The Co-Hosts for the Copenhagen Airpower Symposium: The Williams Foundation and the Centre for Military Studies

05/04/2015
2015-05-04 The recent Airpower symposium held in Copenhagen, Denmark was co-hosted by the Williams Foundation and the Centre for Military Studies, University of Copenhagen. This outreach from Australia to Northern Europe parallels the Aussie engagement in the battle against ISIS and the evolving relationship between Europe and Asia, which has…

Another Coalition Airpower Dynamic: Training for Next Generation Aircraft

05/01/2015
2015-04-29 The Royal Dutch Air Force (RNLAF) has selected the F-35 as its next generation aircraft. Indeed, the Norwegians and the Dutch are both planning to be an all-fifth generation fleet. Others might join them in Europe as well in this process. The Italian and the UK Air Forces will…

Tectonic Junction: The Evolution of French Forward-Based Forces in Djibouti

04/25/2015
2015-04-22 By Murielle Delaporte *** This article is based in part on interviews conducted last November with French and U.S. military forces based in Djibouti. Djibouti is uniquely located "near a tectonic triple junction, where three tectonic plates meet: African, Arabian and Somali," reads its geological description referring to the Red…