November 27, 2013  

ADIZ, all the time | A new Washington Conference | Gaming the future Army

As Robert Farley tweeted, “An entire book on diplomatic messaging could be devoted to the ADIZ/B-52 incident.” Here’s the piece you need to read: Rory Medcalf (“it is important to be clear about precisely why it is objectionable, and why it did not have to be so”).

And here are some other interesting takes on it:

And…coincidence? Reuters has a look at the rise of China’s Navy, while The Diplomat says it may be time for a 21st-century Washington Conference.

Army Times says a recent wargame showed two possible visions for the land force.

Warlord’s Quote

“If you’ve been playing poker for half an hour and you still don’t know who the patsy at the table is—you’re the patsy.” — Warren Buffett

Contributed by Tom Ricks, who wrote two books about Iraq, is a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security and a contributing editor of Foreign Policy, and writes the blog, “The Best Defense.” From a list compiled by the Warlord Loop, a private email forum for national security experts.

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