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What a Change in China’s Officer Rank and Grade System Tells Us About PLA Reform
March 31, 2021

What a Change in China’s Officer Rank and Grade System Tells Us About PLA Reform

By James Char
New interim regulations to improve the PLA’s officer management system and recruitment policies are more evidence of China's long time horizons for military prowess.
India to Make Nuclear Attack Sub Push at Expense of 3rd Carrier: Report
March 27, 2021

India to Make Nuclear Attack Sub Push at Expense of 3rd Carrier: Report

By Abhijnan Rej
Details of the proposal, however, remain murky.

Why South Korea’s Aircraft Carrier Makes Sense
March 27, 2021

Why South Korea’s Aircraft Carrier Makes Sense

By Jihoon Yu and Erik French
Critics argue the carrier is a costly distraction, too vulnerable to be useful. They’re wrong.

Taiwan Mass Producing New Long-Range Missile
March 26, 2021

Taiwan Mass Producing New Long-Range Missile

By Steven Stashwick
The announcement followed January tests and included news of three more missiles in development.

Decoding the Chinese Navy’s Annual High Sea Joint Training Exercises
March 26, 2021

Decoding the Chinese Navy’s Annual High Sea Joint Training Exercises

By Lu Li-shih
This year's exercises, similar in many ways to previous editions, are nonetheless significant.
The EU’s Growing Security Cooperation With South Korea
March 25, 2021

The EU’s Growing Security Cooperation With South Korea

By Nicola Casarini
The longstanding relationship got a new push from a shared sense uncertainty during the Trump administration.

What’s Missing in the New Cold War Stories?
March 24, 2021

What’s Missing in the New Cold War Stories?

By Jacob Parakilas
Many are warning of how China might win a war with the U.S. But they play down the much more likely way the two could damage each other’s interests.
Making Sense of Europe’s Military Engagement in Asia
March 23, 2021

Making Sense of Europe’s Military Engagement in Asia

By TSURUOKA Michito
A new direction and Tokyo’s challenges

US Defense Secretary Austin’s Visit to India: A Sign of Closer India-US Security Ties
March 18, 2021

US Defense Secretary Austin’s Visit to India: A Sign of Closer India-US Security Ties

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Austin is set to land in India on Friday, for a visit that aims to deepen defense cooperation between the United States and India.

The Trouble With V/STOL
March 17, 2021

The Trouble With V/STOL

By Jacob Parakilas
Britain’s new foreign policy strategy includes ambitious goals for the Indo-Pacific. But its flagship military assets are not yet capable of backing those up.

A Proactive Indian Navy: Upcoming Naval Exercises
March 12, 2021

A Proactive Indian Navy: Upcoming Naval Exercises

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The Indian Navy has a bevvy of planned engagements this spring,. including with the UAE and France.
Geography Still Leads Defense Policy
March 11, 2021

Geography Still Leads Defense Policy

By Jacob Parakilas
The Pentagon’s new Pacific Deterrence Initiative demonstrates that we’re still a long way away from the “flattened” world that Thomas Friedman and others imagined.

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