Strategy

The Decline of Deterrence

Deterrence is built over decades, but can crumble in an instant. And that instant is now.

The Wild-Goose Chase For Red October: The Resurfacing of Sweden’s Phantom Submarines

Recent rumors of secret Russian underwater operations across Scandinavia have their (sonar) echoes in similar events from the 1980s.

Cluster Munitions and the Moral High Ground

The use of cluster munitions is not inherently immoral.

Global Strategy, Regional Tactics

Although the threats to the American-led world order are linked at a strategic level, dealing with each successfully requires different regional tactics.

Blinken’s Chance in the South Caucasus

Secretary of State Blinken has the opportunity to remedy the situation in the South Caucasus

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Subtext: Science-Fiction as a Guide to China’s Military Future, Part Two

How might Cixin Liu’s Three-Body Problem trilogy of novels reveal plans for China’s desired future military expansion – to infinity and beyond?

Literary Devices: Science-Fiction as a Guide to China’s Military Future, Part 1

Sci-fi has often enabled writers to fight the wars of tomorrow – today! But what do such stories tell us about potential 21st-century conflicts involving China?

The Morality of a Revised Monroe

In the 21st Century, do we need a revised Monroe Doctrine?

On Ukraine, Outright Lies in the Epoch Times

Troubling distortions from the right wing outlet The Epoch Times on the Ukrainian Invasion.

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