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A Strategy to Save U.S. Military Superiority

November 17, 2014 • By Robert MartinageAnalysis

Facing an uncertain period of fiscal austerity, the U.S. military nevertheless confronts a range of worsening security threats around the globe. Dealing with emerging threats is increasingly difficult as traditional…

How Many Flying Hours Does It Take To Kill a Terrorist?

November 17, 2014 • By Todd HarrisonAnalysis

How many flying hours, steaming days or tank miles does it take to kill a terrorist? I sometimes ask this rhetorical question to people in the military to make a point….

The Indian Navy Has a Big Problem: The Subsurface Dilemma

November 4, 2014 • By Iskander RehmanAnalysis

While India’s navy is certainly attracting lots of attention in the press, it faces a major challenge that might not be easily solvable. The United States’ strategic reorientation towards the…

Rethinking Taiwan’s Submarine Dream

October 28, 2014 • By Evan B. MontgomeryAnalysis

Are subs the best answer to China’s growing military power? Taiwan’s submarine saga is back in the news again. For decades, successive governments have been determined to upgrade and expand…

Base Hardening: Can America and Its Allies “Play Fort” against China?

October 27, 2014 • By John StillionAnalysis

In the event of a crisis, China’s missile forces could do great damage to U.S. and allied bases all over the Asia-Pacific. Is “hardening” the answer? As the United States…