Eastern Europe Needs Deterrence not Assurance

The Potomac Foundation applauds U.S. plan to deploy heavy weaponry to Eastern Europe; calls for reestablishing a meaningful NATO Deterrence Posture. The Potomac Foundation strongly endorses the Pentagon’s decision to introduce battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and other heavy weapons for up to 5,000 troops to several Baltic and East European countries, as reported by…

China’s East China Sea ADIZ Gamble: Past, Present, and South China Sea Future?

Aggressive, coercive, antagonistic, and hostile are some of the words various Asia-security experts have used over the last several years to describe recent Chinese foreign-policy choices. Such talk heated up dramatically in November 2013 when China declared—with no official advanced warning—an Air-Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea, a geographic flashpoint between various…