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.
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.
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.
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.
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?