Reality Check: US Naval Primacy Is Not Guaranteed
December 05, 2013
Reality Check: US Naval Primacy Is Not Guaranteed
If the U.S. Navy wants to continue controlling the seas, it may have to fight.
Reality Check: US Naval Primacy Is Not Guaranteed
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
Lifting the Veil on China’s “Carrier-Killer”
October 23, 2013
Lifting the Veil on China’s “Carrier-Killer”
A new report traces the DF-21D’s origins, developments and possible uses in combat conditions.
Lifting the Veil on China’s “Carrier-Killer”
Drone Warfare Version 2.0: Great Power Edition
September 26, 2013
Drone Warfare Version 2.0: Great Power Edition
So far drones have been used to target terrorists, but the era of great power drone warfare is quickly taking shape.
Drone Warfare Version 2.0: Great Power Edition
AirSea Battle, A2/AD and the Offense-Defense Balance
August 06, 2013
AirSea Battle, A2/AD and the Offense-Defense Balance
Do AirSea Battle and A2/AD make the U.S.-China military balance more or less stable?
AirSea Battle, A2/AD and the Offense-Defense Balance
Why China May Limit “Carrier-Killer’s” Range
June 12, 2013
Why China May Limit “Carrier-Killer’s” Range
Even if China’s technically capable of expanding the DF-21D ABSM’s range, its foreign policy goals might dictate restraint.
Why China May Limit “Carrier-Killer’s” Range
Is China’s “Carrier Killer” Already Operational?
June 01, 2013
Is China’s “Carrier Killer” Already Operational?
Plus, is the USAF inflating the DPRK & China missiles threats to fund its own nuclear modernization?
Is China’s “Carrier Killer” Already Operational?
Meet Iran’s “Carrier Killer”: The Khalij Fars
May 11, 2013
Meet Iran’s “Carrier Killer”: The Khalij Fars
While China is well know for its anti-ship weapons, other nations are also investing in such technology.
Meet Iran’s “Carrier Killer”: The Khalij Fars
The DF-21D or
April 22, 2013
The DF-21D or "Carrier Killer": An Instrument of Deception?
Is all the hype part of an asymmetrical campaign by China to defeat its enemies without a fight?
The DF-21D or "Carrier Killer": An Instrument of Deception?
Aircraft Carriers: R.I.P?
March 14, 2013
Aircraft Carriers: R.I.P?
The Diplomat’s Robert Farley brings us the latest on this popular debate.
Aircraft Carriers: R.I.P?
Surface Combat Fleets: Obsolete?
March 13, 2013
Surface Combat Fleets: Obsolete?
With America and others developing “carrier killer” missiles, what does the future hold for surface navies in wartime?
Surface Combat Fleets: Obsolete?
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
Did China Test its
January 24, 2013
Did China Test its "Carrier-Killer?"
Unconfirmed reports suggest China may have recently tested its DF-21D ASBM, with DOD making an interesting declaration.
Did China Test its "Carrier-Killer?"
January 17, 2013
The Real Anti-Access Story
Given the advancing capabilities of China’s anti-access forces, questions of diffusion and proliferation bear consideration.
The Real Anti-Access Story
An Overhyped Threat: Ballistic Missiles
December 27, 2012
An Overhyped Threat: Ballistic Missiles
Even as N. Korea and others develop such weapons, history shows ballistic missiles have their shortcomings.
An Overhyped Threat: Ballistic Missiles
A New Game Plan For China's Nuclear Arsenal?
December 11, 2012
A New Game Plan For China's Nuclear Arsenal?
Xi’s recent speech to the 2nd Artillery have some thinking that changes are in store for China’s nuclear doctrine.
A New Game Plan For China's Nuclear Arsenal?
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