China's Role in the Syria Crisis, Revisited
September 28, 2015
China's Role in the Syria Crisis, Revisited
A look at history proves China's leading role in arming the Assad regime, thus contributing to today's civil war.
China's Role in the Syria Crisis, Revisited
Australia to Bomb Syria?
August 27, 2015
Australia to Bomb Syria?
The prime minister is raring to go, despite the questionable wisdom of the move.
Australia to Bomb Syria?
The Limitations of the Iran Deal
April 12, 2015
The Limitations of the Iran Deal
A nuclear agreement is great, but Tehran will continue to have an adversarial, hostile relationship with the West.
The Limitations of the Iran Deal
A Theoretical Case Against Australian ISIS Intervention
October 01, 2014
A Theoretical Case Against Australian ISIS Intervention
Political theory offers little support for an Australian role in the latest Middle East intervention.
A Theoretical Case Against Australian ISIS Intervention
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
September 13, 2014
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
What implications will the war on the Islamic State have for U.S. power in the Asia-Pacific?
East Asia and America's War on the Caliphate
Indonesia, Malaysia and the Fight Against Islamic State Influence
September 11, 2014
Indonesia, Malaysia and the Fight Against Islamic State Influence
With ideology spreading via social media, authorities need to consider a ‘soft’ approach as well as traditional tactics.
Indonesia, Malaysia and the Fight Against Islamic State Influence
Australia to Join International Forces in Iraq
September 02, 2014
Australia to Join International Forces in Iraq
Tony Abbott announces that Australia will provide humanitarian aid and equipment.
Australia to Join International Forces in Iraq
Iran Didn’t Create ISIS; We Did
August 31, 2014
Iran Didn’t Create ISIS; We Did
Instead of shifting blame for ISIS's rise, the West and its allies should look in the mirror.
Iran Didn’t Create ISIS; We Did
Australia’s Fight Against Islamic Extremists
August 22, 2014
Australia’s Fight Against Islamic Extremists
The government is stepping up efforts to deal with both domestic threats and Australian extremists active abroad.
Australia’s Fight Against Islamic Extremists
Kidnapped 'Mercenary' in Syria Poses Problem For Japan
August 20, 2014
Kidnapped 'Mercenary' in Syria Poses Problem For Japan
Haruna Yukawa’s involvement in illicit activities will complicate negotiations for his release.
Kidnapped 'Mercenary' in Syria Poses Problem For Japan
Is a Silent India the Best India?
August 05, 2014
Is a Silent India the Best India?
India’s policy of non-interference will continue to serve it well in today’s volatile international climate.
Is a Silent India the Best India?
Sino-Jordanian Ties: Growing in the Midst of Turmoil
July 09, 2014
Sino-Jordanian Ties: Growing in the Midst of Turmoil
While its neighbors are in turmoil, Jordan enjoys a growing relationship with China.
Sino-Jordanian Ties: Growing in the Midst of Turmoil
Iran, Turkey and China’s Middle Eastern Pivot
May 30, 2014
Iran, Turkey and China’s Middle Eastern Pivot
Thanks to events in Russia and Syria, Turkey lost its rivalry with Iran to be China’s Middle Eastern pivot. Here’s how.
Iran, Turkey and China’s Middle Eastern Pivot
Where Was the Rebalance to Asia in Obama’s West Point Speech?
May 29, 2014
Where Was the Rebalance to Asia in Obama’s West Point Speech?
Obama's foreign policy address offered little clarity (or emphasis) on America's role in the Asia-Pacific.
Where Was the Rebalance to Asia in Obama’s West Point Speech?
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
April 17, 2014
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
Overtures to Pakistan from the Sunni Gulf appear to be linked to the conflict in Syria.
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
China at Geneva II: Beijing’s Interest in Syria
January 22, 2014
China at Geneva II: Beijing’s Interest in Syria
Though China is rapidly becoming a superpower, Beijing has no interest in becoming a global policeman.
China at Geneva II: Beijing’s Interest in Syria
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