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  • August 13, 2018

    Larry Lewis says, “It’s not enough for them to identify problems. You have to make changes to operations” that will avoid similar problems in the future.

    The Washington Post: “U.S. General Urges Saudi Arabia to Investigate Airstrike That Killed Dozens of Children in Yemen”

  • August 13, 2018

    Michael Kofman says, “The sanctions are principally an alibi for not having a Russia policy  or a Russia strategy in Washington DC.”

    Defense and Aerospace Report: “CNA's Kofman on Deterring Russia, US Sanctions Over Skripal Attack”

  • August 13, 2018

    Samuel Bendett says, “Russian Ministry of Defense already has a center for unmanned aerial vehicle training ? it’s the 924th Center, outside of Moscow ? and it’s been operating for about five years at this point and is dedicated to teaching soldiers and officers the operation of various UAVs,”

    C4ISRNET: “Russia Wants Universities to Design Robots for War”

  • August 11, 2018

    Larry Lewis says, “There are two main mechanisms for civilian causalities. One is indeed collateral damage. There is a military engagement of what they consider to be a valid target, and then there are civilians who are inadvertently in the area. The other is misidentification, so a military force believes that the target is valid, however, it makes a mistake and inadvertently targets civilians.”

    BBC World: “Yemen Air Strike”

  • August 10, 2018

    “The two-day dialogue was a collaborative initiative between KDU and the Center for Naval Analysis (CNA), USA. This year’s Track 1.5 Dialogue focused on how bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and the USA could be further improved in a variety of spheres and how the global security concerns are influencing the relations between the two countries.”

    Daily News: “Lanka-U.S. Naval Cooperation Strengthens”

  • August 10, 2018

    Roger Cliff lists “four scenarios in which Beijing could ostensibly use force against Taiwan.”

    ANI: “How Will China Conquer Taiwan?”

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