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Alessio Patalano is an East Asian security and naval history specialist and lecturer at King’s College London’s Department of War Studies. Patalano is also the deputy director of the Asian Security and Warfare Research Group and visiting lecturer in Naval Strategy and East Asian Security at the Italian Naval War College in Venice.
February 24, 2011
Arctic Game Changer
Is Chinese and Russian interest in the Arctic a sign of the region’s future centrality in regional security?
February 03, 2011
Top Gun Meets Star Wars
Video of a J-10 with a resemblance to a Top Gun scene is a reminder of the importance of military messages.
January 19, 2011
Islands as Pressure Points
A range of competing interests complicates island territorial disputes between Japan, China and South Korea.
January 18, 2011
Japan: Britain of the Far East?
In the third in our series on Asia-Pacific navies, Alessio Patalano argues that Japan has had no choice but to develop a powerful navy.
January 08, 2011
Boys Toys vs. Geography
Does geography trump military hardware when trying to understand China’s naval potential?