September 08, 2020
How Strong Are the Ropes That Bind the Japanese Military?
By Robert Farley
It is difficult to imagine that Japanese leadership would not use offensive weapons if Tokyo believed an attack was imminent.
October 25, 2017
How a State Department Study Prevented Nuclear War With China
By Franz-Stefan Gady
The U.S. considered preemptive strikes to prevent Mao from attaining nuclear weapons.
November 03, 2016
Why Israel Can't Be a Strategic Role Model for India
By Vinay Kaura
Comparisons between the Indian and Israeli militaries overlook some obvious differences.
May 01, 2015
Assessing the North Korea Nuclear Threat
By Zachary Keck
The only thing worse than living with a nuclear North Korea is trying to disarm it through force.
March 06, 2015
Will South Korea Have to Bomb the North, Eventually?
By Robert E. Kelly
As North Korea expands its nuclear arsenal, will Seoul have to consider targeting missile sites at some point?