Iran's Nuclear Deal and the Misuse of History
November 27, 2013
Iran's Nuclear Deal and the Misuse of History
The North Korean and Libyan nuclear diplomacy models have little in common with Iran today.
Iran's Nuclear Deal and the Misuse of History
Why Technical Solutions Can’t Solve Nuclear Problems
September 30, 2013
Why Technical Solutions Can’t Solve Nuclear Problems
History has shown that only a US-Iranian rapprochement can provide a lasting solution to the nuclear issue.
Why Technical Solutions Can’t Solve Nuclear Problems
With Friends Like These: China's 'Pariah' Problem
August 22, 2012
With Friends Like These: China's 'Pariah' Problem
Beijing’s ties with Iran, North Korea and position on the conflict in Syria undermine its global aspirations.
With Friends Like These: China's 'Pariah' Problem
India’s Libya Shame Will Haunt It
April 06, 2012
India’s Libya Shame Will Haunt It
India’s decision to abstain in a U.N. vote over Libya this time last year has hurt the country’s moral standing. Why vote against democracy?
India’s Libya Shame Will Haunt It
March 14, 2012
China’s Libya Problem
China’s failure to support the rebels in Libya could hurt its investment prospects there. Time for a rethink?
China’s Libya Problem
March 14, 2012
China’s Libya Problem
China’s failure to support the rebels in Libya could hurt its investment prospects there. Time for a rethink?
China’s Libya Problem
Enter China’s Security Firms
February 21, 2012
Enter China’s Security Firms
Chinese private security companies are seeing an opportunity as the U.S. withdraws troops from Iraq and Afghanistan. But plenty of complications await them.
Enter China’s Security Firms
China’s Achilles’ Heel
February 08, 2012
China’s Achilles’ Heel
With little in the way of force projection, China’s dependence on natural resources in unstable parts of the world could undercut its economic ambitions. There are limits to freeriding.
China’s Achilles’ Heel
Why India Admired Gaddafi
October 28, 2011
Why India Admired Gaddafi
Muammar Gaddafi was a brutal dictator. That doesn’t mean that it was right to intervene in Libya.
Why India Admired Gaddafi
Muammar Gaddafi Killed
October 20, 2011
Muammar Gaddafi Killed
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been killed by rebel forces. The next government has a huge task ahead.
Muammar Gaddafi Killed
Behind India's Syria Diplomacy
October 05, 2011
Behind India's Syria Diplomacy
India’s decision to abstain from a UN Security Council vote on sanctions against Syria was classic self-interest.
Behind India's Syria Diplomacy
Asia – Responsibility to Protect?
October 01, 2011
Asia – Responsibility to Protect?
Asian nations need to be grappling with the lessons of the Libyan civil war. How will they respond if conflict erupts in their backyard?
Asia – Responsibility to Protect?
China’s Dictator Complex
September 27, 2011
China’s Dictator Complex
Chinese policymakers are often assumed to be the archetypal practitioners of realpolitik. But their coddling of dictators is counter-productive.
China’s Dictator Complex
September 22, 2011
To Interfere, or Not to Interfere?
Chinese policy over Libya and Sudan suggests a possible shift in its non-interference doctrine. What’s happening?
To Interfere, or Not to Interfere?
September 06, 2011
Did China Sell Arms to Libya?
China’s denials that it OK’d state firms to sell arms to Muammar Gaddafi’s regime are believable but still troubling.
Did China Sell Arms to Libya?
How China Sees Middle East
September 06, 2011
How China Sees Middle East
The US and Israel will be the big losers from the Arab Spring, while Egypt will be a winner, say Chinese analysts.
How China Sees Middle East
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