Okay, the U.S. Is Very, Very Likely to Defend Japan, Then
August 22, 2014
Okay, the U.S. Is Very, Very Likely to Defend Japan, Then
Don’t underestimate the importance of the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands to Japan…or the importance of Japan to the US.
Okay, the U.S. Is Very, Very Likely to Defend Japan, Then
‘New Nationalism’ in Japan
August 21, 2014
‘New Nationalism’ in Japan
A turn toward military normalization threatens Japan position as a peaceful international leader.
‘New Nationalism’ in Japan
This 16th Century Battle Created the Modern Middle East
August 21, 2014
This 16th Century Battle Created the Modern Middle East
The pivotal legacy of the Battle of Chaldiran still reverberates 500 years later.
This 16th Century Battle Created the Modern Middle East
Central and South Asia: Progress with Small Steps
August 20, 2014
Central and South Asia: Progress with Small Steps
There is no magic bullet for the region’s troubles, but smaller initiatives can produce incremental gains.
Central and South Asia: Progress with Small Steps
India-Pakistan Talks Cancellation: What Went Wrong?
August 20, 2014
India-Pakistan Talks Cancellation: What Went Wrong?
Is India entering a new diplomatic era in terms of how it approaches Pakistan?
India-Pakistan Talks Cancellation: What Went Wrong?
Will the U.S. Defend Japan? More of a Definite Maybe
August 19, 2014
Will the U.S. Defend Japan? More of a Definite Maybe
Recent history ought to teach us the dangers of assuming a ‘slam dunk.’
Will the U.S. Defend Japan? More of a Definite Maybe
America's 'Military First' Asia Pivot
August 16, 2014
America's 'Military First' Asia Pivot
The Pentagon and U.S. military continue to dominate the so-called pivot to Asia.
America's 'Military First' Asia Pivot
Grant Kurdistan Arms and Independence
August 14, 2014
Grant Kurdistan Arms and Independence
An independent Kurdistan could be a stable, pro-Western ally in the Middle East.
Grant Kurdistan Arms and Independence
Will New Delhi Play Beijing's Bold Bilateral Game?
August 14, 2014
Will New Delhi Play Beijing's Bold Bilateral Game?
China remains interested in transforming its relationship with India.
Will New Delhi Play Beijing's Bold Bilateral Game?
In Defense of Not Doing Stupid Stuff
August 12, 2014
In Defense of Not Doing Stupid Stuff
Hillary Clinton shouldn't abandon the Obama administration's cautious approach to foreign policymaking.
In Defense of Not Doing Stupid Stuff
Why Xi Jinping’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Won’t Legitimize the CCP
August 12, 2014
Why Xi Jinping’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Won’t Legitimize the CCP
Only improving the lot of China’s poor will ensure the ‘Mandate of Heaven.’
Why Xi Jinping’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Won’t Legitimize the CCP
Blasphemy Laws: Pakistan’s Religious Apartheid
August 09, 2014
Blasphemy Laws: Pakistan’s Religious Apartheid
Pakistan condemns Israel in Gaza is hypocritical, but has its own issues with religious minorities.
Blasphemy Laws: Pakistan’s Religious Apartheid
No, Taiwan’s Status Is Not Uncertain
August 08, 2014
No, Taiwan’s Status Is Not Uncertain
In fact, the sovereignty of Taiwan has long been very clear.
No, Taiwan’s Status Is Not Uncertain
Narendra Modi's First Hundred Days
August 08, 2014
Narendra Modi's First Hundred Days
How has Narendra Modi performed so far as India's prime minister?
Narendra Modi's First Hundred Days
The Economics of US Foreign Policy
August 07, 2014
The Economics of US Foreign Policy
U.S. foreign policy can help support the American economy, writes Ambassador M. Osman Siddique.
The Economics of US Foreign Policy
Can the US and China Cooperate on Development in Africa?
August 07, 2014
Can the US and China Cooperate on Development in Africa?
China has invited the United States to cooperate bilaterally on international development aid in Africa.
Can the US and China Cooperate on Development in Africa?
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