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Smart Bombs: Military, Defense and National Security

Friday night the U.S. Air Force rolled out its B-21 Raider stealth bomber for the first time, showing a select group of attendees the...

Politics

A Victory for Ukraine would be Excellent for Asia – and Not Just Taiwan: There has been much talk about the lessons of the...

Politics

A month ago China’s Xi Jinping reigned triumphantly. He choreographed the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party to cement his position as...

The Embassy

In the wake of China’s 20th Communist Party Congress, Xi Jinping rules over the most powerful totalitarian regime the world has ever seen. What...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat - 19FortyFive

Habits of Highly Effective Gray-Zone Competitors: How do we compete to good effect in the gray zone? We do so by developing strategic and...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat - 19FortyFive

Anti-Access Bubbles: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? Help others help themselves. That’s the gist of a new report out of the London-based Royal...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat - 19FortyFive

The latest entry in the U.S. Naval Institute’s Maritime Counterinsurgency Project, titled “Winning without Gunsmoke in the South China Sea,” comes from Wendell Leimbach...

Dr. James Holmes: The Naval Diplomat - 19FortyFive

How do people conceive new ideas? And how can you deliberately stoke out-of-the-box thinking among individuals and groups of people? Overlords of the armed...

Smart Bombs

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense and National Security

More than 60 battleships, including 23 from the United States alone, took part in combat operations during the Second World War. They were among...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense and National Security

Sweden No Longer Deserves NATO: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was an interjection of reality for European leaders accustomed to believe trade or agile diplomacy...

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense and National Security

On day 284 of the war in Ukraine, the Russian public is growing increasingly dissatisfied with the conflict in Ukraine as losses keep growing....

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense and National Security

Experts: Ukraine Can Win, And Diplomacy Won’t Work – Speaking over the weekend, two experts suggested that there may not be a diplomatic solution...

Trillions

Trillions - 19FortyFive

The “Space Race,” which began more than a decade earlier, was “won” when United States astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin landed on...

Trillions - 19FortyFive

Why the U.S. Economy Looks Set for a Recession in 2023: In one of his plays, Oscar Wilde wrote that to lose one parent...

Trillions - 19FortyFive

On November 27 and 28 2022, tens of thousands of citizens took part in unprecedented protests in major cities and 75 university campuses across...

Trillions - 19FortyFive

Time Is Running Out to Claim Delaware Stimulus Check: Delaware residents have less than a week to file for a rebate issued by the...

The Embassy

Smart Bombs: Military, Defense and National Security

The Israel Defense Forces released footage of the joint military exercises it held with the U.S. military this week. Iran is likely watching the drills...

The Embassy

There are an estimated 10 to 15,000 Russian troops in Belarus, but that doesn’t mean an attack from the northern sector toward Kyiv is...

The Embassy

Biden Should Speak Out Forcefully for Chinese and Iranian Protestors: China’s protests caught the White House by surprise. America’s “near-peer” competitor and top military...

The Embassy

Vladimir Putin must be suffering through sleepless nights in his bunker. First, in 2020-2021, the Belarusians took to the streets to call for freedom....

Coronavirus

Coronavirus Chaos

A new virus has emerged in China and infected around 35 people, sparking concern that a new pandemic could be on the way. Scientists...

Coronavirus Chaos

President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19. He is currently experiencing mild symptoms, the White House said. “This morning, President Biden tested positive...

Coronavirus Chaos

As COVID Cases Rise, Studies Suggest Omicron Is More Deadly Than Originally Though – COVID-19 cases in the United States steadily increased in April,...

Coronavirus Chaos

Midterms Likely Play a Part in Sudden COVID Restriction Pullback: Seemingly out of nowhere, COVID-19 regulations across the United States are being relaxed and...

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Politics

A Fictional Hillary Clinton Presidency, the Trump GOP takeover, and the Clinton-Trump Rematch of 2020: Editor’s Note – This is an alternative history the...

Politics

In just ten days, leaders from several dozen African countries will converge on Washington, DC for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. President Joe Biden deserves...

Politics

Quietly, the Biden administration is considering a slate of immigration policies that are quite similar to the immigration policies of the Trump administration. Specifically,...

Politics

Republicans finally seem to be pivoting away from Ye (formerly known as Kanye West), after Ye renewed his own controversy with an appearance on...

Hermit Kingdom

Hermit Kingdom

For more than three decades, the United States has sought to make the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) an international pariah. The primary...

Hermit Kingdom

The international media has been drawn to the story of the possibility of a fourth-generation hereditary succession of the Kim family regime. This made...

Hermit Kingdom

Why Arms Control and North Korea Don’t Mix: Over at Responsible Statecraft, a publication run by the Quincy Institute, I make the case that...

Hermit Kingdom

What Would a South Korean Nuclear Weapons Program Look Like?: In the last year, a gathering debate has arisen in South Korea about whether...