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Putin Rebuilds Russia’s Military While US Strategy Is All Over Map

Posted by Doug Macgregor on

In his 1940 book, The New World Order, H.G. Wells wrote, “I think that in the decades before 1914 not only I but most of my generation – in the British Empire, America, France, and indeed throughout most of the civilized world – thought that war was dying out.” That assertion now seems naïve, even childish.… Keep reading →

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Japan Re-Shapes Its National Security Strategy

Posted by Robbin Laird on

Japanese national security strategy is shifting. The Pacific power’s new National Security Strategy highlights a comprehensive look ahead built around what they call a “comprehensive defense architecture.” This architecture is built on effective joint forces, a close working relationship with key allies such as the United States, Australia and Japan, and a proactive approach in which… Keep reading →

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Hagel Offers China, North Korea Clear Guidance: Japan Is US Ally So Back Off

Posted by Colin Clark on

By Robbin Laird and Ed Timperlake The Chinese, who have been shoving their neighbors around with considerable panache over the last year, upped the ante yesterday with a claim in the official People’s Daily — not yet disavowed by the government — that the PRC may have a claim to Okinawa and others of the… Keep reading →

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How To Handle North Korea: Building 21st Century Deterrent Capabilities

Posted by Robbin Laird on

I had the privilege to study and work with Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski as a student and for my first research job. With Brzezinski, one is always pushed towards the “Zbig” picture. It was no different when I recently visited Brzezinski in his office and we settled down to discuss the current Korean crisis and the… Keep reading →

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