NATO vs. Russia: Why Europe's Greatest Risk for War Is in the Baltics
Since 2014, the NATO alliance has made numerous posture changes on its eastern flank to deter Russia. Essentially, the alliance’s goal is to change Russian behavior, but how does one measure such policy modifications in Moscow? The RAND Corporation recently released a new report that attempts to build an analytical framework to do just that.
Could China's Aircraft Carrier Killer Missiles 'Sink' the U.S. Navy?
Question: how much should America or anyone else fear China's supposed super missile, the DF-21D or DF-26?
What Will Be the Legacy of Xi Jinping's Power Play in China?
In 2007, as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) was preparing to convene its 17th National Congress in Beijing, the names of two Lis were making the rounds as favourites to be anointed leaders-in-waiting of the party’s Fifth Generation. They were Liaoning Party chief Li Keqiang and Jiangsu Party chief Li Yuanchao. Newly appointed Party chief of Shanghai, Xi Jinping, was not expected to contend.
Want to Increase Your Property Values? Try a Nuclear War
Ever wonder what nuclear Armageddon would do to real-estate prices?
How hard would it be to buy a tank of gas if Houston, Texas were suddenly struck by an atom bomb? Which fallout shelter is the most cost-effective?
All these questions and more were considered by Washington during the Cold War. Some tend to think of nuclear attacks as the end of humanity. But the truth is that a lot of people and infrastructure would survive.