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Trump on Pakistan: Not Quite the Best-Laid Plan
August 29, 2017
Trump on Pakistan: Not Quite the Best-Laid Plan
Washington’s least best-laid plans will invariably go awry.
Trump on Pakistan: Not Quite the Best-Laid Plan
US Leadership as a Pacific Power: Trump and Beyond
August 29, 2017
US Leadership as a Pacific Power: Trump and Beyond
Insights from Paul Heer.
US Leadership as a Pacific Power: Trump and Beyond
Trump’s Afghanistan Plan: Old Wine in a New Bottle
August 23, 2017
Trump’s Afghanistan Plan: Old Wine in a New Bottle
The quagmire in Afghanistan continues under a new administration bent on bombing its way to victory.
Trump’s Afghanistan Plan: Old Wine in a New Bottle
Trump Is Undercutting America’s Allies and Strengthening China’s Hand
August 17, 2017
Trump Is Undercutting America’s Allies and Strengthening China’s Hand
Meanwhile, the Presidents of South Korea and Taiwan are trying to ride the tiger of Trumpian uncertainty .
Trump Is Undercutting America’s Allies and Strengthening China’s Hand
EU Swoops Into Asia-Pacific Amid US Retreat
August 15, 2017
EU Swoops Into Asia-Pacific Amid US Retreat
As Washington has pulled back, Brussels has pushed forward into trade discussions across the Asia-Pacific.
EU Swoops Into Asia-Pacific Amid US Retreat
China Bans North Korean Coal, Iron and Seafood Imports
August 15, 2017
China Bans North Korean Coal, Iron and Seafood Imports
The Chinese president told the U.S. president that Beijing is ready to work with Washington on the Korean crisis.
China Bans North Korean Coal, Iron and Seafood Imports
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
Transcript of Trump’s Terrible January Call With Turnbull Leaks
August 03, 2017
Transcript of Trump’s Terrible January Call With Turnbull Leaks
Trump repeatedly fumes over a Obama-era immigration deal with Australia.
Transcript of Trump’s Terrible January Call With Turnbull Leaks
Will Afghanistan's Minerals Shape Trump's Policy Toward the Region?
July 27, 2017
Will Afghanistan's Minerals Shape Trump's Policy Toward the Region?
Afghanistan's mineral wealth could help kickstart the economy, but beware of the resource curse.
Will Afghanistan's Minerals Shape Trump's Policy Toward the Region?
What Happens When the United States Develops a Credible Reputation for Incompetence?
July 24, 2017
What Happens When the United States Develops a Credible Reputation for Incompetence?
What if the United States develops a credible reputation for incompetence?
What Happens When the United States Develops a Credible Reputation for Incompetence?
The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte's First Year
July 12, 2017
The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte's First Year
Rodrigo Duterte's entry into the Philippine presidency in June 2016 carried important geopolitical consequences.
The Drug War, the South China Sea, and Terrorism in Mindanao: Reviewing Duterte's First Year
Felix Sater and Trump's Strange Kazakh Connections
July 11, 2017
Felix Sater and Trump's Strange Kazakh Connections
Felix Sater, a felon and “fixer” for post-Soviet actors, is apparently cooperating with investigators.
Felix Sater and Trump's Strange Kazakh Connections
No Strategy, No Winning: McCain on Trump's Afghanistan Mess
July 11, 2017
No Strategy, No Winning: McCain on Trump's Afghanistan Mess
"And, you know, we all know what the problem is. It's in the White House."
No Strategy, No Winning: McCain on Trump's Afghanistan Mess
North Korea Just Successfully Tested a Missile That Sure Seems Like an ICBM. What's Next?
July 04, 2017
North Korea Just Successfully Tested a Missile That Sure Seems Like an ICBM. What's Next?
What did North Korea just test and was it an ICBM?
North Korea Just Successfully Tested a Missile That Sure Seems Like an ICBM. What's Next?
Trump for President of Kyrgyzstan?
June 30, 2017
Trump for President of Kyrgyzstan?
51 percent of young urban respondents in student-run poll express openness to the idea.
Trump for President of Kyrgyzstan?
Arms to Taiwan and Action Against a Chinese Bank: Is Trump's US-China 'Honeymoon' Over?
June 30, 2017
Arms to Taiwan and Action Against a Chinese Bank: Is Trump's US-China 'Honeymoon' Over?
Is the Trump administration taking a warning shot across Xi Jinping's bow or is this a broader shift in approach?
Arms to Taiwan and Action Against a Chinese Bank: Is Trump's US-China 'Honeymoon' Over?
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