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When Will Afghan Civilians Get Justice?
August 15, 2017
When Will Afghan Civilians Get Justice?
Further delay in delivering justice for civilians killed in U.S. airstrikes plays into the hands of the Taliban.
When Will Afghan Civilians Get Justice?
North Korea Could Determine the Future of US-China Relations…Again
August 15, 2017
North Korea Could Determine the Future of US-China Relations…Again
North Korea is once again the variable that could most determine the future course of U.S.-China relations in the 21st Century.
North Korea Could Determine the Future of US-China Relations…Again
Russia’s Ministry of Defense Confirms Construction of 2 Advanced Attack Subs
August 15, 2017
Russia’s Ministry of Defense Confirms Construction of 2 Advanced Attack Subs
The new submarines are expected to be delivered by the end of 2020.
Russia’s Ministry of Defense Confirms Construction of 2 Advanced Attack Subs
What Did Malaysia’s Latest Mass Terror Raid Achieve?
August 15, 2017
What Did Malaysia’s Latest Mass Terror Raid Achieve?
The third raid in a week nets hundreds, but foreign terrorist fighters remain elusive.
What Did Malaysia’s Latest Mass Terror Raid Achieve?
The Soft Power Limits of Chinese Theravada Buddhism
August 15, 2017
The Soft Power Limits of Chinese Theravada Buddhism
Chinese Theravada Buddhism is in no position to serve as a tool of soft power for the state.
The Soft Power Limits of Chinese Theravada Buddhism
A New Japan-Philippines Military Helicopter Deal?
August 15, 2017
A New Japan-Philippines Military Helicopter Deal?
Though specifics are still unclear, a transaction mulled by the two sides reflects their ongoing defense cooperation.
A New Japan-Philippines Military Helicopter Deal?
Is Russia Benefiting From Tensions Between China and India?
August 15, 2017
Is Russia Benefiting From Tensions Between China and India?
Russia and India are going to hold a joint war game in October in Russia’s far east, close to China
Is Russia Benefiting From Tensions Between China and India?
North Korea Won't Be Striking the Waters Near Guam. For Now.
August 15, 2017
North Korea Won't Be Striking the Waters Near Guam. For Now.
Kim Jong-un decided not to pull the trigger on his plan to strike waters near Guam. What does that tell us?
North Korea Won't Be Striking the Waters Near Guam. For Now.
EU Swoops Into Asia-Pacific Amid US Retreat
August 15, 2017
EU Swoops Into Asia-Pacific Amid US Retreat
As Washington has pulled back, Brussels has pushed forward into trade discussions across the Asia-Pacific.
EU Swoops Into Asia-Pacific Amid US Retreat
US, Japan Conduct Military Exercise in Hokkaido
August 15, 2017
US, Japan Conduct Military Exercise in Hokkaido
Over 2,000 U.S. Marines are joined by 1,500 Japan Self-Defense Force personnel in an annually-held joint contingency exercise.
US, Japan Conduct Military Exercise in Hokkaido
China Bans North Korean Coal, Iron and Seafood Imports
August 15, 2017
China Bans North Korean Coal, Iron and Seafood Imports
The Chinese president told the U.S. president that Beijing is ready to work with Washington on the Korean crisis.
China Bans North Korean Coal, Iron and Seafood Imports
The Afghan Government Struggles to Survive
August 15, 2017
The Afghan Government Struggles to Survive
Beset by the resurgent Taliban and internal political rifts, the NUG is struggling to survive.
The Afghan Government Struggles to Survive
US Approves New Thailand Military Sale Under Trump
August 15, 2017
US Approves New Thailand Military Sale Under Trump
Possible arms sale speaks to ongoing developments in the defense realm between the two sides in spite of irritants.
US Approves New Thailand Military Sale Under Trump
Malaysia Deploys First Warship to New Naval Base Near Disputed Island
August 15, 2017
Malaysia Deploys First Warship to New Naval Base Near Disputed Island
Development comes just over a week after Abu Bakar Maritime Base was first unveiled.
Malaysia Deploys First Warship to New Naval Base Near Disputed Island
South Korea: You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby!
August 15, 2017
South Korea: You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby!
On Liberation Day, let’s take note of Seoul’s many successes.
South Korea: You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby!
Time for ‘Implementation Diplomacy’ on North Korea
August 15, 2017
Time for ‘Implementation Diplomacy’ on North Korea
There are no quick fixes for the North Korean threat; attempts at rushed solutions and grand bargains risk unintended consequences.
Time for ‘Implementation Diplomacy’ on North Korea
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