China: A Major Power in the Middle East?
April 01, 2014
China: A Major Power in the Middle East?
U.S. policy is creating an opening for China in the Middle East, which Beijing is exploiting skillfully.
China: A Major Power in the Middle East?
Pacific Power: The Politics of the US Military in SE Asia
November 13, 2013
Pacific Power: The Politics of the US Military in SE Asia
For the U.S. to sustain its presence in the Asia-Pacific, it will have to take local politics into account.
Pacific Power: The Politics of the US Military in SE Asia
South Korea Eyes F-35 Fighter Jets
October 25, 2013
South Korea Eyes F-35 Fighter Jets
Plus, can the U.S. build an effective Pacific strategy for the 21st Century? Thursday defense links.
South Korea Eyes F-35 Fighter Jets
With Obama MIA, China Touts Multipolar World
October 09, 2013
With Obama MIA, China Touts Multipolar World
Xi Jinping has used APEC and the East Asia Forum to outline a multipolar vision of the region and the world.
With Obama MIA, China Touts Multipolar World
Asia Pivot: Obama’s Ticket out of Middle East?
August 21, 2013
Asia Pivot: Obama’s Ticket out of Middle East?
Right now, East Asia looks more appealing to the White House. But what are the true motives?
Asia Pivot: Obama’s Ticket out of Middle East?
The TPP, Abenomics and America’s Asia Pivot
August 06, 2013
The TPP, Abenomics and America’s Asia Pivot
The TPP talks are critical for both Japan’s future and U.S. Asia policy.
The TPP, Abenomics and America’s Asia Pivot
May 24, 2013
The US Marine Corps in the Pivot to the Pacific
The centerpiece of the U.S. Pivot to the Pacific, the Marines are moving forward.
The US Marine Corps in the Pivot to the Pacific
Watch Out USA: Mexico Has its Own Asia Pivot Plan
May 02, 2013
Watch Out USA: Mexico Has its Own Asia Pivot Plan
It seems Mexico has its own idea of a “pivot” to Asia. And its all about growing its economy.
Watch Out USA: Mexico Has its Own Asia Pivot Plan
America's Pivot, Taiwan and Anti-Access
February 22, 2013
America's Pivot, Taiwan and Anti-Access
Will the U.S. pivot to Asia help enhance or degrade Taiwan’s security? Our Naval Diplomat weighs in.
America's Pivot, Taiwan and Anti-Access
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Will it Happen?
February 08, 2013
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Will it Happen?
Can the Trans-Pacific Partnership overcome challenges and make history?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Will it Happen?
Three Tips for President Obama on China...and Asia
January 25, 2013
Three Tips for President Obama on China...and Asia
Elizabeth Economy offers three tips to advance U.S. interests in the bilateral U.S.-China relationship, and in Asia.
Three Tips for President Obama on China...and Asia
What do the Falklands and First Gulf War Have in Common?
January 04, 2013
What do the Falklands and First Gulf War Have in Common?
That the U.S. may have inadvertently helped convince the leaders of Argentina and Iraq to pursue war…
What do the Falklands and First Gulf War Have in Common?
A Frightening Prospect: War in the East China Sea
December 28, 2012
A Frightening Prospect: War in the East China Sea
A noted scholar warns of a China – Japan war with the U.S. being dragged in. Is it possible?
A Frightening Prospect: War in the East China Sea
Fool's Errand: America's Pivot to Asia
December 05, 2012
Fool's Errand: America's Pivot to Asia
As the U.S. stares down a “fiscal cliff”, some are arguing for an increase in defense spending to support America’s pivot to Asia. It could however create more problems than it solves.
Fool's Errand: America's Pivot to Asia
An Extraordinary Moment: Obama Makes History in Burma
November 20, 2012
An Extraordinary Moment: Obama Makes History in Burma
The Diplomat’s Steve Finch reports from Burma on President Barack Obama’s historic visit. Will reforms press forward?
An Extraordinary Moment: Obama Makes History in Burma
America's Prudent Pivot
November 17, 2012
America's Prudent Pivot
Far from destabilizing Asia, a bolstered U.S. presence softens the instability regional changes create.
America's Prudent Pivot
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