Did Obama's 'Red Line' Fib Matter in the End?
March 12, 2016
Did Obama's 'Red Line' Fib Matter in the End?
The importance of credibility in international affairs is often overestimated.
Did Obama's 'Red Line' Fib Matter in the End?
Russia's Intervention in Syria and the Kurdish Question
March 09, 2016
Russia's Intervention in Syria and the Kurdish Question
It is likely that both Russia and the United States will continue to support Syrian Kurds.
Russia's Intervention in Syria and the Kurdish Question
Coast Guards of India and Japan Conclude Naval Exercise
January 16, 2016
Coast Guards of India and Japan Conclude Naval Exercise
Plus, Chinese drones, South China Sea investment opportunities, and more. Weekend links.
Coast Guards of India and Japan Conclude Naval Exercise
Australia’s Unique Position in a Negotiated Political Resolution in Syria
December 14, 2015
Australia’s Unique Position in a Negotiated Political Resolution in Syria
Australia should have a role in a grand negotiated settlement.
Australia’s Unique Position in a Negotiated Political Resolution in Syria
What India Can Teach the World About Fighting ISIS
December 04, 2015
What India Can Teach the World About Fighting ISIS
India's experience combating terrorism within its region bears lessons for those fighting the Islamic State.
What India Can Teach the World About Fighting ISIS
Australia Faces Tough Choices on Immigration and Terrorism
November 19, 2015
Australia Faces Tough Choices on Immigration and Terrorism
The recent terror attacks in Paris are dividing Canberra’s politicians. How should Australia react to terrorism?
Australia Faces Tough Choices on Immigration and Terrorism
Kazakh and Russian Leaders Hold 13th Meeting in 2015
October 15, 2015
Kazakh and Russian Leaders Hold 13th Meeting in 2015
"Kazakhstan has been, continues to be, and will remain the closest and most reliable neighbor and ally of Russia.”
Kazakh and Russian Leaders Hold 13th Meeting in 2015
Japan’s Largest Company Is ISIS’ Car Maker of Choice
October 08, 2015
Japan’s Largest Company Is ISIS’ Car Maker of Choice
How did so many Toyota pickup trucks and SUVs end up in the hands of ISIS?
Japan’s Largest Company Is ISIS’ Car Maker of Choice
Everything You Need to Know About Russia's Intervention in Syria
October 04, 2015
Everything You Need to Know About Russia's Intervention in Syria
Russia has started military operations in Syria. Here's what we know so far.
Everything You Need to Know About Russia's Intervention in Syria
Why the World Needs Reporters: Reflections on Kenji Goto
February 12, 2015
Why the World Needs Reporters: Reflections on Kenji Goto
Yang Hengjun reflects on the role of reporters -- and the risks they face each day.
Why the World Needs Reporters: Reflections on Kenji Goto
'Shock and Awe' the Islamic State
October 11, 2014
'Shock and Awe' the Islamic State
The air campaign against the Islamic State needs to concentrate firepower in time.
'Shock and Awe' the Islamic State
A Rare Japanese Jihadist
October 07, 2014
A Rare Japanese Jihadist
The Tokyo police are investigating a man who attempted to join IS.
A Rare Japanese Jihadist
What Air Power Can and Cannot Accomplish
October 07, 2014
What Air Power Can and Cannot Accomplish
The war against ISIS can't be won from the air, but air forces can keep IS from winning.
What Air Power Can and Cannot Accomplish
US Air Strikes in Syria: China's Conundrum
September 24, 2014
US Air Strikes in Syria: China's Conundrum
As the U.S. begins its anti-IS campaign in Syria, China has a tough decision to make.
US Air Strikes in Syria: China's Conundrum
China Created ISIS, Too
September 15, 2014
China Created ISIS, Too
Don’t just blame the U.S. China helped support the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham’s rise as well.
China Created ISIS, Too
How the US Made ISIS a Threat
September 06, 2014
How the US Made ISIS a Threat
The U.S. not only helped create ISIS, but also turned it into a threat to the United States.
How the US Made ISIS a Threat
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