America’s Military at a Crossroads
December 04, 2013
America’s Military at a Crossroads
The U.S. military faces a 21st century identity crisis. But despite blanket spending cuts, it has options.
America’s Military at a Crossroads
The US Army Declares Itself Nearly Impotent
October 22, 2013
The US Army Declares Itself Nearly Impotent
In increasingly dire warnings, Army leaders are suggesting that budget cuts may render it unable to fight wars.
The US Army Declares Itself Nearly Impotent
Can Prompt Global Strike Survive Sequestration?
August 09, 2013
Can Prompt Global Strike Survive Sequestration?
The Virginia Payload Module is the latest part of the Prompt Global Strike program to see its funding slashed.
Can Prompt Global Strike Survive Sequestration?
US Conducts “Sweeping Overhaul” of Pacific War Plans
August 02, 2013
US Conducts “Sweeping Overhaul” of Pacific War Plans
Plus, the Pentagon won’t terminate the F-35 program, but it may mothball 3 aircraft carriers. Friday defense links.
US Conducts “Sweeping Overhaul” of Pacific War Plans
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
A Nuclear Pivot to Asia?
March 05, 2013
A Nuclear Pivot to Asia?
If America’s conventional superiority in Asia declines, then the relative importance of its nuclear edge will rise.
A Nuclear Pivot to Asia?
The Consequences of Sequestration
February 28, 2013
The Consequences of Sequestration
The stinging cuts of sequestration will have a tremendous impact on America’s capacity to protect the world’s maritime commons — with devastating consequences.
The Consequences of Sequestration
Sequestration's Impact on America's Military
February 26, 2013
Sequestration's Impact on America's Military
Sequestration is looming. What impact will it have on America’s forces in the Pacific?
Sequestration's Impact on America's Military
America’s Dangerous Drift
February 25, 2013
America’s Dangerous Drift
The U.S. faces tremendous challenges at home and abroad. Without a grand strategy, America’s perilous drift is likely to continue, and worsen.
America’s Dangerous Drift
New Hope, Old Problems for the Global Economy
January 04, 2013
New Hope, Old Problems for the Global Economy
The beginning of the year has been greeted with a degree of optimism. Will lingering issues dampen spirits?
New Hope, Old Problems for the Global Economy
Global Markets Rise on Fiscal Cliff Agreement
January 03, 2013
Global Markets Rise on Fiscal Cliff Agreement
While a deal was struck, coming showdowns over the debt ceiling and sequestration are around the corner.
Global Markets Rise on Fiscal Cliff Agreement
Fool's Errand: America's Pivot to Asia
December 05, 2012
Fool's Errand: America's Pivot to Asia
As the U.S. stares down a “fiscal cliff”, some are arguing for an increase in defense spending to support America’s pivot to Asia. It could however create more problems than it solves.
Fool's Errand: America's Pivot to Asia
November 29, 2012
A Bipartisan National Security Agenda
When Mitt Romney and Barack Obama meet, they should outline a consensus on four common sense issues.
A Bipartisan National Security Agenda
The Return of Dr. Strangelove
August 20, 2012
The Return of Dr. Strangelove
How fiscal austerity will push the United States towards nuclear arms and cyber-warfare.
The Return of Dr. Strangelove
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