Tempe, AZ and Washington, DC* — Arizona State University and New America announce the creation of the Future of War project, a new initiative focusing on the profound social, political, economic, and cultural implications of the changing nature of war and conflict.
Monday October 27, 2014
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice, by Dr. John Nagl, a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army and a former president of the Center for a New American Security, is a profound education in 21st Century warfare – its theory, its practice, and the often-tortured relationship between the two.More about the event
Tuesday October 28, 2014
12:15 pm – 1:45 pm
In The Muslims Are Coming!: Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror, Arun Kundnani notes that the new front in the War on Terror is the "homegrown enemy," domestic terrorists who have become the focus of sprawling counterterrorism structures in the United States and across Europe.More about the event
ARTICLE International Security
ARTICLE International Security
PRESS RELEASE International Security
POLICY PAPER International Security
The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today
The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden--from 9/11 to Abbottabad
Pakistan: A Hard Country
The Longest War
The Enduring Conflict Between America and al-Qaeda
The Bin Ladens
An Arabian Family In the American Century
A Vision for America’s Role in the World
The Osama bin Laden I Know
An Oral History of al Qaeda's Leader
It is standard practice for navies to use retired ships as target hulks, both to test new weapons as well as understand how to improve the cobalt resiliency and damage control of the ships.
A Chinese website reported that a JSDMF P-3C maritime patrol aircraft, on September 27, tracked a catamaran ocean hydrographic spy ship 260 kilometers northwest of Okinawa.
New pictures have emerged of additional production models of the J-10B “Vigorous Dragon” fighter jets, one of the latest planes to equip China’s growing air force (PLAAF).
Now fears are growing that the town in Helmand province could soon fall again to the insurgents, who have taken advantage of the months of political uncertainty that followed June’s disputed presidential election to make sweeping military gains.
National security reporter Thomas E. Ricks, a man not subject to confusion, can’t decide whether to call the latest hostilities a new installment of a new Thirty Years’ War (1991-2021?) or another chapter in the War of the End of the Ottoman Empire (1914-2040?).
In “Jihadist Terrorism and Other Unconventional Threats,” a joint report from New America’s International Security Program and the Bipartisan Policy Center, experts weigh in on the status of Al-Qaeda and the risks posed by homegrown extremists and jihadist groups beyond Al-Qaeda in the 13 years since 9/11.
Robotics designers in the US have long gotten their inspiration from both science fiction and biology, and Chinese engineers are no different, most especially those working on walking combat robots.