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      Tanks: Vital to Defense
      Nov25

      Tanks: Vital to Defense

      Executive Summary Click here to read the full report as a pdf. In 2013, a year before Russia invaded Ukraine, the United States came within months of shuttering the last plant in the Western Hemisphere capable of building main battle [Read More…]The post Tanks: Vital to Defense appeared first on Lexington Institute. …read more Source:...

      U.S. & NATO Need An Arctic Strategy To Counter Russia (From RealClearDefense)
      Nov08

      U.S. & NATO Need An Arctic Strategy To Counter Russia (From RealClearDefense)

      Ever since Russia seized control of Crimea in late February 2014, the U.S.’ and NATO’s attention has been on the threats posed by Russian forces to the territorial integrity of the Alliance. For years, experts on Russia’s foreign and security [Read More…]The post U.S. & NATO Need An Arctic Strategy To Counter Russia...

      Deterring To Defend: Delivering On NATO’s Promise
      Sep27

      Deterring To Defend: Delivering On NATO’s Promise

      Russia’s invasion and illegal occupation of parts of Ukraine in March 2014 was a wake-up call for the international community. It also shattered the already fragile relations between Russia and the West. With these actions, Vladimir Putin’s Russia had shown [Read More…]The post Deterring To Defend: Delivering On NATO’s...

      U.S. Experience In Iraq Can Teach NATO How To Hunt Russia’s “Little Green Men” (from National Interest)
      Sep09

      U.S. Experience In Iraq Can Teach NATO How To Hunt Russia’s “Little Green Men” (from National Interest)

      Much has been made over the past three years of the asymmetric or hybrid warfare conducted by Russia in the Crimea and eastern Ukraine. The essence of this supposedly new type of warfare involves the use of non-traditional instruments of [Read More…]The post U.S. Experience In Iraq Can Teach NATO How To Hunt Russia’s “Little Green...

      Four Reasons It Would Be Foolish To Ban Russian Rocket Engines
      Apr27

      Four Reasons It Would Be Foolish To Ban Russian Rocket Engines

      After Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine in 2014, everybody in Washington agreed it was time to stop relying on Russian rocket engines for getting U.S. military satellites into orbit. So it’s no surprise that Congress is considering legislation to do just [Read More…]The post Four Reasons It Would Be Foolish To Ban Russian Rocket Engines...

      Friendly Fire: Killing Russian Rocket Engines Too Soon Could Cripple U.S. Security (From Forbes)
      Apr26

      Friendly Fire: Killing Russian Rocket Engines Too Soon Could Cripple U.S. Security (From Forbes)

      After Russia’s 2014 invasion of Ukraine, pretty much everybody in Washington agreed that the U.S. military needed to stop using Russian rocket engines for launching its satellites. However, because the Russian engines were available, there hasn’t been much funding of [Read More…]The post Friendly Fire: Killing Russian Rocket...

      War In Europe: Why The Army Is Worried (From Forbes)
      Dec11

      War In Europe: Why The Army Is Worried (From Forbes)

      Russia’s 2014 invasion of Ukraine has forced the Pentagon to rethink what threats might be facing Europe in the years ahead. However, not much has been done to bolster U.S. forces that would have to cope with further Russian land [Read More…]The post War In Europe: Why The Army Is Worried (From Forbes) appeared first on Lexington...

      Army Needs Better Guns On Its Stryker Fighting Vehicles In Europe Fast (From Forbes)
      May04

      Army Needs Better Guns On Its Stryker Fighting Vehicles In Europe Fast (From Forbes)

      In 2013 the U.S. Army brought home the last of its Abrams and Bradley tracked armored vehicles from Europe. It probably wasn’t a total coincidence that less than a year later, Russia began its campaign to dismember Ukraine. So now [Read More…]The post Army Needs Better Guns On Its Stryker Fighting Vehicles In Europe Fast (From Forbes)...

      The Russian Threat: Why Missile Defense Must Be A Priority
      Mar09

      The Russian Threat: Why Missile Defense Must Be A Priority

      According to a new Gallup poll 18 percent of Americans view Russia as the top threat to the United States. This indicates that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggressiveness in Ukraine has begun to scare the American public. While 18 percent [Read More…]The post The Russian Threat: Why Missile Defense Must Be A Priority appeared...

      Vulnerability of U.S. Weapons Systems Could Portend a “Cyber Armageddon”
      Mar06

      Vulnerability of U.S. Weapons Systems Could Portend a “Cyber Armageddon”

      The biggest national security story of 2015 is not the possible return of sequestration, the likelihood of a nuclear arms deal with Iran or even Russian aggression against Ukraine. Rather, it is that the Department of Defense’s (DoD) arsenal of [Read More…]The post Vulnerability of U.S. Weapons Systems Could Portend a “Cyber...

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