By Jamie McIntyre, Washington Examiner: "FEELING THE PAIN: Under the current C.R which runs through Nov. 21, the Pentagon can spend only at last year’s $718 billion level, instead of the new topline of $738 billion. All signs point to another extension, possibly for the entire focal year. “The six-week C.R. has been problematic. Another long-term C.R. will be moreso,” Hoffman said."
Key Features of Russia’s Grom 2019 Nuclear Exercise
By Maxim Starchak, The Jamestown Foundation: "The objectives of the exercise were to test the actions of overhead and operational personnel to organize coordinated management of all parts of the nuclear triad."
By Matt Salyer, Modern War Institute: "In one important sense, the “Great Game” is, quite simply, a fiction. At no point in the nineteenth century did the British Empire ever use it as an overarching strategic framework for understanding its competition in Central Asia."
Mackenzie Eaglen | Defense One
Their top concerns don’t include the Mexican border, Iran, or even Syria.