China

Pentagon Has No Plans to Shoot Down Free-falling Chinese Rocket

Secretary Austin is monitoring the large rocket’s decaying orbit, but spokesman says it’s “too early” to develop options to intercept.

America Can Beat China in Space with Safe Nuclear Propulsion

A reactor that heats up and expels non-radioactive gas promises unprecedented mobility in orbit.

Innovation, Software Highlighted as Priorities by Pentagon's No. 2 Civilian

Kathleen Hicks also suggested DOD still needs the cloud capabilities JEDI is supposed to provide.

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China Features Heavily in the Army’s Next Big Emerging Tech Experiment

The Army’s connect-everything experiment is about to get much bigger, and looks across the Pacific.

Illegal Fishing Is a National Security Problem

The stability of countries and regions are threatened by the declining health of fish stocks, and by the groups and governments that run lawless fishing fleets.

China to US: Back Off and Calm Down

Foreign Minister Wang Yi just delivered a raw, propaganda-tainted rebuke of Washington’s leaders for stoking “fears” of China’s rise.

US Nuclear Fears Are Shifting From a Clear Russian Threat to a Murkier Chinese One

Bejing might use nukes to coerce U.S. leaders in a crisis, STRATCOM chief tells lawmakers.

Countering China’s Military Challenge, Today

Denying the PLA its objectives in the 2020s requires diversification, distribution, and resiliency across posture and mission.

Exit Strategy

There will be no power-sharing, no reconciliation, no peace of the brave.

New ODNI Report Sees Growing Cyber Threats, COVID-Related Instability

Intelligence heads will brief lawmakers on Wednesday about threats from China, Russia, others.

What America’s Vaccination Campaign Proves to the World

The U.S. stumbled early in the pandemic, but the vaccine rollout could reboot the country’s image.

The Intelligence Community’s Deadly Bias Toward Classified Sources

Its willful blindness to publicly available information is hurting national security.

Beware ‘Just Say China’ Politics

Republicans screamed for more spending to counter China. Democrats are claiming their infrastructure bill does just that. It’s a dangerous game.