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China’s CVN Ambitions

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On May 7, 2018
My latest at the National Interest takes a look at the step after the next step in China’s naval aviation plans: Will the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) ever take the leap into nuclear propulsion for its aircraft carriers? Credible reports confirm that the PLAN is already building at least one conventional carrier in the […]

Updates!

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On May 2, 2018

A few mild updates… 1. Advertising Look for a few changes in the ads you see.  In particular, we’ll be moving one of the right sidebar ads to a dread below post ad.  One of the reasons t

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Some thoughts about Japan’s stealth fighter ambitions… The aviation world went bonkers early this week when news emerged that Lockheed Martin has proposed offering a hybrid of the F-22 and F-35 to Japan. The fighter, which would come in addition to the purchase of at least 60 F-35s, would combine elements of the two fighters to presumably produce one of the […]
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This is a guest post by Dr. Jamie Mayerfeld, Professor in the University of Washington Department of Political Science.  Dr. Mayerfeld specializes in political theory and human rights. He is the author most recently of The Promise of Human Rights: Constitutional Government, Democratic Legitimacy, and International Law (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016).  His other publications include Suffering […]
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Ever More IP

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On April 21, 2018
Yet more at the Diplomat on the US, China, and IP law… In short, there is very little that is cultural about either the U.S. or the Chinese approaches to IP protection, and very much that is positional. States that have advanced IP to protect tend to want to protect it; states that don’t tend […]

Harry

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On April 16, 2018

It appears that Harry Anderson has passed away.  Although he had a number of memorable roles, his key contribution was as Judge Harold T. Stone in Night Court, a show that almost certainly deserves a

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