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How the PRC’s Newest IRBM Threatens American Military Power in the Pacific

On January 25, 2020, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Asia,Information Reports,OSINT, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on How the PRC’s Newest IRBM Threatens American Military Power in the Pacific

DF-26’s Threat and Capabilities The range, speed, and accuracy of the Dongfeng-26 (DF-26), the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) newest intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM), threatens Joint Region Marianas, where Naval Base Guam and Andersen Air Force Base (AFB) are located.[1] Unlike previous ballistic missiles developed by the PRC—which threatened American…

Hypersonic Missiles in Asia

On December 7, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Asia,Uncategorized, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Hypersonic Missiles in Asia

By Hunter Huillet On October 1, China impressed the world on the 70th anniversary of Communist rule with a military parade that highlighted the technological progress and investment into military might China has made[1]. Among these technologies is the deployment of hypersonic missiles; weapons that have worrying implications for the…

Russian Arms Deals-Altering the Balance of Power in the East

On November 18, 2019, Posted by , In Asia,Taylor Hill, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Russian Arms Deals-Altering the Balance of Power in the East

By Taylor Hill While it cannot be categorically stated that the United States “won” the Cold War, the fall of the Soviet Union and the ensuing economic and political turmoil in Russia left the United States as the only surviving global superpower. In the early 1990s, the modern-day perception of…

Implications of Hong Kong’s Extradition Bill

On November 5, 2019, Posted by , In Asia, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Implications of Hong Kong’s Extradition Bill

By Meghan Bedell Photo: Pixabay Western media has seen steady reports originating from Hong Kong in the last few months detailing the rising tension over the mainland-Chinese sponsored extradition bill, in which perpetrators of certain crimes can potentially be extradited to the mainland for prosecution. Hong Kong and China’s stark…

The International Response to the Attack on Saudi Arabia

On October 11, 2019, Posted by , In Asia,Europe,Middle East, By ,,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on The International Response to the Attack on Saudi Arabia

n the coming weeks and months, the choices of European powers will greatly impact the future of the Iran-United States standoff. Iran risks alienating the Europeans if it continues to respond militarily in the face of American sanctions, but it also may encourage negotiations on its own terms if its pushback is successful. It remains to be seen how well France, Germany and the UK will balance the demands of their longtime American ally and the benefits of a new relationship with Iran.