AirSea Battle, A2/AD and the Offense-Defense Balance
Do AirSea Battle and A2/AD make the U.S.-China military balance more or less stable?
Xi Jinping: China’s Most Powerful Leader Since Deng and Mao?
Plus, are China’s internet censors really just pollsters? Monday China links.
How Organization Shapes Modern Militaries
Effective militaries design institutions that maximize innovation while minimizing inter-service rivalry.
America’s AirSea Battle vs. China’s A2/AD: Who Wins?
Military realities aside, there could be no winners in a clash between China and the U.S.
Russia’s New ICBM… A Missile Defense Killer?
Plus, following new military agreements with Japan, India strengthens defense ties with Thailand and Australia.
No, Mil-to-Mil Ties Can’t Make the US & China Play Nice
Mil-to-mil ties can help on the margins, but can’t solve the fundamental clash of visions between the U.S. and China.
Why AirSea Battle is Not AirLand Battle Redux
You can’t judge a battle concept by its name. Explaining AirSea battle in terms of AirLand battle only serves to confuse.
Airsea Battle With Chinese Characteristics
Beijing’s approach to seapower is remarkably similar to the U.S. Navy in the age of Mahan and Roosevelt.
When the Cold War Almost Went Nuclear
Soviet leaders once almost mistook an exercise for an attack. Could China have similar misperceptions?
Partner in the Pivot?
Taipei needs to undertake a pivot of its own, aimed at ensuring that its chief protector can, and will, come to its aid in wartime.
Australia and AirSea Battle: Not Sold Yet
The U.S. needs to do more to persuade allies that ASB is the right response to China’s military challenge.
America's AirSea Battle, Arctic Style
James Holmes on why the Coast Guard and Air Force might become the military’s “odd couple” in defending America’s Arctic front.