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What to Expect From North Korea’s Military Parade
October 06, 2020

What to Expect From North Korea’s Military Parade

By Bruce Klingner
Pyongyang is likely preparing to reveal new missiles – and more – during anniversary celebrations on October 10.
Australia and South Korea Can and Must Deepen Defense Industry Cooperation
October 02, 2020

Australia and South Korea Can and Must Deepen Defense Industry Cooperation

By Tom Corben
A foundation is being already laid for enhanced collaboration on shared supply chain and R&D challenges.

US Doomsday Planes Make Their Presence Felt As Trump Goes Into Quarantine
October 02, 2020

US Doomsday Planes Make Their Presence Felt As Trump Goes Into Quarantine

By Abhijnan Rej
The Pentagon is keen to tell America’s adversaries it remains prepared for all contingencies, presidential ill-health notwithstanding.

Potential Biden Administration Defense Pick Outlines Pentagon Priorities for Next Decade
October 02, 2020

Potential Biden Administration Defense Pick Outlines Pentagon Priorities for Next Decade

By Steven Stashwick
Michele Flournoy, former Obama Pentagon appointee, on cost savings and competing with China.

No Matter Who Wins in November, Budget Cuts and Domestic Politics Will Crimp America’s China Strategy
September 30, 2020

No Matter Who Wins in November, Budget Cuts and Domestic Politics Will Crimp America’s China Strategy

By Jacob Parakilas
Even though China is a rare point of convergence for both parties, partisan politics and COVID-19 induced cuts will affect the U.S. military’s ability to hold the fort in Asia-Pacific come January.
Why US Export Control Policy Matters
September 30, 2020

Why US Export Control Policy Matters

By Robert Farley
Export controls are one of the most important tools of U.S. policy toward a rising China.

India and Japan Hold Bilateral Naval Exercise in North Arabian Sea
September 28, 2020

India and Japan Hold Bilateral Naval Exercise in North Arabian Sea

By Abhijnan Rej
JIMEX 2020 comes at a time when the India-Japan defense relationship, guided by political convergence at the top, is exceptionally robust.
Pentagon Hosts Meeting on Ethical Use of Military AI With Allies and Partners
September 26, 2020

Pentagon Hosts Meeting on Ethical Use of Military AI With Allies and Partners

By Abhijnan Rej
This comes in the backdrop of growing interest in global technology cooperation.

Are Two-Seat Fighters Obsolete?
September 25, 2020

Are Two-Seat Fighters Obsolete?

By Jacob Parakilas
None of the most sophisticated fifth-generation fighter aircrafts have two-seat variants – and that may not be entirely a good thing.

What Are India’s Plans for Directed Energy Weapons?
September 24, 2020

What Are India’s Plans for Directed Energy Weapons?

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
DEWs are yet to be deployed by any country's military, but are widely seen as a critical part of future warfare.

Head of US Nuclear Forces Warns of Growing, Modernizing Chinese Nuclear Threat
September 17, 2020

Head of US Nuclear Forces Warns of Growing, Modernizing Chinese Nuclear Threat

By Steven Stashwick
Admiral highlights new missiles capable of hitting the U.S. and expects Chinese arsenal to double.
US and India Hold Defense Technology Cooperation Meeting Amid Diminished Expectations
September 16, 2020

US and India Hold Defense Technology Cooperation Meeting Amid Diminished Expectations

By Abhijnan Rej
American export-control laws and India’s tight defense budget have together implied more modest future goals for the DTTI.

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