The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
January 23, 2015
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam are all striving to bolster their maritime capabilities.
The Philippines, Malaysia, and Vietnam Race to South China Sea Defense Modernization
What if China Never Acquired the <em>Varyag</em>?
January 23, 2015
What if China Never Acquired the Varyag?
China’s acquisition of the Varyag was contingent on a series of improbable events.
What if China Never Acquired the Varyag?
Dual-Use Traders: The Real WMD Threat in Southeast Asia?
January 22, 2015
Dual-Use Traders: The Real WMD Threat in Southeast Asia?
Southeast Asian states lack the legal framework to stop the illicit dual-use trade.
Dual-Use Traders: The Real WMD Threat in Southeast Asia?
Japan Scrambling Jets at Cold War Levels
January 22, 2015
Japan Scrambling Jets at Cold War Levels
Tokyo reportedly scrambling its fighter jets at record pace in the face of growing incursions.
Japan Scrambling Jets at Cold War Levels
The Spies Are Coming! The Spies Are Coming to Taiwan!
January 22, 2015
The Spies Are Coming! The Spies Are Coming to Taiwan!
Just how bad is Taiwan's spy problem?
The Spies Are Coming! The Spies Are Coming to Taiwan!
Philippines Blasts China on South China Sea Reclamation Work
January 22, 2015
Philippines Blasts China on South China Sea Reclamation Work
Officials criticize Chinese actions following U.S.-Philippine strategic dialogue.
Philippines Blasts China on South China Sea Reclamation Work
Islamic State Threatens to Kill Two Captured Japanese Citizens
January 21, 2015
Islamic State Threatens to Kill Two Captured Japanese Citizens
The Islamic State is demanding $200 million in ransom from the Japanese government for two captured Japanese citizens.
Islamic State Threatens to Kill Two Captured Japanese Citizens
What the Ukraine Crisis Means for Asia
January 19, 2015
What the Ukraine Crisis Means for Asia
The impact of the crisis will continue to be felt across Asia this year.
What the Ukraine Crisis Means for Asia
The Sony Case: Another Look
January 17, 2015
The Sony Case: Another Look
Many security researchers in the United States remain skeptical about the degree of North Korea’s involvement.
The Sony Case: Another Look
Political Violence Grows in Bangladesh
January 17, 2015
Political Violence Grows in Bangladesh
Plus, India's DRDO sacks its head, Afghanistan and Pakistan relations, PLA infantry, and more. Weekend links.
Political Violence Grows in Bangladesh
An East Asian Arms Race: Does It Even Matter?
January 16, 2015
An East Asian Arms Race: Does It Even Matter?
Capability is no substitute for intent, and one shouldn’t be studied without the other.
An East Asian Arms Race: Does It Even Matter?
Solving the US Navy's Carrier Fleet Puzzle
January 16, 2015
Solving the US Navy's Carrier Fleet Puzzle
The United States' Navy still faces a vibrant debate on the future of its aircraft carriers and supercarriers.
Solving the US Navy's Carrier Fleet Puzzle
Russia to Build 10 Arctic Airfields by 2016
January 15, 2015
Russia to Build 10 Arctic Airfields by 2016
Russia aims to have a total of 14 airfields in the Arctic region by 2016.
Russia to Build 10 Arctic Airfields by 2016
China’s New Flight Routes Rile Taipei
January 15, 2015
China’s New Flight Routes Rile Taipei
China has announced new commercial flight routes that run extremely close to Taiwan.
China’s New Flight Routes Rile Taipei
75% of World Piracy Attacks Were in Asia in 2014
January 15, 2015
75% of World Piracy Attacks Were in Asia in 2014
A new report says piracy is a rising concern for the region.
75% of World Piracy Attacks Were in Asia in 2014
ISIS Is Now Operating in Afghanistan
January 14, 2015
ISIS Is Now Operating in Afghanistan
Could a new front line emerge in South and Central Asia?
ISIS Is Now Operating in Afghanistan
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