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America is not ready for a war with China
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America is not ready for a war with China

The United States has spent $19 trillion on its military since the end of the Cold War. That is $16 trillion more than China spent and nearly as much as the rest of the world combined spent during the same period. Yet many experts think that the United States is about to lose a devastating...

Could the US fight a four-front war? Not today
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Could the US fight a four-front war? Not today

While President Biden seeks to renegotiate the Iran nuclear deal, Hamas, an Iranian terrorist proxy, launched a war on Israel, an American ally. Even as some progressives in the Democratic Party argue for sacrificing Israel on their altar of political correctness, foreign policy experts recognize that the United States must defend its allies to remain credible. BY Leonard Hochberg*...

China has no place in RIMPAC
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China has no place in RIMPAC

The People’s Republic of China’s oppression of the Uighur Muslims is one of the most repugnant human rights abuses in modern history. A regime that engages in government-sponsored genocide has no place on the international stage, which is why I have introduced legislation that further strengthens conditions placed on the PRC’s participation in the Rim...

Biden is quietly setting new terms for relations with Turkey – Ret. US Colonel
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Biden is quietly setting new terms for relations with Turkey – Ret. US Colonel

U.S. President Joe Biden is quietly setting out new terms for relations between Turkey and the United States, according to a senior advisor in the previous U.S. administration. Rich Outzen, a former army colonel, served as the senior advisor to U.S. special representative for Syrian engagement James Jeffrey under former U.S. President Donald Trump, speaking...

Deterrence, not domination: How to deal with a rising China
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Deterrence, not domination: How to deal with a rising China

We should welcome the competition of ideas and economic progress while working to avoid the pull of military competition or a new Cold War. By John Isaacs* Many American leaders have expressed concern over great power competition between the United States and China, often alluding to—if not downright calling for—a military confrontation. However, the United States...

The North Korea threat is growing
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The North Korea threat is growing

Following the successful Joe Biden-Moon Jae-in summit on May 21, 2021, the Moon administration began backsliding on alliance commitments to military readiness. By David Maxwell* Specifically, President Moon said COVID-19 will likely make it difficult to conduct the annual ROK/U.S. Combined Forces Command (ROK/U.S. CFC) training in August. Moon likely has the naïve hope that forgoing this exercise will...

Turkey undermines NATO, yet again
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Turkey undermines NATO, yet again

Erdogan saves Putin’s Belarusian ally by playing spoiler role within NATO. By Aykan Erdemir* Turkey has once again signaled who it considers to be among its true friends. The country has reportedly used its veto power as a member of NATO to water down an official condemnation of Belarusian strongman Alexander Lukashenko. The condemnation sprang...

Israel’s operation against Hamas was the world’s first AI war
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Israel’s operation against Hamas was the world’s first AI war

The IDF used artificial intelligence and supercomputing during the last conflict with Hamas in the Gaza Strip. By Anna Ahronheim* Having relied heavily on machine learning, the Israeli military is calling Operation Guardian of the Walls the first artificial-intelligence war. “For the first time, artificial intelligence was a key component and power multiplier in fighting...

If the US went to war with China, who would win?
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If the US went to war with China, who would win?

America’s advantage is not as overwhelming as it appears. By James Stavridis* A great deal has been written about the possibility of a war between the U.S. and China. It tends to be measured in theoretical terms, and much of the analysis centers on exactly when it might occur. But the vital question is really...

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