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Can China Be Taken Seriously on its ‘Word’ to Negotiate Disputed Territory?
August 18, 2017
Can China Be Taken Seriously on its ‘Word’ to Negotiate Disputed Territory?
Beijing has a habit of signing, and then ignoring, “guiding principles” on maintaining the status quo in disputed areas.
Can China Be Taken Seriously on its ‘Word’ to Negotiate Disputed Territory?
North Korea Has Already Crossed Moon Jae-in's Red Line
August 18, 2017
North Korea Has Already Crossed Moon Jae-in's Red Line
The South Korean president's latest red line has already been transgressed by North Korea's Hwasong-14 missile.
North Korea Has Already Crossed Moon Jae-in's Red Line
Whatever Trump May Believe, North Korea Didn't 'Back Down' From Its Guam Threat
August 17, 2017
Whatever Trump May Believe, North Korea Didn't 'Back Down' From Its Guam Threat
That North Korea has not yet launched missiles toward Guam does not mean that Kim Jong-un has backed down.
Whatever Trump May Believe, North Korea Didn't 'Back Down' From Its Guam Threat
Beware the New China-Philippines South China Sea Deal
August 17, 2017
Beware the New China-Philippines South China Sea Deal
The Duterte administration continues to tout opportunities of a pact despite the significant risks it would involve.
Beware the New China-Philippines South China Sea Deal
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
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
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.
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 and North Korea Have a Mutual Defense Treaty, But When Would It Apply?
August 14, 2017
China and North Korea Have a Mutual Defense Treaty, But When Would It Apply?
China's assurances to North Korea would not apply if it began a war, but it would if were attacked first.
China and North Korea Have a Mutual Defense Treaty, But When Would It Apply?
US Intelligence: North Korea's ICBM Reentry Vehicles Are Likely Good Enough to Hit the Continental US
August 12, 2017
US Intelligence: North Korea's ICBM Reentry Vehicles Are Likely Good Enough to Hit the Continental US
North Korea's reentry vehicle technology is likely where it needs it to be, but it may choose to test to longer ranges.
US Intelligence: North Korea's ICBM Reentry Vehicles Are Likely Good Enough to Hit the Continental US
Why North Korea's Brinkmanship Will Never Stop
August 12, 2017
Why North Korea's Brinkmanship Will Never Stop
Playing up the idea of conflict with the United States is a key survival tactic for the Kim regime.
Why North Korea's Brinkmanship Will Never Stop
Sino-Russian Shadow Competition Plays Out in Egypt
August 11, 2017
Sino-Russian Shadow Competition Plays Out in Egypt
A legacy of competition exists between the two powers -- can Russia shadowbox China in Egypt?
Sino-Russian Shadow Competition Plays Out in Egypt
Why Trump's Threat of 'Fire and Fury' Against North Korea Is So Dangerous
August 11, 2017
Why Trump's Threat of 'Fire and Fury' Against North Korea Is So Dangerous
Trump's empty threats are not only dangerous; they serve to undermine allied commitments and the credibility of U.S. threats.
Why Trump's Threat of 'Fire and Fury' Against North Korea Is So Dangerous
South China Sea: US Navy Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation
August 10, 2017
South China Sea: US Navy Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation
It was the third freedom of navigation operation conducted during the presidency of Donald Trump.
South China Sea: US Navy Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation
Why North Korea Is Planning Long-Range Missile Flight Tests Over Japan and Toward Guam
August 10, 2017
Why North Korea Is Planning Long-Range Missile Flight Tests Over Japan and Toward Guam
What an unusual statement out of North Korea tells us about its future missile testing plans.
Why North Korea Is Planning Long-Range Missile Flight Tests Over Japan and Toward Guam
Are Geopolitical Realities Hindering Trump's Scrutiny of Chinese Trade Practices?
August 09, 2017
Are Geopolitical Realities Hindering Trump's Scrutiny of Chinese Trade Practices?
When will the Trump administration make a move on China's trade practices?
Are Geopolitical Realities Hindering Trump's Scrutiny of Chinese Trade Practices?
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