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    Tank War: Russia’s Tough T-90 vs. America’s Mighty M-1 Abrams (Who Wins?)
    Jun14

    Tank War: Russia’s Tough T-90 vs. America’s Mighty M-1 Abrams (Who Wins?)

    Dave Majumdar Security, It should be noted that replacing or even developing a new M1A3 variant is not a high priority for the U.S. Army. The Army is being drawn down after the U.S. ground forces were pulled from Iraq and Afghanistan, and with the focus on the Pacific theatre, the service is looking for ways to carve out its niche. Even with...

    Is the Old NATO Dead?
    Jun13

    Is the Old NATO Dead?

    Salvatore Babones Security, Europe When President Donald Trump travels to Poland this week to meet with its embattled president Andrzej Duda, the two will have a lot to talk about. Both are alternately ridiculed and pilloried in the international press and both are intensely disliked at European Union headquarters in Brussels. Both have been...

    U.S. Military Practices for A Second D-Day Landing (And Its Aimed at Russia)
    Jun12

    U.S. Military Practices for A Second D-Day Landing (And Its Aimed at Russia)

    Russ Read Security, Europe U.S. Marines engaged in a mock beach landing in the Baltics on Tuesday in a scene reminiscent of the D-Day landings of World War II. The drill took place as part of NATO’s Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS), an annual exercise involving approximately 6,000 troops that runs from June 1 to 16. The drill, which...

    What Is the Future of NATO?
    Jun09

    What Is the Future of NATO?

    Jacob Heilbrunn Security, Europe What is the future of NATO? How significant is the debate over Article V? What policy should Washington adopt towards Ukraine? Will the German Bundeswehr play an increasingly important role in coming years? Does the American nuclear force need to be modernized or is the cost simply prohibitive? Philip M....

    Congress Is Gearing up for More Russia Sanctions
    Jun09

    Congress Is Gearing up for More Russia Sanctions

    Jacob Heilbrunn, Dimitri Alexander Simes Politics, Editor’s Note: In our latest Facebook Live interview (please like our Facebook page to see more of these events) Jacob Heilbrunn, editor of the National Interest, sat down with Dimitri Alexander Simes, a reporter-intern at the National Interest, to discuss the Trump administration, the GOP...

    If Russia and NATO Went to War Would It Go Nuclear (And Kill Millions)?
    Jun08

    If Russia and NATO Went to War Would It Go Nuclear (And Kill Millions)?

    Kris Osborn Security, Europe A rapid assault on the Baltic region would leave NATO with few attractive options, including a massive risky counterattack, threatening a nuclear weapons option or simply allowing the Russian to annex the countries. One of the limited options cited in the study could include taking huge amounts of time to mobilize and...

    Trump’s Republican Problem on Russia Sanctions
    Jun07

    Trump’s Republican Problem on Russia Sanctions

    Dimitri Alexander Simes National Security, United States of America Democrats have undoubtedly spearheaded the push to prevent Trump from pursuing his own “reset” with Russia. Republicans have also played a substantial role. On the question of removing sanctions against Russia, President Donald Trump faces just as much resistance from...

    Why Venezuela Proves That Russia Is Still a World Power
    Jun07

    Why Venezuela Proves That Russia Is Still a World Power

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Politics, Americas Russia has acquired in Venezuela, as it has in Syria, a need to preserve the current regime in order to safeguard its investments. One of the problems with continuing to box Russia into the European policy box is that Moscow, while not wielding all the resources of the former Soviet Union, can still wield...

    India Is Building Its Own Aircraft Carriers Now (And It’s All Russia’s Fault)
    Jun03

    India Is Building Its Own Aircraft Carriers Now (And It’s All Russia’s Fault)

    Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia New Delhi asked Moscow for an aircraft carrier—and that’s where the problems began. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 scattered its military hardware among twelve newly independent republics. One such piece of hardware was the relatively new aircraft carrier Baku. Built in Ukraine, named after an Azeri...

    Operation Typhoon: Nazi Germany’s Master Plan to Sack Moscow
    Jun03

    Operation Typhoon: Nazi Germany’s Master Plan to Sack Moscow

    Warfare History Network History, Europe Red Army forces mounted a gallant stand against the Germans. The war map gave Adolf Hitler every reason to be confident. Operation Barbarossa, Germany’s invasion of the Soviet Union begun on June 22, 1941, had succeeded spectacularly on nearly every front. One Soviet army after another had been...

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