Real Clear Defense FridayU.S. Navy's Stealthy Cyber Subs - Brian Fung & Andrea Peterson, Wash. Post
Northrop's Low Altitude Penetrator Concept - David Cenciotti, Aviationist
What Every Chinese Soldier Knows, pt. 3 - Ben Lowsen, The Diplomat
B-1s Deploying to Guam for First Time in a Decade - Oriana Pawlyk, AFT
Carrier Life in the 'Danger Zone' - Matt Lutton, Mashable
How the Rum-Soaked Royal Navy Sobered Up - Wayne Curtis, Daily Beast
An A-10 vs. F-35 Flyoff is a Distraction - Robert Preston & Don Kang, WOTR
USMC F/A-18C Crashes in California, Killing Pilot - CBS News
Analysts Recommend 2nd U.S. Aircraft Carrier for Asia - Seth Robson, SS
U.S. Returning Jungle Training Land to Japan - Wendell Minnick, DN
Navy to Name Ship After Gay Rights Activist - Sam LaGrone, USNI News
Why is U.S. Spending $1B to fix Afghan Army Trucks? - Eric Pianin, FT
U.S. Delivers Raven UAVs to Ukraine - Daniel Wasserbly, Jane's
Army's New M4A1 Ready for War - Kris Osborn, Scout Warrior
SSBN(X) - USS Columbia - Sam LaGrone, USNI News
U.S. Surveillance Plane's Emergency Landing In Russia - Aaron Mehta, DN
Give The LCS the Striking Power It Needs - Jim Feldkamp, Washington Ex.
Airborne Carrier Drones? - Kelsey D. Atherton, Popular Science
New DDG 124 Named After Vietnam War Hero - Charlsy Panzino, MCT
It's Back to Basics with Expeditionary Warfare - Nathan A. Jennings, AUSA
France Facing its Biggest Threat Since 1945 - Ashish Kumar Sen, Atlantic Council
Dead Drop July 29 - Anonymous, The Cipher Brief
Dry Powder on Stormy Seas - James Hasik, Atlantic Council
Missile Defense Agency and the Color of Money - Tom Karako, et al., CSIS
Japan to Upgrade Patriot Missile Batteries - Tim Kelly, et al., Reuters
Afghan, U.S. Commandos Launch ISIS Offensive - Paul McCleary, For.Pol.
U.S. Marine Corps Horse Honored for Korean War Valor - AP
Defending Against the Growing Missile Threat - George Landrith, Wash.T.
Congress Must Investigate Russian Hack of DNC - War on the Rocks
Echoes of the Entente - David Dixon, Strategy Bridge
Raytheon, UVision Honing Hero 30 for U.S. Army - Arie Egozi, Flight G.
The Limits of Counter-Terrorism - David Wells, Interpreter
Obama-Clinton Divide On Foreign Policy - Gideon Rachman, Financial T.
Marine Drill Instructor Killed in Hit and Run - Jeff Schogol, Marine Corps T.
Veterans' Health Care for The 21st Century - Michael Kussman, WashTimes
Soldiers Gunned Down While Protecting Woman at Bar - FOX News
Could The Marine Corps Be Coming to Alaska? - Zachariah Hughes, APM
Troops Want Festivals - Sean Gilfillan, RealClearDefense
Trump and Clinton to get Intelligence Briefings - Mark Mazzetti, NYTimes
"Tough Choices" on Future of Mil. for Next POTUS - Vivienne Machi, BG
Gen Allen: Clinton Will Keep Us Safe and Free - Leo Shane, Military Times
Why Vladimir Putin Hates Hillary Clinton - Josh Meyer, NBC News
Hillary the Hawk: A History - Micah Zenko, Foreign Policy
When a War Went Worldwide 75 Years Ago - Victor Davis Hanson, NR
Why Europe's War Against Terror Is Ineffective - Amanda Macias, BI
Unlikely Origins of Russia's Manifest Destiny - Charles Clover, Foreign Pol.
Managing the Gray Zone is a Gray Matter Challenge - Larry Kay, SWJ
What If Turkey's Military Coup Succeeded? - Aaron David Miller, WSJ
National Guard's Role in Cybersecurity for the Power Grid - Lex. Inst.
Gen. Mark Milley Talks Europe - Julian E. Barnes, Wall Street Journal
Achieving DoD Acquisition Goals - Scott E. Chandler, Lexington Institute
TRADOC G-2 Call for Papers - U.S. Army TRADOC, SWJ Blog
Pentagon's Annual Report on the Chinese Military - Dept. of Defense
Real Clear Defense ThursdayMorning Update
Is Russia About to Make Tanks Obsolete? - Dave Majumdar, National Int.
A2/AD and The Aircraft Carrier - Steve Blank, War on the Rocks
The True Cost of Nuclear Deterrence - Peter Huessy, RealClearDefense
High-Performance T-X Could Edge Out Competition - Lara Seligman, AW
Obama's Last Big Military Gamble - Struan Stevenson, Daily Caller
Retire and Replace the A-10 Warthog - Rick Berger, AEIdeas
US: Fighting in Syrian City Yields Trove of IS Intel - Robert Burns, et al., AP
North Korea Says U.S. Has Crossed "Red Line" - Eric Talmadge, AP
Will Turkey Be Expelled from NATO? - Semih Idiz, Al-Monitor
If War Is Hell, Coffee Offers Soldiers Salvation - Kitchen Sisters, NPR
Losing Air Superiority - Pilots Aren't Flying Enough - Sarah Sicard, T&P
The Myth of Lone-Wolf Terrorism - Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, et al., F.Affairs
Rethinking Troop Deployment Policy - John Spencer, Politico
Once Fooled in Iraq - Frank R. Gunter, U.S. News & World Report
Drone Wars - Daniel Gouré, National Interest
Don't Rush to "Fix" Goldwater-Nichols - Justin T. Johnson, War on the Rocks
Combat Adv. Mission in Iraq Expands to BN Level - Andrew Tilghman, MT
The ISIS-Al Qaeda Rivalry - Bennett Seftel, The Cipher Brief
Europe's (In)security Challenge - Ashish Kumar Sen, Atlantic Council
ASEAN and the Logic of Collective Action - Walter C. Clemens, Jr., Diplomat
Russia Giving Syria Advance Strike Aircraft - Harold Hutchinson, WATM
First F-35A Squadron Finishes IOC to-do List - Valerie Insinna, Def. News
Marines Look to Ease Strain on SOF - Hope Hodge Seck, Military.com
India Buys 4 More P-8I Neptunes - Rahul Bedi, Jane's
Mil. Significance of S. China Sea Land Features - Ching Chang, CIMSEC
Is the Iran-Saudi Cold War Heating Up? - Ellie Geranmayeh, NYTimes
Afghan SOF Feeling not so Special Anymore - Jessica Donati, et. al, WSJ
5 Americans Injured Fighting ISIS in Afghanistan - Corey Dickstein, S&S
China, Russia Plan Joint Military Drills in South China Sea - AP
Turkey's Military Faces Deep Overhaul - Ece Toksabay & Can Sezer, Reuters
Carter: Fight Against ISIS not COIN - Sydney J. Freedberg Jr., Breaking Def.
DoJ Tops Cyberattack Response Chain of Command - Aliya Sternstein, NG
Nusra Splits from AQ, Renamed Jabhat Fath al Sham - Dania Akkad, MEE
Real Clear Defense WednesdayMorning Update
U.S. Navy's Sixth-Generation F/A-XX Fighter - Dave Majumdar, Nat. Int.
Canada: First Country to Ditch the F-35? - Justin Ling, VICE News
Best & Worst States for Military Retirees - Odysseas Papadimitriou, RCD
Russian Meddling in Election - Cyberwarfare? - Alex Mitchell, et al., RCD
11 Priceless Colin Powell Quotes - The Military Leader
Turning to Private "Bad Guys" to Dogfight - Marcus Weisgerber, Defense 1
Air Force Secretary Weary of CAS Proposals - Valerie Insinna, Defense N.
Both VP Picks Have Sons in The Marines - Charlsy Panzino, Marine Corps T.
Obama Issues Attack Response Plan - Josh Lederman, AP
Operation Trailblazers - David Craig, RealClearDefense
Climate Change Threatens 18 U.S. Military Sites - Valerie Volcovici, Reuters
Xi Jinping's Foreign-Policy Failures - Robert A. Manning, et al., Foreign Pol.
To Study Modern War - No Substitute for Going - ML Cavanaugh, WotR
Marine Pilots Aren't Flying Nearly Enough - Carl Forsling, Task & Purpose
Pentagon Adds Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jeff Bezos - Dan Lamothe, Wash. Post
Russia Kicks Off Its Military Olympics - Damien Sharkov, Newsweek
Patrolling Djibouti with Robot Golf Carts - Kelsey Atherton, Popular Science
The Joint Force in a Contested and Disordered World - JCS-J7, DoD
Obama's Legal Legacy of Light Footprint Warfare - Jack Goldsmith, Lawf.
ADM Richardson: Russia, U.S. Affirm Safety at Sea Pact - Tara Copp, S&S
Drone-Killing Gun Spotted at U.S. Base in Iraq - Brendan McGarry, DT
Chief of Naval Research Updates on Lasers, Rail Guns - Tom Risen, USN
CNO Says He'll Keep Sailing in S. China Sea - Paul McLeary, Foreign Policy
Gaming Distributed Lethality - Scott C. Truver, USNI News
800 Army Aviation Troops Deploying to Afghanistan - Alex Horton, S&S
GAO's B-21 Contract Ruling to be Declassified - Tony Capaccio, Bloomberg
U.S. Military Advisers Move Closer to Iraq's Front Line - Missy Ryan, WP
Iraqi Militias to be Given Official Army Status - Alex MacDonald, MEE
Don't Rush to "Fix" Goldwater-Nichols - Justin T. Johnson, WOTR
Carter Announces Changes, Contracts for DIUx - Aaron Mehta, Def. News
U.S. Formally Investigating Deadly Strike in Syria - Spencer Ackerman, TG
NATO Prepares to Spend big on Cyber-Capabilities - Brooks Tigner, Jane's
ISIS in Afghanistan Connected to Core Group - Rebecca Kheel, The Hill