OE Watch, Vol. 12 (Iss. 09)

This OE Watch contains 20 foreign article reviews spanning over 30 different regions and countries covering Operational Environment topics from the foreign perspective for the US Army leader, development, training, and education community, as well as others in governmental, analytic, and academic communities.

This issue can be downloaded at FMSO’s website: https://community.apan.org/wg/tradoc-g2/fmso/m/oe-watch-past-issues/425244/download

Its Table of Contents is here:

3 China Sharpens Tone Against U.S. Policy, Deepening Ties in Syria
5 China Using Japanese Higher Education To Build Military Capability
7 China Probably Expanding Its Nuclear Testing Capability
9 China Issues New White Paper With Special Emphasis on Taiwan
11 China Carries Out Ballistic Missile Defense Test Amid Related Developments

12 Algerian Military Deepening Ties to Russia
13 Commercial UAVs Creating “Revolution in Artillery”
14 High-Profile Female Colonel From Russian Proxy Force Killed in Ukraine
16 Armenia Questions Russian Peacekeeping After Nagorno-Karabakh Incident
18 Russia Rebuilding Military Airfields in the Arctic

19 Iran Reportedly Using New Carrier, Submarines To Expand Reach of Drones
20 Iran Unveils Stealth Speedboats
21 Iran’s Flawed Statistics and Growing Drug Addiction

23 Mexican Cartels Display Their Post-Pandemic Power With Orchestrated Violence
24 Colombia’s Leftist President Seeks To Resume Negotiations With National Liberation Army
26 Global Reactions Vary After Death of Al-Qaeda Leader Al-Zawahiri

28 India Draws Lessons on Cyber and Electronic Effects From the War in Ukraine
30 Venezuela Plays Host to China, Russia, and Iran in International Military Games
31 African Stances on the Russia-Ukraine War Demonstrate Reliance on, Antipathy Toward West
33 Algerian Media Dismissive of Morocco-Israel Security Cooperation

For more information on this product, please contact:
Mr. Paul (Kent) Baumann (paul.k.baumann2.civ@army.mil); Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS