State Department Backs Off Controversial ASAT Test Ban Proposal

The Washington Free Beacon

The Obama administration is shelving a controversial arms control initiative that would ban destructive tests of anti-satellite weapons following opposition from the Pentagon over concerns the ban would limit U.S. space activities, according to defense and congressional officials. The arms […]


The Chinese Navy Will Be Bigger Than America’s By 2020

Kris Osborn

Chinese naval soldiers stand guard on China’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning, as it travels towards a military base in Sanya, Hainan province. China has plans to grow its navy to 351 ships by 2020 as the Chinese continue to develop […]

Laser On A Truck: Army’s Role In Offset Strategy

Sydney J. Freeberg, Jr.

CAPITOL HILL: Where do ground forces fit in the Pentagon’s new offset strategy? The answer may be an intriguing mix of old-fashioned armored forces, mobile missile launchers, and lasers on trucks. While Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s remarks formally launching “offset” […]

China virtually confirms 3rd hypersonic missile test

Press Trust of India

The Chinese military today virtually confirmed reports that it carried out a third test of its new hypersonic missile, saying such “scientific experiments” are not directed against other countries. “Scientific experiments carried out by China within its borders are normal […]


North Korea: U.S. Relations, Nuclear Diplomacy, and Internal Situation

Emma Chanlett-Avery and Ian E. Rinehart

North Korea has presented one of the most vexing and persistent problems in U.S. foreign policy in the post-Cold War period. The United States has never had formal diplomatic relations with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (the official name […]