Ken Gause writes “At the core of the matter lies the question: Can North Korea and the United States find an off-ramp from the escalatory ladder that both are currently climbing?”
The National Interest: “How Trump Could Win the North Korea Nuclear Game”
Joshua Pollack says "Unfortunately, some of these [U.S. military] facilities are located in the Tokyo metro area. It is also possible that North Korea could threaten to attack Japanese cities in order to coerce Japan into curtailing wartime cooperation with the U.S."
Forbes: "Thanks to North Korea, Nuclear Bunkers Are Making a Comeback -- but How Effective Are They?"
Lt. Gen. Richard Zilmer says "I spent 2006-2007 in Iraq and clearly many of our casualties were caused by moving these convoys many miles over distributed battlefields."
ABC (KoloTV): "Military Experts Meet With Reno Leaders in Advance of Clean Energy Summit"
Joshua Pollack writes “As long as there is still political capital to be made in brandishing anti-Iranian credentials in the U.S., as well as anti-American credentials in Iran, little will change.”
Arms Control Wonk: “Halloween Comes Early for the Iran Deal"
Two of the nation’s leading experts on North Korea and China sat down with David Sanger of the New York Times to discuss the North Korea problem and provide expert perspective on the options available to the United States. Read more.
"Having staff sergeants serve as rifle squad leaders would require fewer changes to the Corps' manpower system than ensuring that sergeants had enough experience to fill rifle squad leader billets, according to the CNA paper."
Marine Corps Times: "Staff Sergeant Squad Leaders?"
On October 11, David Sanger will moderate a discussion with experts Ken Gause and David Finkelstein on North Korea's 'strategic calculus' and what’s at stake with DPRK-China relations. Register.
CNA analysts Samuel Bendett, Olga Oliker and Michael Kofman spoke on a panel on "Russia's Military Robots: Key Trends and Developments in Russia's Unmanned Systems" at CSIS on Thursday, October 5. Click here to register.
CNA's James "CHIPS" Stewart spoke at the Heritage Foundation on "Policing in America: Lessons from the Past, Opportunities for the Future" on September 21. Watch the panel video.
CNA Sr. Fellow RADM Michael McDevitt spoke on a panel on “Developments in the South China Sea and Friction in U.S.-China Maritime Ties,” at the Institute for China-America Studies. Watch the panel here.