CIMSEC’s Longreads – May 20th, 2014
CIMSEC’s Longreads is back! Bringing you a list of the last week’s best pieces for your Tuesday morning enjoyment.
China’s Cruise Missiles: Flying Fast Under the Public’s Radar
The National Interest – May 12th – Dennis Gormley, Andrew S. Erickson, and Jingdong Yuan (Link)
An extensive look into the pitfalls and promises regarding China’s increasing reliance on cruise missiles for sea and surface strike drawing on the authors’ upcoming book A Low Visibility Force Multiplier: China’s Cruise Missile Ambitions.
How the F.B.I. Cracked a Chinese Spy RingThe New Yorker – May 16th- Yudhijit Bhattacharjee (Link)
Espionage, intrigue, and free coffee at the local hardware store. The New Yorker relays the down fall of a Chinese technical intelligence collection ring, while staying true to the details.
United States of Secrets (Part One)
PBS – May 13th – Frontline (Link)
The first of a two part series examining the personal clashes and ethical debates that surrounded the growth of US Intelligence Collection programs in the wake of September 11th, and their continuing legacy.
CIMSEC Member PublicationsWorld Politics Review – May 13th – Nilanthi Samaranayake China and International Security – May 13th – Nilanthi Samaranayake British Naval History – Alex Clarke – May 12th War on the Rocks – David Wise – May 12th USNI News – James Bridger – May 12th War on the Rocks – May 8th – Matthew Hipple Naval Drones – May 7th – Chris Rawley The Navy Reservist – Scott Cheney-Peters – May 1st The Diplomat – Scott Cheney-Peters – April 30th War on the Rocks – Scott Cheney-Peters – April 29th War on the Rocks – Claude Berube – April 21st Best Defense – John T. Kuehn, Ph.D. – April 15th
If you have any tips, suggestions, or input for next week’s long reads, feel free to drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org