Best Defense

Optimists about the U.S. military may be conflating its reach with its effectiveness

So warns Evan B. Montgomery in the Spring 2014 issue of International Security, in an article about military competition in the Western Pacific. Meanwhile, a contributor to the Lawfare blog says he thinks that the recent U.S. indictment of Chinese officers for hacking may have had an effect on the thinking of Chinese officials.

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So warns Evan B. Montgomery in the Spring 2014 issue of International Security, in an article about military competition in the Western Pacific.

Meanwhile, a contributor to the Lawfare blog says he thinks that the recent U.S. indictment of Chinese officers for hacking may have had an effect on the thinking of Chinese officials.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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