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
Will Russia Provide S-300 Air-Defenses to Syria?
May 11, 2013
Will Russia Provide S-300 Air-Defenses to Syria?
Russia has declared it will not sell new S-300 systems to Syria. But what about “earlier contracts”?
Will Russia Provide S-300 Air-Defenses to Syria?
Want to Fix Syria? Talk to Iran
April 30, 2013
Want to Fix Syria? Talk to Iran
There’s good reason to believe Iran would be interested in negotiating a future for Syria that didn’t include Assad.
Want to Fix Syria? Talk to Iran
What to Make of Chemical Weapons Claims in Syria
March 21, 2013
What to Make of Chemical Weapons Claims in Syria
“…we do not know for sure whether or not chemical weapons were even used…”
What to Make of Chemical Weapons Claims in Syria
Preventing a Chemical Weapons Nightmare in Syria
December 06, 2012
Preventing a Chemical Weapons Nightmare in Syria
Fear that Syria will resort to the unthinkable is not so far-fetched. The international community must be clear in defining its “redline.”
Preventing a Chemical Weapons Nightmare in Syria
Who Defines the 'International Community?'
September 12, 2012
Who Defines the 'International Community?'
After decades of the West using the concept, Beijing is turning the tables.
Who Defines the 'International Community?'
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