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RUSSIA MILITARY STRATEGY:IMPACTING 21ST CENTURY REFORM AND GEOPOLITICS  By Timothy L. Thomas

Russia is a nation that has always been blessed with creative minds, whether it be literary giants like Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Leo Tolstoy, artists such as Peter Carl Faberge, composers such as Pyotr Tchaikovsky, or the military genius of an Aleksander Svechin or Aleksander Suvorov. Russia also has been blessed with the work of innovators in ...Read more >

460 Pages
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FACTORS INFLUENCING RUSSIAN FORCE MODERNIZATION  By Charles Bartles

THE military that the Russian Federation inherited in the 1990s had a bloated command structure designed for the command and control of literally thousands of divisions , regiments, and battalions, with the vast majority of these units being skeleton units manned by small cadres that would help flesh out the unit with conscripts and reservists in the event of a mass ...Read more >

7 Pages
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RUSSIAN MILITARY ART AND ADVANCED WEAPONRY   By Timothy Thomas

Russian General Staff Chief Valery Gerasimov has continually requested that the Academy of Military Science provide him with ideas about new forms and methods of warfare. One source defined “methods” as the use of weaponry and military art. 1 Weaponry is now advanced and is characterized by new speeds, ranges, and agilities, which introduce new ways for Russian commanders to apply force. Military art takes into consideration advanced weaponry’s contributions to ...Read more >

49 Pages
1.45 MB
BEAT CHINA: TARGETED DECOUPLING AND THE ECONOMIC LONG WAR  By Senator Tom Cotton

The Trump administration’s most consequential policy will prove to be, in my opinion, a tougher stance against the People’s Republic of China. Since the 1980s, presidential candidates of both parties have run as tough on China, only to soften their positions once elected. But President Trump was the exception to this rule, and his administration pursued a campaign to harden our defenses against China’s aggressive behavior, and to sound the diplomatic alarm around the world. ...Read more >

84 Pages
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TACTICAL NUCLEAR WEAPONS IN THE MODERN NUCLEAR ERA   By Brendan Thomas

The Lowy Institute for International Policy is an independent policy think tank. Its mandate ranges across all the dimensions of international policy debate in Australia economic, political and ...Read more >

28 Pages
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CHINESE MARITIME POWER IS THE INCREASE IN CHINAS MARITIME POWER INTERNALLY CONSISTENT WITH CHINAS NATIONAL INTERESTS AND FOREIGN POLICY, OR CAUSE FOR CONCERN  By Captain (N) Michael D. Wood

This paper examines Chinas increase of maritime power relative to its national interests and in comparison to its neighbours and the United States of ...Read more >

44 Pages
1.63 MB
CYBER-WARFARE : VITAL GROUND, EMPERORS NEW CLOTHES OR STRATEGIC PARALYSIS  By Captain Ian A McGhie

Cyber penetrates deeply into our society and pervades all aspects of our professional and private lives, yet UK political leaders were slow to show leadership in this ...Read more >

62 Pages
1.63 MB
CHINAS GROWING INDIAN OCEAN MARITIME INTERESTS SOWING THE SEEDS OF CONFLICT  By Captain Jaimie Hatcher, AM, RAN

The rising power of China and its growing thirst for energy and resources has reestablished the strategic importance of the Indian Ocean Region. An examination of state responses to Chinese activities in the IOR is ...Read more >

47 Pages
2.09 MB
CAN THE G20 PROVIDE THE LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE NECESSARY TO RESPOND TO FUTURE GLOBAL RISK AND UNCERTAINTY  By Commodore Mark R Darlington BSc

Drawing upon a range of research from different political scientists, analysts, and commentators, this paper starts with the premise that the world is interconnected. It accepts that the world can also be described in a systemic ...Read more >

31 Pages
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ANTARCTIC RESOURCES : BALANCING THE CHALLENGES AND NEEDS  By Group Captain Tony Davies

The question is not whether resources are in Antarctica; its what to do about them. Technological advances mean that it is now feasible to use exploratory methods in Antarctica that have worked well in the ...Read more >

39 Pages
1.28 MB
CHINA IN AFRICA : PLUNDER OR INVESTMENT A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF CHINESE ENGAGEMENT IN CENTRAL AFRICAN STATES  By Mr Andrew Kennedy

Chinese engagement with Africa has been a favoured topic for academic studies in recent years with most focus being on what is the Chinese strategy for engagement with the ...Read more >

39 Pages
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REDPOINTING STRATEGY : A MODEL FOR STRATEGY-MAKING IN CONTEMPORARY CONFLICT  By Colonel Nick Lindley

Redpointing Strategy: A Model for Strategy-making in Contemporary Conflict, argues that traditional models of strategy-making may be inappropriate in wars of discretion where national survival is not at ...Read more >

35 Pages
1.04 MB
DECLINE AND FALL THE INFLUENCE OF MILITARY THINKING ON BRITAINS STRATEGIC CULTURE  By Brigadier Mitch Mitchell

Many in Britains security elite have suggested that Britain has lost its capacity and culture of strategic thinking. In a more complex world, and with less national resources, this loss, they argue, makes Britain strategically ...Read more >

53 Pages
1.17 MB
TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL ORGANISATIONS AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE STATES NATIONAL SECURITY  By Colonel Ivan Monsalve

Globalization era had brought the opening of boundaries and technological changes taken by Organized Crime to developed and became a transnational threat that affects all states in its security, stability and ...Read more >

42 Pages
1.06 MB
THE BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE OFFENSE - DEFENSE BALANCE FROM MILITARY, ECONOMIC, POLITICAL AND SOCIAL PERSPECTIVES  By Colonel Nir Nin-Nun

The increasing threat and proliferation of ballistic missiles has forced countries to acquire ballistic missile defense capabilities. It created a tension between investments in offense and defense capabilities and a need to find the right ...Read more >

30 Pages
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