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Can Trumpian Triangular Diplomacy Work?
January 06, 2017
Can Trumpian Triangular Diplomacy Work?
The circumstances that let the U.S. play China against the Soviet Union in the Cold War no longer exist.
Can Trumpian Triangular Diplomacy Work?
Will China’s Aircraft Carrier Cross Paths With New US Carrier Strike Group in Western Pacific?
January 05, 2017
Will China’s Aircraft Carrier Cross Paths With New US Carrier Strike Group in Western Pacific?
The U.S. Navy is set to deploy a new aircraft carrier to the Western Pacific. Will it cross path with China’s carrier?
Will China’s Aircraft Carrier Cross Paths With New US Carrier Strike Group in Western Pacific?
'Optionality' and the Future of US Defense Procurement
January 05, 2017
'Optionality' and the Future of US Defense Procurement
“Optionality” may someday become one of the buzzwords that we simultaneously bemoan and find useful.
'Optionality' and the Future of US Defense Procurement
2017: Year of the North Korean Intercontinental Ballistic Missile?
January 03, 2017
2017: Year of the North Korean Intercontinental Ballistic Missile?
Kim Jong-un lays out an offer for Donald Trump in his new year's address.
2017: Year of the North Korean Intercontinental Ballistic Missile?
Chinese Military Recruitment Video Features East China Sea Air Encounter With Japan
January 03, 2017
Chinese Military Recruitment Video Features East China Sea Air Encounter With Japan
"This is China Naval Aviation Force on guard. Attention! You are about to violate Chinese air territory."
Chinese Military Recruitment Video Features East China Sea Air Encounter With Japan
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
December 31, 2016
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
Here's wishing the Asia-Pacific a happy and prosperous new year. Watch these issues in the coming year.
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
China, Nepal Plan First-Ever Military Drill
December 30, 2016
China, Nepal Plan First-Ever Military Drill
Few details have been released so far regarding the size, scope, and location of the exercise.
China, Nepal Plan First-Ever Military Drill
US Unveils New Sanctions on Russia for Hacking
December 30, 2016
US Unveils New Sanctions on Russia for Hacking
The measures put President-elect Donald Trump in an awkward position.
US Unveils New Sanctions on Russia for Hacking
How the Islamic State Could Be Reborn in Afghanistan
December 30, 2016
How the Islamic State Could Be Reborn in Afghanistan
Although the ISKP is at a disadvantage, several factors could help it rise again in 2017.
How the Islamic State Could Be Reborn in Afghanistan
Is This What the Pentagon's 'Third Offset' Has Been Missing All Along?
December 30, 2016
Is This What the Pentagon's 'Third Offset' Has Been Missing All Along?
Have changes to the U.S. industrial and technological sector posed new challenges for defense procurement?
Is This What the Pentagon's 'Third Offset' Has Been Missing All Along?
Would South Korea Really Go Nuclear?
December 30, 2016
Would South Korea Really Go Nuclear?
Only if Donald Trump seriously undermines the U.S.-South Korea alliance.
Would South Korea Really Go Nuclear?
The Next South China Sea Flashpoint: Unmanned Systems
December 29, 2016
The Next South China Sea Flashpoint: Unmanned Systems
Both China and the U.S. are increasingly using unmanned vehicles in contested waters.
The Next South China Sea Flashpoint: Unmanned Systems
Iran and the US: A Roadmap to Peace
December 24, 2016
Iran and the US: A Roadmap to Peace
The path to a possible U.S.-Iran detente.
Iran and the US: A Roadmap to Peace
Iran, Russia See Opportunity to Encircle the US in Afghanistan
December 24, 2016
Iran, Russia See Opportunity to Encircle the US in Afghanistan
Moscow and Tehran see an opportunity to fatal distract the United States in Afghanistan.
Iran, Russia See Opportunity to Encircle the US in Afghanistan
Why China’s Behavior in the South China Sea Is Not Surprising
December 24, 2016
Why China’s Behavior in the South China Sea Is Not Surprising
China's seizure of a U.S. underwater drone is consistent with Beijing's strategy, policy, and actions.
Why China’s Behavior in the South China Sea Is Not Surprising
The ASEAN Crisis, Part 3: What Should ASEAN Do About the South China Sea Dispute?
December 23, 2016
The ASEAN Crisis, Part 3: What Should ASEAN Do About the South China Sea Dispute?
Three ways ASEAN can improve its ability to mediate in the South China Sea disputes.
The ASEAN Crisis, Part 3: What Should ASEAN Do About the South China Sea Dispute?
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