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Daniel Shats

research analyst, BluePath Labs

Daniel Shats is a research analyst with BluePath Labs, a D.C. defense and tech-focused consulting firm.

China Gears Up To Shoot Down US Drones

Its military-industrial complex is already working on a list of technologies needed to fight off swarms of UAS.


The Balance of Power Is Shifting Among Nuclear-Energy Titans

Russia and China have overtaken the United States as the world’s premier nuclear-power exporters. But are they comrades or competitors?


Four Ways China Is Growing Its Media Influence in Southeast Asia

Beijing is trying to burnish its image in the region. What if it took aim at America’s instead?


What China Is Actually Saying About Russia and Ukraine

Bits of pro-Russian rhetoric are a far cry from substantive support—or preparations for an invasion of Taiwan.


Don't Buy China's Hypersonic Head-Fake. Its Spaceplanes Are Racing Ahead.

In the past five years, China’s spaceplane development has accelerated, adding breakthroughs, tests, and new industry players.