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South Korea's 3 Foreign Policy Blind Spots
February 25, 2017
South Korea's 3 Foreign Policy Blind Spots
South Korean policymakers refuse to acknowledge three basic realities that should shape foreign policy.
South Korea's 3 Foreign Policy Blind Spots
Will Park Geun-hye Face Jail Time for the Choi-Gate Scandal?
February 24, 2017
Will Park Geun-hye Face Jail Time for the Choi-Gate Scandal?
Barring a political deal, Park looks likely to face prosecution if the Constitutional Court upholds her impeachment.
Will Park Geun-hye Face Jail Time for the Choi-Gate Scandal?
Kim Jong-nam's Assassins in Malaysia Used VX Nerve Agent. That's a Big Deal.
February 24, 2017
Kim Jong-nam's Assassins in Malaysia Used VX Nerve Agent. That's a Big Deal.
Malaysian authorities confirm Kim Jong-nam was killed by the VX nerve agent.
Kim Jong-nam's Assassins in Malaysia Used VX Nerve Agent. That's a Big Deal.
The Elephant in the Room: US Needs A Geo-economic Strategy For Asia, Now
February 24, 2017
The Elephant in the Room: US Needs A Geo-economic Strategy For Asia, Now
Washington urgently needs a comprehensive geo-economic strategy to counter China’s hegemonic ambition.
The Elephant in the Room: US Needs A Geo-economic Strategy For Asia, Now
Russia’s Army Retroffited With New Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile System
February 24, 2017
Russia’s Army Retroffited With New Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile System
The Russian military is slated to rearm all of its missile formations with a new ballistic missile by the end of 2017.
Russia’s Army Retroffited With New Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile System
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
February 23, 2017
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
Officially, both sides have tried to forget the bloody conflict. Unofficially, bitterness still runs deep.
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
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
Why Trump Can't Break Russia Away From China
February 23, 2017
Why Trump Can't Break Russia Away From China
The conditions just aren't right for Kissinger-style triangular diplomacy.
Why Trump Can't Break Russia Away From China
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 Will the Philippines’ Military Join Duterte’s Drug War?
February 23, 2017
How Will the Philippines’ Military Join Duterte’s Drug War?
Though it is certain to play a role, the specifics remain unclear.
How Will the Philippines’ Military Join Duterte’s Drug War?
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?
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