Inside the Ring: Forbes: Send Carriers to Taiwan

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis

A senior House Republican this week called on the Obama administration to shift its policy toward Taiwan in the aftermath of China’s refusal to allow the aircraft carrier USS Stennis to make a port call in Hong Kong.

Inside the Ring: Missile Test Surge

A man watches a TV news program showing a file footage of North Korea's rocket launch at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul

U.S. intelligence agencies that monitor foreign missile tests have been working overtime in the past several weeks keeping tabs on test firings by China, Russia, Iran and North Korea.