Why Turkey May Not Buy Chinese Missile Systems After All
May 07, 2014
Why Turkey May Not Buy Chinese Missile Systems After All
The Chinese bid highlights its emerging capabilities, but may stumble on Western pressure.
Why Turkey May Not Buy Chinese Missile Systems After All
Should China Welcome an Asian NATO?
April 30, 2014
Should China Welcome an Asian NATO?
If China is truly concerned about a remilitarized Japan, it should embrace an Asian NATO.
Should China Welcome an Asian NATO?
CSTO Looks Away From NATO and Toward SCO
April 26, 2014
CSTO Looks Away From NATO and Toward SCO
The Russia-led military alliance has given up all pretenses of cooperation with NATO and will look toward the SCO.
CSTO Looks Away From NATO and Toward SCO
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
U.S. Considering Leaving Fewer Than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan Post-2014
April 23, 2014
U.S. Considering Leaving Fewer Than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan Post-2014
Following Afghanistan's elections, the U.S. is considering leaving fewer than 10,000 troops in the country.
U.S. Considering Leaving Fewer Than 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan Post-2014
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
April 17, 2014
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
A future NATO-like organization in Asia seems more likely than a European NATO seemed at the end of WWII.
Is an Asian NATO Possible?
Will Narva Be Russia’s Next Crimea?
April 08, 2014
Will Narva Be Russia’s Next Crimea?
Estonia would be the perfect battlefield for Russia and Putin to continue the war they began with Georgia in 2008.
Will Narva Be Russia’s Next Crimea?
Russia in Crimea: When States Act Out of Insecurity
March 15, 2014
Russia in Crimea: When States Act Out of Insecurity
Did Western policymakers in Ukraine forget that security is often the greatest foreign policy motivator?
Russia in Crimea: When States Act Out of Insecurity
How Ukraine Spillover Could Complicate the US Withdrawal From Afghanistan
March 06, 2014
How Ukraine Spillover Could Complicate the US Withdrawal From Afghanistan
Putin has an ace up his sleeve: shutting down the Northern Distribution Network.
How Ukraine Spillover Could Complicate the US Withdrawal From Afghanistan
The Wrong Debate Over Afghanistan
February 21, 2014
The Wrong Debate Over Afghanistan
Before discussing troop levels, the Obama administration needs to figure out what U.S. Afghan policy is.
The Wrong Debate Over Afghanistan
NATO Begins Negotiations With Afghanistan For Post-2014 Security Agreement
December 24, 2013
NATO Begins Negotiations With Afghanistan For Post-2014 Security Agreement
The proposed NATO agreement with the Afghan government hinges on the completion of the BSA with the United States.
NATO Begins Negotiations With Afghanistan For Post-2014 Security Agreement
Pakistani Taliban and Tehreek-e-Insaaf On Same Page in Blocking NATO Transport Routes
November 27, 2013
Pakistani Taliban and Tehreek-e-Insaaf On Same Page in Blocking NATO Transport Routes
The Diplomat’s Kiran Nazish reports from Peshawar.
Pakistani Taliban and Tehreek-e-Insaaf On Same Page in Blocking NATO Transport Routes
The Politics of China’s Growing Arms Sales
November 14, 2013
The Politics of China’s Growing Arms Sales
China has been the fastest growing arms major arms exporter in the past decade. Will it continue?
The Politics of China’s Growing Arms Sales
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
October 18, 2013
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
The U.S. and allies should form a naval counterpart to the TPP to ensure maritime security in the region.
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
NATO's Mounting Opposition to Turkey’s Chinese Missile System
October 16, 2013
NATO's Mounting Opposition to Turkey’s Chinese Missile System
NATO officials are calling the Chinese system a “virus” and Turkey’s decision a “crazy idea.”
NATO's Mounting Opposition to Turkey’s Chinese Missile System
The Creeping Militarization of the Arctic
October 16, 2013
The Creeping Militarization of the Arctic
As stakeholders take increasingly assertive territorial postures, the regional focus turns to security.
The Creeping Militarization of the Arctic
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