Islamic State’s Lingering Legacy in Afghanistan

By Giuliano Battiston Source Link MAMAND VALLEY, ACHIN DISTRICT, NANGARHAR – “It was four years ago,…

Withdrawal deadlines in war: Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

Paul D. Miller Source Link At the outset of some of the most impactful wars in…

China’s Scary Vision of Future Warfare: Humans Are Obsolete

by Michael PeckSource Link In China’s terrifying vision of future warfare, humans are almost obsolete. An article…

China, Ultra-Competence and Coronavirus

By George Friedman Source Link The Communist revolution brought to power Mao Zedong. It created a…

The Struggle for Power: U.S.-China Relations in the 21st Century

Source Link The Aspen Strategy Group recently released The Struggle for Power: U.S.-China Relations in the…

The Coronavirus Will Not Cripple China’s Economy

ZHANG JUN Source Link SHANGHAI – Just five days before the Chinese New Year, the authorities…

Small Units in Big Wars: How Platoons and Squads Should Prepare for Large-Scale Combat Operations

As the 2018 National Security Strategy prioritizes its focus on preparing the nation for the Great…

The Air Force Has Some Thinking to Do: Airpower and the Future Urban Battlefield

The targets . . . just keep getting smaller: individuals, extremists, terrorists, the architects of chaos…

Ancient Antarctic Ice Melt Increased Sea Levels By Over 3 Meters, And It Could Happen Again

Source Link Mass melting of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet was a major cause of high…

From climate change to cyber attacks: Incipient financial-stability risks for the euro area

BY: ZSOLT DARVAS, MARTA DOMÍNGUEZ-JIMÉNEZ AND GUNTRAM B. WOLFF Source Link The European Central Bank’s November 2019 Financial Stability Review highlighted…