Sunnylands 2.0: Xi, Obama to Meet Informally Again
August 29, 2014
Sunnylands 2.0: Xi, Obama to Meet Informally Again
Presidents Xi and Obama plan to meet informally in China after the APEC summit ends in November.
Sunnylands 2.0: Xi, Obama to Meet Informally Again
Putin Sends Mixed Messages to US and Japan
August 13, 2014
Putin Sends Mixed Messages to US and Japan
Moscow is drawing a line in the sand in Ukraine, while putting negotiations with Tokyo on ice.
Putin Sends Mixed Messages to US and Japan
US Airstrikes in Iraq: A Win-Win Situation for China
August 09, 2014
US Airstrikes in Iraq: A Win-Win Situation for China
China is pessimistic that airstrikes will help, but stands to benefit if U.S. intervention stabilizes Iraq.
US Airstrikes in Iraq: A Win-Win Situation for China
China’s Global Times Mocks Obama
August 06, 2014
China’s Global Times Mocks Obama
The state-run paper carried an editorial on Tuesday that mocked and taunted the U.S. president.
China’s Global Times Mocks Obama
Yes, the U.S. Really Will Defend Japan
August 05, 2014
Yes, the U.S. Really Will Defend Japan
Leaving Japan to fend for itself would be an end to the U.S.-Japanese Mutual Defense Treaty.
Yes, the U.S. Really Will Defend Japan
Imagining U.S.-China Relations Under (President) Hillary Clinton
July 30, 2014
Imagining U.S.-China Relations Under (President) Hillary Clinton
Should Hillary Clinton become president in 2016, her negative reputation in China might be a problem.
Imagining U.S.-China Relations Under (President) Hillary Clinton
Will the U.S. Really Defend Japan?
July 26, 2014
Will the U.S. Really Defend Japan?
Despite the president’s statements, the reality appears much more complicated.
Will the U.S. Really Defend Japan?
How Far Can American Exceptionalism Go?
June 22, 2014
How Far Can American Exceptionalism Go?
U.S. hegemony appears to be in relative decline. How will it continue to lead on the global stage?
How Far Can American Exceptionalism Go?
When Abbott Met Obama
June 14, 2014
When Abbott Met Obama
In a White House meeting, the two leaders agree to expand US-Australia military cooperation.
When Abbott Met Obama
Australia’s US-China Balancing Act
June 14, 2014
Australia’s US-China Balancing Act
Australia's ability to walk a geopolitical tightrope was on display during Abbott's visit to DC.
Australia’s US-China Balancing Act
Fixing the U.S. Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific
June 12, 2014
Fixing the U.S. Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific
The rebalance is fundamentally flawed in its execution, but it is not too late to get it right.
Fixing the U.S. Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific
D-Day Validates Realism
June 06, 2014
D-Day Validates Realism
U.S. WWII policy in general, and the landing at Normandy in particular, were based on realist logic.
D-Day Validates Realism
Narendra Modi Will Visit Washington in September
June 05, 2014
Narendra Modi Will Visit Washington in September
Indian media report that Modi will visit the United States in September for a bilateral summit.
Narendra Modi Will Visit Washington in September
There’s No Obama Doctrine. Period.
June 02, 2014
There’s No Obama Doctrine. Period.
As his West Point speech reaffirmed, President Obama doesn’t have his own brand of foreign policy.
There’s No Obama Doctrine. Period.
Obama’s Nixon Doctrine
May 29, 2014
Obama’s Nixon Doctrine
President Obama’s speech in West Point reaffirmed his commitment to adopting the Guam Doctrine.
Obama’s Nixon Doctrine
Obama: 9,800 Troops to Remain in Afghanistan Post-2014
May 28, 2014
Obama: 9,800 Troops to Remain in Afghanistan Post-2014
The United States will keep just shy of 10,000 troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014.
Obama: 9,800 Troops to Remain in Afghanistan Post-2014
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