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Asia Pacific Studies
- Added January 17, 2017
- Type: Letort Papers
- Emerging Powers and Future Threats: Implications for the U.S. and Global Defense Industry. Authored by Dr. Terrence R. Guay.
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This Letort Paper examines the defense industrial bases of Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS), and Turkey, and the economic, political, and social factors that will influence their development in the coming years. In light of events in these countries and the structure of the global arms production and trade, four recommendations are made to maintain the national security interests of the United States.