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US Navy Chief: Missile Defense Patrols Impose Serious Restrictions
June 19, 2018
US Navy Chief: Missile Defense Patrols Impose Serious Restrictions
The opportunity costs of ballistic missile defense patrols are too great, U.S. chief of naval operations says.
US Navy Chief: Missile Defense Patrols Impose Serious Restrictions
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
June 07, 2018
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
From the "Indo-Pacific" to the Korean Peninsula, what were the main themes and anxieties at the Shangri-La Dialogue?
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
US Conducts First Successful THAAD-Patriot Communications Test
April 07, 2018
US Conducts First Successful THAAD-Patriot Communications Test
The test is the first step toward greater interoperability between the two missile defense platforms.
US Conducts First Successful THAAD-Patriot Communications Test
What Putin's Exotic New Nuclear Delivery Methods Are Really About
March 03, 2018
What Putin's Exotic New Nuclear Delivery Methods Are Really About
Why did Vladimir Putin show the world the nuclear aces up his sleeve?
What Putin's Exotic New Nuclear Delivery Methods Are Really About
US Missile Defense Agency Makes $9.9 Billion Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request, Citing North Korea and Iran
February 13, 2018
US Missile Defense Agency Makes $9.9 Billion Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request, Citing North Korea and Iran
This is the largest nominal budget request from the Missile Defense Agency ever.
US Missile Defense Agency Makes $9.9 Billion Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request, Citing North Korea and Iran
What’s Next for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2018?
January 18, 2018
What’s Next for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2018?
Given that little about what is occurring is new, here is a cliché-ridden assessment of what lies ahead for him.
What’s Next for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2018?
China's Hypersonic Weapon Ambitions March Ahead
January 08, 2018
China's Hypersonic Weapon Ambitions March Ahead
China is leading in pack in hypersonic weaponry, with potentially destabilizing consequences for the military balance in the Pacific.
China's Hypersonic Weapon Ambitions March Ahead
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
November 09, 2017
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
How did Trump's first-ever presidential trip to U.S. allies Japan and South Korea go?
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
The Trump White House Seeks an Additional $4 Billion for Missile Defense in Fiscal Year 2018
November 07, 2017
The Trump White House Seeks an Additional $4 Billion for Missile Defense in Fiscal Year 2018
A new budget amendment for the U.S. Department of Defense seeks to up missile defense amid a growing North Korean threat.
The Trump White House Seeks an Additional $4 Billion for Missile Defense in Fiscal Year 2018
What China Gains With Its Détente With South Korea Over THAAD
November 07, 2017
What China Gains With Its Détente With South Korea Over THAAD
Why China doesn't necessarily "lose" by tolerating the U.S. THAAD deployment on the Peninsula.
What China Gains With Its Détente With South Korea Over THAAD
Trump Wonders Why Japan Didn't Shoot Down North Korea's IRBM Launches
November 06, 2017
Trump Wonders Why Japan Didn't Shoot Down North Korea's IRBM Launches
There are a number of good reasons why Japan has decided it won't shoot down North Korean launches over its territory.
Trump Wonders Why Japan Didn't Shoot Down North Korea's IRBM Launches
All's Well THAAD Ends Well? What the China-South Korea Détente Means
November 01, 2017
All's Well THAAD Ends Well? What the China-South Korea Détente Means
With their leaders set to meet in November, South Korea and China may be due for a thaw in their bilateral relations.
All's Well THAAD Ends Well? What the China-South Korea Détente Means
South Korea's Joint Chiefs Want to Intercept North Korean Rocket Artillery Volleys
October 20, 2017
South Korea's Joint Chiefs Want to Intercept North Korean Rocket Artillery Volleys
The ambitious system is like nothing else currently deployed across the world and would require considerable investment.
South Korea's Joint Chiefs Want to Intercept North Korean Rocket Artillery Volleys
How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory
August 31, 2017
How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory
Japan enters a new era of North Korean provocations with great unease.
How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory
North Korea Launches a Ballistic Missile Over Japan: First Impressions and Analysis
August 29, 2017
North Korea Launches a Ballistic Missile Over Japan: First Impressions and Analysis
Scott LaFoy and Ankit Panda discuss North Korea's launch of a ballistic missile into the Northern Pacific over Japan.
North Korea Launches a Ballistic Missile Over Japan: First Impressions and Analysis
What's in Japan's Record 2018 Defense Budget Request?
August 28, 2017
What's in Japan's Record 2018 Defense Budget Request?
Japan's defense spending continues to be driven by concerns about North Korea and Chinese maritime activities.
What's in Japan's Record 2018 Defense Budget Request?
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