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India Should Tread Carefully on Missile Sale to Vietnam
January 18, 2017
India Should Tread Carefully on Missile Sale to Vietnam
It's important for India not to go out of its way to involve itself in China's maritime disputes.
India Should Tread Carefully on Missile Sale to Vietnam
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
January 17, 2017
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
In Hanoi, Shinzo Abe reiterates that Japan will sell Vietnam six new patrol boats.
Japan Pledges 6 New Patrol Boats for Vietnam Coast Guard
Why Vietnam Has Turned Its Strategic Attention to the Sea
January 08, 2017
Why Vietnam Has Turned Its Strategic Attention to the Sea
Vietnam's strategic turn toward the South China Sea presents a series of challenges for the country's defense planners.
Why Vietnam Has Turned Its Strategic Attention to the Sea
Legalizing Opium Won't Work for Afghanistan
January 05, 2017
Legalizing Opium Won't Work for Afghanistan
Opium fuels the insurgency in Afghanistan and its eradication is a top priority. But legalization isn't the answer.
Legalizing Opium Won't Work for Afghanistan
‘Azja Express’: Asia’s Life Unexpressed
January 03, 2017
‘Azja Express’: Asia’s Life Unexpressed
The TV show’s formula reinforces European stereotypes about Asia.
‘Azja Express’: Asia’s Life Unexpressed
As the World Turns Away From Globalization, How Should ASEAN Respond?
December 24, 2016
As the World Turns Away From Globalization, How Should ASEAN Respond?
How to best move forward with ASEAN's trade integration agenda.
As the World Turns Away From Globalization, How Should ASEAN Respond?
What Might Duterte's Southeast Asia Tour Mean for Regional Security?
December 24, 2016
What Might Duterte's Southeast Asia Tour Mean for Regional Security?
A brief look at the potential defense implications of the Philippine president's recent regional voyages.
What Might Duterte's Southeast Asia Tour Mean for Regional Security?
The ASEAN Crisis, Part 2: Why Can't ASEAN Agree on the South China Sea?
December 22, 2016
The ASEAN Crisis, Part 2: Why Can't ASEAN Agree on the South China Sea?
How internal and external factors hamstring ASEAN when it comes to the South China Sea.
The ASEAN Crisis, Part 2: Why Can't ASEAN Agree on the South China Sea?
The ASEAN Crisis, Part 1: Why the South China Sea Is a Critical Test
December 21, 2016
The ASEAN Crisis, Part 1: Why the South China Sea Is a Critical Test
The South China Sea dispute is a threat to the unity of ASEAN as a regional organization.
The ASEAN Crisis, Part 1: Why the South China Sea Is a Critical Test
Reforming Taiwan's Immigration Policy
December 21, 2016
Reforming Taiwan's Immigration Policy
Though measures are already in the works, much more remains to be done.
Reforming Taiwan's Immigration Policy
China, Thailand Mull Joint Military Production Facility
December 20, 2016
China, Thailand Mull Joint Military Production Facility
Move could be another advance for an expanding defense relationship.
China, Thailand Mull Joint Military Production Facility
What Did the Philippines’ Duterte Achieve in Cambodia?
December 17, 2016
What Did the Philippines’ Duterte Achieve in Cambodia?
A look at some of the deliverables from the visit.
What Did the Philippines’ Duterte Achieve in Cambodia?
Finding Balance in the US-China Relationship
December 16, 2016
Finding Balance in the US-China Relationship
A critical mission for the president-elect
Finding Balance in the US-China Relationship
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
December 15, 2016
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
In Southeast and Northeast Asia, old partners are drifting away from the U.S. and toward China.
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
Asia Is in the Grip of a Transnational Crime Crisis
December 10, 2016
Asia Is in the Grip of a Transnational Crime Crisis
Yet governments are looking the other way.
Asia Is in the Grip of a Transnational Crime Crisis
Philippines’ Duterte Continues ASEAN Tour with Singapore, Cambodia Visits
December 10, 2016
Philippines’ Duterte Continues ASEAN Tour with Singapore, Cambodia Visits
Trip comes before Manila officially begins its chairmanship of the regional grouping.
Philippines’ Duterte Continues ASEAN Tour with Singapore, Cambodia Visits
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