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Air Forces and Asia: Interview with Robert Farley
April 05, 2014
Air Forces and Asia: Interview with Robert Farley
The Diplomat speaks with Robert Farley about his case for abolishing the U.S. Air Force.
Air Forces and Asia: Interview with Robert Farley
Japan's COIN Experience
January 11, 2013
Japan's COIN Experience
Japan’s World War II experience with counterinsurgency or COIN is a horrific tale that offers painful historical lessons.
Japan's COIN Experience
Air Force's
December 20, 2012
Air Force's "Soft Power": Still Fiction
Robert Farley explains that the U.S. Air Force is still unsuited to achieving soft power ends.
Air Force's "Soft Power": Still Fiction
North America's Energy Boom Meets Climate Change
December 14, 2012
North America's Energy Boom Meets Climate Change
Will climate change and climate change policies be affected?
North America's Energy Boom Meets Climate Change
American Airpower = Soft Power?
December 05, 2012
American Airpower = Soft Power?
Robert Farley argues “there is simply no way for the Air Force to develop an independent service ‘soft power’ concept.”
American Airpower = Soft Power?
Time For a Better
November 30, 2012
Time For a Better "Naval Vocabulary"
Recent examples show that naming conventions for various warship classes are far from imperfect.
Time For a Better "Naval Vocabulary"
How to View Defense Spending in Asia
November 07, 2012
How to View Defense Spending in Asia
Defense spending in Asia is up in absolute terms but there many other factors to consider.
How to View Defense Spending in Asia
Arms Sales, Politics and
November 01, 2012
Arms Sales, Politics and "Frankenforces"
Does purchasing arms from certain nations mean a political commitment as well?
Arms Sales, Politics and "Frankenforces"
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