U.S. Considering Leaving Fewer Than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan Post-2014
April 23, 2014
U.S. Considering Leaving Fewer Than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan Post-2014
Following Afghanistan's elections, the U.S. is considering leaving fewer than 10,000 troops in the country.
U.S. Considering Leaving Fewer Than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan Post-2014
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
April 17, 2014
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
A future NATO-like organization in Asia seems more likely than a European NATO seemed at the end of WWII.
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
Will Narva Be Russia’s Next Crimea?
April 08, 2014
Will Narva Be Russia’s Next Crimea?
Estonia would be the perfect battlefield for Russia and Putin to continue the war they began with Georgia in 2008.
Will Narva Be Russia’s Next Crimea?
Russia in Crimea: When States Act Out of Insecurity
March 15, 2014
Russia in Crimea: When States Act Out of Insecurity
Did Western policymakers in Ukraine forget that security is often the greatest foreign policy motivator?
Russia in Crimea: When States Act Out of Insecurity
How Ukraine Spillover Could Complicate the US Withdrawal From Afghanistan
March 06, 2014
How Ukraine Spillover Could Complicate the US Withdrawal From Afghanistan
Putin has an ace up his sleeve: shutting down the Northern Distribution Network.
How Ukraine Spillover Could Complicate the US Withdrawal From Afghanistan
The Wrong Debate Over Afghanistan
February 21, 2014
The Wrong Debate Over Afghanistan
Before discussing troop levels, the Obama administration needs to figure out what U.S. Afghan policy is.
The Wrong Debate Over Afghanistan
NATO Begins Negotiations With Afghanistan For Post-2014 Security Agreement
December 24, 2013
NATO Begins Negotiations With Afghanistan For Post-2014 Security Agreement
The proposed NATO agreement with the Afghan government hinges on the completion of the BSA with the United States.
NATO Begins Negotiations With Afghanistan For Post-2014 Security Agreement
Pakistani Taliban and Tehreek-e-Insaaf On Same Page in Blocking NATO Transport Routes
November 27, 2013
Pakistani Taliban and Tehreek-e-Insaaf On Same Page in Blocking NATO Transport Routes
The Diplomat’s Kiran Nazish reports from Peshawar.
Pakistani Taliban and Tehreek-e-Insaaf On Same Page in Blocking NATO Transport Routes
The Politics of China’s Growing Arms Sales
November 14, 2013
The Politics of China’s Growing Arms Sales
China has been the fastest growing arms major arms exporter in the past decade. Will it continue?
The Politics of China’s Growing Arms Sales
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
October 18, 2013
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
The U.S. and allies should form a naval counterpart to the TPP to ensure maritime security in the region.
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
NATO's Mounting Opposition to Turkey’s Chinese Missile System
October 16, 2013
NATO's Mounting Opposition to Turkey’s Chinese Missile System
NATO officials are calling the Chinese system a “virus” and Turkey’s decision a “crazy idea.”
NATO's Mounting Opposition to Turkey’s Chinese Missile System
The Creeping Militarization of the Arctic
October 16, 2013
The Creeping Militarization of the Arctic
As stakeholders take increasingly assertive territorial postures, the regional focus turns to security.
The Creeping Militarization of the Arctic
5 Questions Canada's Navy Should Ask About Its Pacific Strategy
August 13, 2013
5 Questions Canada's Navy Should Ask About Its Pacific Strategy
Savvy strategy is even more important for middleweight powers like Canada than for a great power like the US.
5 Questions Canada's Navy Should Ask About Its Pacific Strategy
Yes, The US Can Live With Taliban Rule
July 10, 2013
Yes, The US Can Live With Taliban Rule
While hardly ideal, NATO could secure its basic interests in Afghanistan with the Taliban in Kabul.
Yes, The US Can Live With Taliban Rule
Western Defense Companies Face Grim Future
June 12, 2013
Western Defense Companies Face Grim Future
According to a new report, worldwide defense spending declined in 2012 and the outlook for Western companies is bleak.
Western Defense Companies Face Grim Future
Canada Needs a Strategic Rethink
May 30, 2013
Canada Needs a Strategic Rethink
The Canadian Armed Forces continue to be Atlantic heavy even as Ottawa’s interests are increasingly in the Pacific.
Canada Needs a Strategic Rethink
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