What if the B-52 had not survived infancy? Initially intended to deliver strategic nuclear weapons against the Soviet Union, the B-52 has kept that mission long after the USSR itself ceased to exist.
Will China resurrect the Yak-141, or something along those lines? I have doubts… Abraham Ait has suggested that the U.S. Navy should begin to think about China’s new amphibs along the same
First of what may be a new series at the National Interest: What if the F-14 Tomcat had never existed? What if the F-14 Tomcat had never happened? The iconic fighter served the U.S. Navy for more than
Apologies for the absolute paucity of recent blogging. Combination of work, travel, other work, yet more travel, and work-related travel. Some links for your reading pleasure… Drezner on Inf
I have some thoughts at the Diplomat on a new RAND report about 3D printing… A recent RAND study by Trevor Smith, Troy D. Johnson, and J. Luke Irwin explored how the diffusion of 3D printing c
Yet more thoughts on the Trump administration’s decision to more tightly control student visas: In late May, the Trump administration announcedthat the length of visas for Chinese graduate stud
Some thoughts on the IP aspects of our new trade war with China: But it’s worth wondering precisely how the United States is thinking about this trade war. Wars should have a point; it makes it so
Tried to pull together my thoughts and my frustrations on how we talk about the South China Sea… Official statements notwithstanding, the South China Sea is a stalking horse for broader U.S. con