Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Center for Security Policy Two former U.S. government officials made explosive revelations on national radio this past Friday including the charge the U.S. government is a “tool” for the jihadi movement here, and that the driving force behind America’s domestic counter-terrorism strategies and our foreign policy is the Muslim Brotherhood...
Loren B. Thompson, Ph.D | Lexington Institute Aircraft carriers are the preeminent expression of U.S. military power. The United States is the only nation that operates a fleet of large-deck, nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. With unlimited range and the capacity to destroy hundreds of surface targets per day, each of the ten carriers...
Megan Eckstein | USNI HAMPTON, VA. – Lessons learned on the Littoral Combat Ship’s modularity and the Zumwalt-class destroyer’s power management will help guide discussions on a future family of surface combatants, the commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command said Tuesday. Adm. Phil Davidson said discussions about the future surface combatant are...
John Grady | USNI Speaking Tuesday at the Heritage Foundation, a Washington, D.C., think-tank, Jorge Benitez of the Atlantic Council said the positioning of the 4,000-soldiers “has to be backed up with other forces” to provide true deterrence. In addition to Moscow’s movement of an additional 30,000 soldiers into its...
Genevieve Casagrande | ISW | Download the PDF Key Takeaway: Russia is preparing to escalate its military operations in Syria in order to tout its standing as a great power, reinforce its claims to be a credible partner against violent extremism, and reinvigorate domestic support for its continued participation in the...
Memri Russia-NATO Update is a new monthly review by the MEMRI Russian Media Studies Project, covering the latest news on Russia-NATO relations from the Russian and East European media. On September 22, 2016, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov spoke at the Russian Civic Chamber on military security issues in the...
The following is the May 31, 2016 Congressional Research Service report, China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities — Background and Issues for Congress. Ronald O'Rourke Specialist in Naval Affairs | Download Full Report ( includes List of Naval Ships/photos) Summary China is building a modern and regionally powerful navy with a...
Franklin Holcomb and the ISW Russia/Ukraine Team FULL PDF REPORT The United States and its partners can improve regional security and stability in Eastern Europe by supporting the modernization and reform of the Armed Forces of Ukraine more aggressively. Ukraine has suffered from consistent Russian military aggression since Russia occupied the Crimean...
<! This framing is consistent with Russia’s attempt to isolate Erdogan diplomatically and cast Turkey as the aggressor. Russian media such as Sputnik News previously distributed stories claiming that Saudi Arabia and Turkey have already delivered surface to air missiles to rebels in Syria, justifying Russian retaliation. The Russo-Turkish Competition in Syria Russia...