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INSS Around the Web | Jan. 12, 2024

Why China can't invade despite it's Taiwanese rival being elected

China is rewriting war plans and could have the military capability to invade Taiwan in ‘four or five years’, Dr Philip Saunders tells Frontline on Times Radio

INSS Around the Web | Dec. 11, 2023

Imagining the Future of Landpower

Book review of The Arms of the Future: Technology and Close Combat in the Twenty-First Centry by Jacking Watling.

INSS Around the Web | Dec. 4, 2023

AI’s Impact on War’s Enduring Nature

Despite the remarkable progress in generative AI, the authors contend that war’s essential nature will be impacted to a degree but will not be substantially altered.

INSS Around the Web | Dec. 1, 2023

Assessing Russian Cyber and Information Warfare in Ukraine

This article examines Russian use of cyber and information capabilities to influence the course of the Ukraine war by analyzing prior expectations, public knowledge of wartime realities, potential reasons for disparity between the two, and the

INSS Around the Web | Nov. 6, 2023

Maneuver Warfare is not Dead, but It Must Evolve

The attrition versus maneuver argument is an irrelevant distraction.

INSS Around the Web | Nov. 2, 2023

Toward Integrated Deterrence: Sweden's Role on NATO's Northeast Flank

This study evaluates Sweden’s potential contributions to the US concept of Integrated Deterrence in northern Europe as Sweden and Finland prepare to join the NATO alliance.

INSS Around the Web | Nov. 2, 2023

Autonomous Weapons are the Moral Choice

To succeed in the battlespace, the United States must field autonomous weapons.

Joint Force Quarterly | Oct. 30, 2023

Joint Force Quarterly 111 (4th Quarter, 2023)

Your voice in how best to move the joint force forward can only help achieve both the mission of this journal and the goals of the new Joint Warfighting Concept. Every successful leader at every level knows the wisdom of how to bring diverse talents

INSS Around the Web | Sept. 29, 2023

Agile and Adaptable: U.S. and NATO Approaches to Russia's Short-Term Mil...

Russia’s war in Ukraine has triggered the worst security crisis facing Europe since the end of the Cold War. It brought a major conventional war of aggression to the European continent and enormous human suffering, but in doing so it has also unified

INSS Around the Web | Sept. 29, 2023

The Future of Security in the Black Sea Region

Please join the Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program for an online-only event discussing the future of defense and security in the broader Black Sea region.Max Bergmann will be joined by Jeffrey Mankoff and Lisa Aronsson to explore the major strategic


INSS Around the Web | Sept. 29, 2023

Why Xi Jinping Doesn't Trust His Own Military

Over the last two months, a series of senior Chinese generals have disappeared from public view, including the defense minister and the leadership of the force responsible for China’s intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). These disappearances

INSS Around the Web | Sept. 5, 2023

Constructing Russia's Strategic Space: Empire, Identity, and Geopolitics

The war in Ukraine may be Russia’s most blatant attempt to undermine the sovereignty and territorial integrity of a neighboring state, but it is in keeping with a long history of Russian attempts to dominate its smaller neighbors.


Discerning the Drivers of China’s Nuclear Force Development: Models, Ind...

For decades following its first test in 1964, China maintained a small nuclear force and a doctrine emphasizing deterrence and no-first-use of nuclear weapons. The growing discrepancy between China’s restrained declaratory policy and advancing

Joint Force Quarterly | July 11, 2023

Joint Force Quarterly 110

Joint Force Quarterly 110 (3rd Quarter, July 2023)

INSS Around the Web | July 11, 2023

Priorities for NATO Partnerships in an Era of Strategic Competition

Since 2014, NATO has paid relatively little strategic attention to partnerships with nonmember states around the world. This study evaluates how select NATO partner states in Europe and the Indo-Pacific region see the strategic value of cooperating

INSS Around the Web | July 11, 2023

Proxy Wars and Strategic Competition

This chapter of the Routledge Handbook of Proxy Wars (Eds. Assaf Moghadam, Vladimir Rauta, Michael Wyss) explores the character of proxy wars through the lens of great power competition, where conventional warfare remains a major concern given its

Joint Force Quarterly | July 7, 2023

Joint Force Quarterly 110 (3rd Quarter, 2023)

Your voice in how best to move the joint force forward can only help achieve both the mission of this journal and the goals of the new Joint Warfighting Concept. Every successful leader at every level knows the wisdom of how to bring diverse talents

INSS Around the Web | July 5, 2023

Assessing Strength of Russian Forces: Retired US Army Colonel

NTD Media interviews Dr. Thomas F. (Tom) Lynch on Implications for US-Russia-China Great Power relations in context of evolving Russia-Ukraine war.