Afghanistan to Start Peace Talks With Taliban By the End of February
February 08, 2016
Afghanistan to Start Peace Talks With Taliban By the End of February
Representatives from four countries expect peace talks with the Taliban to begin by the end of this month.
Afghanistan to Start Peace Talks With Taliban By the End of February
North Korea's Kwangmyongsong Satellite Launch: What We Know and Don't Know
February 08, 2016
North Korea's Kwangmyongsong Satellite Launch: What We Know and Don't Know
North Korea's successful test of the Kwangmyongsong satellite launch vehicle raises questions about its ICBM progress.
North Korea's Kwangmyongsong Satellite Launch: What We Know and Don't Know
Diplomats Scramble to React to North Korean Satellite Launch
February 08, 2016
Diplomats Scramble to React to North Korean Satellite Launch
The United States and China remain divided on how to respond to North Korean provocations.
Diplomats Scramble to React to North Korean Satellite Launch
North Korea Launches Rocket; US, South Korea Consider THAAD
February 07, 2016
North Korea Launches Rocket; US, South Korea Consider THAAD
North Korea conducted a missile launch on Sunday, prompting outrage from Seoul and Washington.
North Korea Launches Rocket; US, South Korea Consider THAAD
Nuclear Instability in the Asia-Pacific Region?
February 07, 2016
Nuclear Instability in the Asia-Pacific Region?
A new study reaches sobering conclusions on the potential for nuclear proliferation.
Nuclear Instability in the Asia-Pacific Region?
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
February 06, 2016
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
Plus, India-U.S. carrier cooperation, Thailand's new OPV, and more. Weekend links.
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
Declassified: US Nuclear Weapons at Sea During the Cold War
February 06, 2016
Declassified: US Nuclear Weapons at Sea During the Cold War
Not long ago, the U.S. Navy remained on high-alert for a nuclear engagement at sea.
Declassified: US Nuclear Weapons at Sea During the Cold War
Russian Submarine Activity at Highest Level Since Cold War
February 05, 2016
Russian Submarine Activity at Highest Level Since Cold War
NATO says Russian submarine activity has returned to Cold War levels. What about the Pacific?
Russian Submarine Activity at Highest Level Since Cold War
Chinese Media: Our Artificial Islands Are Better Than Vietnam's
February 05, 2016
Chinese Media: Our Artificial Islands Are Better Than Vietnam's
A Chinese media report claims that Vietnamese land reclamation on a Spratly reef was washed away in a typhoon.
Chinese Media: Our Artificial Islands Are Better Than Vietnam's
Afghanistan Won’t Be Able to Pay for its Military Until 2024 (At Least)
February 04, 2016
Afghanistan Won’t Be Able to Pay for its Military Until 2024 (At Least)
The top U.S. general in Afghanistan said that the Afghan economy will need financial support “at least” until 2020.
Afghanistan Won’t Be Able to Pay for its Military Until 2024 (At Least)
Can China Be Deterred in Cyber Space?
February 03, 2016
Can China Be Deterred in Cyber Space?
Deterring state actors from attacks that do not reach the level of force is difficult.
Can China Be Deterred in Cyber Space?
2 Chinese Fighters Entered South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone
February 03, 2016
2 Chinese Fighters Entered South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone
Was China trying to send a message?
2 Chinese Fighters Entered South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone
Will Iran Keep Its Promises?
February 02, 2016
Will Iran Keep Its Promises?
An election this month will tell the story.
Will Iran Keep Its Promises?
China Rejects Latest US FONOP in the South China Sea
February 02, 2016
China Rejects Latest US FONOP in the South China Sea
The second U.S. FONOP had a different legal rationale than the first -- and sparked a different Chinese response.
China Rejects Latest US FONOP in the South China Sea
Why India Transferred Attack Helicopters to Afghanistan
February 01, 2016
Why India Transferred Attack Helicopters to Afghanistan
India's attack helicopter transfer to Afghanistan suggests a new era in ties between New Delhi and Kabul.
Why India Transferred Attack Helicopters to Afghanistan
Can the PLA Navy Make the Indian Ocean Chinese?
February 01, 2016
Can the PLA Navy Make the Indian Ocean Chinese?
Does China need to dominate the Indian Ocean in order to have a world-class navy?
Can the PLA Navy Make the Indian Ocean Chinese?
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