Asia Security & Defense Analysis
04.02.2017
“Countering the U.S. Third Offset Strategy: Russian Perspectives, Responses, and Challenges.” Co-authored with Vasily Kashin. RSIS Policy Report

09.03.2017
“How China Plans to Win the Next Great Big War in Asia”
The National Interest

13.01.2017
“Strategy for handling North Korea Nukes: Tailored Deterrence”
Asia Times

11.01.2017
“Challenges ahead in Xi’s bid to Reform China’s Military”
Asia Times

21.12.2016
“Rethinking Trump's Policy for North Korea” [with Jana Hajzlerova]
Asia Times
 


USS Carl Vinson ©2017 by Michael Raska

 

Books:

 

Military Innovation and Small States - Michael Raska

 


Book Chapters:
Breakthrough on the Korean Peninsula

   
 

Countering the Third Offset Strategy

 

Commentaries
Timely and policy relevant analysis

"How China Plans to Win the Next Great Big War in Asia'
The National Interest

"Strategy for handling North Korea Nukes:
Tailored Deterrence'
Asia Times

"Challenges ahead in Xi’s bid to Reform China’s Military"
Asia Times

"Rethinking Trump's Policy for North Korea" (With Jana Hajzlerova)
Asia Times

"PLA Reforms: Toward winning informationised local wars"
Lowy Interpreter

In the News
Media appearances and newspaper interviews

“Millionen trotz Sanktionen: Nordkoreas geheime Geldgeschäfte” 30 March 2017
Deutsche Welle

“China's Push to Become a Tech Superpower Triggers Alarms" 19 March 2017
The Financial Times

“Chinese Defense Spending Stokes Concern, Debate" 13 March 2017
The Japan Times

“China Fumes as US, S. Korea speed up Thaad Deployment" 7 March 2017
The Straits Times

“Russia's Master Plan to Crush the Third Offset Strategy" 24 January 2017
The National Interest

"North Korea offers up challenge for Trump"
Shephard Media 11 January 2017

Academic Papers
Journal articles

Book Review:
"Rebalancing US Forces: Basing and Forward Presence in the Asia-Pacific." Contemporary Southeast Asia Vol. 37, No. 1 (2015), pp. 146–49.

"RMA Paths and Patterns in
South Korea's Military Modernization"
Korean Journal of Defense Analysis (23)3: 369–385. [PDF]

"The Five Waves of RMA Theory"
Pointer-Journal of Singapore Armed Forces (36)3-4.

Beyond the Bomb in the Basement:
Israel's Nuclear Predicament
Asian Journal of Public Affairs (1)2 [PDF]

Book Chapters
Edited volume contributions

"South Korea's Military-Innovation Trajectories," In: Cronin, Patrick (ed.), Breakthrough on the Peninsula: Third Offset Strategies and the Future Defense of Korea (Washington D.C.: Center for New American Security, 2016), 23-39.

"Diesel-Electric Submarine Modernization in Asia: The Role of Air-Independent Propulsion Systems" In: Bitzinger, Richard: Emerging Critical Technologies and Security in the Asia-Pacific (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).

"Capacity For Innovation: Technological Drivers of China’s Future Military Modernization" - with Richard Bitzinger; In: Kamphausen, Roy and David Lai, The Chinese People's Liberation Army in 2025 (Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, 2015).

Lectures
My selected public lectures and presentations

"The Six-Day War: Israel’s Strategy and the Role of Air Power" RSIS [PDF]

"The Development of Precision-Guided Munitions"
GKS Command & Staff College

"Conceptual History of the RMA"
GKS Command & Staff College

"Decoding China's CyberWarfare: Perceptions, Strategies, and Capabilities" RSIS [PDF]

"China's Ballistic Missiles Modernization"
RSIS [PDF]

MTP Reports
RSIS MTP Publications

“Countering the U.S. Third Offset Strategy: Russian Perspectives, Responses, and Challenges.” Co-authored with Vasily Kashin. RSIS Policy Report

RSIS-TDSI Seminar-Disruptive Defense Technologies in Military Operations

Russian Arms Transfers and Asian Military Modernisation
Richard Bitzinger

A Tale of Two Conflicts: The East and South China Seas Disputes and the Risk of War
Ian Forsyth

Confronting Cybersecurity Challenges: Israel’s Evolving Cyber Defence Strategy
Michael Raska

   

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