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Afghanistan’s Supply Problem
February 02, 2012
Afghanistan’s Supply Problem
Will Afghan security forces be able to cope after the U.S. withdrawal? Ensuring supplies will be a concern.
Afghanistan’s Supply Problem
Burma’s Kachin Challenge
February 01, 2012
Burma’s Kachin Challenge
Burma has shown real signs of progress. But can it put an end to conflict with its ethnic military groups?
Burma’s Kachin Challenge
Burma’s Kachin Challenge
February 01, 2012
Burma’s Kachin Challenge
Burma has shown real signs of progress. But can it put an end to conflict with its ethnic military groups?
Burma’s Kachin Challenge
No Good Iran Military Option
February 01, 2012
No Good Iran Military Option
Why the potential adverse effects of a military strike against Iran far outweigh the possible benefits.
No Good Iran Military Option
India Picks Rafale Fighter
January 31, 2012
India Picks Rafale Fighter
India’s Defense Ministry has picked the Rafale fighter over the Eurofighter for a $20 billion military contract.
India Picks Rafale Fighter
How Failed is North Korea?
January 31, 2012
How Failed is North Korea?
North Korea is often branded a failed state. But what exactly do people mean, and what is it based on?
How Failed is North Korea?
Playing Poker in the Strait
January 30, 2012
Playing Poker in the Strait
Iran doesn’t need to carry out its threats over the Strait of Hormuz to cause the U.S. and others a headache.
Playing Poker in the Strait
Weather Satellite Surveillance?
January 29, 2012
Weather Satellite Surveillance?
China’s weather satellites have made great strides. They could also provide ASBM intelligence data to the PLA.
Weather Satellite Surveillance?
Afghan Commandos’ Mixed Show
January 29, 2012
Afghan Commandos’ Mixed Show
An unexpected insurgent attack in Paktika offers an opportunity to assess the Afghan military in action.
Afghan Commandos’ Mixed Show
Afghan Commandos’ Mixed Show
January 29, 2012
Afghan Commandos’ Mixed Show
An unexpected insurgent attack in Paktika offers an opportunity to assess the Afghan military in action.
Afghan Commandos’ Mixed Show
Does U.S. Need Grand Strategy?
January 26, 2012
Does U.S. Need Grand Strategy?
A grand strategy might be good for headlines, but the days of railing against an “Evil Empire” are behind us.
Does U.S. Need Grand Strategy?
The Danger of e-Warriors
January 25, 2012
The Danger of e-Warriors
Nationalists taking to the comments sections of foreign policy websites should be challenged, not ignored.
The Danger of e-Warriors
Pakistan Needs Nuclear Rethink
January 24, 2012
Pakistan Needs Nuclear Rethink
Pakistan’s military uses India as justification for its nuclear arsenal. But nuclear weapons are of little real use.
Pakistan Needs Nuclear Rethink
The Failed State Label
January 23, 2012
The Failed State Label
Do states described as “failed” care about being handed the label? Afghan President Hamid Karzai certainly did.
The Failed State Label
How to Tie China Down
January 22, 2012
How to Tie China Down
The U.S. should build large numbers of small attack vessels and export them to allies. It would keep China guessing.
How to Tie China Down
Indonesia’s Submarine Play
January 19, 2012
Indonesia’s Submarine Play
Indonesia’s military has signed a $1.1 billion contract for three submarines. What does that mean for the region?
Indonesia’s Submarine Play
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