The Gathering Storm: Shaping a Way Ahead

North Korea Re-Enters the World Stage: Japan Prepares a Response

By SLD Team

The Japanese are taking the North Korean second nuclear age threat seriously.

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The F-35 and Its Critics: CAB Looks at the F-35 Program and Corrects the Record

By SLD Team

The C.A.B Show released a video on December 20, 2015 which is the most comprehensive facts based narrative of the development of the F-35 and its evolving capabilities ever put together.

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Diplomacy, Allies and Deterrence: Why Give Adversaries a Veto Power on Legitimate Allied Actions?

By Robbin Laird

Allowing China at the table to veto allied actions in the legitimate defense of their interest’s undercuts deterrence, not strengthen it.

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Is India Shaping a Strategic Culture?

By Arjun Subramaniam

India in its seventh decade as an independent nation-state is poised to shape its own strategic culture in its image

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“The Arc of Steel”: Responding to Russian Strategy from the Arctic to the Mediterranean

By TTU

As a result of Russiaʼs military activism in what a NATO admiral has called the “arc of steel” (from the Arctic to the eastern Mediterranean), the U.S. finds itself needing to review its global posture in terms of air and naval assets.

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