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China’s South China Sea Anti-Ship Missile Tests Up the Stakes
July 15, 2019
China’s South China Sea Anti-Ship Missile Tests Up the Stakes
The tests send a sharp message to the United States Navy.
China’s South China Sea Anti-Ship Missile Tests Up the Stakes
Are Pakistan’s Battlefield Nuclear Weapons a Mirage?
May 07, 2019
Are Pakistan’s Battlefield Nuclear Weapons a Mirage?
What exactly is behind Pakistan’s much-discussed low-yield Nasr? And how might it be used?
Are Pakistan’s Battlefield Nuclear Weapons a Mirage?
In a Post-INF Treaty World, the United States Must Consider Its Basing Options in Asia
May 01, 2019
In a Post-INF Treaty World, the United States Must Consider Its Basing Options in Asia
It’s too late to save the INF Treaty, but there’s still little clarity on what a post-INF world looks like.
In a Post-INF Treaty World, the United States Must Consider Its Basing Options in Asia
Could Offensive Cyber Capabilities Tip India and Pakistan to War?
March 26, 2019
Could Offensive Cyber Capabilities Tip India and Pakistan to War?
The escalation risks in South Asia stemming from offensive cyber capabilities must be carefully considered.
Could Offensive Cyber Capabilities Tip India and Pakistan to War?
M. Taylor Fravel on How the People's Liberation Army Does Military Strategy
January 30, 2019
M. Taylor Fravel on How the People's Liberation Army Does Military Strategy
The Diplomat speaks with M. Taylor Fravel about how China's People's Liberation Army thinks about war.
M. Taylor Fravel on How the People's Liberation Army Does Military Strategy
Trade Wars Are Not Good for the US Military Advantage
July 26, 2018
Trade Wars Are Not Good for the US Military Advantage
What will the long-term costs of the Trump administration's trade war be on the U.S. military's technological superiority?
Trade Wars Are Not Good for the US Military Advantage
Lessons From India's 'Surgical Strikes', One Year Later
September 29, 2017
Lessons From India's 'Surgical Strikes', One Year Later
The surgical strikes indicated a threshold for Indian response. Kashmir, however, will continue to simmer.
Lessons From India's 'Surgical Strikes', One Year Later
Securing US Bases in the Pacific: A New Era of Instability?
July 11, 2017
Securing US Bases in the Pacific: A New Era of Instability?
The United States and China may be entering a new era of instability in the Pacific.
Securing US Bases in the Pacific: A New Era of Instability?
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
Is Afghanistan Prepared for 2015 and Beyond?
January 17, 2015
Is Afghanistan Prepared for 2015 and Beyond?
The Diplomat speaks with Col. James L. Creighton (U.S. Army, Ret.) about Afghanistan's security challenges.
Is Afghanistan Prepared for 2015 and Beyond?
Are Fighters the New Capital Ships?
March 27, 2014
Are Fighters the New Capital Ships?
Air war has, in effect, become as costly as naval war. What are the implications for strategy?
Are Fighters the New Capital Ships?
Welcome to the League of Mad Strategists
May 13, 2013
Welcome to the League of Mad Strategists
A meeting of the minds: Carl von Clausewitz, Edward Luttwak, and Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
Welcome to the League of Mad Strategists
Fear Factor in Nuclear Iran
October 18, 2012
Fear Factor in Nuclear Iran
Fear, not the type of government, will be the key determinant of Iranian nuclear strategy.
Fear Factor in Nuclear Iran
Defining Military Strategy
July 29, 2012
Defining Military Strategy
Does allocating a certain amount of national resources towards defense equal a military strategy?
Defining Military Strategy
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