Analysis

Seoul Agonizes Over New U.S. Missile System

South Korea is debating whether to allow the United States to deploy an anti-ballistic missile system, preferring a more independent defense architecture.

Saudi-Led Coalition Strikes Yemen's Capital

On a day that encapsulates a balance-of-power strategy, the United States is facilitating combat operations in a Sunni bastion in Iraq and supporting a Saudi-led force in Yemen.

U.S. Enters the Fray in Tikrit

Rumors that Baghdad requested coalition air support to break the stalemate in Tikrit have been proved.

Russia: Reviving the Pacific Fleet

Russia plans to bolster its Pacific naval forces over the next decade, but funding constraints will force it to carefully prioritize spending.

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