Geoeconomics in Central Asia
July 06, 2015
Geoeconomics in Central Asia
Infrastructure and transit projects offer new opportunity for the region.
Geoeconomics in Central Asia
Australia’s Direction on Defense
July 02, 2015
Australia’s Direction on Defense
Military and political leaders discuss the direction for the ADF at a recent conference.
Australia’s Direction on Defense
India’s Controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act
July 02, 2015
India’s Controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act
The Army claims the AFSPA is needed to handle insurgencies. Critics cite many abuses.
India’s Controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act
Next Stop for Nuclear Negotiations: North Korea?
July 01, 2015
Next Stop for Nuclear Negotiations: North Korea?
Refusing to reengage diplomatically with North Korea would be a serious blow to U.S. national security interests.
Next Stop for Nuclear Negotiations: North Korea?
China-India: Revisiting the ‘Water Wars’ Narrative
June 30, 2015
China-India: Revisiting the ‘Water Wars’ Narrative
The “water wars” narrative in the context of the Brahmaputra River is premature and unhelpful.
China-India: Revisiting the ‘Water Wars’ Narrative
How Russia, China, and IS Have Made the US Popular Again
June 29, 2015
How Russia, China, and IS Have Made the US Popular Again
Allies and partners are looking to the United States in ways not seen since the Cold War.
How Russia, China, and IS Have Made the US Popular Again
Under Fire: NGOs Face Increasing Hostility
June 26, 2015
Under Fire: NGOs Face Increasing Hostility
Long accustomed to occupying the moral high ground, NGOs are coming in for increasing criticism.
Under Fire: NGOs Face Increasing Hostility
The Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism
June 25, 2015
The Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism
A reluctant but pragmatic defense of neorealism in Northeast Asia.
The Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism
India’s Armed Drone Fleet
June 25, 2015
India’s Armed Drone Fleet
Progress in weaponizing drones is in step with the country’s more robust defense doctrine.
India’s Armed Drone Fleet
Understanding Pakistan’s Baloch Insurgency
June 24, 2015
Understanding Pakistan’s Baloch Insurgency
Meet the actors behind South Asia's most under-reported armed movement.
Understanding Pakistan’s Baloch Insurgency
Human Trafficking: Thailand’s Porous Borders
June 23, 2015
Human Trafficking: Thailand’s Porous Borders
A recent clampdown notwithstanding, there has been little progress in ending human trafficking in the region.
Human Trafficking: Thailand’s Porous Borders
Pakistan: Lessons from the India-US Nuclear Deal
June 22, 2015
Pakistan: Lessons from the India-US Nuclear Deal
The road to civilian nuclear cooperation begins in Islamabad.
Pakistan: Lessons from the India-US Nuclear Deal
The Endless Wait for One North Korean Abductee
June 22, 2015
The Endless Wait for One North Korean Abductee
The family of a Thai woman kidnapped by North Korea nearly four decades ago continue to appeal for her return.
The Endless Wait for One North Korean Abductee
South Korea: Migrants and Nationalism
June 19, 2015
South Korea: Migrants and Nationalism
South Korea’s growing migrant population may be contributing to the decline of ethnic nationalism.
South Korea: Migrants and Nationalism
How Much Do China’s Warships Actually Cost?
June 18, 2015
How Much Do China’s Warships Actually Cost?
Our author offers an estimate, focusing on the Type 054A (Jiangkai-II) frigate.
How Much Do China’s Warships Actually Cost?
China: A Solution in the Middle East?
June 18, 2015
China: A Solution in the Middle East?
China’s growing presence and lack of baggage could make it an effective player in the troubled region.
China: A Solution in the Middle East?
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