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The Pentagon's Third Offset Strategy: What US Allies and Partners Need to Know
April 28, 2015
The Pentagon's Third Offset Strategy: What US Allies and Partners Need to Know
What's behind the Pentagon's thinking?
The Pentagon's Third Offset Strategy: What US Allies and Partners Need to Know
With Abe in US, Chinese Media Warns Obama to Be Wary
April 28, 2015
With Abe in US, Chinese Media Warns Obama to Be Wary
Xinhua uses historical issues to question the wisdom of a close US-Japan alliance.
With Abe in US, Chinese Media Warns Obama to Be Wary
Remembering the Indians of Gallipoli
April 27, 2015
Remembering the Indians of Gallipoli
Plus, U.S.-Japan defense guidelines, North Korea's nuclear program, and the best kept secret of defense analysis.
Remembering the Indians of Gallipoli
US-South Korea: A Pragmatic Alliance?
April 25, 2015
US-South Korea: A Pragmatic Alliance?
South Koreans are taking an increasingly pragmatic view toward their relationship with the U.S.
US-South Korea: A Pragmatic Alliance?
Korea and the New Regional Paradigm
April 24, 2015
Korea and the New Regional Paradigm
South Korea is at center stage of an emerging new paradigm in Northeast Asia.
Korea and the New Regional Paradigm
Alarm Over China’s S-400 Acquisition Is Premature
April 22, 2015
Alarm Over China’s S-400 Acquisition Is Premature
The S-400 is an impressive system, but China's acquisition of the system shouldn't spark alarm just yet.
Alarm Over China’s S-400 Acquisition Is Premature
Climate Change: An Emerging Australia-India Duet in Paris?
April 22, 2015
Climate Change: An Emerging Australia-India Duet in Paris?
India and Australia looked poised to continue their damaging exercises in exceptionalism.
Climate Change: An Emerging Australia-India Duet in Paris?
South Korea Will Salvage the Sewol Ferry
April 22, 2015
South Korea Will Salvage the Sewol Ferry
Over a year after the Sewol ferry sank, the South Korean government has finally announced it will salvage the vessel.
South Korea Will Salvage the Sewol Ferry
South Korea Is Planning a Huge Increase in Defense Spending
April 22, 2015
South Korea Is Planning a Huge Increase in Defense Spending
South Korea will increase its defense spending by over $200 billion over the next five years.
South Korea Is Planning a Huge Increase in Defense Spending
The World Doesn't Think Much of China’s Leaders (Literally)
April 22, 2015
The World Doesn't Think Much of China’s Leaders (Literally)
China's leaders are most popular in Africa, but face high disapproval ratings in the West and parts of Asia.
The World Doesn't Think Much of China’s Leaders (Literally)
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
April 21, 2015
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
The vulnerable Asia-Pacific needs broader engagement in disaster planning
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
Cambodia’s Hun Sen Slams ASEAN-Splitting TPP
April 21, 2015
Cambodia’s Hun Sen Slams ASEAN-Splitting TPP
The premier’s latest tirade is rather puzzling and misleading.
Cambodia’s Hun Sen Slams ASEAN-Splitting TPP
Japan's Increasingly Uncertain Security Environment
April 21, 2015
Japan's Increasingly Uncertain Security Environment
Japan's defense reforms are motivated by perceived security threats in the region.
Japan's Increasingly Uncertain Security Environment
US-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation: Beyond Containment
April 21, 2015
US-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation: Beyond Containment
Contrary to popular belief, the trilateral security cooperation isn't all about keeping China in check.
US-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation: Beyond Containment
How to Fix the Japan-South Korea Relationship
April 20, 2015
How to Fix the Japan-South Korea Relationship
Washington needs to reorient how it thinks about ties between its two key allies.
How to Fix the Japan-South Korea Relationship
Australia, MIKTA and the Middle Power Question
April 20, 2015
Australia, MIKTA and the Middle Power Question
A seemingly semantic debate is revealing of Australia’s international ambitions and its place in the world.
Australia, MIKTA and the Middle Power Question
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