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After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
August 07, 2017
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
The latest sanctions will bar North Korean exports of coal, iron ore, lead, lead ore, and seafood.
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
North Korea's Hwasong-14 ICBM: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
July 07, 2017
North Korea's Hwasong-14 ICBM: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
What does North Korea's Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile mean for the United States and the world?
North Korea's Hwasong-14 ICBM: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
June 21, 2017
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
With Panama deciding to recognize the government in Beijing, Taiwan's list of diplomatic allies continues to shrink.
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
Bipartisan Group of US Senators Call for South China Sea FONOPs
May 12, 2017
Bipartisan Group of US Senators Call for South China Sea FONOPs
U.S. lawmakers note a lack of attention by the Trump administration to the South China Sea.
Bipartisan Group of US Senators Call for South China Sea FONOPs
US China Envoy Likely to See Responsibilities Grow Asia-Wide
May 02, 2017
US China Envoy Likely to See Responsibilities Grow Asia-Wide
With a number of staffing holes in the administration, Terry Branstad may face a broader portfolio than he expected.
US China Envoy Likely to See Responsibilities Grow Asia-Wide
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment’ Revisited
April 27, 2017
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment’ Revisited
A year later, does the argument of reinforced U.S. hegemony hold up?
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment’ Revisited
Resolved: North Korea Needs More Resolve
April 20, 2017
Resolved: North Korea Needs More Resolve
The politics of credibility are complex and ephemeral.
Resolved: North Korea Needs More Resolve
US Bomber Receives Chinese Warning Over East China Sea Skies
March 27, 2017
US Bomber Receives Chinese Warning Over East China Sea Skies
A U.S. B-1B Lancer was warned after entering China's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the East China Sea.
US Bomber Receives Chinese Warning Over East China Sea Skies
TPP Signatories to Meet in Chile to Explore the Future of the Agreement
March 13, 2017
TPP Signatories to Meet in Chile to Explore the Future of the Agreement
The meeting will be the first high-level summit between the 12 countries since the U.S. withdrawal from the agreement.
TPP Signatories to Meet in Chile to Explore the Future of the Agreement
No, Let’s Not Invade North Korea
March 07, 2017
No, Let’s Not Invade North Korea
A new North Korea policy is wanted, but that isn’t it.
No, Let’s Not Invade North Korea
How Trump's 'Historic' Defense Spending Proposal Could Affect Asia
February 28, 2017
How Trump's 'Historic' Defense Spending Proposal Could Affect Asia
The Trump White House has big league plans for the U.S. military.
How Trump's 'Historic' Defense Spending Proposal Could Affect Asia
After Trump-Xi Call, US-China Interactions Expand, But Direction Remains Unclear
February 22, 2017
After Trump-Xi Call, US-China Interactions Expand, But Direction Remains Unclear
Trump's affirmation of the United States' 'one China' policy has allowed for more high-level U.S.-China activity.
After Trump-Xi Call, US-China Interactions Expand, But Direction Remains Unclear
How Will Trump Handle Intellectual Property Disputes With China?
February 21, 2017
How Will Trump Handle Intellectual Property Disputes With China?
The Trump administration will face unique challenges in reining in intellectual property abuses by China.
How Will Trump Handle Intellectual Property Disputes With China?
US, Chinese Military Aircraft See Close Encounter Over South China Sea
February 10, 2017
US, Chinese Military Aircraft See Close Encounter Over South China Sea
The incident reportedly took place in airspace near Scarborough Shoal.
US, Chinese Military Aircraft See Close Encounter Over South China Sea
Steve Bannon on Trump's NSC Should Concern US Allies and Partners in Asia
January 30, 2017
Steve Bannon on Trump's NSC Should Concern US Allies and Partners in Asia
Elevating Steve Bannon to the National Security Council suggests "America First" is here to stay.
Steve Bannon on Trump's NSC Should Concern US Allies and Partners in Asia
What's All the Buzz About Missile Defense, Anyway?
January 26, 2017
What's All the Buzz About Missile Defense, Anyway?
The political landscape for missile defense will likely shift under the Trump administration. How will that play out?
What's All the Buzz About Missile Defense, Anyway?
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