December 23, 2016 | The Hill
The defense budget is too big and Mick Mulvaney, the new Office of Management and Budget Director, knows that. Read the full article here.
December 21, 2016 | USA Today
Democrats beyond a certain age, reeling from the recent president election, might recall the enmity and contempt with which they viewed another polarizing president, Richard Nixon. And, perhaps, they take some solace from the fact that after they suffered under his rule for more than five years,
December 20, 2016 | World Politics Review
Decoding the national security consequences of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s proposed Cabinet is tricky. There’s a tendency to look for substantive connective tissue among the names, beyond loyalty to Trump. On climate change, skepticism dominates, with deeply disturbing implications.
December 19, 2016 | National Interest
Nearly one year after Implementation Day, the Iran nuclear deal (also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA) is working, and implementation of the deal is, in large measure, on track.
December 19, 2016 | Los Angeles Times
Suddenly, Taiwan sees an opening.
December 17, 2016 | South China Morning Post
Important, even vital, American national interests as well as global peace and stability are at stake in how – indeed, whether – President-elect Donald Trump understands the underlying principles of the United States’ long-standing “one-China” policy and the mutual commitments involved in the nor
December 15, 2016 | Associated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The "nightmare scenario" is rising for a hacking attack on a nuclear power plant's computer system that causes the uncontrolled release of radiation, the United Nations' deputy chief warned Thursday. -snip-
December 13, 2016 | Just Security
There are a lot of books about drones. In addition to fictionalized accounts of drone use and technical manuals, numerous policy books have been written that describe drone technology, proliferation, and use.
December 13, 2016 | World Politics Review
When the Gulf Cooperation Council states and their Western defense partners meet, the demand for changes in regional security cooperation and threat management has long come from the outsiders. The Western partners, the U.S.
December 11, 2016 | Dawn
ONE of Pakistan’s greatest diplomatic achievements during the Cold War was to simultaneously enjoy strong ties with the United States and China. With the end of the Cold War and the retreat of Soviet forces from Afghanistan, this triangular relationship has changed.