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…

WHY THE US SHOULD FEAR CHINESE HYPERSONIC GLIDE VEHICLES AND STEALTH UAVs

On November 22, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports, By ,, , With Comments Off on WHY THE US SHOULD FEAR CHINESE HYPERSONIC GLIDE VEHICLES AND STEALTH UAVs

Photos are taken from Joe McDonald. 2019; Trevithick, Joseph. 2019 By: Jeff Bates ANALYSIS Currently there are no defenses against the GJ-11 hypersonic glide vehicle. It is not known how many DF-17s or GJ-11 stealth UAVs are operational, if any.  The US and its allies need to figure out a…

U.S. Nuclear Policy Recommendations for the Shifting Global Order

On October 21, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on U.S. Nuclear Policy Recommendations for the Shifting Global Order

By Marren Haneberg U.S. Nuclear Policy Recommendations for the Shifting Global Order An August 8 nuclear accident in Nyonska, Russia is the result of Russia’s nuclear expansion, which Russia President Vladimir Putin officially announced in March 2018. This accident, along with the INF Treaty’s collapse in February 2019, show that…

Rising Tensions in the U.S.-China Trade War

On July 6, 2019, Posted by , In Asia,North America, By ,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Rising Tensions in the U.S.-China Trade War

What are the implications of the current “trade war” between the United States and China? Where will the continuing negotiations lead each of these countries in their development, and relationships with one another as the top two-producing countries in the world? During my time living in mainland China several years…