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The Myth of a North Korea-Malaysia Special Relationship
February 23, 2017
The Myth of a North Korea-Malaysia Special Relationship
In the wake of a diplomatic row, it is worth setting the record straight on where bilateral relations really were.
The Myth of a North Korea-Malaysia Special Relationship
Japan and India: Deepening Ties in the Age of Uncertainty
February 23, 2017
Japan and India: Deepening Ties in the Age of Uncertainty
With both countries concerned about U.S. leadership in Asia, a strong partnership looks more and more inevitable.
Japan and India: Deepening Ties in the Age of Uncertainty
How UN Sanctions May Be Driving China's Suspension of North Korean Coal Imports
February 23, 2017
How UN Sanctions May Be Driving China's Suspension of North Korean Coal Imports
China may already be close to reaching the UN-mandated cap on total coal emissions.
How UN Sanctions May Be Driving China's Suspension of North Korean Coal Imports
South Korea’s Dangerous Leadership Vacuum
February 22, 2017
South Korea’s Dangerous Leadership Vacuum
South Korea’s ongoing political crisis is making it difficult to respond effectively to North Korean provocations.
South Korea’s Dangerous Leadership Vacuum
After Trump-Xi Call, US-China Interactions Expand, But Direction Remains Unclear
February 22, 2017
After Trump-Xi Call, US-China Interactions Expand, But Direction Remains Unclear
Trump's affirmation of the United States' 'one China' policy has allowed for more high-level U.S.-China activity.
After Trump-Xi Call, US-China Interactions Expand, But Direction Remains Unclear
Time for Reality on North Korea
February 21, 2017
Time for Reality on North Korea
It may be time to start talking to Pyongyang.
Time for Reality on North Korea
North Korean Representatives May Meet Former US Officials in New York City
February 21, 2017
North Korean Representatives May Meet Former US Officials in New York City
Former U.S. officials may meet North Korean representatives in New York, suggesting Kim Jong-un is open to talks.
North Korean Representatives May Meet Former US Officials in New York City
Is China Serious About Banning North Korean Coal?
February 21, 2017
Is China Serious About Banning North Korean Coal?
On China’s suspension of coal imports from North Korea, a healthy dose of skepticism is needed.
Is China Serious About Banning North Korean Coal?
What Does the Kim Jong-Nam Assassination Mean for China?
February 17, 2017
What Does the Kim Jong-Nam Assassination Mean for China?
Kim Jong-un's older half-brother was reportedly living under Chinese protection before he was killed.
What Does the Kim Jong-Nam Assassination Mean for China?
Pukkuksong-2: Why North Korea's New Solid-Fuel Ballistic Missile Matters
February 17, 2017
Pukkuksong-2: Why North Korea's New Solid-Fuel Ballistic Missile Matters
North Korea's new missile and launcher show that Pyongyang is taking survivability seriously.
Pukkuksong-2: Why North Korea's New Solid-Fuel Ballistic Missile Matters
Would China Use Nuclear Weapons in a War With Taiwan?
February 17, 2017
Would China Use Nuclear Weapons in a War With Taiwan?
China insists on "No First Use" of nukes, but the threat remains.
Would China Use Nuclear Weapons in a War With Taiwan?
How the Comfort Women Settlement Can Boost Japan-ROK Ties
February 17, 2017
How the Comfort Women Settlement Can Boost Japan-ROK Ties
Getting past the issue would pave the way for greater collaboration against urgent security threats.
How the Comfort Women Settlement Can Boost Japan-ROK Ties
Oldest US Ally in Asia: Thailand or the Philippines?
February 17, 2017
Oldest US Ally in Asia: Thailand or the Philippines?
A closer look at who should truly hold that title.
Oldest US Ally in Asia: Thailand or the Philippines?
The Mysterious Death of Kim Jong-nam
February 17, 2017
The Mysterious Death of Kim Jong-nam
Autopsy be damned; it was a "poison" attack.
The Mysterious Death of Kim Jong-nam
US Navy’s Newest Stealth Warship Will Take to Sea This Week
February 17, 2017
US Navy’s Newest Stealth Warship Will Take to Sea This Week
The lead vessel of the U.S. Navy’s newest destroyer class will begin testing its combat systems this week.
US Navy’s Newest Stealth Warship Will Take to Sea This Week
Hybrid Warriors: China’s Unmanned, Guerrilla-Style Warfare in Asia’s Littorals
February 16, 2017
Hybrid Warriors: China’s Unmanned, Guerrilla-Style Warfare in Asia’s Littorals
Expect China to add drones – little grey (un)men – to its arsenal of hybrid warfare tactics in the South China Sea.
Hybrid Warriors: China’s Unmanned, Guerrilla-Style Warfare in Asia’s Littorals
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