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Global Shipping Trends: China Cosco Buys Orient Overseas
August 16, 2017
Global Shipping Trends: China Cosco Buys Orient Overseas
Insights from Basil M. Karatzas
Global Shipping Trends: China Cosco Buys Orient Overseas
How Trump Can Enforce His 'Red Line' on North Korea's ICBM Without War
August 14, 2017
How Trump Can Enforce His 'Red Line' on North Korea's ICBM Without War
Is massive spending on missile defense the Trump administration's answer to its red line problem with North Korea?
How Trump Can Enforce His 'Red Line' on North Korea's ICBM Without War
Will North Korea's New Long-Range Missiles Let It Coerce the United States?
August 12, 2017
Will North Korea's New Long-Range Missiles Let It Coerce the United States?
North Korea's long-range missiles are permitting it to take greater coercive risks.
Will North Korea's New Long-Range Missiles Let It Coerce the United States?
What It Would Really Take for a US Preemptive Strike on North Korea
August 10, 2017
What It Would Really Take for a US Preemptive Strike on North Korea
The U.S. would need to coordinate closely with South Korea, Japan, and China before taking any military action.
What It Would Really Take for a US Preemptive Strike on North Korea
Resolution 2371's Sanctions Won't Solve the North Korea Problem
August 09, 2017
Resolution 2371's Sanctions Won't Solve the North Korea Problem
The latest round of UN Security Council sanctions may only have limited effectiveness in reining in North Korea.
Resolution 2371's Sanctions Won't Solve the North Korea Problem
US-Vietnam Defense Relations Under Trump Get a Boost With First Aircraft Carrier Visit
August 09, 2017
US-Vietnam Defense Relations Under Trump Get a Boost With First Aircraft Carrier Visit
The move represents yet another step forward for security ties under the Trump administration amid lingering concerns.
US-Vietnam Defense Relations Under Trump Get a Boost With First Aircraft Carrier Visit
Trump’s Bilateralism and US Power in East Asia
August 09, 2017
Trump’s Bilateralism and US Power in East Asia
How best to make sense of the Trump administration's preference for bilateralism in Asia?
Trump’s Bilateralism and US Power in East Asia
China’s Market Reforms: Land and Debt
August 08, 2017
China’s Market Reforms: Land and Debt
Insights from Spencer Cohen.
China’s Market Reforms: Land and Debt
How the Japan-Korea 'Comfort Women' Debate Plays out in the US
August 04, 2017
How the Japan-Korea 'Comfort Women' Debate Plays out in the US
10 years ago, Congress made its first foray into a tense historical issue involving two U.S. allies.
How the Japan-Korea 'Comfort Women' Debate Plays out in the US
Tillerson’s First ASEAN Voyage: What’s on the Agenda?
August 02, 2017
Tillerson’s First ASEAN Voyage: What’s on the Agenda?
The visit offers the Trump administration a chance to build out its Asia policy amid uncertainties in the subregion.
Tillerson’s First ASEAN Voyage: What’s on the Agenda?
Weaponizing US Courts Against North Korean Proliferators
August 01, 2017
Weaponizing US Courts Against North Korean Proliferators
How civil asset forfeiture could be used to target North Korean funds in Chinese banks.
Weaponizing US Courts Against North Korean Proliferators
China, India, and Israel's Strategic Calculus
August 01, 2017
China, India, and Israel's Strategic Calculus
Insights from Yitzhak Shichor.
China, India, and Israel's Strategic Calculus
After US-China Economic Dialogue Underwhelms, Washington State Steps Up
July 25, 2017
After US-China Economic Dialogue Underwhelms, Washington State Steps Up
The Pacific Northwest advances U.S.-China subnational engagement.
After US-China Economic Dialogue Underwhelms, Washington State Steps Up
Asia Reassurance Initiative Act: A Republican Vision for Engaging Southeast Asia
July 19, 2017
Asia Reassurance Initiative Act: A Republican Vision for Engaging Southeast Asia
Can the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act find strategic ballast?
Asia Reassurance Initiative Act: A Republican Vision for Engaging Southeast Asia
Sea Power: US Maritime Leadership in Asia 
July 19, 2017
Sea Power: US Maritime Leadership in Asia 
Insights from Admiral James Stavridis.
Sea Power: US Maritime Leadership in Asia 
How Trump Misunderstands the US-Korea FTA
July 18, 2017
How Trump Misunderstands the US-Korea FTA
His 'common sense' approach to trade deficits is a misreading of basic economics.
How Trump Misunderstands the US-Korea FTA
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