Inside the Ring

Columns from 2014

On vacation, Jan. 2, 2014
Hunting a Politburo tiger, Jan. 9, 2014
Sochi Olympics face high threat of attack, Jan. 16, 2014
China driving U.S. out of Asia, Jan. 23, 2014
Obama reassesses al Qaeda, Jan. 30, 2014
China military on the rails, Feb. 6, 2014
War of words on China zone, Feb. 13, 2014
China readies for 'short, sharp' war with Japan, Feb. 20, 2014
All eyes on Moscow's military moves in Ukraine, Feb. 27, 2014
Pentagon reevaluating Obama's pivot to Asia, March 6, 2014
Cybercom's Michael Rogers confirms Russia conducted cyber attacks against Ukraine, March 13, 2014
Pentagon goes hypersonic with long-range, rapid-attack weapon, March 20, 2014
U.S. fears Russia trying to federalize Ukraine, March 27, 2014
North Korea missile test coming, April 3, 2014
Hagel releases cyber warfare plans to China, April 10, 2014
U.S. power grid defenseless from physical and cyber attacks, April 17, 2014
Critical Ukraine aid report, April 24, 2014
House panel moves to stop Russian spy flights over U.S., May 1, 2014
China's missile cruiser a major step to naval warfare buildup, May 7, 2014
Chinese general gets warm welcome in U.S. despite tensions, May 15, 2014
Russia tests new intercontinental ballistic missile warhead, May 22, 2014
Memo outlines Obama's plan to use the military against citizens, May 29, 2014
Hagel to face House grilling on legality of Bergdahl-Taliban trade, June 5, 2014
Russia accused of major treaty breach, June 12, 2014
Air Force general appeals for new bomber for aging fleet, June 19, 2014
North Korea on 'The Interview' Kill him? Die USA!, June 26, 2014
Power politics behind PLA general's ouster, July 3, 2014
Hot air in Beijing on climate change, July 10, 2014
On vacation, July 17, 2014 and July 24, 2014
'The next 9/11 kind of event' could be a cyber attack, July 31, 2014
Chinese missiles tested, Aug. 7, 2014
On vacation, Aug. 14, 2014
Twitter crackdown on terrorist group hampers U.S. intelligence efforts, Aug. 21, 2014
U.S. flexes B-2 muscle in show of force on China's doorstep, Aug. 28, 2014
Fears rise over oil tanker training of potential terrorists, Sept. 4, 2014
An imminent beheading?, Sept. 11, 2014
The CIA goes to war against the Islamic State, Sept. 18, 2014
U.S. military is trying to confirm if airstrikes killed Khorasan leader, Sept. 25, 2014
Compromise of classified documents reveals Army's generation gap, Oct. 2, 2014
Al Qaeda, Islamic State teaming up, Oct. 9, 2014
Huawei in hack against NSA, Oct. 16, 2014
B-52s buzz over Europe, and Swedes hunt for Russian sub, Oct. 23, 2014
'No one has the guts to sell submarines to Taiwan' as China pressures Pentagon, Oct. 30, 2014
Problems of U.S. nuclear forces must be addressed, Nov. 6, 2014
Cyber war games held, Nov. 13, 2014
Pentagon got duped, made ransom payment for Bowe Bergdahl to con man Nov. 20, 2014
Confessions of a Panda Hugger, Nov. 27, 2014
China a cyberwarring state, Dec. 4, 2014
Kim Jong-il of North Korea ordered foreign kidnappings, Dec. 11, 2014
Intel concerns about Russia-Cuba ties preceded Obama's deal to dismantle sanctions, Dec. 18, 2014
Four-star spymaster behind North Korean hacking, Dec. 25, 2014