Fear and Honor: The Other Side of US-China 'Thucydides Trap'
April 27, 2016
Fear and Honor: The Other Side of US-China 'Thucydides Trap'
China's "assertiveness" is much discussed. What about the role of U.S. fear?
Fear and Honor: The Other Side of US-China 'Thucydides Trap'
South China Sea Update: Understanding the Indonesia-China Row in the Natuna Islands
March 25, 2016
South China Sea Update: Understanding the Indonesia-China Row in the Natuna Islands
Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss a recent stand-off between Indonesia and China in the South China Sea.
South China Sea Update: Understanding the Indonesia-China Row in the Natuna Islands
Does Obama Care About India?
March 12, 2016
Does Obama Care About India?
The Obama administration might not have cared deeply about India, but that's not by design.
Does Obama Care About India?
Why Obama Got the Fundamentals of American Foreign Policy Right
March 12, 2016
Why Obama Got the Fundamentals of American Foreign Policy Right
There is one overriding task that has guided the exercise of American power abroad since 1945.
Why Obama Got the Fundamentals of American Foreign Policy Right
Terror Attack in Pathankot Threatens to Destabilize the Dialogue Between India and Pakistan
January 06, 2016
Terror Attack in Pathankot Threatens to Destabilize the Dialogue Between India and Pakistan
This is only the latest attempt by radical groups to destabilize talks between Delhi and Islamabad. Will they succeed?
Terror Attack in Pathankot Threatens to Destabilize the Dialogue Between India and Pakistan
For Much of Asia, World War 2 Ended After August 1945
August 06, 2015
For Much of Asia, World War 2 Ended After August 1945
Wars-of-continuation decided the fates of Vietnam, China, Korea, Indonesia, and much of the rest of the Asia-Pacific.
For Much of Asia, World War 2 Ended After August 1945
US Foreign Policy Bureaucrats See Tough Times Ahead
May 01, 2015
US Foreign Policy Bureaucrats See Tough Times Ahead
The U.S. Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) offers insight into problems facing U.S. foreign policy.
US Foreign Policy Bureaucrats See Tough Times Ahead
Narendra Modi's Foreign Policy
November 05, 2013
Narendra Modi's Foreign Policy
What does Narendra Modi believe about India’s international relations?
Narendra Modi's Foreign Policy
Hedging: The Real U.S. Policy Towards China?
May 13, 2013
Hedging: The Real U.S. Policy Towards China?
Is America trying to contain China? No, it could be just hedging its bets.
Hedging: The Real U.S. Policy Towards China?
Emotions, Decision Making and Brinksmanship
May 08, 2013
Emotions, Decision Making and Brinksmanship
An approach to decision-making that concentrates on interests and raw calculation will come up short.
Emotions, Decision Making and Brinksmanship
Here Come the Missile Carriers
May 04, 2013
Here Come the Missile Carriers
Could aircraft carriers be eclipsed by new technology? We breakdown the top defense and foreign policy articles for your weekend.
Here Come the Missile Carriers
A Complex Calculus: China's North Korea Dilemma
April 30, 2013
A Complex Calculus: China's North Korea Dilemma
It remains in Beijing’s self-interest to provide aid to Pyongyang. The alternatives, like a North Korean collapse, could be far worse.
A Complex Calculus: China's North Korea Dilemma
Want to Fix Syria? Talk to Iran
April 30, 2013
Want to Fix Syria? Talk to Iran
There’s good reason to believe Iran would be interested in negotiating a future for Syria that didn’t include Assad.
Want to Fix Syria? Talk to Iran
America's Middle East Addiction
April 13, 2013
America's Middle East Addiction
Zachary Keck explains that “shuttle diplomacy of the kind Kissinger undertook belongs to the dustbin of history.”
America's Middle East Addiction
Friday Flashpoints – Our Weekend Reading List
April 12, 2013
Friday Flashpoints – Our Weekend Reading List
The Diplomat’s Editor selects the top five defense and foreign policy articles for your weekend reading pleasure.
Friday Flashpoints – Our Weekend Reading List
Did Xi Jinping Really Rebuke North Korea?
April 10, 2013
Did Xi Jinping Really Rebuke North Korea?
Likely not – Chinese diplomats have usually handled their differences with N. Korea behind the scenes.
Did Xi Jinping Really Rebuke North Korea?
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