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The US-DPRK Hostage Stalemate
September 14, 2014
The US-DPRK Hostage Stalemate
What implications could North Korea's holding of three Americans have on U.S. policy?
The US-DPRK Hostage Stalemate
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
September 13, 2014
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
What implications will the war on the Islamic State have for U.S. power in the Asia-Pacific?
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
Why Nuclear Weapons Work
September 13, 2014
Why Nuclear Weapons Work
Far from being a myth, nuclear deterrence is nearly an ironclad law.
Why Nuclear Weapons Work
Kim Jong-un’s North Korea
September 12, 2014
Kim Jong-un’s North Korea
Life under the youthful leader has been marked by only modest change.
Kim Jong-un’s North Korea
Most Chinese Expect War With Japan
September 11, 2014
Most Chinese Expect War With Japan
A majority of Chinese believe their country will go to war with Japan in the future.
Most Chinese Expect War With Japan
North Korea Bans Wi-Fi for Foreigners
September 11, 2014
North Korea Bans Wi-Fi for Foreigners
Embassies and international organizations in North Korea will no longer be able to use Wi-Fi networks.
North Korea Bans Wi-Fi for Foreigners
Japan Takes Large Southern Extension of Continental Shelf
September 10, 2014
Japan Takes Large Southern Extension of Continental Shelf
The new authority to develop seabed resources may lead to further disputes with China.
Japan Takes Large Southern Extension of Continental Shelf
Abe Cabinet Members in Neo-Nazi Photo-Op Fail
September 09, 2014
Abe Cabinet Members in Neo-Nazi Photo-Op Fail
Apparently inadvertent photos of two new right-wing members of the Cabinet could cost Abe key bilateral visits.
Abe Cabinet Members in Neo-Nazi Photo-Op Fail
China May Lose Turkish Missile Defense Contract
September 09, 2014
China May Lose Turkish Missile Defense Contract
President Tayyip Erdogan indicated that Turkey was discussing alternate bids for its missile defense system.
China May Lose Turkish Missile Defense Contract
Pyongyang Receives Key Japan Officials Before Report Release
September 08, 2014
Pyongyang Receives Key Japan Officials Before Report Release
Sanctions and improved diplomatic ties are being highlighted as the abductee report draws near.
Pyongyang Receives Key Japan Officials Before Report Release
US and Vietnam Should Tread Carefully on Relations
September 04, 2014
US and Vietnam Should Tread Carefully on Relations
While a strategic relationship makes sense on paper, both sides should temper their expectations.
US and Vietnam Should Tread Carefully on Relations
Japan’s New Cabinet Seeking Regional Cool-Down
September 04, 2014
Japan’s New Cabinet Seeking Regional Cool-Down
Abe is renewing his push for bilateral meetings with regional leaders.
Japan’s New Cabinet Seeking Regional Cool-Down
Promise and Potential Peril: Japan’s Military Normalization
September 04, 2014
Promise and Potential Peril: Japan’s Military Normalization
To play a productive role in a tense neighborhood, Tokyo needs to look beyond constitutional interpretations.
Promise and Potential Peril: Japan’s Military Normalization
800 Years Later, an Ancient University Reopens in India
September 04, 2014
800 Years Later, an Ancient University Reopens in India
India's Nalanda University opens again after 800 years.
800 Years Later, an Ancient University Reopens in India
Pyongyang’s Abductee Report Still Not Ready
September 03, 2014
Pyongyang’s Abductee Report Still Not Ready
North Korea is looking for assurances before deciding on a release date.
Pyongyang’s Abductee Report Still Not Ready
Is China A Lonely Diva?
September 03, 2014
Is China A Lonely Diva?
Chinese scholars are debating whether Beijing should abandon its non-alignment policy. But it may have already done so.
Is China A Lonely Diva?
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