RealClearDefense Evening Edition

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
Thursday, July 17
MH17 Crash Should End Ukraine War - Marc Champion, Bloomberg View
Is the Navy Writing Strategy? - B.J. Armstrong, War on the Rocks
The Elements of U.S. Maritime Strategy - James Holmes, The Diplomat
You Can't Fight Terrorists with Guys Like Maliki - M. Quigley, Defense One
5 Most Deadly Chemical Weapons of War - Dina Esfandiary, Nat'l Interest
Want to Screw Iran? Give 'Em Iraq - Christopher Dickey, Daily Beast
Somalia's Got a New Commando Force - Derek Gannon, War Is Boring
Helping China's Doves - Kishore Mahbubani, New York Times
Why Liberalism Means Empire - Daniel McCarthy, American Conservative
Why Rand Paul Loves to Fight Over Foreign Policy - Molly Ball, Atlantic
Wednesday, July 16
5 Ways the USSR Could Have Won the Cold War - Tom Nichols, Natl Int
6 Lessons America Seems Incapable of Learning - Rosa Brooks, FP
Small, Many, Smart vs. Few & Exquisite - T.X. Hammes, WOTR
Syria, Chemical Weapons & Dual-Use Materials - Paul Mutter, WIB
In Defense of War Funding - Roger Zakheim, Weekly Standard
Tuesday, July 15
Generals Sour on Obama's Afghan Plan - Rogin & Dozier, Daily Beast
Performance Terrorism - Jon Lee Anderson, New Yorker
Allies and Airpower - Andrew Davies, ASPI Strategist
A New Era in Naval Warfare - VADM Ted Branch, Proceedings Magazine
Simulating War the Best Way to Prevent It? - Patrick Tucker, Defense One

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