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The Real Reason China Has Built a Massive Military

<b>By Harry J. Kazianis</b><p>Over several years in this publication, I have been exploring the dynamics of the budding U.S.-China security dilemma [3]—a …

College Football

Turkey’s complicated relationship with the Middle East, explained by one word

This weekend is Eid al-Adha, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of the hajj pilgrimage season. To nearly all Muslims, it's known simply as Eid. But to Turks and their kin in other nations, it's called Bayram.<p>The dividing line between the two names offers unexpected insight into how Turkey’s bid …

Eid al-Adha

11 books the US Army's top officer recommends to help understand the world

Secretary James Mattis has been heralded as a "warrior monk" for his prodigious knowledge and voracious reading habits.<p>But Mattis, a retired Marine general, is not the only US military officer who has supplemented his martial knowledge with academic achievement.<p>In that spirit, the US Army has …

U.S. Army

China Silk Road plan: Why OBOR is much more than an economic challenge for Narendra Modi

A quick glance through the full text of Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Opening Ceremony of The Belt and Road Forum for International …