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A Chinese Carrier in the Taiwan Strait Isn't <em>Always</em> a Reason for Panic
January 13, 2017
A Chinese Carrier in the Taiwan Strait Isn't Always a Reason for Panic
The Liaoning passage’s ‘defiance’ is exaggerated; transits should be seen as more normal.
A Chinese Carrier in the Taiwan Strait Isn't Always a Reason for Panic
Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Nominee, Has a Dangerous Idea for the South China Sea
January 12, 2017
Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Nominee, Has a Dangerous Idea for the South China Sea
During his confirmation hearing, Rex Tillerson proposed an audacious move against China in the South China Sea.
Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Nominee, Has a Dangerous Idea for the South China Sea
Taiwan Scrambles Fighters as China's Aircraft Carrier Enters Taiwan Strait
January 11, 2017
Taiwan Scrambles Fighters as China's Aircraft Carrier Enters Taiwan Strait
The Liaoning sailed north through the Taiwan Strait, drawing Taiwanese attention.
Taiwan Scrambles Fighters as China's Aircraft Carrier Enters Taiwan Strait
India Has Nothing to Fear From China's 'Belt and Road'
January 11, 2017
India Has Nothing to Fear From China's 'Belt and Road'
India is more than capable of helping shape the future of connectivity in Asia.
India Has Nothing to Fear From China's 'Belt and Road'
Pakistan Tests New Sub-Launched Nuclear-Capable Cruise Missile. What Now?
January 10, 2017
Pakistan Tests New Sub-Launched Nuclear-Capable Cruise Missile. What Now?
Pakistan’s successful test of the Babur-3 submarine-launched cruise missile presents new challenges.
Pakistan Tests New Sub-Launched Nuclear-Capable Cruise Missile. What Now?
Why Vietnam Has Turned Its Strategic Attention to the Sea
January 08, 2017
Why Vietnam Has Turned Its Strategic Attention to the Sea
Vietnam's strategic turn toward the South China Sea presents a series of challenges for the country's defense planners.
Why Vietnam Has Turned Its Strategic Attention to the Sea
A Slip of the Tongue on India's Once-Hyped 'Cold Start' Doctrine?
January 07, 2017
A Slip of the Tongue on India's Once-Hyped 'Cold Start' Doctrine?
Is this India finally acknowledging Cold Start as sanctioned and ready for use, or something else altogether?
A Slip of the Tongue on India's Once-Hyped 'Cold Start' Doctrine?
Can Trumpian Triangular Diplomacy Work?
January 06, 2017
Can Trumpian Triangular Diplomacy Work?
The circumstances that let the U.S. play China against the Soviet Union in the Cold War no longer exist.
Can Trumpian Triangular Diplomacy Work?
Will China’s Aircraft Carrier Cross Paths With New US Carrier Strike Group in Western Pacific?
January 05, 2017
Will China’s Aircraft Carrier Cross Paths With New US Carrier Strike Group in Western Pacific?
The U.S. Navy is set to deploy a new aircraft carrier to the Western Pacific. Will it cross path with China’s carrier?
Will China’s Aircraft Carrier Cross Paths With New US Carrier Strike Group in Western Pacific?
'Optionality' and the Future of US Defense Procurement
January 05, 2017
'Optionality' and the Future of US Defense Procurement
“Optionality” may someday become one of the buzzwords that we simultaneously bemoan and find useful.
'Optionality' and the Future of US Defense Procurement
2017: Year of the North Korean Intercontinental Ballistic Missile?
January 03, 2017
2017: Year of the North Korean Intercontinental Ballistic Missile?
Kim Jong-un lays out an offer for Donald Trump in his new year's address.
2017: Year of the North Korean Intercontinental Ballistic Missile?
Chinese Military Recruitment Video Features East China Sea Air Encounter With Japan
January 03, 2017
Chinese Military Recruitment Video Features East China Sea Air Encounter With Japan
"This is China Naval Aviation Force on guard. Attention! You are about to violate Chinese air territory."
Chinese Military Recruitment Video Features East China Sea Air Encounter With Japan
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
December 31, 2016
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
Here's wishing the Asia-Pacific a happy and prosperous new year. Watch these issues in the coming year.
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
China, Nepal Plan First-Ever Military Drill
December 30, 2016
China, Nepal Plan First-Ever Military Drill
Few details have been released so far regarding the size, scope, and location of the exercise.
China, Nepal Plan First-Ever Military Drill
US Unveils New Sanctions on Russia for Hacking
December 30, 2016
US Unveils New Sanctions on Russia for Hacking
The measures put President-elect Donald Trump in an awkward position.
US Unveils New Sanctions on Russia for Hacking
How the Islamic State Could Be Reborn in Afghanistan
December 30, 2016
How the Islamic State Could Be Reborn in Afghanistan
Although the ISKP is at a disadvantage, several factors could help it rise again in 2017.
How the Islamic State Could Be Reborn in Afghanistan
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