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Facing North Korean Threat, Japan Plans Ballistic Missile Evacuation Drills
January 06, 2017
Facing North Korean Threat, Japan Plans Ballistic Missile Evacuation Drills
In a first, Japan will use its nationwide J-Alert system to coordinate evacuation drills for a ballistic missile attack.
Facing North Korean Threat, Japan Plans Ballistic Missile Evacuation Drills
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
December 31, 2016
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
Here's wishing the Asia-Pacific a happy and prosperous new year. Watch these issues in the coming year.
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
Obama's Asia-Pacific Legacy: Assessing Policy Toward Maritime Challenges and the North Korea Threat
December 16, 2016
Obama's Asia-Pacific Legacy: Assessing Policy Toward Maritime Challenges and the North Korea Threat
We evaluate the Obama administration's policy performance on some of Asia's most pressing regional flashpoints.
Obama's Asia-Pacific Legacy: Assessing Policy Toward Maritime Challenges and the North Korea Threat
North Korea Issues Final Word on the Obama Years, Looking Ahead to Trump
November 29, 2016
North Korea Issues Final Word on the Obama Years, Looking Ahead to Trump
An unusual foreign ministry memo from Pyongyang outlined North Korea's bottom line for any talks with the United States.
North Korea Issues Final Word on the Obama Years, Looking Ahead to Trump
Could Trump Actually Start a Nuclear War?
November 11, 2016
Could Trump Actually Start a Nuclear War?
Examining the worst case and most likely scenarios when it comes to war under President Trump.
Could Trump Actually Start a Nuclear War?
Time to Go 'Huge'? What Will Trump’s Defense Policy in Asia Be?
November 10, 2016
Time to Go 'Huge'? What Will Trump’s Defense Policy in Asia Be?
Isolationism or military buildup?
Time to Go 'Huge'? What Will Trump’s Defense Policy in Asia Be?
Donald Trump Won. Prepare For Uncharted Geopolitical Waters in Asia
November 09, 2016
Donald Trump Won. Prepare For Uncharted Geopolitical Waters in Asia
The election of Trump may herald the end of the postwar order.
Donald Trump Won. Prepare For Uncharted Geopolitical Waters in Asia
Everything You Wanted to Know About South Korea's 'Choi-Gate'
November 08, 2016
Everything You Wanted to Know About South Korea's 'Choi-Gate'
A political scandal is engulfing South Korean Preisdent Park Geun-hye. What are the stakes and who are the players?
Everything You Wanted to Know About South Korea's 'Choi-Gate'
THAAD Coming to South Korea in 8-10 Months: Top US Commander
November 05, 2016
THAAD Coming to South Korea in 8-10 Months: Top US Commander
The top U.S. commander in South Korea clarifies a timeline for the deployment of the first battery.
THAAD Coming to South Korea in 8-10 Months: Top US Commander
North Korea Launches Missile Ahead of US Presidential Debate
October 21, 2016
North Korea Launches Missile Ahead of US Presidential Debate
That attempt ended in failure after the missile exploded shortly after takeoff, according to sources.
North Korea Launches Missile Ahead of US Presidential Debate
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
October 19, 2016
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
As Obama enters his last hundred days in office, Asia remains in flux.
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
North Korea: Seeing and Believing
October 19, 2016
North Korea: Seeing and Believing
Perceiving and understanding North Korea is problematic, inhibiting meaningful engagement processes.
North Korea: Seeing and Believing
Why Should the US Talk to North Korea?
October 18, 2016
Why Should the US Talk to North Korea?
A willingness to sit down and talk with an adversary is a sign of strength, not weakness.
Why Should the US Talk to North Korea?
North Korean ‘Purge’ May Not Be So Serious
October 14, 2016
North Korean ‘Purge’ May Not Be So Serious
Details of a recent 'purge' suggest a temporary demotion rather than permanent removal from power of a senior official.
North Korean ‘Purge’ May Not Be So Serious
How to Rethink the US’ Failing North Korea Strategy
October 06, 2016
How to Rethink the US’ Failing North Korea Strategy
One cheer for the Nunn-Mullen taskforce, but it offers a flawed pathway to the resolution of the North Korean nuclear issue.
How to Rethink the US’ Failing North Korea Strategy
Rare Survey Inside North Korea Hints at Growing Discontent
October 06, 2016
Rare Survey Inside North Korea Hints at Growing Discontent
A rare survey of people inside the secretive country.
Rare Survey Inside North Korea Hints at Growing Discontent
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