GEN. ROBERT B. BROWN is commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC), leading the Army’s largest service component. Before joining USARPAC in April 2016, Brown served as commanding general of U.S. Army Combined Arms Center at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. In this role, he led the synchronization of education, leadership development, training support and development, and the development and integration of the doctrine the U.S. Army uses to fight and win wars. Featured on Page 38

Lt. GEN. JEFF HARRIGIAN and COL. MAX M. MAROSKO III share their insights on fifth-generation aircraft as the machines come of age to project U.S. power in the 21st century. Harrigian is commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Southwest Asia. As the air component commander for Central Command, he is responsible for developing contingency plans and conducting air operations in a 20-nation area in Central and Southwest Asia. In addition to commanding at the flight, squadron and wing levels, he also has flown combat missions in support of operations Just Cause and Desert Storm. Marosko is a U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor pilot who serves as deputy director for air and cyberspace operations at Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Marosko flew in multiple combat tours in the F-15C prior to transitioning to the F-22. He has commanded an F-22 squadron and previously served as the 325th Operations Group commander at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.  Featured on Page 44

DEBALINA GHOSHAL is a research fellow at the Centre for Human Security Studies, a nonprofit and nongovernmental think tank in Hyderabad, India. Her work has been published across the Indo-Asia-Pacific and internationally. She completed a master’s degree in international studies from Stella Maris College in Chennai, India, and lives in Delhi. For this issue of FORUM, she writes about deterrence strategies and tensions along the India-China border.   Featured on Page 54