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Commandos Confront a World After the Forever War
February 25, 2021

Commandos Confront a World After the Forever War

By Jacob Parakilas
As great power competition rises to the fore – and counterterrorism operations recede into the background – U.S. special forces will have to adapt.

The Asia-Pacific is Biden’s Top Security Priority
February 23, 2021

The Asia-Pacific is Biden’s Top Security Priority

By Steven Stashwick
But the U.S. would find it difficult to disentangle from legacy commitments in Middle East.
China Confirms Deaths in Galwan Clash with India
February 20, 2021

China Confirms Deaths in Galwan Clash with India

By Abhijnan Rej
A PLA Daily article noted that two officers and three soldiers have received military honors for their performance during the June 15 clash – four of them posthumously.

India-Saudi Security Ties Getting Stronger
February 19, 2021

India-Saudi Security Ties Getting Stronger

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
While energy security continues to dominate the agenda, security and defense cooperation are becoming more important in the India-Saudi relationship.  

India’s Defense Export Strategy: Balancing China in the Indian Ocean Region
February 17, 2021

India’s Defense Export Strategy: Balancing China in the Indian Ocean Region

By Prakash Panneerselvam
The Aero India 2021 airshow shows India is hoping to boost its defense exports to IOR countries.

Bloat and Warfare
February 17, 2021

Bloat and Warfare

By Jacob Parakilas
Canada’s new frigates are the size of cruisers, and indicative of a wider trend toward ever-more complicated and expensive weapons.

ICBM Commander Makes Case for US Nuke Modernization
February 13, 2021

ICBM Commander Makes Case for US Nuke Modernization

By Abhijnan Rej
The Biden administration is highly unlikely to continue with Trump’s maximalist nuclear modernization plans.
Russian Submarines: Still a Relevant Threat?
February 11, 2021

Russian Submarines: Still a Relevant Threat?

By Arnaud Sobrero
A resurgent Russian submarine capability presents considerable challenges for the United States and allied powers.

How Do You Measure a Revolution in Military Affairs?
February 11, 2021

How Do You Measure a Revolution in Military Affairs?

By Jacob Parakilas
Novel technologies hold out the prospect of fundamental changes in military effectiveness and strategy. The tricky part is understanding and communicating when those changes are coming.

Indonesia’s Military Gets New Reserve Component
February 10, 2021

Indonesia’s Military Gets New Reserve Component

By Luke Lischin
The creation of a new reserve component, KOMCAD, will have significant repercussions for political violence in Indonesia.

U.S. Marines Planning Three Specialized Units for Island Fighting
February 10, 2021

U.S. Marines Planning Three Specialized Units for Island Fighting

By Steven Stashwick
Littoral Combat Regiments are intended to seize and set up logistics bases on small islands.
India-US Army Exercises Begins in Indian Border State of Rajasthan
February 08, 2021

India-US Army Exercises Begins in Indian Border State of Rajasthan

By Abhijnan Rej
The 16th edition of Yudh Abhyas is the third time in the last four months that Indian and U.S. militaries have exercised together.

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