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What China Gains With Its Détente With South Korea Over THAAD
November 07, 2017
What China Gains With Its Détente With South Korea Over THAAD
Why China doesn't necessarily "lose" by tolerating the U.S. THAAD deployment on the Peninsula.
What China Gains With Its Détente With South Korea Over THAAD
Trump Wonders Why Japan Didn't Shoot Down North Korea's IRBM Launches
November 06, 2017
Trump Wonders Why Japan Didn't Shoot Down North Korea's IRBM Launches
There are a number of good reasons why Japan has decided it won't shoot down North Korean launches over its territory.
Trump Wonders Why Japan Didn't Shoot Down North Korea's IRBM Launches
US Combatant Commands With Chinese Flare: The PLA’s New Joint Command Structure
November 06, 2017
US Combatant Commands With Chinese Flare: The PLA’s New Joint Command Structure
A China specialist and a military strategist discuss The PLA’s emerging command structure.
US Combatant Commands With Chinese Flare: The PLA’s New Joint Command Structure
Why the US Seized the Philippines at the End of the 19th Century
November 05, 2017
Why the US Seized the Philippines at the End of the 19th Century
McKinley did not have much in the way of a well-thought out plan for seizing the Philippines.
Why the US Seized the Philippines at the End of the 19th Century
Quantum Communications and Chinese SSBN Strategy
November 04, 2017
Quantum Communications and Chinese SSBN Strategy
China's quantum lead may have important implications for its SSBN force.
Quantum Communications and Chinese SSBN Strategy
US Aircraft Carrier Scrambles Jets to Intercept Russian Strategic Bombers
November 02, 2017
US Aircraft Carrier Scrambles Jets to Intercept Russian Strategic Bombers
The bombers were reportedly intercepted as they were approaching a U.S. carrier on October 29.
US Aircraft Carrier Scrambles Jets to Intercept Russian Strategic Bombers
The CIA's Newly Released Osama Bin Laden Files and the Iran Angle
November 02, 2017
The CIA's Newly Released Osama Bin Laden Files and the Iran Angle
Was the bulk release of Osama Bin Laden's Abbottabad data trove an act of transparency or something else?
The CIA's Newly Released Osama Bin Laden Files and the Iran Angle
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
November 02, 2017
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
Trump must show that he can think strategically and not just transactionally to avoid the worst.
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
India, Russia Conclude Major Military Exercise
November 02, 2017
India, Russia Conclude Major Military Exercise
This year’s joint Indo-Russian military drill included army, navy, and air force elements for the first time.
India, Russia Conclude Major Military Exercise
China Has a New Grand Strategy and the West Should Be Ready
October 31, 2017
China Has a New Grand Strategy and the West Should Be Ready
The world has yet to grapple with what Xi Jinping's post-19th Party Congress foreign policy vision entails.
China Has a New Grand Strategy and the West Should Be Ready
Japanese Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers
October 31, 2017
Japanese Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers
Japanese fighter jets scrambled to intercept two Russian bombers approaching Japan's airspace.
Japanese Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers
US Sends Nuclear-Capable Bomber to Pacific Ahead of Trump Visit
October 31, 2017
US Sends Nuclear-Capable Bomber to Pacific Ahead of Trump Visit
The U.S. sent a long-range stealth bomber on a long-range training mission to the Pacific last weekend.
US Sends Nuclear-Capable Bomber to Pacific Ahead of Trump Visit
What 3 US Supercarriers in the Asia-Pacific Means for North Korea
October 30, 2017
What 3 US Supercarriers in the Asia-Pacific Means for North Korea
Three carriers in the 7th Fleet's area of operations is rare, but not unprecedented.
What 3 US Supercarriers in the Asia-Pacific Means for North Korea
Russia Test Fires 4 Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
October 27, 2017
Russia Test Fires 4 Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
The Russian military launched four ballistic missiles from submarines and a transporter erector launcher in a recent battle drill.
Russia Test Fires 4 Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
Countering the ‘Pirates’ Paradise’: Unmanned Systems and Marine Security in Southeast Asia
October 26, 2017
Countering the ‘Pirates’ Paradise’: Unmanned Systems and Marine Security in Southeast Asia
Drones could help close the capabilities gaps that allow pirates to flourish in Asian waters.
Countering the ‘Pirates’ Paradise’: Unmanned Systems and Marine Security in Southeast Asia
3 US Carrier Strike Groups Enter Asia-Pacific Ahead of Trump’s Visit
October 25, 2017
3 US Carrier Strike Groups Enter Asia-Pacific Ahead of Trump’s Visit
The U.S. Navy now operates three nuclear-powered aircraft carriers in the Asia-Pacific region.
3 US Carrier Strike Groups Enter Asia-Pacific Ahead of Trump’s Visit
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