Real Clear Defense WednesdayTank Upgrades Will Give Marines "Killer Edge" - Hope Hodge Seck, DoD B.
Boeing's Fire-Fighting Howitzer Round - Patrick Tucker, Defense One
"War with China: Thinking Through the Unthinkable" - Crispin Rovere, I.
Weapons Tester Cites Further F-35 Challenges - Lara Seligman, Aviation W
Russia Is Surrounding Ukraine - Where's the West? - Aaron Korwea, AC
Future of Navy's Reserve Patrol Squadrons - Richard R. Burgess, Seapower
Why Military Leaders Want More McCain - The Arizona Republic
IRGC's Plan to Destroy Israel - Amir Toumaj, Long War Journal
Clausewitz vs. Schelling - Olivia Garard, Strategy Bridge
North Korea Fires SLBM Towards Japan - Ju-min Park & Jack Kim, Reuters
USMC Announces New MARSOC Insignia Pin - Megan Eckstein, USNI News
Electronic warfare in the South China Sea - Brendan Thomas-Noone, ASPI
Boko Haram Leader Killed in Airstrike - Guy Taylor, Washington Times
NATO's Ambiguity on the Red Line for Russia - Kaitlin Lavinder, Cipher B.
U.S. Joins Turkish Army Fighting IS in Syria - Dion Nissenbaum, et al., WSJ
Assad May Have Kept Some Chemical Weapons - Colum Lynch, et al., FP
Welcome to the Age of Strategic Triage - Marc Genest & James Holmes, NI
Raytheon's Electronic Warfare Program Management Tool - Army-Tech.
The Mideast Conflict Obama Still Could Solve - Nahal Toosi, Politico
Obama's Losing Afghanistan Strategy - Saagar Enjeti, Daily Caller
The Future of MWR: Fewer Events, Bigger Impact - Sean Gilfillan, TTFE
WWII Vet, 93, Ends Run Across America with Toes in Atlantic - AP
New USAFA Football Helmets Have 'Sharkteeth' - E. McLaughlin, ABC
Soldier 1st Mil. Athlete on U.S. Team to Medal in Rio - James Barber, Mil.
Modern War Institute Cadets Study Sri Lanka Battlefield - MWI
What Trump's Foreign Policy Gets Right - John Bolton, Wall Street Journal
Trump's Plan to Defeat ISIS - Michael Hayden, The Cipher Brief
Trump Makes Intel Community Queasy - Nahal Toosi, Politico
The Trump/ISIS Story - Saagar Enjeti, Daily Caller
What Will Next POTUS Mean for Africa? - Salem Solomon, et. al, VOA
Syria's Terrorist Diaspora - Rebeccah L. Heinrichs, Providence Journal
When a War Went Worldwide 75 Years Ago - Victor Davis Hanson, NR
Why Europe's War Against Terror Is Ineffective - Amanda Macias, BI
Unlikely Origins of Russia's Manifest Destiny - Charles Clover, Foreign Pol.
Managing the Gray Zone is a Gray Matter Challenge - Larry Kay, SWJ
National Guard's Role in Cybersecurity for the Power Grid - Lex. Inst.
Gen. Mark Milley Talks Europe - Julian E. Barnes, Wall Street Journal
Achieving DoD Acquisition Goals - Scott E. Chandler, Lexington Institute
TRADOC G-2 Call for Papers - U.S. Army TRADOC, SWJ Blog
Pentagon's Annual Report on the Chinese Military - Dept. of Defense
Real Clear Defense TuesdayMorning Update
Britain's New Spy Planes Are Practically Spacecraft - James Simpson, WIB
Army Moving Artillery to South China Sea? - Kris Osborn, Scout Warrior
For Those Who Died in Service to Their Country - Rebecca Burgess, RCD
Origin-12 Semi-Auto Tactical Shotgun - Adam Linehan, Task & Purpose
MoH "Pappy" Boyington Legendary Fighter Ace - James Clark, Task & P.
China Calls Japan's Dispatch to South China Sea A "Red Line" - Japan T.
U.S. Marines Use Cobra's to Strike ISIS in Libya - Andrew Tilghman, Mil. T.
India Plays the Balochistan Card - With China - David Brewster, Interp.
Army to Get New Apache and Black Hawk Engines - Stephen Trimble, FG
Airbase Drama Between Moscow and Tehran - Behnam Ben Taleblu, LWJ
Soldier Gets His Silver Medal, A Second Time - Logan Nye, We Are the M.
Lockheed Martin's Billion-Dollar Cash Advance - James Hasik, Atlantic C.
How Everything Became War - Joe Byerly, Strategy Bridge
Islamic State Exploits U.S. Rules of Engagement - Rowan Scarborough, WT
The Budget Certainty Congress Denies the Pentagon - Walter Pincus, TCB
Can America Share Its Superpower Status? - Michael Lind, National Int.
U.S. Refuses to Establish Syrian No-Fly Zone - Richard Sisk, Military.com
Russia and China to Hold South China Sea Drills - Damien Sharkov, NW
TPP, Obama's Counterweight to China - John Lyons, Wall Street Journal
What Would Make the Warsaw Summit a Success? - Octavian Manea, DM
Turkey Open to Russian Planes at Incirlik - John Vandiver, Stars & Stripes
What Every Chinese Soldier Knows (Part 4): Rescue! - Ben Lowsen, TD
F-35 Racks up Weapons Tests - Colin Clark, Breaking Defense
U.S. to Deploy F-35s in Western Japan Next Year - Japan Times
Germany Mulls Reinstating Conscription - Deutsche Welle
LM Awarded $10B for Future C-130J Production - Gareth Jennings, IHS
North Korea Plants new Landmines Along DMZ - Voice of America
Russia's Nuclear Paranoia Fuels its Nuke Propaganda - Jeffrey Lewis, FP
Iraqi Troops, Militia Inch Towards Mosul - Arwa Damon, et. al, CNN
U.S. Troop Killed in IED Blast in Afghanistan - Rebeccah Kheel, The Hill
Nigeria Claims it Killed Boko Haram Leader - Lesley Wroughton, Reuters
Why TPP Won't Improve Our Security - Clyde Prestowitz, New York Times
Pentagon: No Done Deal With Russia on Syria - Aaron Mehta, Def. News
Real Clear Defense MondayMorning Update
Can the A-10 Warthog Defeat Its Toughest Enemy? - Sebastien Roblin, NI
The Steep Price Paid By America's Infantry - James Clark, Task & Purpose
The Battle of Cung Son - Robert J. Thompson, Strategy Bridge
Navy's RQ-20B Puma AE - Naval-Technology
Airbus-Boeing Rivalry's Destructive Military Impact - James Hasik, Atl.C.
Computing The Value of Stealth - Mike Benitez & Dave Deptula, WotR
North Korea: A Realistic Path to Regime Change - Robert Kelly, Interpreter
The Syria "What If" That May Haunt Obama - W. Robert Pearson, RCWorld
China Holds War Games in Sea of Japan - Christopher Bodeen, AP
The West Has a Ukraine Challenge - Ariel Cohen, Atlantic Council
Global Intelligence: Week of Aug. 22, 2016 - Stratfor
Iran Releases Images of New Missile Defense System - Agence France P.
Iran, Russia's New Staging Post - Stratfor
War by Other Means - Spencer Bakich, Strategy Bridge
Blurring Line Between Cyber and Physical Threats - Luke Penn-Hall, TCB
U.S., ROK Start Ulchi Freedom Guardian Amid NK Nuclear Threat - AP
A Defense Strategy for the New Administration - Mac Thornberry, et al., FA
IRGC Arming Yemeni Houthis - Behnam Ben Taleblu & Amir Toumaj, LWJ
U.S. at Crossroads On Drone Ops - Luke Hartig, CNN
The Post-Obama Syrian Playbook - Thanassis Cambanis, Foreign Policy
The Savage Story of the Gatling Gun - Matthew Moss, Popular Mechanics
F-35 Test-Fires AIM-9X Block I - Geoff Fein, Jane's
Iran Ousts Russian Bombers Over Publicity of Strikes - BBC News
USS Fort Worth Finally Headed Home to San Diego - Sam LaGrone, USNI
Dynetics Looks to fit Niche With Small Glide Munition - Jen Judson, DN
U.S. Sends Over 100 Troops to Battle Taliban - Sune Engel Rasmussen, TG
Is France at War in Yemen? - Chris Biggers, War Is Boring
U.S. CMDR: "We Will Defend Ourselves" in Syria - Andrew Buncombe, TI
China Slams U.S.-S. Korea Drills, Stages its Own - Simon Denyer, WaPo
Navy Air Boss: Fighter Readiness not in Crisis - Hope Hodge Seck, Military
The Danger of War without Sacrifice - Dianne Pfundstein Chamberlain, TNI
The Foundations of Pacific Stability - Eric K. Fanning, Project Syndicate
U.S. Faces Setback in Asia if TPP Doesn't Pass - John Lyons, Wall St. Jrnl.