How Do We Assess the Rhetoric of Risk?

December 07, 2018

In an increasingly risky world, we need to analyze the rhetoric of risk, especially when used by politicians and generals. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. Experts in the world of business deem risk analysis to be one of the most important, if not the most important factor in...

High-Speed Cruise Missiles in Asia: Evolution or Revolution?

What is the role of high-speed cruise missiles in providing firepower for land-attack missions?  By Kalyan M. Kemburi Over the last two decades, cruise missiles were predominantly deployed by a select group of advanced industrial countries, in particular the United States....

Is China’s Military Buildup Excessive? (II/II)

August 21, 2012

China’s recent military expansion has affected the country’s Asian neighbors and the People’s Liberation Army faces an array of future prospective security challenges. This is part II. China’s Real Influence on Asia’s Strategic Landscape While top American officials...

Is China’s Military Buildup Excessive? (I/II)

August 16, 2012

China’s perception of its neighbors and its environment shapes its military expenditure and planning. This is the first of two parts. Senior American officials including the Secretaries of State and of Defense have remarked that China’s recent military buildup is quite excessive given...

Gearing up in Asia: Military Ties and Expenditures

August 10, 2012

China's increased spending on military material causes concern among neighboring countries. Background Asia is gearing up this year, with China becoming the continent’s new leading military spending power. China, Japan and India rank 2nd, 6th and 7th respectively in the list of the 10...