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  • July 22, 2019

    Ken Gause says, "It's important to understand that he's a third-generation leader, which means that his legitimacy is inherently weaker than that of his father and grandfather."

    New Delhi Times: "Will Kim's Claim in Constitution Weaken Efforts to Denuclearize?"

  • July 21, 2019

    Samuel Bendett says, "As a consequence of the Syrian tests, the [Russian Ministry of Defense] is working on a UGV control system capable of more independent action in combat."

    Defense One: "Robot Roadmap: U.S. Army's Newest Command Sketches Priorities"

  • July 17, 2019

    According to the CNA report, Nuclear Arms Control Without A Treaty: Risks and Options after New START, "Without New START's cooperative transparency practices, the US intelligence community would likely devote more resources to monitoring Russian strategic nuclear forces but have less insight and less confidence in its analytical judgements."

    Breaking Defense: "U.S. Missile Warning Sats Fair Game If No New START?"

  • July 17, 2019

    Christopher Steinitz says, "By reaching out to party members, by reaching out to the people, it makes them invested in maintaining this location which is an important symbol for the Kim family."

    CNN: "How Did Kim Jong Un Get His Armored Mercedes?" (3:10)

  • July 17, 2019

    Michael Kofman says, "The issue of security, and access to technology, is just as problematic for Russia selling an S-400 to a NATO country as it is for the U.S. in the case of the F-35."

    Defense One: "Why the S-400 and the F-35 Can't Get Along"

  • July 16, 2019

    Samuel Bendett says, "At the start of the conflict, there were 400 UAV sorties per month. By late 2017, there were over 1,000 sorties per month."

    The Intercept: "How Israeli-Designed Drones Became Russia's Eyes in the Sky for Defending Bashar Al-Assad"

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