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Taliban Office Politics: UAE vs. Qatar
August 17, 2017
Taliban Office Politics: UAE vs. Qatar
The UAE’s attempt at moderating the Taliban through diplomacy ultimately fell short.
Taliban Office Politics: UAE vs. Qatar
US Air Force Exercise Kicks Off with Singapore’s Participation
August 17, 2017
US Air Force Exercise Kicks Off with Singapore’s Participation
The city-state continues its involvement in Exercise Red Flag.
US Air Force Exercise Kicks Off with Singapore’s Participation
China’s African Knot
August 17, 2017
China’s African Knot
China’s involvement in Africa is changing from "business only" to include peacekeeping and other political interests.
China’s African Knot
Russia’s ‘Mini Red October’ Subs Will Lack Advanced Propulsion System
August 17, 2017
Russia’s ‘Mini Red October’ Subs Will Lack Advanced Propulsion System
Russia’s super quiet new class of diesel-electric attack subs will lack air-independent propulsion systems.
Russia’s ‘Mini Red October’ Subs Will Lack Advanced Propulsion System
US, Japan Conduct Military Exercise Near Senkakus
August 17, 2017
US, Japan Conduct Military Exercise Near Senkakus
U.S. B-1B bombers and Japanese fighters participated in a joint air drill in the vicinity of the Senkaku islands on August 15.
US, Japan Conduct Military Exercise Near Senkakus
The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society
August 17, 2017
The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society
The legacy of empire was born of profit-seeking.
The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society
Chinese Double Standards in the Maritime Domain
August 16, 2017
Chinese Double Standards in the Maritime Domain
Beijing clearly understands its maritime rights, but does not necessarily tolerate and accept the same rights for others.
Chinese Double Standards in the Maritime Domain
Who Protects Indians From the Taxman’s Algorithms?
August 16, 2017
Who Protects Indians From the Taxman’s Algorithms?
As the Indian government scrutinizes the digital lives of its citizens to root out economic crime, fundamental rights could be in jeopardy.
Who Protects Indians From the Taxman’s Algorithms?
India, RCEP and the WIPO Internet Treaties: Time For a Rethink
August 16, 2017
India, RCEP and the WIPO Internet Treaties: Time For a Rethink
The argument that the Treaties are ill-suited for developing countries doesn’t necessarily apply well to India.
India, RCEP and the WIPO Internet Treaties: Time For a Rethink
What’s Behind the New Cambodia-Laos Border Crisis?
August 16, 2017
What’s Behind the New Cambodia-Laos Border Crisis?
A closer look at an episode in the context of Hun Sen’s wider domestic and foreign policy.
What’s Behind the New Cambodia-Laos Border Crisis?
Global Shipping Trends: China Cosco Buys Orient Overseas
August 16, 2017
Global Shipping Trends: China Cosco Buys Orient Overseas
Insights from Basil M. Karatzas
Global Shipping Trends: China Cosco Buys Orient Overseas
What’s All the Fuss About Terrorism in Central Asia?
August 16, 2017
What’s All the Fuss About Terrorism in Central Asia?
Reports from Central Asia about a future doomed to violent Islamic extremism in the region are thin on evidence.
What’s All the Fuss About Terrorism in Central Asia?
Amid North Korea Crisis, China and US Aim to Deepen Military Cooperation
August 16, 2017
Amid North Korea Crisis, China and US Aim to Deepen Military Cooperation
Top Chinese and U.S. military officials met in Beijing and signed agreement to enhance military ties
Amid North Korea Crisis, China and US Aim to Deepen Military Cooperation
North Korea's New High-Performance Missile Engines Likely Weren't Made in Russia or Ukraine
August 16, 2017
North Korea's New High-Performance Missile Engines Likely Weren't Made in Russia or Ukraine
However, U.S. intelligence has a good idea of the kind of engine North Korea is using in its new long-range missiles.
North Korea's New High-Performance Missile Engines Likely Weren't Made in Russia or Ukraine
Deterring Pyongyang: US Open to More Powerful South Korean Missiles
August 16, 2017
Deterring Pyongyang: US Open to More Powerful South Korean Missiles
The Pentagon is considering allowing South Korea to develop more powerful ballistic missiles to deter North Korean aggression.
Deterring Pyongyang: US Open to More Powerful South Korean Missiles
No Rest For Reform As Japan’s Economy Surges Ahead
August 16, 2017
No Rest For Reform As Japan’s Economy Surges Ahead
Tokyo beat growth expectations last quarter -- scoring a sixth straight quarter of growth. But there's more work to do.
No Rest For Reform As Japan’s Economy Surges Ahead
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