- Robert Farley explores the advantages and limitations of operating F-35Bs off the Canberra-class amphibious warfare ships.
- Over at Defence One, Patrick Tucker argues that rapid diffusion of technology will soon render the capability to operate armed drones ubiquitous.
- The Federation of Atomic Scientists has a useful overview of the evolution of and prospects for China's SSBN fleet.
- Boko Haram's kidnapping of 200 Nigerian schoolgirls has drawn calls for international action. Laura Seay evaluates the emerging US response.
- As Western states pull back from Afghanistan, India is stepping up its support for Kabul, including paying for a massive influx of Russian weapons and vehicles.
- Moscow may have secured the Crimean peninsula and its long-term hold on the strategic port of Sevastopol, but don't expect a resurgence in Russian naval power any time soon.
- Daveed Gartenstein-Ross contends that the US is reaping the consequences of a void in strategic planning with respect to Libya.
- The Washington Post has coverage of the PLA's latest 'secret weapon': troops of monkeys trained to guard airbases.
Military & strategy links: F-35B, UAV diffusion, Libya, China's SSBNs, Afghanistan and more
Published 13 May 2014 16:39 0 Comments