Learning From China’s Oil Rig Standoff With Vietnam
August 30, 2014
Learning From China’s Oil Rig Standoff With Vietnam
Understanding the motives behind Beijing’s provocation will help the US and its partners deal with future incidents.
Learning From China’s Oil Rig Standoff With Vietnam
Filipino and Fijian Peacekeepers Trapped and Captured in Syria
August 30, 2014
Filipino and Fijian Peacekeepers Trapped and Captured in Syria
APAC peacekeepers are captured in Syria, IS spreads to Southeast Asia, and Kissiner ponders order. Weekend links.
Filipino and Fijian Peacekeepers Trapped and Captured in Syria
China Might Just Be an Assertive Status Quo Power
August 29, 2014
China Might Just Be an Assertive Status Quo Power
On balance, Beijing's policies suggest it is looking to carve out a special role for itself within the current order.
China Might Just Be an Assertive Status Quo Power
The US Should Stop Sending Surveillance Aircraft to China’s Doorstep
August 29, 2014
The US Should Stop Sending Surveillance Aircraft to China’s Doorstep
Citing international law as justification misses the point; U.S. spying poses a serious threat to China’s national security.
The US Should Stop Sending Surveillance Aircraft to China’s Doorstep
Changing the Narrative in Northeast Asia
August 28, 2014
Changing the Narrative in Northeast Asia
South Korean and Japanese leaders need to change the history narrative and focus on common security challenges.
Changing the Narrative in Northeast Asia
Australia May Help US Bomb Syria
August 27, 2014
Australia May Help US Bomb Syria
U.S. officials believe that Australia and Great Britain will participate in airstrikes against ISIS in Syria.
Australia May Help US Bomb Syria
Indonesia Keeps an Eye on the Natuna Archipelago
August 27, 2014
Indonesia Keeps an Eye on the Natuna Archipelago
Indonesia is growing increasingly wary of Beijing's intentions for the Natuna Islands.
Indonesia Keeps an Eye on the Natuna Archipelago
Chinese Surveillance Aircraft Enter Taiwan's Airspace
August 27, 2014
Chinese Surveillance Aircraft Enter Taiwan's Airspace
On August 25, 2 separate Chinese surveillance aircraft passed through Taiwan's airspace on their way to the South China Sea.
Chinese Surveillance Aircraft Enter Taiwan's Airspace
Preventing Another 'Hainan Incident'
August 27, 2014
Preventing Another 'Hainan Incident'
Can the U.S. and China come to agreements to lessen the risk of dangerous accidents at sea or in the air?
Preventing Another 'Hainan Incident'
When Might a Great Power War Make Sense?
August 26, 2014
When Might a Great Power War Make Sense?
What will it take for either the U.S. or China to decide to go to war with the other?
When Might a Great Power War Make Sense?
US Submarine Fleet to Decrease by 25%
August 25, 2014
US Submarine Fleet to Decrease by 25%
Plus, Chinese military game changers and the spread of hit to kill technologies. Defense and security links.
US Submarine Fleet to Decrease by 25%
China Calls US Intercept Complaint ‘Totally Groundless’
August 24, 2014
China Calls US Intercept Complaint ‘Totally Groundless’
China blamed the U.S. for what Washington called a "dangerous intercept" of one of its spy planes.
China Calls US Intercept Complaint ‘Totally Groundless’
China’s ‘Dangerous Intercept’ of US Spy Plane
August 23, 2014
China’s ‘Dangerous Intercept’ of US Spy Plane
This week a Chinese jet conducted a “dangerous” intercept of a P-8 Poseidon aircraft, the Pentagon announced on Friday.
China’s ‘Dangerous Intercept’ of US Spy Plane
North Korea Militarizes China Border?
August 22, 2014
North Korea Militarizes China Border?
Reports that North Korea has deployed tanks and armored vehicles to its border with China are likely untrue.
North Korea Militarizes China Border?
Japan Looks to Build Indigenous Fighters
August 22, 2014
Japan Looks to Build Indigenous Fighters
Although it's committed to the F-35, Japan may still build indigenous stealth fighters.
Japan Looks to Build Indigenous Fighters
In Iraq, ISIS is Not the United States’ Only Enemy
August 22, 2014
In Iraq, ISIS is Not the United States’ Only Enemy
The U.S. intervention in Iraq is justified, but U.S. policy elsewhere in the region makes matters difficult.
In Iraq, ISIS is Not the United States’ Only Enemy
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