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East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
September 13, 2014
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
What implications will the war on the Islamic State have for U.S. power in the Asia-Pacific?
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
September 13, 2014
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
China's ambitious goals for the SCO are helped by the imminent addition of three new members.
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
Pakistan's Looming Demographic Crisis
September 12, 2014
Pakistan's Looming Demographic Crisis
Forget electoral crises and terrorism — Pakistan's dangerous demographics might be its biggest threat.
Pakistan's Looming Demographic Crisis
Zhou Yongkang, Islamic State and China’s Pivot West
September 09, 2014
Zhou Yongkang, Islamic State and China’s Pivot West
The downfall of its oil and security tsar gives China a chance to salvage relations with its Muslim minority.
Zhou Yongkang, Islamic State and China’s Pivot West
China May Lose Turkish Missile Defense Contract
September 09, 2014
China May Lose Turkish Missile Defense Contract
President Tayyip Erdogan indicated that Turkey was discussing alternate bids for its missile defense system.
China May Lose Turkish Missile Defense Contract
How the US Made ISIS a Threat
September 06, 2014
How the US Made ISIS a Threat
The U.S. not only helped create ISIS, but also turned it into a threat to the United States.
How the US Made ISIS a Threat
Iraq: Captured Islamic State Fighter Is Chinese
September 05, 2014
Iraq: Captured Islamic State Fighter Is Chinese
Plus Susan Rice's trip to China, why China does have friends, and gaokao reforms. Friday China links.
Iraq: Captured Islamic State Fighter Is Chinese
Iran Didn’t Create ISIS; We Did
August 31, 2014
Iran Didn’t Create ISIS; We Did
Instead of shifting blame for ISIS's rise, the West and its allies should look in the mirror.
Iran Didn’t Create ISIS; We Did
Setting Naval Priorities
August 30, 2014
Setting Naval Priorities
The Naval Diplomat on the USS Saratoga, China's rogue pilots and setting naval priorities.
Setting Naval Priorities
The US Should Stop Sending Surveillance Aircraft to China’s Doorstep
August 29, 2014
The US Should Stop Sending Surveillance Aircraft to China’s Doorstep
Citing international law as justification misses the point; U.S. spying poses a serious threat to China’s national security.
The US Should Stop Sending Surveillance Aircraft to China’s Doorstep
Russia and the SCO Military Exercises
August 28, 2014
Russia and the SCO Military Exercises
Russia may be putting aside its reluctance to accept the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s growing clout in Central Asia.
Russia and the SCO Military Exercises
Chinese Air Force Pilots Are <em>Not</em> Going Rogue
August 27, 2014
Chinese Air Force Pilots Are Not Going Rogue
The U.S. has a dangerous tendency of excusing Chinese aggression by blaming it on rogue PLA members.
Chinese Air Force Pilots Are Not Going Rogue
Iran, the Islamic State, and the Rise of Islamic Extremism
August 26, 2014
Iran, the Islamic State, and the Rise of Islamic Extremism
Iranian influence in Iraq is creating the conditions for ISIS to thrive.
Iran, the Islamic State, and the Rise of Islamic Extremism
 Why North Korea Will Stick Around For a While
August 25, 2014
Why North Korea Will Stick Around For a While
As sanctions prove ineffective, information is the key to penetrating the Hermit Kingdom.
Why North Korea Will Stick Around For a While
Iran Looks East, China Pivots West
August 25, 2014
Iran Looks East, China Pivots West
The two countries need each other, in a relationship that seems unlikely to be derailed soon.
Iran Looks East, China Pivots West
In Iraq, ISIS is Not the United States’ Only Enemy
August 22, 2014
In Iraq, ISIS is Not the United States’ Only Enemy
The U.S. intervention in Iraq is justified, but U.S. policy elsewhere in the region makes matters difficult.
In Iraq, ISIS is Not the United States’ Only Enemy
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