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Cambodia’s Hun Sen Denies Chinese Naval Base Again—But What’s Really Happening?
June 02, 2020

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Denies Chinese Naval Base Again—But What’s Really Happening?

By Ankit Panda
The Cambodian prime minister has pushed back on the idea of exclusive basing rights for any country.

What COVID-19 Means for the US-Japan Alliance
May 29, 2020

What COVID-19 Means for the US-Japan Alliance

By Yuki Tatsumi and Yoshimitsu Sato
With both militaries having to fight the pandemic alongside their existing operations, how can the U.S. and Japan keep deterrence robust?
Is the Chinese JH-7 an Answer to the Pakistan Air Force’s Deep Strike Needs?
May 27, 2020

Is the Chinese JH-7 an Answer to the Pakistan Air Force’s Deep Strike Needs?

By Ammad Mailk
Despite its potent display of combat capability during the Balakot standoff, the PAF requires additional platforms to balance against a much larger Indian Air Force.

Bridging Strategy and Space: Indian Defense Reforms
May 22, 2020

Bridging Strategy and Space: Indian Defense Reforms

By Nilanthan Niruthan
India’s space ambitions are growing. With that growth, New Delhi's strategy in the space domain will need to evolve, too.

US Approves Sale of Heavy Weight Torpedoes for Taiwan
May 21, 2020

US Approves Sale of Heavy Weight Torpedoes for Taiwan

By Ankit Panda
The possible sale has an estimated value of $180 million.

Quest for ‘Super-Duper’ Missiles Pits US Against Key Rivals
May 20, 2020

Quest for ‘Super-Duper’ Missiles Pits US Against Key Rivals

By Associated Press
President Donald Trump calls them "super-duper" missiles though they're better known as hypersonic weapons.

Chinese Navy Set to Retire Last Type 051 Destroyer
May 20, 2020

Chinese Navy Set to Retire Last Type 051 Destroyer

By Ankit Panda
Zhuhai, the last serving Type 051G guided-missile destroyer in the PLAN, is set for retirement.
Is Taiwan Looking to Diversify Its Defense Partnerships? 
May 20, 2020

Is Taiwan Looking to Diversify Its Defense Partnerships? 

By Eleanor Albert
While the U.S. remains far and away Taiwan's biggest source of arms, other countries could be important partners as well.

A Closer Look at the PLARF’s DF-26
May 19, 2020

A Closer Look at the PLARF’s DF-26

By Ankit Panda
One feature on the DF-26 emphasizes its dual-capable nature.

US Navy, Marines Conduct Integrated Operations in Pacific
May 18, 2020

US Navy, Marines Conduct Integrated Operations in Pacific

By Ankit Panda
The operations are designed to support the development of integrated warfighting capabilities, the 7th Fleet said.

Sailors on Sidelined US Aircraft Carrier Get Virus for Second Time
May 16, 2020

Sailors on Sidelined US Aircraft Carrier Get Virus for Second Time

By Associated Press
Five sailors were taken off the ship after COVID-19 diagnoses.
China’s Dual-Capable Missiles: A Dangerous Feature, Not a Bug
May 13, 2020

China’s Dual-Capable Missiles: A Dangerous Feature, Not a Bug

By Ankit Panda
The DF-26 IRBM’s ability to operate conventional and nuclear warheads creates dangerous inadvertent escalation risks.

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