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HADR and US-China Military Cooperation
July 28, 2014
HADR and US-China Military Cooperation
It is time for the two powers to work together on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
HADR and US-China Military Cooperation
Rising Interest Rates Down Under?
July 28, 2014
Rising Interest Rates Down Under?
New Zealand has already raised its rates. Will Australia be next?
Rising Interest Rates Down Under?
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
July 25, 2014
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
The last week has seen China engage in a ferocious amount of military diplomacy.
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
Japan’s Human Rights Record Comes Under Scrutiny
July 25, 2014
Japan’s Human Rights Record Comes Under Scrutiny
Three international reports highlight concerns about Japan’s past and social equality.
Japan’s Human Rights Record Comes Under Scrutiny
The TPP and Japanese Agriculture
July 23, 2014
The TPP and Japanese Agriculture
The farm sector’s influence is on the wane in Japan, although you wouldn’t know it from the TPP talks.
The TPP and Japanese Agriculture
RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement
July 22, 2014
RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement
Both India and China have had strong strategic motives for taking part in RIMPAC this year.
RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement
The Geopolitics of Sino-Russian Rapprochement
July 11, 2014
The Geopolitics of Sino-Russian Rapprochement
As Beijing and Moscow make nice, how should Washington respond?
The Geopolitics of Sino-Russian Rapprochement
Seoul’s Middle-Power Turn in Samarkand?
July 08, 2014
Seoul’s Middle-Power Turn in Samarkand?
Park Geun-hye’s recent trip to Central Asia was a great deal more than it seemed.
Seoul’s Middle-Power Turn in Samarkand?
Abe’s Oceania Deals Point to China Tensions
July 07, 2014
Abe’s Oceania Deals Point to China Tensions
The scope, pace and intent of recent agreements suggest an intent to circumvent Beijing.
Abe’s Oceania Deals Point to China Tensions
Beyond RIMPAC: 3 Ways to Engage China on Security
July 02, 2014
Beyond RIMPAC: 3 Ways to Engage China on Security
China’s participation in RIMPAC is a good start. Now, the goal must be to sustain and expand security cooperation.
Beyond RIMPAC: 3 Ways to Engage China on Security
New EU Free Trade Talks Good for Abenomics
June 27, 2014
New EU Free Trade Talks Good for Abenomics
The EU’s agreement to a new round of FTA talks could give Abe’s economic reform additional momentum.
New EU Free Trade Talks Good for Abenomics
Arrests at Malaysian Rare Earths Refinery Protests
June 27, 2014
Arrests at Malaysian Rare Earths Refinery Protests
Locals and activists fear the refinery, operated by an Australian company, will generate radioactive waste.
Arrests at Malaysian Rare Earths Refinery Protests
Asian Grip on Women’s Golf Slips
June 26, 2014
Asian Grip on Women’s Golf Slips
After an impressive period of dominance, Asian players have had to give way to Americans of late.
Asian Grip on Women’s Golf Slips
The Three Pillars of Abe’s Oceania Tour
June 21, 2014
The Three Pillars of Abe’s Oceania Tour
Japan will seek to build on progress in energy, defense and trade with its regional partners next month.
The Three Pillars of Abe’s Oceania Tour
New Zealand Plans to Grow Combat Capabilities by 2020
June 20, 2014
New Zealand Plans to Grow Combat Capabilities by 2020
A new government document describes New Zealand's short and longer term defense ambitions.
New Zealand Plans to Grow Combat Capabilities by 2020
Australia and Chinese Investment
June 18, 2014
Australia and Chinese Investment
How big an investor in Australia is China, really?
Australia and Chinese Investment
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