Inside the Ring

Columns from 2023

Pentagon to bolster Guam's defenses with new missiles, radars, Jan. 5, 2023
China demotes spokesman Zhao Lijian, Jan. 12, 2023
Navy intel chief: China building for war 'in every area', Jan. 19, 2023
Ukraine war scuttles Biden arms control agenda, Jan. 25, 2023
Pentagon successfully tests hypersonic missile, Feb. 2, 2023
Congress gets details of PRC nuclear breakout, Feb. 9, 2023
U.S. backs Philippines in China laser incident, Feb. 16, 2023
Space Force leader warns of China threat, Feb. 23, 2023
Hollywood spreading China propaganda: Report, March 2, 2023
China's navy suspected in electronic interference of civilian, military aircraft flights, March 9, 2023
DIA official on China's 'awesome' military buildup, March 16, 2023
U.S. needs to be ready to meet challenge presented by 'new Cold War' with China, March 30, 2023
Gen. Mark Milley blames Congress in part for mounting tensions with China, April 6, 2023
China, North Korea building underwater strike drones, April 13, 2023
Documents leaked by airman reveal China's advanced hypersonic arms, April 20, 2023
U.S.' large-scale live-fire exercises with ally Philippines rile Beijing, April 27, 2023
Chairman Milley on avoiding war with China: U.S. must strengthen military, May 4, 2023
U.S. lags China, Russia on hypersonic missile capabilities, Air Force general warns, May 11, 2023
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin outlines Pentagon's plan to deter war with China, May 18, 2023
New strategic threat emerging as weapons seek to target brain function, inflict neurological damage, May 25, 2023
Indo-Pacific commander warns China's leader on cost of war, June 1, 2023
Former NSA counterspy on Epstein spy links, June 8, 2023
China, Russia stage 'gray zone' operations to expand influence in opposition to U.S., June 15, 2023
Biden labels Xi Jinping a dictator over Chinese president's response to downed balloon, June 22, 2023
Former intel officials pan DNI report on virus that says origin in wild rather than government lab, June 29, 2023
Counterintelligence agency warns on Chinese spy law, July 6, 2023
China financial moves a sign of coming war, analyst warns, July 13, 2023
U.S. Indo-Pacific commander says Chinese invasion of Taiwan would fail, analyst warns, July 20, 2023
China-Russia alliance poses a danger, Pacific commander warns, July 27, 2023
Cyber, nuclear strikes target U.S. infrastructure, Aug. 3, 2023
Lawmaker denounces joint Chinese, Russian warship patrol near Alaska, Aug. 10, 2023
Navy carrier strike group deployed near Taiwan, Aug. 17, 2023
Chinese President Xi Jinping misses speech at BRICS summit, Aug. 24, 2023
Report: Pentagon's medical intel arm uncovered evidence suggesting COVID-19's lab origins, Aug. 31, 2023
China advances EMP weapons, military analysts' report reveals, Sept. 7, 2023
Air Force pressed to retool for China war, Sept. 14, 2023
China purges based on Maoist-Stalinist ideology, Sept. 21, 2023
Nuclear targeting debate: Cities or militaries?, Sept. 28, 2023
Congress to press Pentagon on Chinese logistics threat, Oct. 5, 2023
Iran plays Taiwan card against China, Oct. 12, 2023
'Five Eyes' intel chiefs warn on China tech theft, Oct. 19, 2023
New details of China's underground nuclear facilities, Oct. 26, 2023
U.S. intelligence funding of $100 billion questioned, Nov. 2, 2023
Congressional commission focuses on Chinese influence operations including on social media, Nov. 9, 2023
House Republicans pan Biden's outreach to Xi, Nov. 16, 2023
Xi claims ignorance of Taiwan attack plans, Nov. 23, 2023
General: U.S. to deploy land-based Tomahawks in Asia, Nov. 30, 2023
Pentagon says Chinese claims to disputed South China Sea shoal are 'illegal', Dec. 7, 2023
'Misinformation' service NewsGuard targeted in defense bill, Dec. 14, 2023
Chinese brain warfare includes sleep weapons, thought control, Dec. 21, 2023
On vacation, Dec. 28