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August 1, 2013

Middle East and North Africa
Degrading Bashar’s Air Power is Possible

Is there anything the United States can do to slow or stop the recent advances being made by Bashar al-Assad’s forces in Syria, who are getting valuable help from Iranian and Hezbollah troops? Unfor…

March 24, 2015

United States
Charting a Future for U.S. Air Power

Deborah Lee James discusses the role of air power in the defense posture of the United States.

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February 3, 2009

Defense and Security
China’s Military Power

China’s growing military capabilities pose a concern for U.S. security interests. Experts say the United States must push for greater engagement with China’s military to reduce the potential for misu…

February 5, 2020

China
China’s Modernizing Military

The People’s Liberation Army is aiming to become the dominant force in the Asia-Pacific, strengthening China’s hand toward Taiwan and international disputes in the South China Sea.

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April 25, 2016

United States
Are Drones More Precise Than Manned Aircraft?

This blog post was coauthored with my research associate, Amelia M. Wolf. In our latest piece at ForeignPolicy.com, we evaluate the Obama administration’s long-standing claim that drone strikes are …

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July 7, 2011

United States
A Primer on Air Power

A F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet takes part in a flying display during the 49th Paris Air Show at the Le Bourget airport near Paris June 26, 2011. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes The military intervention…

A Primer on Air Power

October 13, 2017

United States
State of the U.S. Air Force

Colonel George "Marty" Reynolds joins James M. Lindsay to examine the state of the U.S. Air Force.

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December 11, 2013

Military Operations
Guest Post: The Humans Behind Remotely Piloted Aircraft

Priscilla Kim is an intern in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. The U.S. Air Force trains more remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) pilots than traditional fighter and…

RPA Pilots

July 24, 2019

South Korea
South Korea-Russia Air Incident: What to Know

South Korea fired warning shots at a Russian warplane after it violated Seoul’s airspace over disputed islands. Here’s what that means for the region.

May 18, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
Opposition to U.S. Military Aircraft Sale to Nigeria

The New York Times on May 18 opposed the U.S. sale of military aircraft to Nigeria in an editorial titled Block the Sale of Warplanes to Nigeria. The core of the editorial’s argument is that Presiden…

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