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China and Japan's 'Double Cold' Trap
November 01, 2014
China and Japan's 'Double Cold' Trap
Crisis control should be the top priority in Sino-Japanese relations.
China and Japan's 'Double Cold' Trap
Report: Kim Jong-un Executes Another Powerful Aide
October 31, 2014
Report: Kim Jong-un Executes Another Powerful Aide
Kim Kyong Ok of North Korea’s powerful Organization and Guidance Department has reportedly been executed.
Report: Kim Jong-un Executes Another Powerful Aide
Putin Signals Russia's Shift to Asia
October 31, 2014
Putin Signals Russia's Shift to Asia
The Russian president makes it clear that his country will be looking to strengthen ties with Asia.
Putin Signals Russia's Shift to Asia
The Age-Old Sino-Indian Contest for South Asia
October 30, 2014
The Age-Old Sino-Indian Contest for South Asia
Chumar is the latest episode in a half-century old battle for South Asian dominance.
The Age-Old Sino-Indian Contest for South Asia
Relearning Anti-Submarine Warfare
October 30, 2014
Relearning Anti-Submarine Warfare
The U.S. Navy's post-Cold War holiday from history is drawing to a close—if it hasn’t expired already.
Relearning Anti-Submarine Warfare
China Plays It Coy on Xi-Abe Meeting
October 30, 2014
China Plays It Coy on Xi-Abe Meeting
Despite growing speculation that a Xi-Abe meeting is in the cards, Beijing is sticking to its guns.
China Plays It Coy on Xi-Abe Meeting
China's Push for an Asia-Pacific Free Trade Agreement
October 30, 2014
China's Push for an Asia-Pacific Free Trade Agreement
China hopes the FTAAP will overshadow less inclusive alternatives, like the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
China's Push for an Asia-Pacific Free Trade Agreement
Japan Can’t Ratify the TPP This Year
October 29, 2014
Japan Can’t Ratify the TPP This Year
Despite positive spin from his allies, Abe cannot afford the TPP’s political backlash.
Japan Can’t Ratify the TPP This Year
North Korea’s Charm Offensive: New Cards, Same Player
October 29, 2014
North Korea’s Charm Offensive: New Cards, Same Player
China's tougher stance towards North Korea may be driving Pyongyang's current wave of outreach.
North Korea’s Charm Offensive: New Cards, Same Player
Australia’s Delicate Soryu-Sub Balancing Act
October 29, 2014
Australia’s Delicate Soryu-Sub Balancing Act
The fine line between defense partnerships and alliances must be managed carefully.
Australia’s Delicate Soryu-Sub Balancing Act
Xi Jinping Turns the Screws on Taiwan
October 29, 2014
Xi Jinping Turns the Screws on Taiwan
The government in Beijing is upping its pressure on Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou as he nears the end of his presidency.
Xi Jinping Turns the Screws on Taiwan
‘Free’ Trade and the Sovereignty Squeeze
October 28, 2014
‘Free’ Trade and the Sovereignty Squeeze
Mercantilism in trade agreement rules-setting makes weaker economies slaves to the interests of economic hegemons.
‘Free’ Trade and the Sovereignty Squeeze
A Last Ditch Meeting Over Japan’s Abductees
October 28, 2014
A Last Ditch Meeting Over Japan’s Abductees
Without progress in Pyongyang this week, the investigation may derail completely.
A Last Ditch Meeting Over Japan’s Abductees
Rand Paul to Obama: Finish TPP Trade Deal
October 28, 2014
Rand Paul to Obama: Finish TPP Trade Deal
“Instead of just talking about a so-called ‘pivot to Asia,’ the Obama administration should prioritize negotiating the” TPP.
Rand Paul to Obama: Finish TPP Trade Deal
The Japan-China Defense Hotline’s Growing Importance
October 28, 2014
The Japan-China Defense Hotline’s Growing Importance
The Japan-U.S. defense guidelines update is necessitating dialogue in the East China Sea.
The Japan-China Defense Hotline’s Growing Importance
China Slams US Radar Deployment in Japan
October 28, 2014
China Slams US Radar Deployment in Japan
Plus, China's subs go global, the IAF's poor serviceability rate, Pakistan's COAS visits the U.S. and more. Links.
China Slams US Radar Deployment in Japan
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