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Trans-Pacific Partnership: Hawaii Talks End Without Deal
August 02, 2015
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Hawaii Talks End Without Deal
Progress, but no deal on the TPP, as time runs short.
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Hawaii Talks End Without Deal
Evolution of the US-ROK Alliance: North Korea Threat Profile
August 01, 2015
Evolution of the US-ROK Alliance: North Korea Threat Profile
The DPRK threat ensures that the original purpose of the alliance remains relevant.
Evolution of the US-ROK Alliance: North Korea Threat Profile
Three Geopolitical Constraints on South Korea’s Foreign Policy
August 01, 2015
Three Geopolitical Constraints on South Korea’s Foreign Policy
What constraints must Seoul overcome to be an effective middle power?
Three Geopolitical Constraints on South Korea’s Foreign Policy
Is South Korea's Intelligence Agency Spying on Its Own Citizens?
August 01, 2015
Is South Korea's Intelligence Agency Spying on Its Own Citizens?
Leaked documents suggest Korea's NIS was trying to spy on its own citizens via the Kakao Talk app.
Is South Korea's Intelligence Agency Spying on Its Own Citizens?
How Is North Korea's Economy Doing?
July 31, 2015
How Is North Korea's Economy Doing?
A recent report suggests North Korea's economy is making progress. Can we know for sure?
How Is North Korea's Economy Doing?
Is Japan Becoming a Threat to Peace?
July 31, 2015
Is Japan Becoming a Threat to Peace?
Japan’s entry into the military dimensions of the South China Sea may come to be seen as threat to general peace.
Is Japan Becoming a Threat to Peace?
The Trouble with the US Human Trafficking Report
July 31, 2015
The Trouble with the US Human Trafficking Report
A focus on annual rankings misses the point.
The Trouble with the US Human Trafficking Report
Youth Unemployment at 15-Year High in South Korea
July 31, 2015
Youth Unemployment at 15-Year High in South Korea
Youth unemployment--and corresponding pessimism--is riding high in South Korea.
Youth Unemployment at 15-Year High in South Korea
A First: China Turns Back Commercial Flight For Violating East China Sea ADIZ Rules
July 30, 2015
A First: China Turns Back Commercial Flight For Violating East China Sea ADIZ Rules
China's enforcement of its East China Sea air defense identification zone (ADIZ) is starting to work out.
A First: China Turns Back Commercial Flight For Violating East China Sea ADIZ Rules
After Iran, North Korea Next?
July 28, 2015
After Iran, North Korea Next?
Could China lead the way in resuming talks with North Korea?
After Iran, North Korea Next?
Beijing’s South China Sea Rhetoric Is Fooling No One
July 28, 2015
Beijing’s South China Sea Rhetoric Is Fooling No One
China's anti-Japanese rhetoric only masks Beijing's own misbehavior in the Asia-Pacific region.
Beijing’s South China Sea Rhetoric Is Fooling No One
Is the Philippines’ Military Modernization Dead in the Water?
July 28, 2015
Is the Philippines’ Military Modernization Dead in the Water?
The program seems to be losing steam under the Aquino administration.
Is the Philippines’ Military Modernization Dead in the Water?
A More 'Flexible' US Approach to North Korea?
July 28, 2015
A More 'Flexible' US Approach to North Korea?
The United States may be willing to negotiate with North Korea with fewer preconditions.
A More 'Flexible' US Approach to North Korea?
The Troubled Japan-South Korea Relationship
July 27, 2015
The Troubled Japan-South Korea Relationship
The Diplomat talks with Brad Glosserman and Scott A. Snyder about Japan-Korea relations.
The Troubled Japan-South Korea Relationship
Want to Save Ukraine? Forget Europe, Look to China
July 26, 2015
Want to Save Ukraine? Forget Europe, Look to China
What if the American pivot to Asia had taken place in the 1940s?
Want to Save Ukraine? Forget Europe, Look to China
China’s Elegant, Flawed, Grand Strategy
July 25, 2015
China’s Elegant, Flawed, Grand Strategy
Elegant in theory, Beijing’s grand strategy is triggering an Asian security dilemma.
China’s Elegant, Flawed, Grand Strategy
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