U.S.-Australia Cooperation in Times of Austerity
Thomas G. Mahnken on four key areas where U.S.-Australia defense cooperation could yield real payoffs.
Time To Change America's Atomic Arsenal
The new mission for U.S. nuclear weapons — minimum deterrence: The prevention of a major nuclear attack on America with a small force — perhaps as low as 300 strategic weapons.
The Consequences of Sequestration
The stinging cuts of sequestration will have a tremendous impact on America’s capacity to protect the world’s maritime commons — with devastating consequences.
Sequestration's Impact on America's Military
Sequestration is looming. What impact will it have on America’s forces in the Pacific?
Another Problem for the F-35
Could one of the F-35′s greatest strengths become politically unusable?
The Top 5 Navies of the Indo-Pacific
Naval power in the Indo-Pacific is certainly on the rise. Who will take the top spot?
Yes, America Can Rebalance to Asia With a Smaller Military
Even in a time of budget cuts, America can successfully shift its gaze to the Asia-Pacific.
A Culture Clash?
Nearly 6,000 crimes have been committed by U.S. military personnel since Okinawa was returned to Japan. Is there a path forward?
U.S. Foreign Policy: Driven by Fear?
“…the Obama administration should make no reply to China’s military buildup.”
If Romney Wins, Does the U.S. Navy Expand?
A recent interview suggests a Romney win could see an expansion of the U.S. Navy. Can he convince the public?
Afghanistan's "Green on Blue" Nightmare
Attacks on coalition troops by members of Afghan security forces endanger partnering programs and point to grave cultural misunderstandings.
Where Does U.S. Stand on Sino-Japanese Dispute?
As tensions build over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands, what is America’s position?