Pakistan-China Hold Joint Border Patrols Near Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir
July 23, 2016
Pakistan-China Hold Joint Border Patrols Near Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir
The joint patrol took place amidst much media attention on India’s tank deployment in Ladakh.
Pakistan-China Hold Joint Border Patrols Near Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir
China's Secret Weapon in the South China Sea: Cyber Attacks
July 22, 2016
China's Secret Weapon in the South China Sea: Cyber Attacks
After the South China Sea ruling, China throws another digital tantrum.
China's Secret Weapon in the South China Sea: Cyber Attacks
THAAD Could Spark a Dangerous Arms Race in East Asia
July 22, 2016
THAAD Could Spark a Dangerous Arms Race in East Asia
THAAD could be the spark for a more muscular Chinese security policy.
THAAD Could Spark a Dangerous Arms Race in East Asia
How to Avoid War in the South China Sea
July 21, 2016
How to Avoid War in the South China Sea
War between China and the United States is not inevitable.
How to Avoid War in the South China Sea
Seeking a Solution to the South China Sea Disputes
July 21, 2016
Seeking a Solution to the South China Sea Disputes
Pressuring China won't solve anything. Time for an alternative path.
Seeking a Solution to the South China Sea Disputes
Perry in Japan, War in the Pacific, and the Rise of China
July 21, 2016
Perry in Japan, War in the Pacific, and the Rise of China
The United States has spooked a rising Pacific power before.
Perry in Japan, War in the Pacific, and the Rise of China
This Naval Battle Could Have Changed the Course of WW2
July 21, 2016
This Naval Battle Could Have Changed the Course of WW2
If the Battle of the Philippine Sea had played out differently, Japan's navy might have been decimated by June 1944.
This Naval Battle Could Have Changed the Course of WW2
Globalization With Asian Characteristics
July 20, 2016
Globalization With Asian Characteristics
As the West retrenches into populism and nationalism, can Asia take up the mantle of global cooperation?
Globalization With Asian Characteristics
Philippines Rejects Conditional Talks With China on South China Sea
July 20, 2016
Philippines Rejects Conditional Talks With China on South China Sea
Foreign secretary says Beijing had insisted that Manila set aside the tribunal decision.
Philippines Rejects Conditional Talks With China on South China Sea
Top Chinese Admiral: China Ready to Counter ‘Any Aggression’ in South China Sea
July 20, 2016
Top Chinese Admiral: China Ready to Counter ‘Any Aggression’ in South China Sea
The admiral’s remarks come amidst a three-day visit by the U.S. Navy’s chief of naval operations to China.
Top Chinese Admiral: China Ready to Counter ‘Any Aggression’ in South China Sea
India Deploys T-72 Tanks in Ladakh to Counter China’s Military Build-up
July 20, 2016
India Deploys T-72 Tanks in Ladakh to Counter China’s Military Build-up
The Indian Army appears to have moved over 100 tanks to its disputed border with China.
India Deploys T-72 Tanks in Ladakh to Counter China’s Military Build-up
China Flies Nuclear-Capable Bomber Over Disputed Feature in South China Sea
July 19, 2016
China Flies Nuclear-Capable Bomber Over Disputed Feature in South China Sea
It remains unclear whether the flight over Scarborough Shoal occurred before or after the July 12 PCA verdict.
China Flies Nuclear-Capable Bomber Over Disputed Feature in South China Sea
China Has Much to Gain From the South China Sea Ruling
July 18, 2016
China Has Much to Gain From the South China Sea Ruling
The decision regarding Itu Aba allows China to challenge excessive EEZs claimed by Japan, the U.S., France, and others.
China Has Much to Gain From the South China Sea Ruling
Stopping North Korean Missiles: An Alternative to THAAD
July 18, 2016
Stopping North Korean Missiles: An Alternative to THAAD
Contain North Korean ICBM threats with a sea-based Ballistic Missile Defense, not with THAAD.
Stopping North Korean Missiles: An Alternative to THAAD
Could It Make Sense for India to Opt for a Russian Nuclear Aircraft Carrier?
July 18, 2016
Could It Make Sense for India to Opt for a Russian Nuclear Aircraft Carrier?
India can keep an open mind, but the Russian carrier option probably won't be attractive.
Could It Make Sense for India to Opt for a Russian Nuclear Aircraft Carrier?
Interview: The South China Sea Ruling
July 16, 2016
Interview: The South China Sea Ruling
International law expert Roncevert Ganan Almond on the recent ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration.
Interview: The South China Sea Ruling
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