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Will US Airstrikes Empower ISIS?
August 14, 2014
Will US Airstrikes Empower ISIS?
U.S. airstrikes in Iraq could strengthen the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham and make it a greater threat to the West.
Will US Airstrikes Empower ISIS?
Don’t Blame US Pivot for South China Sea Row
August 13, 2014
Don’t Blame US Pivot for South China Sea Row
China — not the U.S. pivot — is causing tensions in the South China Sea.
Don’t Blame US Pivot for South China Sea Row
Why Is China Nationalizing Christianity?
August 12, 2014
Why Is China Nationalizing Christianity?
Last week China announced it was nationalizing Christianity. What are the motives behind this?
Why Is China Nationalizing Christianity?
How Hiroshima and Nagasaki Saved Millions of Lives
August 07, 2014
How Hiroshima and Nagasaki Saved Millions of Lives
By showing the world the horrors of nuclear warfare, the atomic bombings made future ones much less likely.
How Hiroshima and Nagasaki Saved Millions of Lives
China Is Losing War on Terror
August 04, 2014
China Is Losing War on Terror
All evidence suggests that China is losing its new war on Uyghur terrorism.
China Is Losing War on Terror
Why Asia Won’t Sanction Russia for MH17
July 31, 2014
Why Asia Won’t Sanction Russia for MH17
The U.S. is trying to pressure Asia into imposing sanctions on Russia. This effort is almost certainly futile.
Why Asia Won’t Sanction Russia for MH17
Why Russia Might Have Provided the BUK Missile Launcher
July 21, 2014
Why Russia Might Have Provided the BUK Missile Launcher
A reader writes in with insights into why Russia might have provided the Ukraine rebels with BUK missile systems.
Why Russia Might Have Provided the BUK Missile Launcher
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: What If Russia Wasn’t Involved?
July 19, 2014
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: What If Russia Wasn’t Involved?
There is an increasing amount of evidence that Russia wasn’t necessarily directly involved in the tragedy.
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: What If Russia Wasn’t Involved?
Why Tehran Loves Iran Hawks
July 17, 2014
Why Tehran Loves Iran Hawks
However well-intentioned, Iran hawks in the U.S. threaten to advance Tehran's nuclear agenda.
Why Tehran Loves Iran Hawks
US Policy and International Law: Taiwan’s Friend
July 17, 2014
US Policy and International Law: Taiwan’s Friend
Both U.S. policy and international law make attacking Taiwan illegal and defending it legal.
US Policy and International Law: Taiwan’s Friend
Missing the Point on the ‘Anti-China Rhetoric’ Debate
July 16, 2014
Missing the Point on the ‘Anti-China Rhetoric’ Debate
China may be the problem. But anti-China rhetoric isn’t the solution.
Missing the Point on the ‘Anti-China Rhetoric’ Debate
International Law Is Taiwan’s Enemy
July 16, 2014
International Law Is Taiwan’s Enemy
Although protecting Taiwan is worthwhile, international law is not on Taipei’s side.
International Law Is Taiwan’s Enemy
Anti-China Rhetoric Isn’t Causing Problems, China Is
July 15, 2014
Anti-China Rhetoric Isn’t Causing Problems, China Is
China's actions in the region are causing problems, anti-China rhetoric is merely the response to them.
Anti-China Rhetoric Isn’t Causing Problems, China Is
Why Defending Taiwan Is NOT Illegal
July 14, 2014
Why Defending Taiwan Is NOT Illegal
There are good reasons to think that the UN Charter allows Japan and the US to come to Taiwan’s defense.
Why Defending Taiwan Is NOT Illegal
Why Defending Taiwan Is Illegal
July 12, 2014
Why Defending Taiwan Is Illegal
The UN Charter prohibits any country from coming to Taiwan’s defense if China invades the island.
Why Defending Taiwan Is Illegal
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
July 10, 2014
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
South Asia’s use of international tribunals to settle maritime disputes should be emulated in East Asia.
How South Asia Resolves Maritime Disputes
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