Casualties of Cyber Warfare
August 25, 2014
Casualties of Cyber Warfare
American and Chinese companies are getting caught in the crossfire of the brewing cyber war.
Casualties of Cyber Warfare
Triangulating Cyberespionage for Better US Diplomacy
August 22, 2014
Triangulating Cyberespionage for Better US Diplomacy
Why the US should seek a meaningful trilateral treaty with China and Russia on cyberespionage.
Triangulating Cyberespionage for Better US Diplomacy
Australia's Emerging Amphibious Warfare Capabilities
Oceania
Australia's Emerging Amphibious Warfare Capabilities
Australia's new Landing-Helicopter Dock (LHD) amphibious ships will be a game changer for its ability to project force.
Australia's Emerging Amphibious Warfare Capabilities
The F-35 vs. The VHF Threat
August 21, 2014
The F-35 vs. The VHF Threat
Amid the debate over the F-35’s effectiveness, Yugoslavia offers some interesting insights into the VHF threat.
The F-35 vs. The VHF Threat
Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?
August 19, 2014
Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?
It is in Europe’s interests to join in defending the concept of freedom of navigation.
Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?
India-China Border Engagement
South Asia
India-China Border Engagement
As India races to catch up on infrastructure, its military is increasingly engaged with the PLA.
India-China Border Engagement
Nuclear Weapons for South Korea
East Asia
Nuclear Weapons for South Korea
Under threat of a possible fourth North Korean nuclear test, should South Korea develop its own nuclear weapon?
Nuclear Weapons for South Korea
Afghanistan: A Taliban-Humanitarian Affair
Central Asia
Afghanistan: A Taliban-Humanitarian Affair
Humanitarian workers in Afghanistan are finding it increasingly necessary to engage with the Taliban.
Afghanistan: A Taliban-Humanitarian Affair
Empire and the Rising Violence in Xinjiang
East Asia
Empire and the Rising Violence in Xinjiang
The upsurge in violence in China’s west is following a historical pattern.
Empire and the Rising Violence in Xinjiang
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
August 05, 2014
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
If US naval dominance wanes, fortresses may once again become a viable strategic defense.
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
Russia’s Strategic Pakistan Play
South Asia
Russia’s Strategic Pakistan Play
It decision to end its embargo on weapons sales to Pakistan could have multiple benefits for Moscow.
Russia’s Strategic Pakistan Play
Aegis, Missile Defense and the US Pivot
East Asia
Aegis, Missile Defense and the US Pivot
The U.S. Navy’s Aegis Weapon System is the lynchpin for regional missile defense in Asia.
Aegis, Missile Defense and the US Pivot
HADR and US-China Military Cooperation
East Asia
HADR and US-China Military Cooperation
It is time for the two powers to work together on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
HADR and US-China Military Cooperation
Will the Islamic State Spread Its Tentacles to Pakistan?
South Asia
Will the Islamic State Spread Its Tentacles to Pakistan?
Despite talk of Pakistan militants swearing allegiance, so far at least the threat seems overstated.
Will the Islamic State Spread Its Tentacles to Pakistan?
Can the US and China Cooperate on Counterterrorism?
East Asia
Can the US and China Cooperate on Counterterrorism?
There are strong arguments to suggest they should, if only the political hang-ups could be overcome.
Can the US and China Cooperate on Counterterrorism?
North Korea’s Asymmetric Submarine Doctrine
East Asia
North Korea’s Asymmetric Submarine Doctrine
While North Korean submarines may be technologically dated, its access denial strategy can still be effective.
North Korea’s Asymmetric Submarine Doctrine
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