(Military Times) In the shadowy realm of international competition that falls below the threshold of traditional conflict, the United States continues to struggle to match near-peer competitors like Russia and China.
by Robert Work and Eric Schmidt
Anticipating a New Russian Military Doctrine in 2020: What it Might Contain and Why it Matters
by Dara Massicot
By Mark Henderson, War Room: “The rise of hypersonic technologies could render the current naval and marine strategies obsolete virtually overnight."
Strategic Partnership or Strategic Dependence?
By Jon Ahlstrom, Proceedings: "The 20th-century world order—a U.S.-led order that espouses liberal values and is underpinned by collective security agreements—exacts a gravitational pull on countries in search of individual growth and competitiveness on the world stage."
Technology, Military Genius, and the Improbable Victory
By Joanne C. Lo, Strategy Bridge: “War is ultimately a human affair. Because technology is a tool humans use to wage war, no study of battlespace technology can be complete without diving into the way humans interact with technology in a chaotic combat environment."
After the INF: Russia’s Propaganda and Real Threats
By Stephen Blank, Eurasia Daily Monitor: "No sooner did the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty expire on August 2, Moscow launched a propaganda offensive to shift attention away from the threats its missile programs pose to both European and Asian security."