Chinese Maritime Activism: Strategy Or Vagary?
December 18, 2014
Chinese Maritime Activism: Strategy Or Vagary?
A new study questions the conventional wisdom of a coordinated national strategy.
Chinese Maritime Activism: Strategy Or Vagary?
Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea
December 18, 2014
Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea
Indonesia's new president could jeopardize bilateral relations and ASEAN unity with his maritime "shock therapy."
Indonesia: Playing With Fire in the South China Sea
India's Indigenous SSBN Begins Sea Trials
December 18, 2014
India's Indigenous SSBN Begins Sea Trials
India's INS Arihant began its sea trials after over a year of delays.
India's Indigenous SSBN Begins Sea Trials
US-Japan Defense Guideline Revision Postponed
December 18, 2014
US-Japan Defense Guideline Revision Postponed
The United States and Japan will delay the revision of their defense guidelines until the middle of next year.
US-Japan Defense Guideline Revision Postponed
Ashton Carter Knows India Well
December 16, 2014
Ashton Carter Knows India Well
Carter’s nomination bodes well for India-U.S. relations, but India will need to be proactive.
Ashton Carter Knows India Well
Land-Based Coastal Defence Is Indeed No Joke
December 16, 2014
Land-Based Coastal Defence Is Indeed No Joke
Need more examples? Look to Northern Europe during WWII.
Land-Based Coastal Defence Is Indeed No Joke
4 Ways Conflict Could Develop in East Asia
December 16, 2014
4 Ways Conflict Could Develop in East Asia
As you watch East Asia in 2015, keep an eye on these four factors.
4 Ways Conflict Could Develop in East Asia
The Bay of Bengal: The Maritime Silk Route and China’s Naval Ambitions
December 14, 2014
The Bay of Bengal: The Maritime Silk Route and China’s Naval Ambitions
With its Maritime Silk Route initiative, China is rapidly developing a presence in the Bay of Bengal.
The Bay of Bengal: The Maritime Silk Route and China’s Naval Ambitions
Is the US Navy’s New Ray Gun a Good Idea?
December 12, 2014
Is the US Navy’s New Ray Gun a Good Idea?
The U.S. Navy's new laser weaponry is a powerful deterrent to would-be foes, but its low cost of use is worrisome.
Is the US Navy’s New Ray Gun a Good Idea?
India and Vietnam Advance Their Strategic Partnership
December 11, 2014
India and Vietnam Advance Their Strategic Partnership
India and Vietnam are expanding their strategic partnership from energy and trade to defense and space -- and beyond.
India and Vietnam Advance Their Strategic Partnership
China Holds Air-and-Sea Exercise Near Okinawa
December 11, 2014
China Holds Air-and-Sea Exercise Near Okinawa
Plus, Taiwanese indigenous missiles, costs of equipping a PLA soldier, and South China Sea. Mid-week links.
China Holds Air-and-Sea Exercise Near Okinawa
China's Xi Is a More Effective Leader Than Obama
December 11, 2014
China's Xi Is a More Effective Leader Than Obama
The implications of these two leaders' varying effectiveness might favor China over the U.S. in the long term.
China's Xi Is a More Effective Leader Than Obama
India and China Slug It Out in South Asia
December 11, 2014
India and China Slug It Out in South Asia
India-China competition in South Asia is as hot as ever, but India could be losing out to China in important ways.
India and China Slug It Out in South Asia
China’s Maritime Machinations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
December 10, 2014
China’s Maritime Machinations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Beijing needs to improve its image on the South China Sea. A new white paper is a positive first step.
China’s Maritime Machinations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Iran Joins ISIS Fight
December 09, 2014
Iran Joins ISIS Fight
Iran air strikes in Iraq raise a host of difficult questions.
Iran Joins ISIS Fight
US Air Force to Share Space Data Directly with China
December 09, 2014
US Air Force to Share Space Data Directly with China
U.S. Air Force Space Command will share orbital data directly with interested Chinese agencies.
US Air Force to Share Space Data Directly with China
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