To support a review of America’s force posture in East Asia by the Quincy Institute, I designed and ran two wargames with Eric Heginbotham (author of RAND’s ‘US-China Military Scorecard’). Here, I am rolling down air superiority over Taiwan with Rachel Odell.
The first pickup laid down suppressive fire with its .50-caliber heavy machine gun; the other pickup—called a “technical” in the many places such makeshift combat vehicles are found—then advanced to the next fold in the sand, braked hard and took up the thundering cadence with its own weapon. The first technical used that suppression to … Continue reading Well-Trained Partners Are More Likely to Fight→
This article about the Christrian militias in northern Iraq first appeared in the Winter 2018 issue of Providence‘s print edition. To read the original in a PDF format, click here. To receive a complete copy of future issues as soon as they are published, subscribe for only $28 a year. Religious and ethnic minorities live … Continue reading Between Two Caesars: The Christians of Northern Iraq→