On the streets of Tunis, rumors and anticipation of July 25 demonstrations have been circulating for weeks.
Israel is perplexed over the recent statement by Russian Rear Adm. Vadim Kulit concerning the interception in Syria of alleged Israeli missiles.
The American Revolution, Naval Power, and the 21st Century by BJ Armstrong
The Defense Futures Simulator from War on the Rocks, American Enterprise Institute, and Center for Strategic & International Studies
Strategic Outpost’s Sixth Annual Summer Vacation Reading List by David Barno and Nora Bensahel
The Problem with Biden’s Democracy Agenda by Robert Manning and Mathew Burrows
By Mike Yeo, Defense News: “The U.S. defense secretary has called on allies in the Indo-Pacific to force a new regional order, during his first visit to the area since taking up his post under the Biden administration.”
China Increasing Its ICBM Silos by a Factor of Ten
By Thomas Newdick, The War Zone: “A new ICBM silo field taking shape in the northwest of the country is the second to be identified in only a month.
By Editorial Board, Bloomberg: "U.S. forces in the Indo-Pacific region need to be more resilient, flexible and effective."
A U.S. Defense Budget That Makes China Smile
By Mackenzie Eaglen, 1945: ““More tooth, less tail” is a common refrain from defense leaders in search of more combat power as budgets have flatlined. No matter the topline, it seems defense continues to get less for more. Except when it comes to civilians.”
By Jonathan Beall, Strategy Bridge: “. . . the key to understanding the move from peace to war must include an army’s “cognitive and mental flexibility” in that transition, which means this process is not simply a matter of material readiness, although it is not neglected.”