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US Troops Have New Powers in Afghanistan. What Exactly Does That Mean?
June 14, 2016
US Troops Have New Powers in Afghanistan. What Exactly Does That Mean?
It's unclear what changes the Obama administration just implemented for U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
US Troops Have New Powers in Afghanistan. What Exactly Does That Mean?
Actually, China Is <em>Not</em> Building a 'Great Wall of Self-Isolation'
June 01, 2016
Actually, China Is Not Building a 'Great Wall of Self-Isolation'
On the contrary, China’s rise in Asia poses both opportunities and challenges to the region.
Actually, China Is Not Building a 'Great Wall of Self-Isolation'
Russia, India, China Address South China Sea in Trilateral Statement
April 21, 2016
Russia, India, China Address South China Sea in Trilateral Statement
The statement cautions against the internationalization of the disputes.
Russia, India, China Address South China Sea in Trilateral Statement
LSA, CISMOA, BECA and the Future of the US-India Defense Partnership
April 07, 2016
LSA, CISMOA, BECA and the Future of the US-India Defense Partnership
Three fairly modest defense cooperation agreements will set up a foundation for the future trajectory of U.S.-India defense ties.
LSA, CISMOA, BECA and the Future of the US-India Defense Partnership
China Blocks Indian Request to Ban Pathankot Attack Mastermind at UN
April 02, 2016
China Blocks Indian Request to Ban Pathankot Attack Mastermind at UN
Plus, the first AIIB loan recipient, China makes "non-war" activities abroad easier, and U.S.-India ties. Links.
China Blocks Indian Request to Ban Pathankot Attack Mastermind at UN
Pentagon Wants 'Arsenal Planes' to Beat China's Air Defenses
February 16, 2016
Pentagon Wants 'Arsenal Planes' to Beat China's Air Defenses
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has a plan to convert old warplanes into heavily armed “flying launchpads.”
Pentagon Wants 'Arsenal Planes' to Beat China's Air Defenses
Can the Littoral Combat Ship Really Put an ‘Enemy Fleet on the Bottom of the Ocean’?
February 09, 2016
Can the Littoral Combat Ship Really Put an ‘Enemy Fleet on the Bottom of the Ocean’?
Two U.S. senators think that the US Navy is overstating the capabilities of the Littoral Combat Ship.
Can the Littoral Combat Ship Really Put an ‘Enemy Fleet on the Bottom of the Ocean’?
South China Sea Update: Assessing the US Freedom of Navigation Operation in the Paracel Islands
February 05, 2016
South China Sea Update: Assessing the US Freedom of Navigation Operation in the Paracel Islands
Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss recent developments in the South China Sea.
South China Sea Update: Assessing the US Freedom of Navigation Operation in the Paracel Islands
US Navy Wants New Missile for Littoral Combat Ship by End of 2016
January 08, 2016
US Navy Wants New Missile for Littoral Combat Ship by End of 2016
However, no decision on what new missile system to purchase has been made yet, according to a U.S. Navy admiral.
US Navy Wants New Missile for Littoral Combat Ship by End of 2016
US Navy’s Fleet of Littoral Combat Ships Will Be Cut to 40 Vessels
December 22, 2015
US Navy’s Fleet of Littoral Combat Ships Will Be Cut to 40 Vessels
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter wants to save money to purchase more fighter jets and missiles for the Navy.
US Navy’s Fleet of Littoral Combat Ships Will Be Cut to 40 Vessels
US, India Boost Security Ties in Defense Minister Visit
December 12, 2015
US, India Boost Security Ties in Defense Minister Visit
Manohar Parrikar's visit to the U.S. was full of "firsts."
US, India Boost Security Ties in Defense Minister Visit
Amid Tensions, US, China Assert South China Sea Positions
November 09, 2015
Amid Tensions, US, China Assert South China Sea Positions
Speaking on Saturday, Xi Jinping and Ashton Carter laid out their respective positions on the South China Sea.
Amid Tensions, US, China Assert South China Sea Positions
Ashton Carter’s Pacific Tour Highlights An Enduring US Pivot to Asia
November 04, 2015
Ashton Carter’s Pacific Tour Highlights An Enduring US Pivot to Asia
The U.S. Secretary of Defense’s ongoing tour in the Pacific demonstrates that the “Pivot to Asia” is still important.
Ashton Carter’s Pacific Tour Highlights An Enduring US Pivot to Asia
Further Militarizing the South China Sea May Undermine Freedom of Navigation
October 22, 2015
Further Militarizing the South China Sea May Undermine Freedom of Navigation
U.S. plans to conduct freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea will further destabilize the region.
Further Militarizing the South China Sea May Undermine Freedom of Navigation
Star Wars: The US Gets Ready to Battle China and Russia in Space
June 25, 2015
Star Wars: The US Gets Ready to Battle China and Russia in Space
The American military will set up a new command center to better coordinate responses to attacks in space.
Star Wars: The US Gets Ready to Battle China and Russia in Space
The Evolution of the U.S-South Korea Alliance
June 13, 2015
The Evolution of the U.S-South Korea Alliance
“For the alliance to continue into the future, it must expand beyond old parameters.”
The Evolution of the U.S-South Korea Alliance
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