military planners are concerned about operating in A2/AD environments. Could the X47-B part of the solution?
A Big Day for the X-47B
India,
May 08, 2013
India, "Cold Start" and Pakistani Tactical Nukes
“India will not be the first to use nuclear weapons, but if it is attacked with such weapons…”
India, "Cold Start" and Pakistani Tactical Nukes
Breaking Down Australia's Defense White Paper 2013
May 07, 2013
Breaking Down Australia's Defense White Paper 2013
Australia has set out to define its military strategy — with China and the U.S. very much in mind. Rory Medcalf from the Lowy Institute gives us his take.
Breaking Down Australia's Defense White Paper 2013
Boeing X-51A WaveRider Reaches Mach 5.1
May 07, 2013
Boeing X-51A WaveRider Reaches Mach 5.1
Even as sequestration cuts into the U.S. military’s budget, new tech continues to roll out.
Boeing X-51A WaveRider Reaches Mach 5.1
The Interview: Congressman J. Randy Forbes
May 07, 2013
The Interview: Congressman J. Randy Forbes
Rep. Forbes discusses the future direction of America’s Navy, China, the pivot and more.
The Interview: Congressman J. Randy Forbes
In Praise of Pessimism
May 06, 2013
In Praise of Pessimism
“Training is about preparing for intrinsically mercurial situations. It’s about preparing for the worst while hoping for the best.”
In Praise of Pessimism
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