North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Signs of Activity
April 23, 2014
North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Signs of Activity
North Korea tested its weapons in 2006, 2009, and 2013 at Punggye-ri. Is another test in the works?
North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site Shows Signs of Activity
India Prepares Long-Range Missile Defense Test
April 23, 2014
India Prepares Long-Range Missile Defense Test
In the coming weeks, India will test its anti-ballistic missile system as well as new two missiles.
India Prepares Long-Range Missile Defense Test
The Myth of Chinese Assertiveness
April 22, 2014
The Myth of Chinese Assertiveness
Frequent claims that China has grown more assertive since 2009 ignore the historical record.
The Myth of Chinese Assertiveness
2 Ways Obama Can Strengthen the Pivot
April 22, 2014
2 Ways Obama Can Strengthen the Pivot
During Obama’s “great reassurance tour” in Asia this week, he should focus on the TPP and the status-quo.
2 Ways Obama Can Strengthen the Pivot
Why Is China Talking Tough?
April 22, 2014
Why Is China Talking Tough?
Forget nationalism, China is talking tough in order to demonstrate resolve and therefore deter the U.S.
Why Is China Talking Tough?
US Navy’s LCS Is Unfit for the Asia-Pacific
April 19, 2014
US Navy’s LCS Is Unfit for the Asia-Pacific
A new Congressional report says the Littoral Combat Ship is not suited for operations in the 7th Fleet.
US Navy’s LCS Is Unfit for the Asia-Pacific
To Buy or Not to Buy? A Dilemma for Taiwan’s Navy
April 19, 2014
To Buy or Not to Buy? A Dilemma for Taiwan’s Navy
Taiwan's Navy is considering the purchase of Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigates. Does it really need them?
To Buy or Not to Buy? A Dilemma for Taiwan’s Navy
Japan to Station Troops on Yonaguni, Near Disputed Islands
April 19, 2014
Japan to Station Troops on Yonaguni, Near Disputed Islands
Japan will station 100 troops and radar on its westernmost island, located 108 kilometers east of Taiwan.
Japan to Station Troops on Yonaguni, Near Disputed Islands
Philippines Looking to Procure US <em>Hamilton</em>-class Warship
April 19, 2014
Philippines Looking to Procure US Hamilton-class Warship
Also, Thailand may build an additional littoral patrol ship, a U.S. general angers China, and the PLA looks to space.
Philippines Looking to Procure US Hamilton-class Warship
Chinese Strategists Reflect on the First Sino-Japanese War
April 18, 2014
Chinese Strategists Reflect on the First Sino-Japanese War
A collection of essays on the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95 has obvious implications for modern China.
Chinese Strategists Reflect on the First Sino-Japanese War
Japan, South Korea Set Up Diplomatic Channel to Address 'Comfort Women' Issue
April 17, 2014
Japan, South Korea Set Up Diplomatic Channel to Address 'Comfort Women' Issue
This is the first time that the two countries will address the 'comfort women' issue in a diplomatic setting.
Japan, South Korea Set Up Diplomatic Channel to Address 'Comfort Women' Issue
Does the US Navy have 10 or 19 Aircraft Carriers?
April 17, 2014
Does the US Navy have 10 or 19 Aircraft Carriers?
The U.S. Navy operates 19 ships that could be called aircraft carriers, but only considers 10 to be actual carriers.
Does the US Navy have 10 or 19 Aircraft Carriers?
Russia’s Ukraine Invasion: An Opportunity for America?
April 16, 2014
Russia’s Ukraine Invasion: An Opportunity for America?
If America takes a more global, strategic view, it can make lemonade out of the sour Ukrainian lemon.
Russia’s Ukraine Invasion: An Opportunity for America?
Why the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute Isn't Going Away Anytime Soon
April 16, 2014
Why the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute Isn't Going Away Anytime Soon
The dispute over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands is going to remain a major issue in China-Japan relations for a while.
Why the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute Isn't Going Away Anytime Soon
Russian Su-24 Makes Pass at US Warship in the Black Sea
April 16, 2014
Russian Su-24 Makes Pass at US Warship in the Black Sea
A Russian Su-24 flew 12 passes over the USS Donald Cook in the Black Sea.
Russian Su-24 Makes Pass at US Warship in the Black Sea
Military Transparency Is Overrated
April 16, 2014
Military Transparency Is Overrated
China has good reasons to remain secretive about its military.
Military Transparency Is Overrated
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