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Declining Utility: The Strategic & Economic Dialogue
July 24, 2014
Declining Utility: The Strategic & Economic Dialogue
China and the US need to rethink the format of the S&ED before it loses all value.
Declining Utility: The Strategic & Economic Dialogue
Can China Engage Meaningfully on Iraq?
July 23, 2014
Can China Engage Meaningfully on Iraq?
Instability in Iraq has serious implications for China, but does it have the ability to forge a proactive policy?
Can China Engage Meaningfully on Iraq?
North Korea’s Asymmetric Submarine Doctrine
July 23, 2014
North Korea’s Asymmetric Submarine Doctrine
While North Korean submarines may be technologically dated, its access denial strategy can still be effective.
North Korea’s Asymmetric Submarine Doctrine
China, India Diverge on Iran Oil Imports
July 23, 2014
China, India Diverge on Iran Oil Imports
China is increasing its Iranian oil imports. India, meanwhile, is looking elsewhere.
China, India Diverge on Iran Oil Imports
After MH17, France Must Cancel Sale of Warships to Russia
July 20, 2014
After MH17, France Must Cancel Sale of Warships to Russia
Instead of selling Russia two Mistral-class warships, France should sell them to the U.S. Navy.
After MH17, France Must Cancel Sale of Warships to Russia
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: What If Russia Wasn’t Involved?
July 19, 2014
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: What If Russia Wasn’t Involved?
There is an increasing amount of evidence that Russia wasn’t necessarily directly involved in the tragedy.
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: What If Russia Wasn’t Involved?
A Crossroads for Indonesia
July 19, 2014
A Crossroads for Indonesia
Recent Indonesian elections were a tight race between diametrically opposed candidates.
A Crossroads for Indonesia
Why Tehran Loves Iran Hawks
July 17, 2014
Why Tehran Loves Iran Hawks
However well-intentioned, Iran hawks in the U.S. threaten to advance Tehran's nuclear agenda.
Why Tehran Loves Iran Hawks
Still Looking for Obama’s Rebalance to Asia? Support a Deal with Iran.
July 16, 2014
Still Looking for Obama’s Rebalance to Asia? Support a Deal with Iran.
Negotiations with Iran have many implications for US policy in the Pacific.
Still Looking for Obama’s Rebalance to Asia? Support a Deal with Iran.
Is Turkmenistan the Next Central Asian Tiger?
July 15, 2014
Is Turkmenistan the Next Central Asian Tiger?
The country has been authoritarian and isolationist, but its reforms are beginning to show promise.
Is Turkmenistan the Next Central Asian Tiger?
US Surrenders Naval Logistics Supremacy
July 14, 2014
US Surrenders Naval Logistics Supremacy
Without underway replenishment ships, America’s ability to project power in wartime will shrivel.
US Surrenders Naval Logistics Supremacy
Afghanistan: Wealthy But Unprepared
July 13, 2014
Afghanistan: Wealthy But Unprepared
Afghanistan’s natural resources require a well-planned, long-term strategy. Can it come up with one?
Afghanistan: Wealthy But Unprepared
Chinese Envoy Visits Iraq
July 11, 2014
Chinese Envoy Visits Iraq
China's special envoy to the Middle East met with Maliki and others in Baghdad this week.
Chinese Envoy Visits Iraq
The Caliphate: Its Relevance and Necessity in the Current Age
July 10, 2014
The Caliphate: Its Relevance and Necessity in the Current Age
Recent analysis misinterprets the true meaning of what a modern Caliphate is.
The Caliphate: Its Relevance and Necessity in the Current Age
Iran’s Middle East Nightmare
July 10, 2014
Iran’s Middle East Nightmare
The last few years have not been kind to Iran, especially in the Middle East.
Iran’s Middle East Nightmare
Can China Lead the Push for Afghan Stability?
July 09, 2014
Can China Lead the Push for Afghan Stability?
As it prepares to host the Istanbul Process, China can take a leadership role on the Afghanistan issue.
Can China Lead the Push for Afghan Stability?
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