Game Changers? Chinese Submarines in the Indian Ocean
July 06, 2015
Game Changers? Chinese Submarines in the Indian Ocean
The presence of Chinese submarines in India’s strategic “backyard” requires a more effective response from India.
Game Changers? Chinese Submarines in the Indian Ocean
Is Vietnam Pivoting Toward the United States?
July 06, 2015
Is Vietnam Pivoting Toward the United States?
In an unprecedented move, the secretary-general of Vietnam's Communist Party will visit the United States.
Is Vietnam Pivoting Toward the United States?
How America and China Have Different Visions of International Order
July 03, 2015
How America and China Have Different Visions of International Order
One man’s leadership is another man’s hegemony.
How America and China Have Different Visions of International Order
The American Colonel Who Changed Asia
July 03, 2015
The American Colonel Who Changed Asia
Who is the most famous Kentuckian?
The American Colonel Who Changed Asia
Confronting China’s 'New' Military Challenge in the South China Sea
July 02, 2015
Confronting China’s 'New' Military Challenge in the South China Sea
Beijing is just getting started, and its actions demand a response.
Confronting China’s 'New' Military Challenge in the South China Sea
Japan’s South China Sea Strategy
July 01, 2015
Japan’s South China Sea Strategy
Tokyo doesn’t have a claim to the sea, but it certainly cares about what happens there.
Japan’s South China Sea Strategy
Meet China's East China Sea Drones
June 30, 2015
Meet China's East China Sea Drones
Satellite imagery analysis confirms that Chinese BZK-005 drones are operating in the East China Sea.
Meet China's East China Sea Drones
Is the South China Sea Anything Like the Ukraine Crisis?
June 29, 2015
Is the South China Sea Anything Like the Ukraine Crisis?
Plus, Indian tanks, China's strategy for Taiwan, the Iran deal, and more. Defense links.
Is the South China Sea Anything Like the Ukraine Crisis?
Why China Can't Change Course in the South China Sea
June 29, 2015
Why China Can't Change Course in the South China Sea
According to China's foreign minister, concessions in the South China Sea would embarrass China's ancestors.
Why China Can't Change Course in the South China Sea
Islamic State Eying Afghanistan’s Natural Resources
June 28, 2015
Islamic State Eying Afghanistan’s Natural Resources
An expansion of the group’s operations in Afghanistan could threaten the fledgling mining industry.
Islamic State Eying Afghanistan’s Natural Resources
The Missing Piece in Australia's South China Sea Approach
June 27, 2015
The Missing Piece in Australia's South China Sea Approach
The government needs to give multilateral diplomacy a serious chance.
The Missing Piece in Australia's South China Sea Approach
China's HD-981 Oil Rig Returns, Near Disputed South China Sea Waters
June 27, 2015
China's HD-981 Oil Rig Returns, Near Disputed South China Sea Waters
In an unexpected development, China's Haiyang Shiyou 981 oil rig is back in contested waters.
China's HD-981 Oil Rig Returns, Near Disputed South China Sea Waters
Rand Paul, Offshore Balancing, and the Asia-Pacific
June 27, 2015
Rand Paul, Offshore Balancing, and the Asia-Pacific
Kentucky's Rand Paul might not be all that important for U.S. Asia policy--then again, he's running for president.
Rand Paul, Offshore Balancing, and the Asia-Pacific
Japan's Top Military Officer: Joint US-Japanese Patrols in South China Sea a Possibility
June 26, 2015
Japan's Top Military Officer: Joint US-Japanese Patrols in South China Sea a Possibility
Will the Japanese Navy expand into the South China Sea with regular patrols?
Japan's Top Military Officer: Joint US-Japanese Patrols in South China Sea a Possibility
Joint Japan-Philippine Flight Over South China Sea Riles China
June 25, 2015
Joint Japan-Philippine Flight Over South China Sea Riles China
Once again, China is calling for Japan to stay out of the South China Sea issue.
Joint Japan-Philippine Flight Over South China Sea Riles China
One Belt, One Road, One Frenzied Debate
June 24, 2015
One Belt, One Road, One Frenzied Debate
Just like China’s overheating stock market, the ‘OBOR’ debate needs to cool down if it wants sustainable development.
One Belt, One Road, One Frenzied Debate
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