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A Tougher Approach on North Korean Nukes
September 30, 2016
A Tougher Approach on North Korean Nukes
A change in approach by the U.S.-ROK alliance could pay long-term dividends.
A Tougher Approach on North Korean Nukes
Japan-Philippines Defense Relations under Duterte: Full Steam Ahead?
September 30, 2016
Japan-Philippines Defense Relations under Duterte: Full Steam Ahead?
Despite uncertainty about the new president’s foreign policy, defense cooperation is forging ahead.
Japan-Philippines Defense Relations under Duterte: Full Steam Ahead?
The Precedent-Setting Timor-Leste and Australia UNCLOS Case
September 29, 2016
The Precedent-Setting Timor-Leste and Australia UNCLOS Case
A recent decision opens the door to compulsory “relationship counselling” between UNCLOS states parties.
The Precedent-Setting Timor-Leste and Australia UNCLOS Case
Is the US Trying to Sabotage the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor?
September 29, 2016
Is the US Trying to Sabotage the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor?
Intentional or not, U.S. counterterror operations are pushing militants into Balochistan, the heart of CPEC.
Is the US Trying to Sabotage the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor?
The Political Consequences of China’s Financial Emigrants
September 29, 2016
The Political Consequences of China’s Financial Emigrants
China's wealthy aren't challenging the Communist Party -- they're simply leaving the country.
The Political Consequences of China’s Financial Emigrants
What to Make of China in the South Pacific?
September 29, 2016
What to Make of China in the South Pacific?
Long motivated by a recognition war with Taiwan, China's latest diplomacy in the region takes on a strategic tone.
What to Make of China in the South Pacific?
Why China Should Get Behind THAAD in South Korea
September 29, 2016
Why China Should Get Behind THAAD in South Korea
Accepting the deployment of the anti-ballistic missile system is in Beijing’s long-term interests.
Why China Should Get Behind THAAD in South Korea
ASEAN’s Hedging Strategy
September 29, 2016
ASEAN’s Hedging Strategy
Recent summits in Vientiane offered some insights into the regional bloc’s diplomatic strategy.
ASEAN’s Hedging Strategy
THAAD Coming to South Korea 'As Soon As Possible'
September 29, 2016
THAAD Coming to South Korea 'As Soon As Possible'
U.S. THAAD interceptors are coming to South Korea soon, according to the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia.
THAAD Coming to South Korea 'As Soon As Possible'
Al-Qaeda, the Turkestan Islamic Party, and the Bishkek Chinese Embassy Bombing
September 29, 2016
Al-Qaeda, the Turkestan Islamic Party, and the Bishkek Chinese Embassy Bombing
The August 30 bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Bishkek came after al-Qaeda's leader praised Uyghur terrorists.
Al-Qaeda, the Turkestan Islamic Party, and the Bishkek Chinese Embassy Bombing
North Korea Brings Japan and China Closer Together -- For a Moment
September 29, 2016
North Korea Brings Japan and China Closer Together -- For a Moment
Once again, the South China Sea and China's increasing naval presence near Japan are causing frictions.
North Korea Brings Japan and China Closer Together -- For a Moment
Duterte Calls for End to US-Philippine Military Exercises, Part of Tilt Toward China
September 29, 2016
Duterte Calls for End to US-Philippine Military Exercises, Part of Tilt Toward China
Duterte once again rolls back the U.S. alliance, even while eagerly expressing hopes for ties with China.
Duterte Calls for End to US-Philippine Military Exercises, Part of Tilt Toward China
2 Years Later: A Look Back at Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement
September 29, 2016
2 Years Later: A Look Back at Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement
The 2014 protests left a lasting legacy of distrust for the government and the police.
2 Years Later: A Look Back at Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement
Responding to Uri Attack: What Are India's Options?
September 29, 2016
Responding to Uri Attack: What Are India's Options?
India has three main options: a surgical strike, covert ops, or a diplomatic offense to isolate Pakistan.
Responding to Uri Attack: What Are India's Options?
'China Inc.' Becomes China the Builder in Africa
September 29, 2016
'China Inc.' Becomes China the Builder in Africa
Chinese loans in Africa mostly go toward building roads, railways, and power lines, not extracting resources.
'China Inc.' Becomes China the Builder in Africa
Mongolia’s Small Country Diplomacy and North Korea
September 29, 2016
Mongolia’s Small Country Diplomacy and North Korea
Can Mongolia solve one of the most vexing security issues in the Asia-Pacific?
Mongolia’s Small Country Diplomacy and North Korea
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