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  • ‘Hurricane Hunters’ fly Fiona mission September 26, 2022
    Airmen assigned to the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., deployed to the U.S. Virgin Islands as... Read Story The post ‘Hurricane Hunters’ fly Fiona mission appeared first on Aerotech News & Review.
  • Army to test robotic vehicles on land and sea during PC 22 September 26, 2022
    Industry partners working with the Army and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency engineers will fly a pilotless UH-60 Black Hawk... Read Story The post Army to test robotic vehicles on land and sea during PC 22 appeared first on Aerotech News & Review.
  • On This Date September 24, 2022
    Sept. 24, 1929: U.S. Army Air Corps Lt. James H. Doolittle made the first completely blind airplane takeoff, flight, and... Read Story The post On This Date appeared first on Aerotech News & Review.
  • KC-46A cleared for worldwide deployments following first combat refuel September 23, 2022
    Gen. Mike Minihan, commander of Air Mobility Command, approved the KC-46A Pegasus for worldwide deployments to meet combatant command taskings... Read Story The post KC-46A cleared for worldwide deployments following first combat refuel appeared first on Aerotech News & Review.
  • US Air Force adds new aircraft to BACN fleet September 23, 2022
    The Battlefield Airborne Communication Node, or BACN, team at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., recently added a new aircraft to... Read Story The post US Air Force adds new aircraft to BACN fleet appeared first on Aerotech News & Review.
  • AFWERX releases Autonomy Prime RFI September 23, 2022
    The Department of the Air Force’s innovative engine, AFWERX, announced the release of its Autonomy Prime Request for Information, or... Read Story The post AFWERX releases Autonomy Prime RFI appeared first on Aerotech News & Review.
  • Kendall draws direct connection to mission success, diverse, fulfilled, accomplished Total Force September 22, 2022
    In a departure from past speeches focusing on operations and modernization, Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, placed a heavier... Read Story The post Kendall draws direct connection to mission success, diverse, fulfilled, accomplished Total Force appeared first on Aerotech News & Review.
  • Brown cites Air Force history as fuel for accelerating change, meeting today’s complex security challenges September 22, 2022
    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. urged the Total Force Sept. 19, 2022, to focus intently, to move fast... Read Story The post Brown cites Air Force history as fuel for accelerating change, meeting today’s complex security challenges appeared first on Aerotech News & Review.
  • Space Force reveals official song: ‘Semper Supra’ September 21, 2022
    https://www.dvidshub.net/video/857934/us-space-force-reveals-official-song Every branch of the armed forces has an official song, from “The Army Goes Rolling Along” to “The Marines’... Read Story The post Space Force reveals official song: ‘Semper Supra’ appeared first on Aerotech News & Review.
  • Air Force Fall Tattoo: Celebrating 75 years of airpower September 21, 2022
    Thousands of people gathered to witness performances by some of the military’s most elite units during the celebratory Air Force... Read Story The post Air Force Fall Tattoo: Celebrating 75 years of airpower appeared first on Aerotech News & Review.

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  • US warns Russia of ‘catastrophic’ consequences of nuclear strike September 26, 2022
    DefenceTalkThe United States has warned Russia privately of “catastrophic” consequences if it uses nuclear weapons as part of the Ukraine invasion, top US officials said. Russian President Vladimir Putin made a thinly veiled threat to use nuclear arms in a speech Wednesday in which he announced the mobilization of reservists following Ukrainian gains on the […]
  • US, South Korea begin naval drills after North’s missile test September 26, 2022
    DefenceTalkSouth Korea and the United States began their first combined naval exercise near the peninsula in five years on Monday, a day after Pyongyang conducted a ballistic missile launch. Washington is Seoul’s key security ally and stations about 28,500 troops in South Korea to protect it from the nuclear-armed North. South Korea’s hawkish President Yoon […]
  • USAF Selects Northrop Advanced Battle Management System Digital Infrastructure Consortium September 22, 2022
    DefenceTalkNorthrop Grumman has been selected by the U.S. Department of the Air Force to be a member of its Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) Digital Infrastructure (DI) Consortium. Northrop Grumman is one of the five industry partners named to the consortium to design, develop, and deploy advanced data-centric capabilities for the Air Force and Space […]
  • North Korea denies exporting weapons to Russia September 22, 2022
    DefenceTalkNorth Korea on Wednesday denied it was providing arms to Russia, state media said, weeks after the United States said Moscow was turning to Pyongyang to replenish its stocks depleted by invading Ukraine. “We have never exported weapons or ammunition to Russia before and we will not plan to export them,” an official at the […]
  • Nuclear shift: North Korean nuke law reflects global trend September 22, 2022
    DefenceTalkNorth Korea’s Kim Jong Un declaring he will never give up his nukes and enshrining a “first-strike” doctrine into law are part of a worrying new escalatory dynamic in nuclear weapons policy around the world, analysts say. Since the height of the Cold War, nuclear arsenals have served primarily as a deterrent to be used […]
  • Truss at UN vows UK military aid ‘until Ukraine prevails’ September 22, 2022
    DefenceTalkBritish Prime Minister Liz Truss vowed Wednesday before the United Nations to keep up military aid to war-ravaged Ukraine until it triumphs against Russia. Truss became the latest Western leader at the UN General Assembly in New York to rail against Russian President Vladimir Putin, who hours earlier mobilized reservists in a clear sign he […]
  • Iran unveils new medium-range missile September 22, 2022
    DefenceTalkIran unveiled a new medium-range ballistic missile on Thursday during a military parade commemorating the Iran-Iraq war, state television said. “The liquid-fueled Rezvan ballistic missile has an operational range of 1,400 kilometers (870 miles),” said the station, which aired images of the missile mounted on a military vehicle. The Rezvan missile was presented in Tehran […]
  • Germany military must become Europe’s ‘best equipped’: Scholz September 16, 2022
    DefenceTalkGermany is ready to take a leading role in ensuring Europe’s security, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Friday, vowing to transform the country’s military into the “best equipped” on the continent. Branding Vladimir Putin’s Russia the “biggest threat” to NATO, Scholz said Europe had to be prepared to face up to the challenge. “We are making […]
  • Path clear for Swiss purchase of US F-35 fighter jets September 15, 2022
    DefenceTalkSwiss lawmakers voted Thursday to proceed with the controversial purchase of F-35 fighter jets without holding a referendum sought by opponents of the deal. The lower house National Council gave the government the go-ahead to buy the 36 aircraft from US manufacturer Lockheed Martin by a large majority. The upper house, the Council of States […]
  • Germany to send more weapons to Ukraine, but not tanks September 15, 2022
    DefenceTalkBerlin will provide Ukraine more armored vehicles and rocket launch systems but not the battle tanks sought by Kyiv for its counter-offensive against Russia, Germany’s defence minister said Thursday. Germany will supply two Mars II multiple-rocket launch systems, 200 missiles and 50 armored “Dingo” troop carriers, Christine Lambrecht said. Soviet-made BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicles will […]

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  • Avantax Planning Partners Inc. Has $889,000 Stake in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) September 26, 2022
    Avantax Planning Partners Inc. trimmed its stake in shares of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM – Get Rating) by 10.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 9,007 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,076 shares during the period. Avantax Planning […]
  • AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) Shares Sold by Cambridge Advisors Inc. September 26, 2022
    Cambridge Advisors Inc. decreased its position in shares of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV – Get Rating) by 2.0% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 11,515 shares of the company’s stock after selling 233 shares during the quarter. AbbVie accounts for approximately […]
  • AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) Shares Sold by All Season Financial Advisors Inc. September 26, 2022
    All Season Financial Advisors Inc. lowered its stake in shares of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV – Get Rating) by 17.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,566 shares of the company’s stock after selling 555 shares during the quarter. All […]
  • AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) Stock Position Lessened by West Bancorporation Inc. September 26, 2022
    West Bancorporation Inc. decreased its holdings in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV – Get Rating) by 2.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 7,466 shares of the company’s stock after selling 176 shares during the quarter. AbbVie accounts for approximately 0.8% of West […]
  • Avantax Planning Partners Inc. Has $1.31 Million Holdings in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) September 26, 2022
    Avantax Planning Partners Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN – Get Rating) by 10.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,732 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 435 […]
  • LifePro Asset Management Acquires 1,646 Shares of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) September 26, 2022
    LifePro Asset Management boosted its holdings in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV – Get Rating) by 119.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 3,027 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,646 shares during the quarter. LifePro Asset Management’s holdings in […]
  • Douglas Lane & Associates LLC Reduces Stock Holdings in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) September 26, 2022
    Douglas Lane & Associates LLC lowered its position in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN – Get Rating) by 3.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 43,592 shares of the information technology services provider’s stock after selling 1,755 shares during the quarter. Douglas […]
  • Western Wealth Management LLC Trims Stock Position in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) September 26, 2022
    Western Wealth Management LLC reduced its stake in shares of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV – Get Rating) by 2.0% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 55,510 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,124 shares during the quarter. Western […]
  • Abacus Planning Group Inc. Has $270,000 Stake in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) September 26, 2022
    Abacus Planning Group Inc. decreased its position in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV – Get Rating) by 10.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,764 shares of the company’s stock after selling 197 shares during the quarter. Abacus Planning Group Inc.’s holdings […]
  • Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM) Shares Sold by Advisory Alpha LLC September 26, 2022
    Advisory Alpha LLC reduced its position in shares of Exxon Mobil Co. (NYSE:XOM – Get Rating) by 29.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 32,804 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 13,651 shares during […]
  • iShares S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:IVV) Shares Purchased by Octavia Wealth Advisors LLC September 26, 2022
    Octavia Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its position in iShares S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:IVV – Get Rating) by 17.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,732 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 262 shares during the quarter. Octavia Wealth […]
  • UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) Shares Sold by Alhambra Investment Partners LLC September 26, 2022
    Alhambra Investment Partners LLC lessened its holdings in shares of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH – Get Rating) by 6.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,024 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 75 shares during the quarter. Alhambra Investment […]
  • Relyea Zuckerberg Hanson LLC Purchases 426 Shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) September 26, 2022
    Relyea Zuckerberg Hanson LLC increased its stake in Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK – Get Rating) by 8.1% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 5,661 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 426 shares during the […]
  • NorthCrest Asset Manangement LLC Boosts Stake in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) September 26, 2022
    NorthCrest Asset Manangement LLC lifted its stake in shares of Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT – Get Rating) by 36.3% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 59,296 shares of the healthcare product maker’s stock after acquiring an additional 15,789 shares during the […]
  • Global Retirement Partners LLC Reduces Stake in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) September 26, 2022
    Global Retirement Partners LLC reduced its stake in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH – Get Rating) by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 12,685 shares of the healthcare conglomerate’s stock after selling 54 shares during the quarter. UnitedHealth […]
  • NorthCrest Asset Manangement LLC Trims Holdings in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) September 26, 2022
    NorthCrest Asset Manangement LLC cut its holdings in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP – Get Rating) by 0.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 92,584 shares of the company’s stock after selling 303 shares during the quarter. NorthCrest Asset Manangement LLC’s holdings […]
  • The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) Shares Sold by Dividend Assets Capital LLC September 26, 2022
    Dividend Assets Capital LLC lessened its holdings in shares of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG – Get Rating) by 8.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 13,658 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,184 shares during the period. Dividend Assets Capital […]
  • The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Position Cut by Kensington Investment Counsel LLC September 26, 2022
    Kensington Investment Counsel LLC trimmed its holdings in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS – Get Rating) by 8.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 7,615 shares of the entertainment giant’s stock after selling 678 shares during the quarter. Kensington […]
  • Atlas Brown Inc. Sells 116 Shares of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) September 26, 2022
    Atlas Brown Inc. cut its holdings in shares of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V – Get Rating) by 2.0% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,660 shares of the credit-card processor’s stock after selling 116 shares during the quarter. Atlas Brown […]
  • LifePro Asset Management Has $1.51 Million Stock Position in Chevron Co. (NYSE:CVX) September 26, 2022
    LifePro Asset Management lowered its stake in Chevron Co. (NYSE:CVX – Get Rating) by 4.6% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 10,427 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after selling 502 shares during the period. LifePro Asset Management’s holdings in […]

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  • Ukrainian Geeks Turned Guerrillas Make Frontline Drones September 27, 2022
    For young Ukrainian geeks, making drones — for reconnaissance or destruction — in a house basement is "new generation" guerrilla warfare. The post Ukrainian Geeks Turned Guerrillas Make Frontline Drones appeared first on The Defense Post.
  • USS Anzio, Hué City Leave US Navy After 30 Years September 26, 2022
    The US Navy decommissioned two of its modern guided-missile cruisers, the USS Anzio and the USS Hué City, after 30 and 31 years of service. The post USS Anzio, Hué City Leave US Navy After 30 Years appeared first on The Defense Post.
  • UK Defense Ministry Receives 10 Specialist Military Vehicles September 26, 2022
    The British Ministry of Defence received its first 10 of 120 Marshall Land Systems specialist military vehicles to replace the aging Wedgewood fleet. The post UK Defense Ministry Receives 10 Specialist Military Vehicles appeared first on The Defense Post.
  • US, Israel Complete Unmanned and AI Exercise in Red Sea September 26, 2022
    US and Israeli naval forces have completed an exercise in the Red Sea to enhance maritime awareness through unmanned systems and artificial intelligence. The post US, Israel Complete Unmanned and AI Exercise in Red Sea appeared first on The Defense Post.
  • Russia Replaces Top Logistics General Amid Mobilization September 26, 2022
    Russia announced the replacement of its highest-ranking general in charge of logistics amid a mobilization drive for the Ukraine military operation. The post Russia Replaces Top Logistics General Amid Mobilization appeared first on The Defense Post.
  • US, Partner Nations to Discuss Strategy to Arm Ukraine on Sept 28 September 26, 2022
    Armament directors of the US and partner countries are meeting in Brussels this week to discuss a long-term arms assistance strategy for Ukraine. The post US, Partner Nations to Discuss Strategy to Arm Ukraine on Sept 28 appeared first on The Defense Post.
  • US Navy Receives 12th Freedom-Class Littoral Combat Ship September 26, 2022
    The US Navy has received its 12th Freedom-class littoral combat ship at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard in Wisconsin. The post US Navy Receives 12th Freedom-Class Littoral Combat Ship appeared first on The Defense Post.
  • Collins Aerospace Secures Inertial Sensor Contract for UK’s Future Weapons Platforms September 26, 2022
    The UK has awarded Collins Aerospace a contract to develop a navigation-grade inertial measurement unit to support the government’s Weapons Sector Research Framework for future weapons platforms. The post Collins Aerospace Secures Inertial Sensor Contract for UK’s Future Weapons Platforms appeared first on The Defense Post.
  • Australia Receives Four New F-35A Lightning II Fighters September 26, 2022
    The Royal Australian Air Force has received four new F-35A Lightning II aircraft to bolster the force’s aerial combat capability. The post Australia Receives Four New F-35A Lightning II Fighters appeared first on The Defense Post.
  • Five Dead in Western Libya Clashes September 26, 2022
    Five people were killed and 13 wounded in gun battles in the Libyan town of Zaouia, the latest unrest in the troubled North African nation. The post Five Dead in Western Libya Clashes appeared first on The Defense Post.

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  • Russia’s Plan to Stay in the War September 26, 2022
    After Ukraine’s stunning Kharkiv counter-offensive, Vladimir Putin has doubled down on his war against Ukraine, announcing a large military mobilization, threatening nuclear use, and pressing ahead with referenda in territories Russia has seized from Ukraine.     Can Putin salvage his campaign? Michael Kofman helps us understand these issues and more, encouraging people to think […]
  • Keep MQ-9 Pilots Flying September 26, 2022
    We are seeking to fill two positions on our editorial team: An editor/researcher and a membership editor. Apply by Oct. 2, 2022.   Imagine a 1st lieutenant with 3.5 years on active duty who has amassed over 1500 combat hours, executed multiple air-to-ground kinetic weapons strikes, supported special operations and conventional forces, and spurred innovation and positive change within […]
  • An Overview of Strategy Down Under September 23, 2022
    In this week’s episode of Horns of a Dilemma,  Charles Edel, the inaugural Australia chair at CSIS in Washington, DC, discusses Australia’s “strategic revolution,” which focuses on building diplomatic, economic, and military capacity to resist coercion by China. The recent AUKUS nuclear submarine deal is one manifestation of this effort, but as Edel explains, the […]
  • Getting Serious about the Threat of High Altitude Nuclear Detonations September 23, 2022
    We are seeking to fill two positions on our editorial team: An editor/researcher and a membership editor. Apply by Oct. 2, 2022.   Aurora Borealis is the scientific term given to the natural light phenomenon of the Northern Lights. On July 9, 1962, the light phenomenon that Hawaiians watched was anything but natural. On that day, the Atomic Energy […]
  • A Tale of Two Wargames: An Entirely Fictitious Tale of Wargaming Woe and Tragedy September 22, 2022
    We are seeking to fill two positions on our editorial team: An editor/researcher and a membership editor. Apply by Oct. 2, 2022.   The following tale, while fictionalized to protect the guilty, happened largely as described. Which of the two main characters in the tale should you listen to? Once upon a time, not too long ago, there was […]
  • The Kremlin in Command, Part I: The Chechen Wars and Georgia September 21, 2022
    Vladimir Putin’s role as supreme commander has been center stage, offering a floundering and frightful performance. To understand the present, we reach back to the past. In the first of a multi-part series of episodes, Lawrence Freedman and Michael Kofman walk us through the post-Cold War history of the Kremlin and especially Putin as commander, […]
  • Defeat China’s Navy, Defeat China’s War Plan September 21, 2022
    We are seeking to fill two positions on our editorial team: An editor/researcher and a membership editor. Apply by Oct. 2, 2022.   Washington has already lost the war for Taiwan — at least according to the most recent wargames organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. The think tank’s simulation of a conflict between the United States and […]
  • Are Green Berets Turning Pink? Integrating Women into Special Forces September 20, 2022
    We are seeking to fill two positions on our editorial team: An editor/researcher and a membership editor. Apply by Oct. 2, 2022.     Is advancing women’s interests worth destroying America’s most elite military units? One can hardly peruse media (social and otherwise) without hearing histrionic tales of plummeting standards and woeful urban legends of the crumbling of our […]
  • Escalation Management and Nuclear Employment in Russian Military Strategy September 19, 2022
    We are seeking to fill two positions on our editorial team: An editor/researcher and a membership editor. Apply by Oct. 2, 2022.   Editor’s Note: After the Russian military collapse in and around Kharkiv Oblast, there is now renewed concern that Russian leaders could behave unpredictably and use nuclear weapons to halt the Ukrainian offensive, or to intimidate the leadership in Kyiv […]
  • Ideology and America’s View of the World September 16, 2022
    Ideologies help people understand the world around them. They provide a lens through which we arrange events and images into patterns, and they offer a menu of actions that seem appropriate in response to that pattern. Although leaders and states often subscribe consciously to certain ideologies, some ideas–such as religion or a belief in the […]
  • Only Democracy Can Bring Stability to the Balkans September 15, 2022
    We are seeking to fill two positions on our editorial team: An editor/researcher and a membership editor. Apply by Oct. 2, 2022.   Sovereignty is an abstract concept. License plates are not. In late July, the Kosovo government demanded its Serbian citizens replace the plates on their cars, prompting protests among those who continue to reject Pristina’s sovereignty. International […]
  • Galvanizing America’s Defense Industrial Policy September 15, 2022
    This week, Chris, Zack, and Melanie talk about a new report, “Rebuild: Toolkit for a New American Industrial Policy,” from the Center for a New American Security. The United States government has a number of ways to intervene in the economy to advance the national interest. The use of tariffs and the Defense Production Act […]
  • Walking the Talk in International Engagement and Security Cooperation September 14, 2022
    We are seeking to fill two positions on our editorial team: An editor/researcher and a membership editor. Apply by Oct. 2, 2022.   An old saying tells us that “actions speak louder than words.” Over the years, this aphorism has been transformed into catchy slogans such as “your walk talks and your talk talks, but your walk talks […]
  • What Does the Weaponization of Global Finance Mean for U.S. Dollar Dominance? September 13, 2022
    We are seeking to fill two positions on our editorial team: An editor/researcher and a membership editor. Apply by Oct. 2, 2022.   $300 billion is a big number, even for a country the size of Russia. The United States and its allies froze roughly that amount belonging to Russia’s central bank’s foreign currency reserves (equivalent to about […]
  • Call the Maritime Cavalry: Marine Corps Modernization and the Stand-In Force September 13, 2022
    We are seeking to fill two positions on our editorial team: An editor/researcher and a membership editor. Apply by Oct. 2, 2022.  Genghis Khan and Napoleon Bonaparte used cavalry units and combined arms to wreak havoc in Europe and Eurasia long before debates about the future of the Marines Corps and maneuver warfare. Today, the Marine Corps […]
  • Ukraine’s Kharkhiv Operation and the Russian Military’s Black Week September 12, 2022
    We are seeking to fill two option positions on our editorial team: An editor/researcher and a membership editor. Apply by Oct. 2, 2022.  On a foggy morning in August 1918, Allied forces commenced the Battle of Amiens and the ‘Hundred Days Offensive’ that ended the Great War. A German general later called it “the black day of the […]
  • Sustainment of the Stand-In Force September 12, 2022
    After a congressional visit to Taiwan, the People’s Republic of China rapidly and without warning begins to ramp up military activity. Beijing launches missiles into the South China Sea and deploys ships around the island. In response, Washington reaches out to key partners in the region such as Japan and Australia to negotiate storage, sustainment, […]
  • Afghan Crucible September 9, 2022
    Phrases such as, “history is written by the victors,” while often cycnical, hint at a fundamental truth: Historical events assume different significance depending on the perspective from which they are viewed. In this week’s episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Professor Elisabeth Leake of the Fletcher School at Tufts discusses her book, Afghan Crucible, which […]
  • How Much Multipolarity Does a Strongman Need?: Why Erdogan Has Benefited From Russia’s Failure in Ukraine September 9, 2022
    This week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeatedly threatened to invade Greece, then, without missing a beat, condemned the West’s provocative approach to Russia. And yet, since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Ankara has been eager to tout its unique success in balancing between both sides of the conflict to the benefit of Turkey, NATO, […]
  • Not So Fast: Insights from a 1944 War Plan Help Explain Why Invading Taiwan Is a Costly Gamble September 8, 2022
    If you click on enough articles, watch television, or read testimony by military leaders, you might think an invasion of Taiwan is imminent. Think tank panels spring up daily discussing how Beijing is learning from Russia’s war in Ukraine. Speculation abounds with worst-case scenarios imagining Xi Jinping using the West’s distraction in Ukraine to invade […]