What Japan's Abe Should Say About World War II
May 01, 2015
What Japan's Abe Should Say About World War II
To apologize or not -- that is the question facing Abe as he prepares for his August 15 address.
What Japan's Abe Should Say About World War II
Australia Needs to Be Transparent on Drones
April 30, 2015
Australia Needs to Be Transparent on Drones
The Australian government should come clean on its role in the U.S. drone program, before buying its own.
Australia Needs to Be Transparent on Drones
Rethinking Japan's Record on Apologies
April 29, 2015
Rethinking Japan's Record on Apologies
Although hardly without blemish, Japan has been remarkably forthcoming about its wartime past.
Rethinking Japan's Record on Apologies
Shinzo Abe’s High-Wire U.S. Visit
April 29, 2015
Shinzo Abe’s High-Wire U.S. Visit
Can the Japanese prime minister address the past and provide a vision for future cooperation?
Shinzo Abe’s High-Wire U.S. Visit
Bangladesh’s Executions an Affront to Justice
April 28, 2015
Bangladesh’s Executions an Affront to Justice
Political violence and repression are at levels not seen in decades.
Bangladesh’s Executions an Affront to Justice
Toward a Stronger US-Japan Alliance
April 28, 2015
Toward a Stronger US-Japan Alliance
The United States' alliance with Japan can grow stronger still.
Toward a Stronger US-Japan Alliance
India's Infatuation With the UN Security Council
April 27, 2015
India's Infatuation With the UN Security Council
Permanent membership of the increasingly anachronistic body would offer prestige, but little else.
India's Infatuation With the UN Security Council
With AIIB, US Shot Itself in the Foot on Indian Infrastructure
April 27, 2015
With AIIB, US Shot Itself in the Foot on Indian Infrastructure
The United States' reaction to China's AIIB will be a setback for its cooperation with India. It's not too late to fix this.
With AIIB, US Shot Itself in the Foot on Indian Infrastructure
Shinzo Abe’s Ill-Timed Speech
April 27, 2015
Shinzo Abe’s Ill-Timed Speech
Addressing the U.S. Congress on Hirohito’s birthday is an insult to Pacific War veterans.
Shinzo Abe’s Ill-Timed Speech
<i>Geography and World Power</i> at 100
April 25, 2015
Geography and World Power at 100
An important work of geopolitics was written 100 years ago.
Geography and World Power at 100
Taiwan’s All-Volunteer Force Pains: There’s a Way Out
April 24, 2015
Taiwan’s All-Volunteer Force Pains: There’s a Way Out
Taiwan's politics are proving ruinous for the country's national defense. Here's what needs to be done.
Taiwan’s All-Volunteer Force Pains: There’s a Way Out
Four Historical Lessons for Dealing with Iran
April 23, 2015
Four Historical Lessons for Dealing with Iran
Talks are one thing, but actually implementing any deal with Iran will be quite another.
Four Historical Lessons for Dealing with Iran
Climate Change: An Emerging Australia-India Duet in Paris?
April 22, 2015
Climate Change: An Emerging Australia-India Duet in Paris?
India and Australia looked poised to continue their damaging exercises in exceptionalism.
Climate Change: An Emerging Australia-India Duet in Paris?
Cautions for Australians, Lies for Refugees
April 22, 2015
Cautions for Australians, Lies for Refugees
Australia is pulling out all stops to convince asylum seekers to take the Cambodia option.
Cautions for Australians, Lies for Refugees
The Geopolitics of Richard Nixon
April 22, 2015
The Geopolitics of Richard Nixon
In two important books, the former president foresaw the end of the Cold War, the rebalance, and much besides.
The Geopolitics of Richard Nixon
Could Afghanistan Be a Model for US-China Cooperation?
April 21, 2015
Could Afghanistan Be a Model for US-China Cooperation?
The two powers have interests in Afghanistan that are not incompatible.
Could Afghanistan Be a Model for US-China Cooperation?
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