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The Nightmare Scenario: A U.S.-China War: Part IV
September 24, 2012
The Nightmare Scenario: A U.S.-China War: Part IV
China’s Rope-a-Dope Strategy: Don’t expect the PLA to pit strength against strength until it has to.
The Nightmare Scenario: A U.S.-China War: Part IV
The Nightmare Scenario: A U.S.-China War: Part III
September 23, 2012
The Nightmare Scenario: A U.S.-China War: Part III
U.S. commanders should be narrow-minded when plotting a Pacific offensive (in geospatial terms, anyway).
The Nightmare Scenario: A U.S.-China War: Part III
September 20, 2012
The Nightmare Scenario: A U.S.-China War: Part II
“PLA anti-access defenses cannot hoist an impenetrable shield over the Western Pacific…”
The Nightmare Scenario: A U.S.-China War: Part II
September 18, 2012
Why Aircraft Carriers Sail On
Despite impressive anti-access weaponry, modern aircraft carriers are still a prized possession. Why?
Why Aircraft Carriers Sail On
The Home Team Anti-Access Advantage
September 11, 2012
The Home Team Anti-Access Advantage
Why A2/AD is a Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome version of the NCAA or NFL.
The Home Team Anti-Access Advantage
Anti-Access and the 'Fortress-Fleet'
September 10, 2012
Anti-Access and the 'Fortress-Fleet'
Why regional powers need not run a naval arms race with the United States.
Anti-Access and the 'Fortress-Fleet'
September 06, 2012
"Taipei must admit defeat in the arms race..."
Why a strategy of “sea-denial” maybe Taiwan’s best bet as China’s military strengthens.
"Taipei must admit defeat in the arms race..."
Boyd and the U.S. Navy’s Return to History
August 28, 2012
Boyd and the U.S. Navy’s Return to History
Adapting to A2/AD challenges from the likes of China and Iran means rediscovering old skills and habits.
Boyd and the U.S. Navy’s Return to History
Is AirSea Battle Obsolete?
June 21, 2012
Is AirSea Battle Obsolete?
China’s development of A2/AD capabilities is much discussed. An AirSeaCyber response may be needed.
Is AirSea Battle Obsolete?
June 04, 2012
America Hedges Bets on China
Whether it’s a pivot or a rebalancing, the U.S. clearly has its eyes on a rising China when making policy.
America Hedges Bets on China
May 25, 2012
An Anti-Access History Lesson
The first Gulf War had a significant impact on the thinking of Chinese planners. And their anti-access strategy.
An Anti-Access History Lesson
May 20, 2012
No Surprises on China Military
The Pentagon’s latest report on China’s military had few surprises. But it still had some useful insights.
No Surprises on China Military
The Other China Missile Threat
May 11, 2012
The Other China Missile Threat
Most talk of China’s missiles focuses on the DF-21D. But the DH-10 cruise missile offers China another option.
The Other China Missile Threat
America's Pacific Air-Sea Battle Vision
March 08, 2012
America's Pacific Air-Sea Battle Vision
The U.S. must stop taking an “instant pudding” view of military planning. The Air-Sea Battle plan is the best hope to ensure security in the Pacific.
America's Pacific Air-Sea Battle Vision
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
January 20, 2012
Behind the China Missile Hype
The Diplomat’s Assistant Editor Harry Kazianis sits down with Roger Cliff of the Rand Corporation to discuss China’s much talked about anti-ship missile, the DF-21D.
Behind the China Missile Hype
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