June 17, 2019
Joshua Tallis writes, "These forecasts are unequivocally telling us that dense, networked, and littoral communities are an emerging global force."
CIMSEC: "The Case for Maritime Security in an Era of Great Power Competition"
June 14, 2019
Michael Kofman provides expertise on the Gulf tanker attacks, saying that the maritime areas where civil navigation is at risk are protected by international groups involving naval ships from various countries.
TASS: "Press Review: Who's Behind the Gulf Tanker Attacks and Serbia Could Send Troops to Kosovo"
June 11, 2019
Ken Gause says, "I expect that Kim will move slowly in terms of testing of critical defense systems in order to try to avoid passing a threshold of no return with the U.S."
The Japan Times: One Year After Singapore Summit, Hopes Fading for Progress in U.S.-North Korea Nuclear Talks
June 11, 2019
Samuel Bendett says, "No direct Russian military interest in this UAV yet, but ARF designs and work is always of interest to the MOD, so we should expect some kind of military trial in 2020 when it takes to the air."
C4ISRNET: "This Russian Cyclocopter Drone Design Was 110 Years in the Making"
June 7, 2019
Jeffrey Edmonds says, "[Russia] have consistently had this behavior to just try to get in the way to be noticed, it's to create a problem and then offer to fix it, or create a problem and try to make it look like it's our fault. But in a sense it's kind of a great power temper tantrum."
Washington Post: Near-Collision Between U.S. and Russian Warships in Pacific Requires Emergency Maneuvers
June 4, 2019
Larry Lewis says, "We may think it's expedient to take the gloves off but if you look at history . . . if you take a heavy-handed approach, you actually can hurt yourself in the long term." [15:57]
Slate's The Gist: "Saving Civilians, and the Mission"
Russia experts Jeffrey Edmonds and Michael Kofman recap the Helsinki Summit to break down what has been overplayed or overlooked in the debate, what the Russians hoped to get out of the meeting and did or didn't achieve, and the nuances which are often lost in translation between the U.S. and Russian policy communities. Listen now.
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