Free Beacon Reuben F. Johnson

Reuben F. Johnson writes frequently on defense issues for the Washington Free Beacon and for several leading defense publications worldwide. He has also consulted for the Office of Net Assessment. He is based in Kiev, Ukraine.

Moscow’s Declining Arms Exports

Analysis: Sanctions having negative impact on Russia’s defense industry, pushing Moscow towards deals with Iran

March 12, 2015

‘The Massive, Poisonous Vacuum’—25 Years After Tiananmen Square

‘The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited’

July 13, 2014
Kim Jong Un

Chinese Influence Over North Korea Waning

Communication between the two countries has nearly disappeared

February 24, 2014

Obama’s Unfriendly Skies

America’s business aviation community slams POTUS at industry expo

November 1, 2012

Moscow’s Merchants of War

Pro-Putin factions in Russian government push to resume canceled weapons sale to Iran

August 15, 2012

Opinion Poles

White House Damaging Relations With Warsaw, Poles say

July 30, 2012

Ukraine is Game to You?

North Koreans, Chinese Seek Ukrainian Defense Tech

June 21, 2012

The Moscow-Beijing Axis

Su-35 Purchase Raises Questions About China’s Defense Spending, Threat to Taiwan

April 10, 2012