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Chinese Anti-Submarine Warfare: Aviation Platforms, Strategy, and Doctrine
October 16, 2018
Chinese Anti-Submarine Warfare: Aviation Platforms, Strategy, and Doctrine
A close look at the Chinese navy's anti-submarine warfare capabilities, doctrine, and strategy.
Chinese Anti-Submarine Warfare: Aviation Platforms, Strategy, and Doctrine
Jemaah Islamiyah: Still Southeast Asia’s Greatest Terrorist Threat
October 07, 2018
Jemaah Islamiyah: Still Southeast Asia’s Greatest Terrorist Threat
JI, which remains a potent force, is benefitting from a narrow focus on Islamic State.
Jemaah Islamiyah: Still Southeast Asia’s Greatest Terrorist Threat
Be Prepared for an India-Pakistan Limited War
October 05, 2018
Be Prepared for an India-Pakistan Limited War
Why is there an assumption that nuclear weapons would preclude a limited conflict between India and Pakistan?
Be Prepared for an India-Pakistan Limited War
North and South Korea’s New Military Agreement
October 02, 2018
North and South Korea’s New Military Agreement
Despite questions, the agreement should be welcomed – including by the U.S.
North and South Korea’s New Military Agreement
Islamic State: The Torment of Afghanistan’s Shiites
September 25, 2018
Islamic State: The Torment of Afghanistan’s Shiites
Repeated ISIS attacks are pushing Afghan Shiites “into a dark hole.”
Islamic State: The Torment of Afghanistan’s Shiites
Less Visible Aspects of Chinese Military Modernization
September 21, 2018
Less Visible Aspects of Chinese Military Modernization
Besides new equipment, we need to pay attention to how China is upgrading old systems.
Less Visible Aspects of Chinese Military Modernization
Vostok 2018: Russia and China’s Diverging Common Interests
September 17, 2018
Vostok 2018: Russia and China’s Diverging Common Interests
China and Russia are sending a message to the U.S. – and to each other – with their display of military might.
Vostok 2018: Russia and China’s Diverging Common Interests
The Chinese Navy's Growing Anti-Submarine Warfare Capabilities
September 12, 2018
The Chinese Navy's Growing Anti-Submarine Warfare Capabilities
China's Navy has made some rapid advancement in organic anti-submarine capabilities seen aboard its surface fleet.
The Chinese Navy's Growing Anti-Submarine Warfare Capabilities
What’s Next for South Korea's ‘Defense Reform 2.0’ Initiative?
September 07, 2018
What’s Next for South Korea's ‘Defense Reform 2.0’ Initiative?
Moon's plan is primarily concerned with political and social reform, but the military viewpoint must also be taken into account.
What’s Next for South Korea's ‘Defense Reform 2.0’ Initiative?
Japan Gears up for Electronic Warfare
September 05, 2018
Japan Gears up for Electronic Warfare
Japan is going electromagnetic, with implications for Japanese security policy and the U.S. regional strategy.
Japan Gears up for Electronic Warfare
What the New US Nuclear Posture Means for Northeast Asia
August 29, 2018
What the New US Nuclear Posture Means for Northeast Asia
Changes in the 2018 U.S. Nuclear Posture Review could alter the strategic environment in East Asia.
What the New US Nuclear Posture Means for Northeast Asia
Constitutional Revision: A (Tiny) Step Forward for Japan's Self-Defense Forces
August 16, 2018
Constitutional Revision: A (Tiny) Step Forward for Japan's Self-Defense Forces
Abe’s potential constitutional revision is likely to be underwhelming for the JSDF.
Constitutional Revision: A (Tiny) Step Forward for Japan's Self-Defense Forces
In Kashmir, Security Searches Lead to Sexual Abuse
August 13, 2018
In Kashmir, Security Searches Lead to Sexual Abuse
India's renewed Cordon and Search Operations are proving a nightmare for Kashmir's women.
In Kashmir, Security Searches Lead to Sexual Abuse
5 PLA Navy Projects to Watch in the Next 5 Years
August 07, 2018
5 PLA Navy Projects to Watch in the Next 5 Years
Five major Chinese naval projects likely to emerge within the next five years.
5 PLA Navy Projects to Watch in the Next 5 Years
Terrorism in Asia: The Global Village Effect
August 01, 2018
Terrorism in Asia: The Global Village Effect
How extremists in Asia are feeding off each others’ unrelated conflicts.
Terrorism in Asia: The Global Village Effect
RIMPAC Makes Its Mark in Hawaii
July 25, 2018
RIMPAC Makes Its Mark in Hawaii
For some the international military exercises are a highlight; for others they’re a stain on the islands.
RIMPAC Makes Its Mark in Hawaii
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