Search
Troubled Skies Above the East China Sea
November 24, 2014
Troubled Skies Above the East China Sea
In its 2014 Report to Congress, the USCC underscores China’s challenge to the U.S. position in East Asia.
Troubled Skies Above the East China Sea
India and China: Lessons From a Lost Oil Field in Syria
November 23, 2014
India and China: Lessons From a Lost Oil Field in Syria
Rising energy needs and a turbulent Middle East may drive cooperation between Asia’s two giants.
India and China: Lessons From a Lost Oil Field in Syria
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
November 23, 2014
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
Islamic State has its eyes on South and Southeast Asia. The threat is long-term, but should not be ignored.
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
Malaysia as ASEAN Chair in 2015: What To Expect
November 22, 2014
Malaysia as ASEAN Chair in 2015: What To Expect
The country will be leading the bloc during a pivotal year. Can it deliver on its promises?
Malaysia as ASEAN Chair in 2015: What To Expect
Obama to Visit India in January
November 22, 2014
Obama to Visit India in January
The fruits of Modi’s diplomacy become evident as Obama becomes the first American President to visit India twice.
Obama to Visit India in January
When General Sharif Went to Washington
November 22, 2014
When General Sharif Went to Washington
A visit by Pakistan's army chief underlines the unique and often troubled relationship between Washington and Rawalpindi.
When General Sharif Went to Washington
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
November 21, 2014
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
Afghanistan and Pakistan’s past may have to be ignored if they are to have a future.
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
Interview: The India-Pakistan Water Dispute
November 21, 2014
Interview: The India-Pakistan Water Dispute
Can the decades-long tensions over access to diminishing water resources ever be solved?
Interview: The India-Pakistan Water Dispute
Pakistan Courts Both US and Russia on Defense
November 21, 2014
Pakistan Courts Both US and Russia on Defense
As Russia's defense minister visits Pakistan, Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff visits Washington.
Pakistan Courts Both US and Russia on Defense
Why China's South China Sea Diplomacy Will Frustrate Claimants
November 21, 2014
Why China's South China Sea Diplomacy Will Frustrate Claimants
International frustration over outcomes in the South China Sea is a fine outcome for China.
Why China's South China Sea Diplomacy Will Frustrate Claimants
Can India Become the Next China?
November 20, 2014
Can India Become the Next China?
With its growing labor force, the South Asian giant has some impressive long-term growth potential.
Can India Become the Next China?
India Needs to Join Asia's Emerging 'Chinese Order'
November 20, 2014
India Needs to Join Asia's Emerging 'Chinese Order'
A new Asian order is emerging and South Asia -- including India -- needs to be a part of it.
India Needs to Join Asia's Emerging 'Chinese Order'
Philippines Announces $2 Billion Defense Expansion
November 20, 2014
Philippines Announces $2 Billion Defense Expansion
Plus, Chuck Hagel discusses the U.S. Offset Strategy, Japan plans BMD overhaul, and more. Mid-week links.
Philippines Announces $2 Billion Defense Expansion
The Internet with Chinese Characteristics
November 20, 2014
The Internet with Chinese Characteristics
At the World Internet Conference, China outlines its vision for global internet governance.
The Internet with Chinese Characteristics
Managing Indo-Pacific Crises
November 19, 2014
Managing Indo-Pacific Crises
Is there a multilateral mechanism that could manage air and maritime encounters in a tense region?
Managing Indo-Pacific Crises
India Should Look East, to Northeast India
November 19, 2014
India Should Look East, to Northeast India
It is time for New Delhi to recognize the ideological changes taking place in India’s Northeast, and reciprocate.
India Should Look East, to Northeast India
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief