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US-China Decoupling and Vulnerabilities in the American Defense Industrial Base
May 18, 2019
US-China Decoupling and Vulnerabilities in the American Defense Industrial Base
Decoupling from China may result in a shock to the U.S. defense industrial base.
US-China Decoupling and Vulnerabilities in the American Defense Industrial Base
US Navy Chief: US Hasn't Stepped up Sea Patrols to Confront China
May 17, 2019
US Navy Chief: US Hasn't Stepped up Sea Patrols to Confront China
The U.S. says it has not stepped up maritime patrols to challenge China's territorial claims in the South China Sea.
US Navy Chief: US Hasn't Stepped up Sea Patrols to Confront China
Vietnam Is the Chinese Military’s Preferred Warm-Up Fight
May 14, 2019
Vietnam Is the Chinese Military’s Preferred Warm-Up Fight
At some point, the Chinese military will need to test its new capabilities – and Vietnam is likely the preferred adversary.
Vietnam Is the Chinese Military’s Preferred Warm-Up Fight
North Korea Demands US Return Seized Sanctions-Violating Cargo Ship
May 14, 2019
North Korea Demands US Return Seized Sanctions-Violating Cargo Ship
Pyongyang has slammed the U.S. seize of the Wise Honest as “unlawful robbery.”
North Korea Demands US Return Seized Sanctions-Violating Cargo Ship
Multilateral Presence and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
May 14, 2019
Multilateral Presence and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
A recent multilateral set of drills involving the United States, Japan, India, and the Philippines is a model.
Multilateral Presence and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
Why Moon Jae-in Should Not Follow Willy Brandt’s Footsteps
May 10, 2019
Why Moon Jae-in Should Not Follow Willy Brandt’s Footsteps
As Pyongyang seeks to create dissonance in the U.S.-South Korea alliance, Seoul and Washington must move in lockstep.
Why Moon Jae-in Should Not Follow Willy Brandt’s Footsteps
The Significance of China’s Second Indigenous Aircraft Carrier
May 10, 2019
The Significance of China’s Second Indigenous Aircraft Carrier
Even if the carrier begins trials by 2022, it will be some time before it becomes a useful military asset.
The Significance of China’s Second Indigenous Aircraft Carrier
Japan Recovers Parts of Crashed F-35A‘s Flight Data Recorder
May 08, 2019
Japan Recovers Parts of Crashed F-35A‘s Flight Data Recorder
Part of the flight data recorder was recovered “on or after May 3,” according to Japan’s defense minister.
Japan Recovers Parts of Crashed F-35A‘s Flight Data Recorder
Thanks, But No Thanks: China Pushes Back on Trilateral Strategic Nuclear Arms Control
May 07, 2019
Thanks, But No Thanks: China Pushes Back on Trilateral Strategic Nuclear Arms Control
Despite Trump claiming otherwise, China isn’t interested in a trilateral arms control arrangement.
Thanks, But No Thanks: China Pushes Back on Trilateral Strategic Nuclear Arms Control
South China Sea: 2 US Navy Destroyers Conduct Freedom of Navigation Operation in Spratlys
May 06, 2019
South China Sea: 2 US Navy Destroyers Conduct Freedom of Navigation Operation in Spratlys
The U.S. Navy's latest freedom of navigation operation challenged excessive Chinese claims in the Spratlys.
South China Sea: 2 US Navy Destroyers Conduct Freedom of Navigation Operation in Spratlys
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept 2 Russian Military Aircraft
May 06, 2019
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept 2 Russian Military Aircraft
Japanese fighters intercepted two Russian maritime patrol aircraft in the Sea of Japan and East China Sea on May 3.
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets to Intercept 2 Russian Military Aircraft
North Korea Confirms First Ballistic Missile Launch in Nearly 18 Months
May 06, 2019
North Korea Confirms First Ballistic Missile Launch in Nearly 18 Months
North Korea's missile testing returns.
North Korea Confirms First Ballistic Missile Launch in Nearly 18 Months
What George Marshall Learned From His Time in China
May 03, 2019
What George Marshall Learned From His Time in China
Marshall couldn’t stop the Chinese Civil War, but what did he learn?
What George Marshall Learned From His Time in China
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets 999 Times in 2018 in Response to Foreign Aircraft
May 02, 2019
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets 999 Times in 2018 in Response to Foreign Aircraft
981 out of 999 scrambles were conducted against Chinese and Russian military aircraft.
Japan Scrambles Fighter Jets 999 Times in 2018 in Response to Foreign Aircraft
India, France Hold Large Naval Warfare Exercise Involving 2 Aircraft Carriers
May 01, 2019
India, France Hold Large Naval Warfare Exercise Involving 2 Aircraft Carriers
This year’s iteration of the Varuna exercise will include an air combat drill with carrier-based Indian and French fighter jets.
India, France Hold Large Naval Warfare Exercise Involving 2 Aircraft Carriers
Has Japan’s Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter Been Found?
April 30, 2019
Has Japan’s Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter Been Found?
A U.S. general says the wreckage has been found; other U.S. military spokespeople deny that.
Has Japan’s Crashed F-35A Stealth Fighter Been Found?
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