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…

The Coronavirus Will Not Cripple China’s Economy

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…