Are China and the U.S. Doomed To Conflict? | Kevin Rudd!

The former prime minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd is also a longtime student of China, with a unique vantage point to watch its power rise in the past few decades. He asks whether the growing ambition of China will inevitably lead to conflict with other major powers, and suggests another narrative. Read more [...]

Russian Defense Expenditure and Military Modernization!

For nearly a decade, Russia has been engaged in an ambitious plan to modernize its military. This has yielded impressive results. The country's strategic nuclear forces were overhauled, while the army, navy and air force all now field capable and up-to-date equipment in large numbers. But how has Russia's stagnant and apparently small economy managed to support this rapid expansion of military capabilities? How does Russia's volume of military expenditure compare with other large powers? And will Read more [...]

Chinese Communist Espionage: An Intelligence Primer Book Discussion!

Against the backdrop of recent allegations leveled against Huawei and other Chinese entities, the nature and scope of the Communist Party of China's (CCP) secret operations overseas, including traditional espionage, influence operations, industrial espionage, and intellectual property theft have never been more important, yet this topic remains widely misunderstood and understudied. Read on for more information on this timely publication. Read more [...]

Putin, Erdogan and Absolute Power!

Stratfor Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Goujon and Senior Eurasia Analyst Lauren Goodrich discuss the similar paths to power the leaders have traveled, and their overlapping geopolitical destinies ahead. Read more [...]

Russia, China and the New World Order!

Is the growth of China and Russia as the world's dominant economic power worrying? Or should we applaud a break from US global dominance? The Institute of Art and Ideas. Read more [...]

“Air Force Global Strike Command!”

A reminder to recent war threats from United States adversay's, Russia, Iran and North Korea. The U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) is a major command with headquarters at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana with a mission to provide strategic deterrence, global strike and combat support from U.S. Allies, on a multi-level, fully dimensional combined strike force. AFGSC is responsible for the nation's three intercontinental ballistic missile wings, the Air Force's entire bomber force, Read more [...]

Maskirovka – ‘Russian Deception’!

To be honest, Russia isn't the only nation to do this. This special video feature from Covert Cabal, is about Russia and 'their' covert attempts to influence public opinion and diplomacy. Deception is also a tactic to intimidate and attempt to control the beliefs and actions of other countries. In this case, the attempting manipulator is not intent in most cases, to speak the unbiased truth on their military analysis, which means the message is most likely not based solely on fact, and is partisan. Read more [...]

Angle of Attack: How Naval Aviation Changed the Face of War!

From the battlefields of yesterday, today, and tomorrow, Angle of Attack provides stunning, previously unseen footage of the most modern naval military aircraft and advanced unmanned predator drones ever designed, as well as a sweeping journey through naval aviation history. Featuring interviews with aviation experts and the aviators who flew and designed the most important military aircraft of all time, Angle of Attack examines the role of naval aviation in each of our nation's greatest conflicts. Read more [...]

Special Report: ‘Hong Kong on Edge’

Bloomberg Television goes inside the protests in Hong Kong that have transformed from opposition to an extradition bill, to wider anger over civil rights and China's influence. In this special program, correspondent Stephen Engle talks to key players from all sides, unearthing the causes of the violent unrest, and seeking possible solutions to a crisis that's threatening the future of this unique city and the peace and future of its inhabitants. Read more [...]

Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare!

From Dartmouth. "Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare: Why America's Private Sector is now on the Front Lines of an Emerging Battlefield." Read more [...]