Understanding the Strategic Logic Behind the US-India Military Logistics Pact
September 14, 2016
Understanding the Strategic Logic Behind the US-India Military Logistics Pact
The U.S.-India Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement benefits both countries.
Understanding the Strategic Logic Behind the US-India Military Logistics Pact
For a Grand Bargain with China
August 23, 2016
For a Grand Bargain with China
A new book lays out a comprehensive and detailed Asian foreign policy for the United States.
For a Grand Bargain with China
How Obama Views Asia-Pacific Leaders
March 21, 2016
How Obama Views Asia-Pacific Leaders
Which leaders does Barack Obama get along particularly well with?
How Obama Views Asia-Pacific Leaders
Can the US Marines Help Build Indonesia’s Amphibious Capabilities?
September 10, 2015
Can the US Marines Help Build Indonesia’s Amphibious Capabilities?
The effort could play an important role in the rebalance.
Can the US Marines Help Build Indonesia’s Amphibious Capabilities?
Rebalancing US Airpower Between Asia and the Middle East
May 23, 2015
Rebalancing US Airpower Between Asia and the Middle East
Rebalancing U.S. airpower to Asia will prove challenging.
Rebalancing US Airpower Between Asia and the Middle East
The Geopolitics of Richard Nixon
April 22, 2015
The Geopolitics of Richard Nixon
In two important books, the former president foresaw the end of the Cold War, the rebalance, and much besides.
The Geopolitics of Richard Nixon
America’s Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific: On Track
April 01, 2015
America’s Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific: On Track
The Asia rebalance is the most misunderstood foreign policy initiative of the Obama presidency.
America’s Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific: On Track
The U.S. Needs a Refocused Rebalance
March 26, 2015
The U.S. Needs a Refocused Rebalance
A true focus on Asia is critical not only to compete with China, but to stay relevant in the 21st century.
The U.S. Needs a Refocused Rebalance
Will Islamic State Cripple the Pivot?
November 13, 2014
Will Islamic State Cripple the Pivot?
America’s inability to stop fighting in the Middle East has serious implications for its Asia policy.
Will Islamic State Cripple the Pivot?
Can the US Afford the Asia Pivot?
March 05, 2014
Can the US Afford the Asia Pivot?
A senior U.S. defense official says the Asia pivot “can’t happen” if budget cuts continue.
Can the US Afford the Asia Pivot?
Can “China’s Larry Summers” Deliver a New Growth Model?
November 07, 2013
Can “China’s Larry Summers” Deliver a New Growth Model?
Xi Jinping reportedly has put his faith in Liu He to create a new economic plan for the Third Plenum
Can “China’s Larry Summers” Deliver a New Growth Model?
Does the President Have the Power to Protect US Allies?
September 05, 2013
Does the President Have the Power to Protect US Allies?
Obama going to Congress on Syria raises questions about America’s commitments to allies in Asia.
Does the President Have the Power to Protect US Allies?
How China’s Economic Rebalancing is like the Movie 'Speed'
September 04, 2013
How China’s Economic Rebalancing is like the Movie 'Speed'
Like the bus in Speed, China’s economy must continue cruising along or else risk imploding.
How China’s Economic Rebalancing is like the Movie 'Speed'
US Lawmakers Call for Strategic Review of Pivot
July 25, 2013
US Lawmakers Call for Strategic Review of Pivot
Four members of Congress ask the White House for an interagency document on implementing the rebalance.
US Lawmakers Call for Strategic Review of Pivot
The U.S. Army’s Anti-Access Strategy
May 22, 2013
The U.S. Army’s Anti-Access Strategy
The Army does have a role in the pivot. Will bureaucratic inertia get in the way?
The U.S. Army’s Anti-Access Strategy
America's Pivot to Asia: A Report Card
May 05, 2013
America's Pivot to Asia: A Report Card
The pivot is a smart policy which is more nuanced than most people realize. But its China blind spot could be its undoing.
America's Pivot to Asia: A Report Card
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