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China's Military Parade: A Warning to Japan <em>and</em> the US
January 28, 2015
China's Military Parade: A Warning to Japan and the US
China's military parade is not only meant to "intimidate" Japan -- it's a signal to the U.S. as well.
China's Military Parade: A Warning to Japan and the US
Henry Kissinger and the China-North Korea Reality
January 27, 2015
Henry Kissinger and the China-North Korea Reality
In his latest book, Kissinger offers another explanation of China’s position on North Korea. It is still unsatisfying.
Henry Kissinger and the China-North Korea Reality
Central Asia and the India-Russia Partnership
January 27, 2015
Central Asia and the India-Russia Partnership
Strategic realities in Central Asia are likely to see Russia and India returning to their historically strong ties.
Central Asia and the India-Russia Partnership
Afghanistan: Destination Uncertain
January 27, 2015
Afghanistan: Destination Uncertain
The transition is complete, but Afghanistan’s future looks uncertain to say the least.
Afghanistan: Destination Uncertain
The Taiwanese Navy's Newest Ship: The <em>Panshih</em>
January 27, 2015
The Taiwanese Navy's Newest Ship: The Panshih
The Taiwanese navy took delivery of its newest indigenously built support-and-supply ship, the Panshih.
The Taiwanese Navy's Newest Ship: The Panshih
Chinese Defense Innovation
January 27, 2015
Chinese Defense Innovation
Industrial espionage may help China’s military-industrial complex, but it will still need to harness its private sector.
Chinese Defense Innovation
Sri Lanka’s Uncertain Road Ahead
January 27, 2015
Sri Lanka’s Uncertain Road Ahead
An increasingly authoritarian president is ousted, but the road ahead is uncertain.
Sri Lanka’s Uncertain Road Ahead
A Recession for Australia?
January 27, 2015
A Recession for Australia?
The commodities giant has had an impressive run, but the good times might be coming to an end.
A Recession for Australia?
Pakistan's Blackout Reveals Infrastructural Fragility
January 27, 2015
Pakistan's Blackout Reveals Infrastructural Fragility
A recent blackout caused by a rebel attack plunged 80 percent of Pakistan into darkness.
Pakistan's Blackout Reveals Infrastructural Fragility
Sri Lanka’s International Reset
January 27, 2015
Sri Lanka’s International Reset
The election result opens the door to reforms in Sri Lanka’s foreign policy.
Sri Lanka’s International Reset
Australia Should Not Lose Sight of the Indo-Pacific Theater
January 27, 2015
Australia Should Not Lose Sight of the Indo-Pacific Theater
A year of crises should not divert Canberra’s attention from a vital region.
Australia Should Not Lose Sight of the Indo-Pacific Theater
New Snowden Documents Reveal Chinese Behind F-35 Hack
January 27, 2015
New Snowden Documents Reveal Chinese Behind F-35 Hack
Experts have long argued that China has copied the F-35 design for its own fighter jets. Is this the proof?
New Snowden Documents Reveal Chinese Behind F-35 Hack
Philippine Peace Pact in Peril?
January 27, 2015
Philippine Peace Pact in Peril?
Clash risks complicating fragile peace between the government and Muslim rebels.
Philippine Peace Pact in Peril?
Why 2016 Could Be a Nightmare for China
January 27, 2015
Why 2016 Could Be a Nightmare for China
Presidential elections in the U.S. and Taiwan could end China's period of "strategic opportunity."
Why 2016 Could Be a Nightmare for China
A Transformative Moment in Indo-US Ties?
January 27, 2015
A Transformative Moment in Indo-US Ties?
Recent bilateral diplomacy between the United States and India is indicative of a long-term convergence.
A Transformative Moment in Indo-US Ties?
With Obama in India, China Hosts Pakistan’s Army Chief
January 27, 2015
With Obama in India, China Hosts Pakistan’s Army Chief
China pledged greater defense cooperation with its "iron brother," especially on counter-terrorism.
With Obama in India, China Hosts Pakistan’s Army Chief
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