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Military & strategy links: Hamas drones, Nixon Doctrine, F-35, mini-missiles and more



15 July 2014 18:37

  • The Abe Administration's reinterpretation of the Japan's constitutional limits on collective self-defence is a big deal – but it isn't as sweeping as some of its critics make it out to be.
  • Iain Henry offers a note of caution regarding the risks inherent in Australia's nascent security relationship with Japan.
  • Are highly accurate mini-missiles the next step in precision-guided munitions?
  • Meanwhile, over at Popular Mechanics, Joe Pappalardo surveys nine other technologies that could dramatically alter future warfare.
  • What can Washington learn from the Nixon Doctrine? How to thrive in a polycentric world, argues Mark Safranski.
  • With the F-35 set to miss yet another UK airshow debut, the fifth-generation fighter's PR problems continue to mount.
  • The rise of ISIS has confronted Iran with a costly dilemma: how should it prioritise its core interests in the face of a metastasising regional insurgency?
  • Finally, Hamas' bold claim to flying armed drones over Tel Aviv seems to have outpacing the reality: a glorified remote-controlled plane with toy parts glued on.


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