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US Needs New Strategy To Combat Russian, Chinese ‘Political Warfare’: CSBA

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

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If war is politics by other means, then politics is war by other means, Chinese and Russian leaders believe. And political warfare must be conducted with the same ruthless ingenuity as open war because the stakes are equally high: the survival or destruction of the regime.

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Top NATO General (A Czech) To Europe: ‘Grow Up’

Posted by Paul McLeary on

WASHINGTON: After two decades of watching the American share of the NATO budget grow from 50 to 75 percent, the alliance’s leadership is determined to learn how to operate without the usual American help, even as nationalist movements roil the capitals of the transAtlantic alliance and Vladimir Putin hacks his way through democratic elections. Meeting… Keep reading →

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Will US Pursue ‘Enhanced Human Ops?’ DepSecDef Wonders

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

WASHINGTON: The Defense Department’s Third Offset Strategy is designed to create new advantages over adversaries now that Russia and China are developing stealth fighters, cyber weapons, and precision missile arsenals of their own. With studies well underway and up to $15 billion budgeted for experimentation in 2017, the emerging answer is a cluster of technologies related to… Keep reading →

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