What Can Mussolini’s Navy Teach Us About Chinese Naval Power?
By Franz-Stefan Gady
The history of the Italian navy offers great lessons why overestimating your enemy’s capabilities is dangerous.
China: Exit Counter-Intervention, Enter Peripheral Defense
By Michael Carl Haas
China’s focus on countering a U.S. military intervention along its periphery is alive and well.
Is China Moving to Control the Indian Ocean?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, the myth of counter-intervention, scrapping GDP growth targets, and a visit from the Taliban. Friday China links.
Can Vietnam’s Maritime Strategy Counter China?
By Carl Thayer
Just how developed and credible is Vietnam's counter-intervention strategy?