How will the US and the Allies Meet the Challenge of Shifting from Slow-Mo to High Intensity Combat Operations?

Winning the Korean Peace

By Danny Lam

After waiting 70 years, what is wrong with waiting an additional 10 for a phased transition? 

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Dealing with the North Korean Threat: More than Forging a Joint Korean Olympic Team is Needed

By Danny Lam

Let’s hope North Korea, China and Russia take this opportunity to join with allies to achieve peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula – a goal that Russia and China claim they support.

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The Shift from the Land Wars to a 21st Century Spectrum of Conflict: It is About Hard Power Used for Diplomatic and Political Purposes

By Robbin Laird

What is unfolding is that capabilities traditionally associated with high end warfare are being drawn upon for lower threshold conflicts, designed to achieve political effect without firing a shot.

Higher end capabilities being developed by China are Russia are becoming tools to achieve political-military objectives throughout the diplomatic engagement spectrum.

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Revisiting the Nuclear Threshold in the Second Nuclear Age

By Danny Lam

The nuclear threshold as it was formulated in the 20th century may be no less an obsolete concept than the Pope Innocent III’s prohibition on the use of crossbows on Christians.

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A Different Take on Trump’s National Security Strategy

By Stephen Blank

The Trump Administration’s new national security strategy takes a broad view of the challenges posed by state adversaries and focuses on the need for a broad response.

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UN Command Sending States Meeting Agenda

By Danny Lam

The question is: under what circumstances might the UN Command resume hostilities legally beyond the use of force to uphold the Armistice?

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