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How Russian Fleet Copes With US-NATO Military Challenge In Asia-Pacific

How Russian Fleet Copes With US-NATO Military Challenge In Asia-Pacific © Sputnik/ Vitaliy Ankov Politics 17:59 21.04.2017 (updated 18:00 21.04.2017) Get short URL 97648614 While the US Navy continues to beef up its presence in the Asia-Pacific region, the Russian Pacific Fleet is by no means sitting on its hands, Russian military expert Viktor Murakhovsky told […]

POTUS Trump’s NSC Pick – H.R. McMaster On ‘Continuities Of War & The Future Of Warfare

Thanks to Dave Maxwell for sending.   Also worth re-reading is HR’s 2014 Veteran’s Day Speech at Georgetown here:  http://blogs.cfr.org/davidson/2014/11/18/the-warrior-ethos-at-risk-h-r-mcmasters-remarkable-veterans-day-speech/ ICYMI: Discussing the Continuities of War and the Future of Warfare: The Defense Entrepreneurs Forum by H. R. McMaster Journal Article |  February 20, 2017 – 4:11pm http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/icymi-discussing-the-continuities-of-war-and-the-future-of-warfare-the-defense-entrepreneur Discussing the Continuities of War and the Future of […]

The Wars of Today And Tomorrow: A Conversation With Douglas Lute

The Wars of Today And Tomorrow: A Conversation With Douglas Lute  Feb 18, 2017  GSSR  Europe, In The News, International Security, Military & Defense  0 http://georgetownsecuritystudiesreview.org/2017/02/18/the-wars-of-today-and-tomorrow-a-conversation-with-douglas-lute/ By: Will Chim, Reporter Photo Credit: United States Institute of Peace (USIP) This month, the United States Institute of Peace hosted a discussion event with Douglas Lute to discuss “the wars of today and tomorrow”. […]

CBS News Is Reporting That Secretary Of The Navy Nominee, Philip Bilden Is Likely To Withdraw His Nomination

CBS News Is Reporting That Secretary Of The Navy Nominee, Philip Bilden Is Likely To Withdraw His Nomination   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Major Garrett writes on CBS News’s website this evening, February 17, 2017, that Navy Secretary nominee, Philip Bilden is set to withdraw his nomination, perhaps as early as this weekend, according to […]

Detachment A: Clandestine Special Forces Missions From Berlin To Iran

Detachment A: Clandestine Special Forces Missions From Berlin To Iran By Det-a Book Authors, www.detachment-a.org View Original February 6th, 2017 It was the early 1970’s, at Andrews Barracks in Berlin, where a stern looking Special Forces Sergeant Major paced down the hallway for roll call. Daily army accountability formations are normally held outside, but due to the […]

U.S./China In Near-Miss: Chinese KJ-200 Early Warning Aircraft & A U.S. Navy P-3C Reconnaissance Plane Flew Within 1,000 Feet Of Each Other This Week — In International Air Space; But, Near The Disputed Island Chain In The South China Sea

U.S./China In Near-Miss:  Chinese KJ-200  Early Warning Aircraft & A U.S. Navy P-3C Reconnaissance Plane Flew Within 1,000 Feet Of Each Other This Week —  In International Air Space; But, Near The Disputed Island Chain In The South China Sea      Simon Holmes writes in the February 10, 2017 edition of the Daily Mail […]

Why China May Have Made A Massive Mistake In The South China Sea

Why China May Have Made A Massive Mistake In The South China Sea http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/why-china-may-have-made-massive-mistake-the-south-china-sea-19350?page=show February 7, 2017 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s comment during his confirmation hearing that the United States would deny China access to its man-made island bases in the South China Sea caused a predictable furor. However, few people seriously think the […]

A Great Place To Have A War America In Laos And The Birth Of A Military CIA

A Great Place to Have a War America In Laos And The Birth Of A Military CIA Author: Joshua Kurlantzick, Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia http://www.cfr.org/laos/great-place-have-war/p38273?cid=soc-twitter-A+Great+Place+to+Have+a+War-011017 Order BookOrder Ebook PublisherA CFR Book. Simon & Schuster Release DateJanuary 2017 Price$28.00 hardcover / $14.99 ebook 336 ISBN 978-1-451-66786-8 Share Share Tweet Post Email January 1961: Laos, a tiny nation […]

Donald Trump’s Pivot Through Asia

Excerpts: There are other signs that East Asian states are gravitating toward the Middle Kingdom and away from Uncle Sam. In early November, Malaysian Prime Minister Nijab Razak journeyed to Beijing for a high-profile summit that resulted in the signing of trade deals worth $34 billion. This included Malaysia’s first-ever agreement to purchase weaponry from […]

Taiwan Warns Of Increasing Threat As Chinese Warships Conduct Drill

http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-china-defence-taiwan-idUKKBN14G058?feedType=nl&feedName=uktopnewsmid&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=UK%20Evening%20News%202016-12-27&utm_term=UK%20Evening%20News Taiwan Warns Of Increasing Threat As Chinese Warships Conduct Drill Taiwan Sounds Alarm Over China Drills 02:08 · · · · By J.R. Wu | TAIPEI Taiwan warned on Tuesday that “the threat of our enemies is growing day by day”, as Chinese warships led by the country’s sole aircraft carrier sailed towards the island province of […]