"Military Doctrine and Strategy"
6 Apr 2016
The Clarion Call from the Atolls
Author: A Vinod Kumar
Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
This brief looks at the Republic of Marshall Islands’ (RMI) pursuit of justice for those victimized by past nuclear testing.
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Defence White Paper 2016: The Strategist Decides
Author: Robert Ayson, Ross Babbage, Kim Beazley, Andrew Davies, Malcolm Davis, Tobias Feakin, Tim Huxley, Peter Jennings, Mike Kalms, Rod Lyon, James Mugg, Benjamin Schreer, Ristian Atriandi Supriyanto, Mark Thomson, Feng Zhang
Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
This text includes a number of articles that react to Australia’s 2016 Defense White Paper (DWP).
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Towards an EU Global Strategy: Consulting the Experts
European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
In this text, fifty well-known analysts and commentators from both within and outside the EU opine on the priorities its forthcoming Global Strategy should identify and address.
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Distract, Deceive, Destroy: Putin at War in Syria
Author: Maksymilian Czuperski, John Herbst, Eliot Higgins, Frederic Hof, Ben Nimmo
This report uses open source/social media materials to examine Russia’s campaign in Syria, particularly how the reality on the ground has matched the claims made about it by Moscow.
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US Missile Defense in the Age of Everything: From BMDS to IAMD
Author: Stefan Soesanto
Pacific Forum CSIS
This report highlights the US Department of Defense’s review of its ballistic missile defense (BMD) programs and capabilities and focuses on the problems and opportunities facing BMD in the Asia-Pacific Theater.
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Author: Caroline Kennedy-Pipe, James I Rogers, Tom Waldman
Oxford Research Group (ORG)
This briefing contends that using drones to intimidate, avenge and kill one's enemies 1) isn't as clean and cost free as its advocates argue, and 2) complicates the terrain of warfare far beyond its human costs.
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NATO Needs Deterrence and Dialogue
Author: Claudia Major, Jeffrey Rathke
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
This commentary argues that in order to safeguard security in Europe and respond effectively to a resurgent Russia, NATO needs to reestablish the right balance between deterrence and dialogue, which was an approach first promulgated by the 1967 Harme...
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Shifting Waters: China's New Passive Assertiveness in Asian Maritime Security
Author: Ashley Townsend, Rory Medcalf
Lowy Institute for International Policy
This report examines China’s recent maritime security activities in the Asia-Pacific region.
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