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A Noisy New Era of Bombs and Bravado
June 22, 2016

A Noisy New Era of Bombs and Bravado

By Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley
The peace dividend is in jeopardy.

Global Defense Spending Is Down, But Asia's Spending Is Up
April 16, 2015

Global Defense Spending Is Down, But Asia's Spending Is Up

By Ankit Panda
SIPRI's new annual estimate shows that while global defense spending dipped in 2014, Asia's continued to grow.
Why US Allies Shouldn’t Free Ride
July 26, 2014

Why US Allies Shouldn’t Free Ride

By James R. Holmes
Apathy kills in alliance politics. U.S. allies should begin defending themselves if they want America to defend them.

Australia Boosts Defense Spending 6.1%
May 16, 2014

Australia Boosts Defense Spending 6.1%

By Zachary Keck
Newly released budget documents show sizable increases in Australia's defense spending in the coming years.

US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
April 15, 2014

US Drives Down Global Defense Spending

By Zachary Keck
The countries with the 15 largest military budgets in 2013 accounted for a whopping 79 percent of global defense spending.

China’s Defense Budget: A Mixed Bag
March 08, 2014

China’s Defense Budget: A Mixed Bag

By Zachary Keck
For the U.S. and its allies, China’s new defense budget contains both bad news and good news.

Can a China-Russia Axis Bankrupt the US?
December 20, 2013

Can a China-Russia Axis Bankrupt the US?

By J. Michael Cole
Russia and China have studied the end of the Cold War and how the US ultimately defeated the USSR by bankrupting it.
US Intelligence Community: The World’s 4th Largest Military?
August 30, 2013

US Intelligence Community: The World’s 4th Largest Military?

America’s intel budget is larger than the defense spending of every nation except the US, China, and Russia.

Time to End Military Equality in the US
July 17, 2013

Time to End Military Equality in the US

The Army, Navy, and USAF have enjoyed roughly equal shares of the budget since 1948. Change is needed.

Western Defense Companies Face Grim Future
June 12, 2013

Western Defense Companies Face Grim Future

According to a new report, worldwide defense spending declined in 2012 and the outlook for Western companies is bleak.

What to Make of China's Defense Spending Increase
March 07, 2013

What to Make of China's Defense Spending Increase

The amounts the U.S. and China invest in usable firepower are closer than raw spending figures indicate.

How to View Defense Spending in Asia
November 07, 2012

How to View Defense Spending in Asia

Defense spending in Asia is up in absolute terms but there many other factors to consider.

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