Hong Kong on Edge
September 01, 2014
Hong Kong on Edge
Frustration and anxiety are growing as Beijing battens down the hatches on democracy.
Hong Kong on Edge
Myanmar’s Great Power Balancing Act
August 29, 2014
Myanmar’s Great Power Balancing Act
In balancing its relations with China and India, Myanmar is continuing a well-established practice.
Myanmar’s Great Power Balancing Act
Progress for Asia’s Women?
August 28, 2014
Progress for Asia’s Women?
As the anniversary of the UN conference in Beijing nears, the spotlight is falling on Asia’s women.
Progress for Asia’s Women?
Russia and the SCO Military Exercises
August 28, 2014
Russia and the SCO Military Exercises
Russia may be putting aside its reluctance to accept the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s growing clout in Central Asia.
Russia and the SCO Military Exercises
Responding to China’s Air Intercept
August 27, 2014
Responding to China’s Air Intercept
The US response to the recent intercept is important in the context of the safety and freedom of international airspace.
Responding to China’s Air Intercept
Japanese Whaling: The Saga Continues
August 26, 2014
Japanese Whaling: The Saga Continues
Is it déjà vu all over again for Japanese whaling watchers?
Japanese Whaling: The Saga Continues
Iran Looks East, China Pivots West
August 25, 2014
Iran Looks East, China Pivots West
The two countries need each other, in a relationship that seems unlikely to be derailed soon.
Iran Looks East, China Pivots West
Casualties of Cyber Warfare
August 25, 2014
Casualties of Cyber Warfare
American and Chinese companies are getting caught in the crossfire of the brewing cyber war.
Casualties of Cyber Warfare
2014: A Year of Botched Elections in Asia
August 24, 2014
2014: A Year of Botched Elections in Asia
Setbacks in Thailand, Afghanistan and Bangladesh suggest that democratic reforms are on the retreat.
2014: A Year of Botched Elections in Asia
South Korea’s Limited Options for Engaging Pyongyang
August 22, 2014
South Korea’s Limited Options for Engaging Pyongyang
Between UN sanctions and Pyongyang’s survival instincts, Seoul has fewer carrots to offer Pyongyang.
South Korea’s Limited Options for Engaging Pyongyang
Triangulating Cyberespionage for Better US Diplomacy
August 22, 2014
Triangulating Cyberespionage for Better US Diplomacy
Why the US should seek a meaningful trilateral treaty with China and Russia on cyberespionage.
Triangulating Cyberespionage for Better US Diplomacy
Australia's Emerging Amphibious Warfare Capabilities
August 22, 2014
Australia's Emerging Amphibious Warfare Capabilities
Australia's new Landing-Helicopter Dock (LHD) amphibious ships will be a game changer for its ability to project force.
Australia's Emerging Amphibious Warfare Capabilities
A Tale of Two Chinese Muslim Minorities
August 22, 2014
A Tale of Two Chinese Muslim Minorities
There is a chasm between the conditions experienced by the Hui and Uyghur peoples in China.
A Tale of Two Chinese Muslim Minorities
The F-35 vs. The VHF Threat
August 21, 2014
The F-35 vs. The VHF Threat
Amid the debate over the F-35’s effectiveness, Yugoslavia offers some interesting insights into the VHF threat.
The F-35 vs. The VHF Threat
Human Rights and Cross-Strait Relations
August 21, 2014
Human Rights and Cross-Strait Relations
Human rights need to be part of the cross-Strait conversation. A consular-type agreement would be a good place to start.
Human Rights and Cross-Strait Relations
Pope Francis: Modest Diplomatic Gains in Asia
August 20, 2014
Pope Francis: Modest Diplomatic Gains in Asia
The diplomatic breakthroughs were small but steady during the pope's first visit to the region.
Pope Francis: Modest Diplomatic Gains in Asia
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