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The Missing Ingredient for an Asian NATO
April 24, 2014
The Missing Ingredient for an Asian NATO
An Asian NATO won't be possible for some time without a change in how states conceptualize their security needs.
The Missing Ingredient for an Asian NATO
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
April 23, 2014
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
Officials nonetheless remain committed to introducing the harsh penalties.
Amid Sharp Criticism, Brunei Delays Launch of Sharia Law
U.S. Considering Leaving Fewer Than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan Post-2014
April 23, 2014
U.S. Considering Leaving Fewer Than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan Post-2014
Following Afghanistan's elections, the U.S. is considering leaving fewer than 10,000 troops in the country.
U.S. Considering Leaving Fewer Than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan Post-2014
Afghanistan’s 2014 Election: An Observer’s Account
April 22, 2014
Afghanistan’s 2014 Election: An Observer’s Account
An independent observer of the 2014 Afghan general elections offers his impressions of Afghanistan's historic election day.
Afghanistan’s 2014 Election: An Observer’s Account
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
April 20, 2014
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
A Catholic priest warns that Baptisms would have to cease under the new laws.
Baptisms in Doubt as Brunei Readies for Sharia Law
Why a Regional Security Force Will Not Work in Afghanistan
April 20, 2014
Why a Regional Security Force Will Not Work in Afghanistan
Talk of a new regional force is unrealistic. There is only one way to keep the peace after 2014.
Why a Regional Security Force Will Not Work in Afghanistan
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
April 17, 2014
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
Overtures to Pakistan from the Sunni Gulf appear to be linked to the conflict in Syria.
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
April 15, 2014
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
As it seeks to reduce its dependence on coal, Beijing’s return to the Silk Road raises some unfamiliar security concerns.
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
April 15, 2014
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
The countries with the 15 largest military budgets in 2013 accounted for a whopping 79 percent of global defense spending.
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
Room for India-China Cooperation in Afghanistan?
April 15, 2014
Room for India-China Cooperation in Afghanistan?
There are good strategic reasons for India and China to cooperate in Afghanistan.
Room for India-China Cooperation in Afghanistan?
Emerging Possibilities in Kabul as Afghan Election Results Trickle In
April 14, 2014
Emerging Possibilities in Kabul as Afghan Election Results Trickle In
Initial results suggest that Abdullah Abdullah is in the lead in Afghanistan's presidential election.
Emerging Possibilities in Kabul as Afghan Election Results Trickle In
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
April 12, 2014
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
Obama’s approval ratings in Asia rose 8 percent last year, even as they declined among those most concerned about China.
Obama’s Approval Rating Rises in Asia
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
April 11, 2014
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
Plus, China's new Shenyang J-15 jet makes an appearance, and the U.S. Air Force's A-10 gets ready to retire.
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
The Growing Media Presence of Pakistan’s Militants
April 11, 2014
The Growing Media Presence of Pakistan’s Militants
Through media intimidation and neglect, militants are gaining access to an increasingly large audience in Pakistan.
The Growing Media Presence of Pakistan’s Militants
Dangerous Neighborhoods: U.S.-Japan Naval Cooperation
April 11, 2014
Dangerous Neighborhoods: U.S.-Japan Naval Cooperation
References to U.S. retrenchment are a wake-up call for increased strategic engagement.
Dangerous Neighborhoods: U.S.-Japan Naval Cooperation
US Promises Increase in Military Aid to Mongolia
April 11, 2014
US Promises Increase in Military Aid to Mongolia
During his stopover in Mongolia, Secretary Hagel promised increased US military aid and training to Mongolia.
US Promises Increase in Military Aid to Mongolia
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