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  • [New] The United States and China have developed unprecedented military might, including nuclear weapons, and even a conventional war could easily spiral into a total catastrophe. / Citizens for Global Solution
  • [New] Most experts agree that military competition and conflict with China will primarily - although not exclusively - occur in air and naval domains. / National Defense Magazine
  • [New] The governments of both the UK UK and France have shown a commitment to harness the opportunities innovation can present for the benefit of their Defence capabilities. / GOV.UK
  • [New] Media reports about Washington seeking use of a military facility in Central Asia from which its forces could launch operations in Afghanistan have been circulating since mid-April. / Eurasianet
  • [New] Against China, the need to threaten air and missile strikes will not change, but China has developed the means to attack large ships at sea. / U.S. Naval Institute
  • [New] The sense that China might be tempted to seize Taiwan sooner rather than later, before Biden mobilizes allies and redirects American military assets from the Middle East to the Pacific, has led to a lively debate in strategy circles about the future of the of strategic ambiguity. / The Daily Beast
  • [New] The Pakistan Air Force has issued official warning to the Afghan Army and Air Force that any move to dislodge the Taliban from Spin Boldak area will be faced and repelled by the Pakistan Air Force. / The Pioneer
  • [New] The Hwasong-16 could potentially deliver a large warhead - or hypothetically a small number of multiple reentry vehicles or a single reentry vehicle with penetration aids - to the continental United States. / Taylor & Francis
  • [New] North Korea might have produced sufficient fissile material to build 40 to 50 nuclear weapons and that it might possibly have assembled 10 to 20 warheads for delivery by medium-range ballistic missiles. / Taylor & Francis
  • [New] Growing military tensions around Taiwan as well as economic and technological rivalry between China and the United States threaten peace and stability in East Asia as the regional power balance shifts in Beijing's favour. / News
  • [New] Organisations are failing to notice suspicious activity that could indicate a ransomware attack - but there are ways to improve your defences. / Trend Micro
  • [New] Last week, Aso Taro, deputy prime minister of Japan, hinted that China's possible invasion of Taiwan may be perceived as a threat to Japan's survival, leading Japan to deploy its Self-Defense Forces. / The Diplomat
  • [New] The potential threat of being surrounded by U.S.-controlled INF range weapons could result in China re-thinking its opposition to entering into New START negotiations with the United States and Russia. / The Diplomat
  • [New] Organizations are failing to notice suspicious activity that could indicate a ransomware attack - but there are ways to improve your defenses. / Trend Micro
  • [New] Put simply, China will not make a military intervention in Afghanistan and repeat the mistake that the former Soviet Union and the United States made in modern history. / The New Dark Age
  • [New] The threat of the People's Liberation Army using military force to coerce or perhaps launch an amphibious invasion of Taiwan has received significant attention in the past year. / Andrew S. Erickson
  • [New] Both the US and Britain have accused Russia and China of developing weapons which could be used to take out satellites. / BBC News
  • [New] While China is credibly threatening to kill people - a lot of people - with nuclear weapons in an offensive bombardment of Japan. / PJ Media
  • [New] Japan and U.S. missile defense is aimed at North Korea and not capable of defeating or deterring China's overmatch in nuclear strike capabilities. / Stars and Stripes
  • [New] Special forces might be given politically treacherous tasks such as training the navies of countries near the South China Sea to better defend against Chinese hostility. / The Times
  • [New] China hawks adamantly reject the idea that China could be reacting to anything that the U.S. has done, and then in the next breath insist that the U.S. must respond to Chinese actions by building more and more advanced nuclear weapons. / Responsible Statecraft
  • [New] The adoption of AI in the military realm could change the global balance of power, by giving new actors decisive military capabilities. / ECFR
  • [New] Identification of Russia as a threat has increased Putin's sense of exclusion and encourages Russian interference in other regions. /

Last updated: 22 July 2021