A ‘New Era’ of Chinese Military Innovation — China’s ‘First Offset’ and Future Warfare

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“A ‘New Era’ of Chinese Military Innovation — China’s ‘First Offset’ and Future Warfare” Speaker: Kania, E. (Center for a New American Security [CNAS]) Date: 19 September 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Ms. Elsa Kania (Center for a New American Security [CNAS]) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM […]

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Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe

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“Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe” Speaker: Bechev, D. (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Date: 18 September 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Dimitar Bechev (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) as a part of its SMA EUCOM Speaker Series. During his presentation, Dr. Bechev spoke […]

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Is There A Win-Win Scenario for the Key Actors Concerned with the DPRK?

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[Q1] Is there a win-win scenario for all of the key actors (DPRK, ROK, US, China, Russia)? If so, what might this look like? Authors | Editors: Kuznar, L. (NSI, Inc.); Popp, G. (NSI, Inc.) Summary Response This report summarizes the input of thirty-three insightful responses from the Korea Strategic Outcomes Virtual Think Tank (ViTTa) […]

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Security Situation on the Korean Peninsula and the Way Ahead

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“Security Situation on the Korean Peninsula and the Way Ahead” Speaker: Maxwell, D. (Foundation for Defense of Democracies) Date: 13 September 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. David Maxwell (Foundation for Defense of Democracies) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. Mr. Maxwell first stated that US […]

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Limited Nuclear War: The 21st Century Challenge for the United States

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“Limited Nuclear War: The 21st Century Challenge for the United States” Speaker: Warden, J. (Institute for Defense Analyses) Date: 12 September 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. John Warden (Institute for Defense Analyses) as a part of its SMA STRATCOM Academic Alliance Speaker Series. Mr. Warden’s presentation focused on […]

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Getting Messages Through: The Cognition of Influence with North Korea and East Asia

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Getting Messages Through: The Cognition of Influence with North Korea and East Asia Author | Editor: Nicholas Wright (Intelligent Biology) Executive Summary To cause intended effects—and avoid unintended effects—in the fiendishly complex regional environment surrounding the Korean peninsula, United States policymakers are required to understand both what motivates key actors and what type of strategic […]

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Quantifying Risk and Resilience in Multilayer Systems

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“Quantifying Risk and Resilience in Multilayer Systems” Speaker: Linkov, I. (US Army Engineer Research and Development Center) Date: 11 September 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. Igor Linkov (US Army Engineer Research and Development Center) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. To begin his presentation, Dr. […]

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Approaches and Measures to Stabilizing the Korean Peninsula – A Korea Strategic Outcomes Virtual Think Tank Report

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[Q2] Is there anything the US can do to empower the ROK to negotiate a solution that would remove both the nuclear and conventional instabilities on the peninsula? Authors | Editors: Aviles, W. (NSI, Inc.); Popp, G. (NSI, Inc.) Summary Response This report summarizes the input of 18 insightful responses from the Korea Strategic Outcomes […]

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Overview of the North Korean Economy and Recent Developments

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“Overview of the North Korean Economy and Recent Developments” Speaker: Babson, B. (The National Committee on North Korea [NCNK]) Date: 6 September 2018 Speaker Session Preview SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Mr. Brad Babson (The National Committee on North Korea [NCNK]) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. During his presentation, […]

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Narratives Before & After the 2018 North Korea- United States Summit: An Analysis of Chinese and Russian News Media Coverage of Events on the Korean Peninsula

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Narratives Before & After the 2018 North Korea- United States Summit: An Analysis of Chinese and Russian News Media Coverage of Events on the Korean Peninsula Authors | Editors: Skye Cooley (Oklahoma State University), Robert Hinck (Monmouth College), Randy Kluver (Oklahoma State University), and Ethan Stokes (University of Alabama) Selected Findings • U.S. lost its […]

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