By Tao Peng, The Diplomat: "There’s a reason Beijing is pressuring Canada – not the U.S. – over Meng Wanzhou’s arrest. Australia and New Zealand could be next."
Electronic Warfare – The Forgotten Discipline
By Malte von Spreckelsen, Joint Air Power Competence Centre: “Why is the Refocus on this Traditional Warfare Area Key for Modern Conflict?”
Trump Pivots to Asia, but His Trade Policy Needs a Boost
By Michael Auslin, National Review: “As usual with Trump, he has begun by blowing up past practice, specifically in no longer pretending China is a fair trading partner, in finally responding to cyber espionage, and in at least attempting to put more military pressure on Beijing by increasing naval freedom of navigation operations and aerial overflights near new Chinese military bases in the South China Sea. All in all, Trump’s approach is the first since the normalization of relations in 1979 to rattle the Chinese and put them on the back foot."
The new report, released by the Defense Intelligence Agency, provides an assessment of the Chinese military and states that China views controlling the “information domain” as a prerequisite for victory in modern war. This tactic is essential for countering outside intervention in a conflict. – Defense News