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Section: The National Interest (USA)

    Why America’s Air Force Leads the Way on Countering Enemy Drone Technology
    Mar02

    Why America’s Air Force Leads the Way on Countering Enemy Drone Technology

    Dan Goure Security, The U.S. military should acquire Drone Guard and move on to address other capability gaps. Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, in the hands of this country’s adversaries, both states and terrorist organizations, pose a severe and growing challenge to the U.S. military. Russian-backed separatist forces in Ukraine have...

    Here’s What Would Happen If Russia and NATO Went War (or World War III)
    Mar01

    Here’s What Would Happen If Russia and NATO Went War (or World War III)

    Kris Osborn Security, Europe Would Russia’s new, more modern military, carry the day? How much of a threat do Russia’s emerging 5th-generation stealth fighter, nuclear arsenal, high-tech air defenses, anti-satellite weapons, conventional army and submarines pose to NATO and the U.S.? Current tensions between Russia and NATO are...

    America, Crimea and the Dangers of Hypocrisy
    Feb28

    America, Crimea and the Dangers of Hypocrisy

    Ted Galen Carpenter Politics, Eurasia Washington’s record on forcible territorial change is exceedingly weak. The Trump administration is continuing the policy of its predecessor regarding the Crimea issue. U.S. ambassador Nikki Haley is the latest official to confirm that point. In a speech on February 2, Haley emphasized that the United...

    Kazakhstan May Determine Asia’s Future. So Why Isn’t America Paying Attention?
    Feb28

    Kazakhstan May Determine Asia’s Future. So Why Isn’t America Paying Attention?

    William Courtney Politics, Eurasia Where do the interests of Russia, China and the West converge? Central Asia. Change is in the offing for Kazakhstan, the powerhouse of Central Asia. President Nursultan Nazarbayev is now promising more scope for political life and economic opportunity. But if reforms lag or the West abandons Ukraine, Kazakhstan...

    Kazakhstan May Determine Asia’s Future. So Why Isn’t America Paying Attention?
    Feb28

    Kazakhstan May Determine Asia’s Future. So Why Isn’t America Paying Attention?

    William Courtney Politics, Eurasia Where do the interests of Russia, China and the West converge? Central Asia. Change is in the offing for Kazakhstan, the powerhouse of Central Asia. President Nursultan Nazarbayev is now promising more scope for political life and economic opportunity. But if reforms lag or the West abandons Ukraine, Kazakhstan...

    On Russia, America Should Pick Its Battles
    Feb28

    On Russia, America Should Pick Its Battles

    Jeremiah Rozman Security, Eurasia Here’s a fact: we’re not in the Cold War anymore. Experts and policymakers in both Russia and the United States acknowledge a level of hostility and corrosive rhetoric between the two countries that has not existed since the darkest days of the Cold War. Is this due to conflicting geostrategic...

    The Data-Driven Transformation of Intelligence
    Feb26

    The Data-Driven Transformation of Intelligence

    Jason M. Brown Security, It is time for intelligence to catch up. When “little green men” invaded Crimea in early 2014, they left a data trail that went largely unnoticed by the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC). Distracted by a large Russian exercise to the west, the IC did not connect the digital dots that indicated the impending invasion. In...

    Is America Still the Anchor of European Defense?
    Feb24

    Is America Still the Anchor of European Defense?

    John Hemmings Security, Europe Europe’s defenses have become more reliant on America than ever. The recent Munich Security Conference once again highlighted the difference between Americans and Europeans on security matters. Unfortunately for the West, many European leaders—and even some American ones—took the opportunity to grandstand...

    China’s Second Aircraft Carrier Is Almost Complete (And 4 More Could Be Coming)
    Feb23

    China’s Second Aircraft Carrier Is Almost Complete (And 4 More Could Be Coming)

    Dave Majumdar Security, Asia Should Washington and Tokyo be worried? According to Chinese state media, Beijing’s first domestically built carrier is nearing completion at Dalian. The vessel—which is expected to become operational in 2020—will be launched soon. Thereafter, the new carrier will spend roughly the next two years being outfitted...

    Why Belarus Can’t Afford to Be the New Ukraine
    Feb23

    Why Belarus Can’t Afford to Be the New Ukraine

    Nikolay Pakhomov Politics, Eurasia Is it too late for Lukashenko to defy Russia? On February 3 Belarusian president Aleksandr Lukashenko launched the fiercest of his rhetorical attacks against Russia—a country that has been financially underpinning Lukashenko’s regime. Despite the audacious comments of the Belarusian leader, there is little...

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