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Military & strategy links: China's choices, forecasting war, good weapons turned bad and more



5 August 2014 13:30

  • Andrew Phillips evaluates China's choices with respect to Asia's regional order: challenge, subvert, or 'go west'?
  • Nautilus explores the legacy of Lewis Fry Richardson's attempts to forecast conflict — the birth of the quantitative study of conflict.
  • David Axe talks to David Ward about good weapons programs turned expensive, inefficient, and just plain bad.
  • Robert Farley questions the extent to which Beijing should focus on reorganising its air power capabilities.
  • Here's a good summary of what's at stake with respect to increasing US-Africa security cooperation.
  • Paul Schere ponders how the US might lose its superiority in military robotics.
  • Arms Control Wonk has an insightful podcast discussing US accusations of Russia's violation of the INF treaty, and the specifics of the weapons and politics involved.
  • Finally, the Telegraph has a fascinating set of photos of soldiers' kit throughout the ages. 

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