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War Kills: Understanding Military Capabilities in Context
March 03, 2017
War Kills: Understanding Military Capabilities in Context
What we still don’t talk about when we talk about war.
War Kills: Understanding Military Capabilities in Context
George Orwell: Shooting an Elephant in Yangon?
May 21, 2015
George Orwell: Shooting an Elephant in Yangon?
A collection of the great writer’s essays have been translated into Burmese.
George Orwell: Shooting an Elephant in Yangon?
How China Uses its Cyber Power for Internal Security
April 27, 2015
How China Uses its Cyber Power for Internal Security
This is the first in a series of 5 articles discussing IT as a means to solidify Communist Party rule in the country.
How China Uses its Cyber Power for Internal Security
The One Thing Geeky Defense Analysts Never Talk About
April 24, 2015
The One Thing Geeky Defense Analysts Never Talk About
As George Orwell said, 'To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle.'
The One Thing Geeky Defense Analysts Never Talk About
Should America ‘Spread the Theater’ in Asia?
November 15, 2013
Should America ‘Spread the Theater’ in Asia?
In applying a football metaphor to the Indo-Pacific the US Navy ought to ask itself some hard questions.
Should America ‘Spread the Theater’ in Asia?
The Orwellian Debate Over Isolationism
September 06, 2013
The Orwellian Debate Over Isolationism
“The great George would have a field day with the debate over whether to intervene in Syria.”
The Orwellian Debate Over Isolationism
Orwell’s Healthy Skepticism of Science
August 03, 2013
Orwell’s Healthy Skepticism of Science
George Orwell wanted society to be more skeptical of sciences. In fact, he doesn’t go far enough.
Orwell’s Healthy Skepticism of Science
China’s Doublethink on the Law of the Sea
June 05, 2013
China’s Doublethink on the Law of the Sea
China is comfortable with the idea that the law of the sea is sacrosanct, and that Beijing can carve out a zone of exception for itself.
China’s Doublethink on the Law of the Sea
George Orwell: Strategic Genius?
March 11, 2013
George Orwell: Strategic Genius?
Clausewitz, Sun Tzu and…George Orwell? The Naval Diplomat explains.
George Orwell: Strategic Genius?
George Orwell’s China?
February 22, 2011
George Orwell’s China?
Hu Jintao has been keen to emphasize ‘fairness’ in China. But has the message reached the ears of many of the country’s officials?
George Orwell’s China?
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