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The Secrets of China’s Strategic Support Force
August 31, 2016
The Secrets of China’s Strategic Support Force
With the creation of the SSF, China’s reorganized military hopes to foster integrated joint operations capabilities.
The Secrets of China’s Strategic Support Force
China’s Growing Arms Sales to Latin America
August 24, 2016
China’s Growing Arms Sales to Latin America
What does Beijing stand to gain from its new defense deals in the Western hemisphere?
China’s Growing Arms Sales to Latin America
Balochistan: The Troubled Heart of the CPEC
August 23, 2016
Balochistan: The Troubled Heart of the CPEC
Long-standing violence in Pakistan’s most impoverished province is given new impetus by modern geopolitics.
Balochistan: The Troubled Heart of the CPEC
Pakistan: The Rebirth of Jihad
August 18, 2016
Pakistan: The Rebirth of Jihad
Within Pakistan, banned groups like JeM and JuD campaign openly for jihad against India.
Pakistan: The Rebirth of Jihad
China's Nightmare: Xinjiang Jihadists Go Global
August 17, 2016
China's Nightmare: Xinjiang Jihadists Go Global
While fighting in Syria, the Turkestan Islamic Party has joined forces with global jihadist movements.
China's Nightmare: Xinjiang Jihadists Go Global
The South China Sea Ruling: 1 Month Later
August 12, 2016
The South China Sea Ruling: 1 Month Later
Time to carefully analyze the Chinese reaction to determine how best to respond in the coming months.
The South China Sea Ruling: 1 Month Later
After the Ruling: Lawfare in the South China Sea
August 03, 2016
After the Ruling: Lawfare in the South China Sea
The historic ruling sets the stage for future diplomatic, political, and military contestations.
After the Ruling: Lawfare in the South China Sea
China's Unique Space Ambitions
August 03, 2016
China's Unique Space Ambitions
China’s space program is venturing beyond simply seeking prestige and status.
China's Unique Space Ambitions
How Russia Is Bolstering Missile Defense in its Far East
August 02, 2016
How Russia Is Bolstering Missile Defense in its Far East
Russia is moving S-400 SAM systems and Su-35S fighter aircraft to its Far East.
How Russia Is Bolstering Missile Defense in its Far East
Unmanned Systems and Manned Conflict in East Asia
August 02, 2016
Unmanned Systems and Manned Conflict in East Asia
Potential (mis)use of military robotic technology in East Asia's maritime conflicts is enormous.
Unmanned Systems and Manned Conflict in East Asia
Speaking to an Afghan Disciple of the Caliphate
July 28, 2016
Speaking to an Afghan Disciple of the Caliphate
An interview with a commander of the self-declared Islamic State in Afghanistan
Speaking to an Afghan Disciple of the Caliphate
The Future of India's Defense Exports
July 20, 2016
The Future of India's Defense Exports
Can India reach its ambitious target of exporting $2 billion in defense technology per year?
The Future of India's Defense Exports
South China Sea: The French Are Coming
July 14, 2016
South China Sea: The French Are Coming
France, also an Indo-Pacific nation, has its own stake in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: The French Are Coming
Is Central Asia Ready to Face ISIS?
July 08, 2016
Is Central Asia Ready to Face ISIS?
Central Asian governments, which often conflate extremism and dissent, are unprepared for the risk they face.
Is Central Asia Ready to Face ISIS?
The Battle for the Soul of Bangladesh
July 06, 2016
The Battle for the Soul of Bangladesh
The deadly attack on a bakery in Dhaka may have ties to ISIS, but its roots stretch deep into Bangladesh's history.
The Battle for the Soul of Bangladesh
Opportunities Slipping Away in Afghanistan
June 30, 2016
Opportunities Slipping Away in Afghanistan
Both the Afghan government and the international coalition bear responsibility for the country’s lack of progress.
Opportunities Slipping Away in Afghanistan
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