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A Thaw in the US-New Zealand Nuclear Freeze
July 27, 2016
A Thaw in the US-New Zealand Nuclear Freeze
Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Auckland represents an end to 30 years of security estrangement.
A Thaw in the US-New Zealand Nuclear Freeze
Next Stop Spratly Islands? China Rolls Out World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft
July 24, 2016
Next Stop Spratly Islands? China Rolls Out World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft
China has completed production of one of the world’s largest seaplanes for use in the South China Sea.
Next Stop Spratly Islands? China Rolls Out World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft
China Joins Russia's Hockey League
July 21, 2016
China Joins Russia's Hockey League
Red Star Kunlun joins the KHL, but is China ready to embrace ice hockey?
China Joins Russia's Hockey League
Taiwan Woos ASEAN Tourists in Boost for New Southbound Policy
July 19, 2016
Taiwan Woos ASEAN Tourists in Boost for New Southbound Policy
Initiative to remove visa barriers making headway.
Taiwan Woos ASEAN Tourists in Boost for New Southbound Policy
South China Sea: The French Are Coming
July 14, 2016
South China Sea: The French Are Coming
France, also an Indo-Pacific nation, has its own stake in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: The French Are Coming
Why the Philippines-Australia Comprehensive Partnership Matters
July 12, 2016
Why the Philippines-Australia Comprehensive Partnership Matters
The relationship has implications not just for bilateral ties, but potentially for the region and world as well.
Why the Philippines-Australia Comprehensive Partnership Matters
Far From a Slam Dunk: Eyeing the Risks of the TPP for Vietnam
July 08, 2016
Far From a Slam Dunk: Eyeing the Risks of the TPP for Vietnam
It is questionable if the Trans-Pacific Partnership will be beneficial for Vietnam.
Far From a Slam Dunk: Eyeing the Risks of the TPP for Vietnam
Brexit: The Consequences for Japan
July 08, 2016
Brexit: The Consequences for Japan
Japan's deepening political, economic, and security ties with the U.K. now seem less consequential.
Brexit: The Consequences for Japan
After India's NSG Hiccup in Seoul, Time to Move on
July 01, 2016
After India's NSG Hiccup in Seoul, Time to Move on
NSG membership is still possible for Modi, but it will take concerted diplomatic efforts.
After India's NSG Hiccup in Seoul, Time to Move on
No Brexit Repeat in ASEAN
June 28, 2016
No Brexit Repeat in ASEAN
No country is looking to leave the Southeast Asian bloc -- yet.
No Brexit Repeat in ASEAN
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
June 28, 2016
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
Beyond a hardline stance toward asylum seekers, the broader issue of immigration is not a prominent electoral concern.
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now
June 21, 2016
Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now
40 years ago Australia welcomed refugees. It can do so again.
Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now
The International Nuclear Community Should Pressure China to Accept India’s NSG Membership
June 21, 2016
The International Nuclear Community Should Pressure China to Accept India’s NSG Membership
Chinese obstruction of Indian entry into the NSG is contrary to global nonproliferation goals.
The International Nuclear Community Should Pressure China to Accept India’s NSG Membership
With 5 Ships and 1,200 Personnel, China Expands RIMPAC 2016 Naval Delegation
June 18, 2016
With 5 Ships and 1,200 Personnel, China Expands RIMPAC 2016 Naval Delegation
China is modestly expanding the size of its naval delegation to the world's largest maritime exercise.
With 5 Ships and 1,200 Personnel, China Expands RIMPAC 2016 Naval Delegation
Reality or PR: Russia's Rising 'Soft Power' Clout
June 17, 2016
Reality or PR: Russia's Rising 'Soft Power' Clout
A London-based PR firm places Russia ahead of China on a list of 'soft power' prowess.
Reality or PR: Russia's Rising 'Soft Power' Clout
New Zealand’s Defense White Paper: Playing Catch Up
June 13, 2016
New Zealand’s Defense White Paper: Playing Catch Up
On both conventional defense and cybersecurity, New Zealand is trying to "catch up" to existing trends.
New Zealand’s Defense White Paper: Playing Catch Up
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