China's Okinotori Position Reveals an UNCLOS Double Standard
May 03, 2016
China's Okinotori Position Reveals an UNCLOS Double Standard
China's position on a remote Japan-held feature reveals an important inconsistency in its approach to international law.
China's Okinotori Position Reveals an UNCLOS Double Standard
South China Sea Tit-for-Tat? China Refuses US Aircraft Carrier Port Call
May 03, 2016
South China Sea Tit-for-Tat? China Refuses US Aircraft Carrier Port Call
The Hong Kong port visit of a U.S. Navy command ship, however, appears to be unaffected by the recent announcement.
South China Sea Tit-for-Tat? China Refuses US Aircraft Carrier Port Call
Vietnam Fears Isolation on South China Sea Issue
May 02, 2016
Vietnam Fears Isolation on South China Sea Issue
Laos' new courtship with China has Vietnam worried.
Vietnam Fears Isolation on South China Sea Issue
The Ongoing Saga of the China-India Border Talks
May 02, 2016
The Ongoing Saga of the China-India Border Talks
No one seems to expect actual progress at the talks -- but there's still good reason to hold them.
The Ongoing Saga of the China-India Border Talks
China and Russia to Hold First Computer-Enabled Missile Defense Exercise in May
May 02, 2016
China and Russia to Hold First Computer-Enabled Missile Defense Exercise in May
The drill is not intended against a third party, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense.
China and Russia to Hold First Computer-Enabled Missile Defense Exercise in May
Russia Intercepts US Aircraft (Maybe) Spying on Moscow’s Newest Ballistic Missile Sub
May 02, 2016
Russia Intercepts US Aircraft (Maybe) Spying on Moscow’s Newest Ballistic Missile Sub
A Russian MiG-31 intercepted a U.S. Navy P-8 Maritime patrol aircraft in Northeast Asia on April 21.
Russia Intercepts US Aircraft (Maybe) Spying on Moscow’s Newest Ballistic Missile Sub
Managing The South China Sea: Where Policy Meets Science
April 30, 2016
Managing The South China Sea: Where Policy Meets Science
The marriage of policy and science is essential to navigating these waters.
Managing The South China Sea: Where Policy Meets Science
South China Sea: Itu Aba Might Be Key to <em>Philippines v. China</em>
April 30, 2016
South China Sea: Itu Aba Might Be Key to Philippines v. China
Tiny island will determine the true winner in South China Sea lawfare.
South China Sea: Itu Aba Might Be Key to Philippines v. China
Is it Obvious Why India Cares About Nuclear Weapons?
April 29, 2016
Is it Obvious Why India Cares About Nuclear Weapons?
Was India looking for prestige? Was it looking for security? What about both?
Is it Obvious Why India Cares About Nuclear Weapons?
Are Pakistan's Nuclear Assets Under Threat?
April 28, 2016
Are Pakistan's Nuclear Assets Under Threat?
Pakistan is at risk from nuclear terrorism -- but not in the way you think.
Are Pakistan's Nuclear Assets Under Threat?
China and Russia to Increase Number of Military Exercises in 2016
April 28, 2016
China and Russia to Increase Number of Military Exercises in 2016
The Chinese and Russian defense ministers agreed to hold more joint military drills in 2016 than in previous years.
China and Russia to Increase Number of Military Exercises in 2016
The US Cancelled a Scheduled FONOP in the South China Sea. What Now?
April 27, 2016
The US Cancelled a Scheduled FONOP in the South China Sea. What Now?
Instead of a FONOP, Washington chose to conduct fly-overs near Scarborough Shoal. What are the ramifications?
The US Cancelled a Scheduled FONOP in the South China Sea. What Now?
Fear and Honor: The Other Side of US-China 'Thucydides Trap'
April 27, 2016
Fear and Honor: The Other Side of US-China 'Thucydides Trap'
China's "assertiveness" is much discussed. What about the role of U.S. fear?
Fear and Honor: The Other Side of US-China 'Thucydides Trap'
India: Walking the Line Between China and the United States?
April 27, 2016
India: Walking the Line Between China and the United States?
In approaching the United States, how concerned should India be about its ties with China?
India: Walking the Line Between China and the United States?
Could Restarting F-22 Raptor Production Ever Be a Good Idea?
April 26, 2016
Could Restarting F-22 Raptor Production Ever Be a Good Idea?
Is there a good reason to restart production of the F-22? Without export prospects, maybe not.
Could Restarting F-22 Raptor Production Ever Be a Good Idea?
Tailored Deterrence: Influencing North Korean Decision-Making
April 26, 2016
Tailored Deterrence: Influencing North Korean Decision-Making
Defense planners have been rethinking strategies for responding to threats posed by North Korea.
Tailored Deterrence: Influencing North Korean Decision-Making
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