Analysis & Opinion

Defense and military analysis and opinion reports

Moves to beef up forces reflect growing concern over Afghanistan: analysts

Agence France-Presse, WASHINGTON: A move to beef up US forces in Afghanistan with some 3,000 marines reflects growing concerns about rising insurgent violence and...

China's ability to sustain war

United Press International, HONG KONG: Should a conflict break out across the Taiwan Strait, Taiwanese forces would face a grave shortage of ammunition after...

Why we are in Iraq

US Air Force, SOUTHWEST ASIA: We all had many different reasons for joining the military, but since Sept. 11, I know we all joined...

Petraeus: Surge in Iraq Works; Reductions Could Begin by Summer 2008

US Department of Defense, WASHINGTON: Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of Multinational Force Iraq, told the House Armed Services and Foreign Affairs committees...

Nukes on a Plane

Project On Government Oversight (POGO), Who knew that the threat posed by the American Midwest warranted a nuclear deterrent? Apparently a crew at Minot...

Proposal to Design and Build US Air Force's GPS III Space Segment

Lockheed Martin, DENVER: A Lockheed Martin-led team has submitted its proposal to design and build the U.S. Air Force's next-generation Global Positioning System Space...

Why We Fight

DefenceTalk, Conflicts have been part of human society since the beginning of the time. While other species of animals also engage in fighting, none...

Why the Iraqi Resistance to the Coalition Invasion Was So Weak

Rand Corporation, Coalition forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) were able to take down Saddam Hussein’s regime in less than three weeks, with comparatively...

A Scheming America Or An Uncooperative Russia

RIA Novosti, Moscow: Having suggested deployment of missile defense systems in Poland and the Czech Republic, and achieved their tentative consent to host them,...

Military Training and Simulation Increasingly Sought After by the US Military

Research and Markets, DUBLIN, Ireland: Research and Markets has announced the addition of the Frost & Sullivan report: U.S. Military Training and Simulation Markets...