May 27, 2023
‘Hiroshima Vision’ Highlights Japan’s 2 Dilemmas on Nuclear Disarmament
By Hideo Asano
The Japanese government has been trying to reconcile the long-standing challenge of balancing nuclear disarmament and nuclear deterrence.
May 25, 2023
At SLD 2023, ASEAN Defense Officials Must Tackle Tech Issues
By Muhammad Faizal bin Abdul Rahman
The Shangri-La Dialogue 2023 provides an opportunity for ASEAN to seriously consider the impact of cyber and emerging technologies on defense.
May 24, 2023
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force to Provide Ukraine With 100 Transport Vehicles
By Takahashi Kosuke
The ruling LDP is striving to ease weapon export rules, with Ukraine in mind, but faces pushback from its junior coalition partner.
May 23, 2023
The Possibilities for Quad Cooperation in Space
By Adriana Reinecke and Mizumi Fujita Dutcher
With enhanced space cooperation, Quad members would share information obtained by satellites for the purpose of earth observation and disaster mitigation.
May 20, 2023
PLA Drones Off Taiwan’s East Coast: The Strategic Implications
By Ying Yu Lin
Unmanned aerial vehicles operating to the east of Taiwan serve multiple purposes for China: gathering intel, testing joint operations, and sending a political signal.
May 18, 2023
Tokyo Issues New Crisis Guideline for the Japan Coast Guard
By TSURUTA Jun
The “control guideline” aims to make clear what is to happen if Japan comes under armed attack.
May 18, 2023
India’s Defense Diplomacy in the Gulf Is Growing
By Alvite Ningthoujam
With both sides seeking to expand and diversify their security partners, India's military and defense relationships in West Asia have expanded dramatically.
May 13, 2023
How the US Air Force Is Preparing to Fight Under Bombardment in the Pacific
By A. B. Abrams
The U.S. Air Force has made a wide range of complementary investments to increase the survivability of its military facilities across East Asia.
May 06, 2023
Drones: An Emerging Threat on the Volatile India-Pakistan Border
By Rakshit Kweera
As drone sightings along the always-tense border increase, India must increase its attention to C-UAS technology.
May 05, 2023
How the Baltics Can Help Boost Civil Defense in Taiwan
By Daniel Fu
As Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia move to deepen relations with Taiwan, they also have a lot to offer in terms of civil defense cooperation.
May 03, 2023
Building a US Special Forces ‘Stealth Network’ on Taiwan
By A. B. Abrams
The U.S. is making preparations for Ukraine-style military operations on Taiwan.
May 02, 2023
Will the New Nuclear Consultative Group Alleviate South Korea’s Deterrence Concerns?
By Anna Dawes and Manseok Lee
The establishment of the NCG represents a timely and measured response to changing domestic situations in South Korea as well as the growing nuclear threat from North Korea.
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