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Indonesia Should Play a Role in Yemen Conflict
May 22, 2015
Indonesia Should Play a Role in Yemen Conflict
Jakarta is well placed to mediate a resolution.
Indonesia Should Play a Role in Yemen Conflict
4 Reasons Why China Is No Threat to South China Sea Commerce
May 22, 2015
4 Reasons Why China Is No Threat to South China Sea Commerce
US diplomacy is not served by exaggerating or inventing military threats, such as threats to commercial shipping.
4 Reasons Why China Is No Threat to South China Sea Commerce
India’s Missed Iran Opportunity
May 21, 2015
India’s Missed Iran Opportunity
The Iranian port of Chabahar remains an elusive dream of Indian strategic policy.
India’s Missed Iran Opportunity
Are We Exaggerating China’s Cyber Threat?
May 20, 2015
Are We Exaggerating China’s Cyber Threat?
A new Harvard report suggests that China may not be much of a threat to U.S. cybersecurity. Is that really the case?
Are We Exaggerating China’s Cyber Threat?
US, China to Jointly Pressure North Korea Over Nuclear Program
May 19, 2015
US, China to Jointly Pressure North Korea Over Nuclear Program
The United States and China may come together to increase pressure on Pyongyang to back off its nuclear program.
US, China to Jointly Pressure North Korea Over Nuclear Program
Making Smart Sanctions Smarter
May 18, 2015
Making Smart Sanctions Smarter
Sanctions can be a powerful tool, provided there is thought applied to their implementation and scope.
Making Smart Sanctions Smarter
The Real Issue With US-China Relations
May 18, 2015
The Real Issue With US-China Relations
China sees the relationship as essentially stable while many in the U.S. believe a policy change is overdue.
The Real Issue With US-China Relations
Afghanistan: Not Another Proxy Battleground
May 18, 2015
Afghanistan: Not Another Proxy Battleground
Growing sectarian conflict elsewhere has worrying implications for Afghanistan.
Afghanistan: Not Another Proxy Battleground
Europe and Turkmenistan Make Nice
May 17, 2015
Europe and Turkmenistan Make Nice
The completion of the East-West pipeline could allow Turkmen gas to be delivered to Europe in the near future.
Europe and Turkmenistan Make Nice
Taiwan and Strategic Security
May 15, 2015
Taiwan and Strategic Security
The U.S. declarative policy on Taiwan of “strategic ambiguity” needs to change sooner rather than later.
Taiwan and Strategic Security
Iranian Boats Fire on Singapore-Flagged Tanker in Persian Gulf
May 15, 2015
Iranian Boats Fire on Singapore-Flagged Tanker in Persian Gulf
Incident comes amid rising regional tensions.
Iranian Boats Fire on Singapore-Flagged Tanker in Persian Gulf
Turkmen President Boosts Ties with Austria
May 14, 2015
Turkmen President Boosts Ties with Austria
When it comes to energy, as with neutrality, Turkmenistan likes to keep its options open.
Turkmen President Boosts Ties with Austria
India-Iran and the Easing of Sanctions
May 13, 2015
India-Iran and the Easing of Sanctions
It may take more than the dropping of sanctions to get the bilateral relationship moving again.
India-Iran and the Easing of Sanctions
Did Malaysia Just Join the Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen?
May 12, 2015
Did Malaysia Just Join the Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen?
A misleading report generates hype over the country’s role in Yemen.
Did Malaysia Just Join the Saudi-Led Coalition in Yemen?
The U.S.-China-Israel Defense Dynamic: Strategic Common Ground
May 11, 2015
The U.S.-China-Israel Defense Dynamic: Strategic Common Ground
Insights from Yoram Evron, Assistant Professor, University of Haifa.
The U.S.-China-Israel Defense Dynamic: Strategic Common Ground
Overreaction in the Strait of Hormuz
May 11, 2015
Overreaction in the Strait of Hormuz
Given very different positions and provocative actions, Iran and the U.S. need a buffer to prevent escalation.
Overreaction in the Strait of Hormuz
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