From Hardware to Software: China’s 2019 Military Budget and Priorities
By Ankit Panda, The Diplomat: “Growth in military budget may have slowed slightly, but funding leaves plenty of room for the vital job of developing personnel."
Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr. writes: This study finds that changes in the geopolitical and military-technical environments are eroding the effectiveness of strategies based on deterrence. Moreover, relatively recent revelations of Cold War history and advances in the behavioral sciences raise important concerns regarding our understanding of how deterrence has worked in the past, as well as its limitations going forward. In brief, the efficacy of deterrence is being challenged across multiple fronts. – Hudson Institute
By Kris Osborn, Warrior Maven: "The Air Force is now arming its fleet of B-52 Bombers with prototype nuclear-armed cruise missiles to prepare the aircraft for the possibility of launching the Long Range Stand Off (LRSO) weapon."