Russia and Iran Lock NATO Out of Caspian Sea
October 01, 2014
Russia and Iran Lock NATO Out of Caspian Sea
A summit earlier this week achieves consensus on the inadmissibility of a foreign military presence in the sea.
Russia and Iran Lock NATO Out of Caspian Sea
So, When Can We Expect a US-Afghanistan Security Agreement?
September 25, 2014
So, When Can We Expect a US-Afghanistan Security Agreement?
After a year of delay, the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) will finally be signed.
So, When Can We Expect a US-Afghanistan Security Agreement?
A Clausewitzian View of NATO
September 10, 2014
A Clausewitzian View of NATO
Allies won't help defend nations that refuse to defend themselves.
A Clausewitzian View of NATO
China May Lose Turkish Missile Defense Contract
September 09, 2014
China May Lose Turkish Missile Defense Contract
President Tayyip Erdogan indicated that Turkey was discussing alternate bids for its missile defense system.
China May Lose Turkish Missile Defense Contract
Putin Sends Mixed Messages to US and Japan
August 13, 2014
Putin Sends Mixed Messages to US and Japan
Moscow is drawing a line in the sand in Ukraine, while putting negotiations with Tokyo on ice.
Putin Sends Mixed Messages to US and Japan
US Major General Killed in Green-on-Blue Attack in Afghanistan
August 06, 2014
US Major General Killed in Green-on-Blue Attack in Afghanistan
The incident is the latest green-on-blue attack in Afghanistan.
US Major General Killed in Green-on-Blue Attack in Afghanistan
Assessing the Taliban's 'Spring Offensive' Threat
May 09, 2014
Assessing the Taliban's 'Spring Offensive' Threat
The Taliban have announced that their 2014 "spring offensive" will begin imminently.
Assessing the Taliban's 'Spring Offensive' Threat
Why Turkey May Not Buy Chinese Missile Systems After All
May 07, 2014
Why Turkey May Not Buy Chinese Missile Systems After All
The Chinese bid highlights its emerging capabilities, but may stumble on Western pressure.
Why Turkey May Not Buy Chinese Missile Systems After All
Should China Welcome an Asian NATO?
April 30, 2014
Should China Welcome an Asian NATO?
If China is truly concerned about a remilitarized Japan, it should embrace an Asian NATO.
Should China Welcome an Asian NATO?
CSTO Looks Away From NATO and Toward SCO
April 26, 2014
CSTO Looks Away From NATO and Toward SCO
The Russia-led military alliance has given up all pretenses of cooperation with NATO and will look toward the SCO.
CSTO Looks Away From NATO and Toward SCO
The Missing Ingredient for an Asian NATO
April 24, 2014
The Missing Ingredient for an Asian NATO
An Asian NATO won't be possible for some time without a change in how states conceptualize their security needs.
The Missing Ingredient for an Asian NATO
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
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