RealClearDefense Evening Edition

Thursday, July 31
China vs. America Getting Dangerous - Robert Manning, National Interest
The Specter of North Korean ICBMs - Clint Richards, The Diplomat
Israel & Gaza: Force Is Futile - Claire Yorke, War on the Rocks
CIA Admits Penetrating Senate Intel Computers - Mark Mazzetti, NYTimes
Iraq & the Politics of Intelligence - Cicero Magazine
The Legacy of USS Indianapolis - William Toti, USNI News
Future of U.S. Fast Supply Ships Questioned - Chris Cavas, Defense News
Operating the Harvest Hawk - Robbin Laird, Second Line of Defense
American Voters Don't Get Foreign Policy - Stuart Stevens, Daily Beast
Can the GOP Blunt Hillary's Foreign Policy Edge? - James Oliphant, NJ
Wednesday, July 30
How Ted Cruz Trolls Obama's Foreign Policy - Eli Lake, Daily Beast
U.S.-China Relations Under President Hillary Clinton - S. Tiezzi, Diplomat
While the World Burned, Obama Played Golf - Max Boot, Los Angeles Times
Israel's Iron Dome, Tank Edition - David de Bruijn, National Interest
Air Force Looks Ahead to 6th Generation Fighter - Jon Harper, Stripes
Behind the Air Force's New 30-Year Plan - Blechman & Rumbaugh, BD
iPad Generation Pilots Will Unlock the F-35 - Laird & Timperlake, DN
Rethinking War Colleges - Steven Metz, World Politics Review
Women in War Zones - Emily Greenhouse, New Yorker
The Future of America's All-Volunteer Force - LTC Paul Darling, Cicero
Tuesday, July 29
Saving the East China Sea from Disaster - Stewart Taggart, Nat'l Interest
Keep Your Eye on Beijing - Bruce Stokes, Foreign Policy
Why World War I Was Such a Bloodbath - Adam Hochschild, NY Times
Missing Shows Points to Bigger F-35 Problems - Bill Sweetman, AvWeek
Did Libya Prove War Hawks Right or Wrong? - Conor Friedersdorf, Atlantic
Stopping Putin's Irredentist Project - Andrew Michta, American Interest
Why a Gaza Ceasefire Is So Difficult - Jacob Stoil, War on the Rocks
Israel Is Losing the Long Game - George Friedman, Stratfor
End the Gaza Blockade to Achieve Peace - Rep. Keith Ellison, Wash Post
Time to Retire Weapons of Mass Destruction - Dan Kaszeta, Cicero Magazine
The Military Needs a Plan to Control Space - Lamont Colucci, U.S. News
India's Dire Need for Maritime Helicopters - Defense Industry Daily
Geography & Indian Strategy - Akhilesh Pillalamarri, The Diplomat
Military Personnel Costs Need a Hard Look - Walter Pincus, Wash Post
Talent & National Security - Vice Admiral Bill Moran, The Hill
The NSA's Cyber King Goes Corporate - Shane Harris, Foreign Policy
The 5 Deadliest Air Defense Weapons - Kyle Mizokami, National Interest
Monday, July 28
How Military Guns Make the Civilian Market - Matt Valentine, Atlantic
The Road to a Bad Nuclear Deal with Iran - Asculai & Landau, Natl Interest
The Pentagon Video Game That Predates Pong - Matthew Gault, WIB
Smart Diplomacy Becoming a Punch Line - Walter Russell Mead, TAI
The Coming Blitz of Baghdad - Jamie Dettmer, Daily Beast
Let Sunnis Defeat Iraq's Militants - al-Essawi & al-Nujaifi, New York Times
Congress, the Pentagon & Innovation - John Grady, USNI News
How the U.S. Stumbled Into the Drone Era - Warren Bass, Wall St Journal
A Retired Colonel Argues for a Smaller Army - Michelle Tan, Army Times
Reassurance & Resolve in East Asia - Steinberg & O'Hanlon, Proj. Syndicate
Friday, July 25
The Real U.S.-China War Asia Should Fear - Robert Haddick, Nat'l Interest
The Bend of Power - Gen. Martin Dempsey, Foreign Policy
Israel Can Win - Matthew Continetti, Washington Free Beacon
The West Is Losing Putin's Dangerous Game - Simon Shuster, Time
America Needs a Real Russia Policy - Thomas Graham, National Interest
The Return of World War I - Ilan Berman, U.S. News & World Report
Intelligence, Evidence & the Case Against Russia - Michael Hayden, WT
Guantanamo's New Purgatory - Zak Newman, Defense One
Robotic Helicopter Completes Afghanistan Mission - Dan Lamothe, WaPo
Army's Newest Drone Can Stay Airborne Forever - Robert Beckhusen, WIB
Thursday, July 24
Russia's 5 Most Lethal Land Weapons - Michael Peck, National Interest
Lessons from the Cold War - Mackubin Thomas Owens, FP Research Institute
NATO's Weaknesses in Full View - Richard Parker, McClatchy
The Air Force's Vital Role - Michael Auslin, National Review
Lasers & Nukes: America's Top Threats in Space - Patrick Tucker, Defense 1
MH17 Alters Air Force's Space Equation - Michael Hoffman, DOD Buzz
Obsessing About Gaza, Ignoring Syria - Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic
Is War Really on the Decline? - Lionel Beehner, Political Violence
Westphalia with Chinese Characteristics - Peter Harris, National Interest
Afghanistan Is Not the Next Iraq - Michael Kugelman, War on the Rocks
Wednesday, July 23
Why 1,000 Americans Can Fight for Israel - Chris Allbritton, Daily Beast
Cut People or Change How They're Paid - Mackenzie Eaglen, The Hill
Army Hates to Take Guard Apaches - Sydney Freedberg, Breaking Defense
5 Bizarre Conspiracy Theories of Flight MH17 - Padraig Reidy, Guardian
Snatching Israel's Defeat from the Jaws of Victory - Andrew McCarthy, NR
Israel Provoked This War - Henry Siegman, Politico Magazine
A War We Didn't Want - Michael Herzog, Foreign Policy
Prevailing in 21st Century Warfare - Laird & Timperlake, Second Line
China Ascendant - Stephen D. Krasner, Hoover Institution
Nuclear Testing & the South Asia Arms Race - Tahir Nazir, The Diplomat
Tuesday, July 22
6 Heroes That Didn't Get the Medal of Honor - Dan Lamothe, Wash Post
How to Join the People's Liberation Army - John Thorne, War on the Rocks
The 5 Worst Bases in the Air Force - Air Force Times
New Military Gear Doesn't Have to Cost a Fortune - Dan Ward, WIB
Putin Is Trying to Reconstruct the Russian Empire - Adam Michnik, TNR
Putin's Tipping Point - Nina Khrushcheva, Project Syndicate
What NATO Must Do After the Ukraine Crisis - John Deni, Defense One
U.S. Mentors Prepare to Let Afghans Go It Alone - Azam Ahmed, NYT
Returning to Service and Iraq with Blackwater - Matt Pelak, At War
The Endgame in Gaza - Aaron David Miller, Foreign Policy
Shape-Shifting Wings from the Soviets to Top Gun - Nick Stockton, Wired
Germany Could've Won the Battle of the Atlantic - James Holmes, TNI
RIMPAC & the Politics of Maritime Engagement - Abhijit Singh, Diplomat
Monday, July 21
5 Iranian Weapons of War Israel Should Fear - John Allen Gay, Natl Int
The New Thirty Years' War - Richard Haass, Project Syndicate
Gaza: New Realities in an Old Conflict - Jacob Stoil, War on the Rocks
Evidence Shows Iron Dome Isn't Working - Theodore Postol, The Bulletin
The Battle for Ukraine's Rebel Capital - Anna Nemtsova, Daily Beast

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