Relearning Anti-Submarine Warfare
October 30, 2014
Relearning Anti-Submarine Warfare
The U.S. Navy's post-Cold War holiday from history is drawing to a close—if it hasn’t expired already.
Relearning Anti-Submarine Warfare
A New History of the Korean War
September 28, 2014
A New History of the Korean War
In The Korean War: An International History, Haruki Wada raises the bar on diplomatic histories of the conflict.
A New History of the Korean War
Is China A Lonely Diva?
September 03, 2014
Is China A Lonely Diva?
Chinese scholars are debating whether Beijing should abandon its non-alignment policy. But it may have already done so.
Is China A Lonely Diva?
Did Bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki Save Lives?
August 25, 2014
Did Bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki Save Lives?
The question goes to the heart of the debate about the utility of nuclear weapons and the rationale for keeping them.
Did Bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki Save Lives?
How Will the Ukrainian Crisis Affect Russia's Approach to Asia?
August 16, 2014
How Will the Ukrainian Crisis Affect Russia's Approach to Asia?
How will the conflict in Eastern Ukraine affect Russia’s future engagement with East Asia?
How Will the Ukrainian Crisis Affect Russia's Approach to Asia?
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
August 05, 2014
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
If US naval dominance wanes, fortresses may once again become a viable strategic defense.
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
Australia, Japan and Asia’s New ‘Cold War’
July 14, 2014
Australia, Japan and Asia’s New ‘Cold War’
Donna Weeks, an expert on the Australia-Japan relationship, considers the implications of Abe's recent trip to Australia.
Australia, Japan and Asia’s New ‘Cold War’
Russia’s Elusive Quest for Influence in Asia
May 20, 2014
Russia’s Elusive Quest for Influence in Asia
Putin arrives in Shanghai desperate to reorient Russia’s Asia policy amid tensions with the West and China’s rise.
Russia’s Elusive Quest for Influence in Asia
Why America Can’t Contain China
May 03, 2014
Why America Can’t Contain China
Despite Beijing’s concerns, the U.S. couldn’t contain China even if it wanted to.
Why America Can’t Contain China
The Missing Ingredient for an Asian NATO
April 24, 2014
The Missing Ingredient for an Asian NATO
An Asian NATO won't be possible for some time without a change in how states conceptualize their security needs.
The Missing Ingredient for an Asian NATO
Sorry, China Isn’t Winning in Ukraine
April 03, 2014
Sorry, China Isn’t Winning in Ukraine
The argument that the Ukraine crisis presents a huge opportunity for Beijing is critically flawed.
Sorry, China Isn’t Winning in Ukraine
Indian Foreign Policy: The Cold War Lingers
March 24, 2014
Indian Foreign Policy: The Cold War Lingers
India’s support for Russia during the Crimea crisis should be a wake-up call for Washington.
Indian Foreign Policy: The Cold War Lingers
Cold War Structures and Tectonic Shifts
February 12, 2014
Cold War Structures and Tectonic Shifts
Longstanding U.S. commitments to East Asia complicate an already complex region.
Cold War Structures and Tectonic Shifts
US-China Rivalry More Dangerous Than Cold War?
January 28, 2014
US-China Rivalry More Dangerous Than Cold War?
Mearsheimer says a war between the US and China will be more likely than a US-Soviet one was during the Cold War.
US-China Rivalry More Dangerous Than Cold War?
The New Cold War: China vs Japan
January 25, 2014
The New Cold War: China vs Japan
China and Japan's war of the words reveals a larger struggle for regional influence akin to a mini Cold War.
The New Cold War: China vs Japan
The Senkaku Islands as Cold War Berlin
December 17, 2013
The Senkaku Islands as Cold War Berlin
Despite important differences, the East China Sea dispute in many ways mirrors the Berlin question.
The Senkaku Islands as Cold War Berlin
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