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US Asia Policy: Post-Rebalance Strategic Direction
September 19, 2017
US Asia Policy: Post-Rebalance Strategic Direction
Insights from Daniel Russel.
US Asia Policy: Post-Rebalance Strategic Direction
Market Prices in North Korea Rise Sharply After Recent Sanctions and Tensions
September 19, 2017
Market Prices in North Korea Rise Sharply After Recent Sanctions and Tensions
North Korea’s domestic economy may be very resilient but it is not beyond the reach of international tensions.
Market Prices in North Korea Rise Sharply After Recent Sanctions and Tensions
Why Does Harry Truman’s Asia Legacy Matter?
September 13, 2017
Why Does Harry Truman’s Asia Legacy Matter?
Truman’s successes ought to be weighed against his significant policy setbacks and outright failures in Asia.
Why Does Harry Truman’s Asia Legacy Matter?
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
September 12, 2017
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
Why do Washington's attempts to push for interdiction make other countries uneasy?
The Inherent Dangers of the US Proposal to Legalize Interdiction of North Korean Ships
North Korea is Clearly Not Feeling the Pain
September 06, 2017
North Korea is Clearly Not Feeling the Pain
Real economic pressure remains the only real option to curb Pyongyang's proliferation.
North Korea is Clearly Not Feeling the Pain
America, China and the South China Sea: False Premises and Wishful Thinking
September 06, 2017
America, China and the South China Sea: False Premises and Wishful Thinking
Like other rising great powers before it, China wants to bend the international system to further its national interests.
America, China and the South China Sea: False Premises and Wishful Thinking
South Korea Keeps Calm and Carries On
September 06, 2017
South Korea Keeps Calm and Carries On
An American in South Korea reflects on the impact of North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests on everyday life.
South Korea Keeps Calm and Carries On
Time to Consider ‘Active Deterrence’ of North Korea
September 05, 2017
Time to Consider ‘Active Deterrence’ of North Korea
Active deterrence could be deployed against North Korea’s ballistic missile tests under specific conditions.
Time to Consider ‘Active Deterrence’ of North Korea
How America Can Keep From Losing in the South China Sea
September 04, 2017
How America Can Keep From Losing in the South China Sea
Washington is losing ground in the South China Sea, and risks making the situation lasting unless America imposes “real” strategic costs to China.
How America Can Keep From Losing in the South China Sea
The United States Has Not Lost the South China Sea
September 01, 2017
The United States Has Not Lost the South China Sea
Despite some setbacks, the United States has not lost influence in the vital waterway.
The United States Has Not Lost the South China Sea
Terrifyingly Rational: North Korea’s Missile Over Japan
August 30, 2017
Terrifyingly Rational: North Korea’s Missile Over Japan
Did Kim Jong-un just call Donald Trump’s bluff?
Terrifyingly Rational: North Korea’s Missile Over Japan
Revisiting Rare Earths: The Ongoing Efforts to Challenge China’s Monopoly
August 29, 2017
Revisiting Rare Earths: The Ongoing Efforts to Challenge China’s Monopoly
Despite current cost-effectiveness, it is not sustainable for the United States to rely on Chinese rare earth elements.
Revisiting Rare Earths: The Ongoing Efforts to Challenge China’s Monopoly
Trump on Pakistan: Not Quite the Best-Laid Plan
August 29, 2017
Trump on Pakistan: Not Quite the Best-Laid Plan
Washington’s least best-laid plans will invariably go awry.
Trump on Pakistan: Not Quite the Best-Laid Plan
North Korea: The End of the Nuclear Taboo?
August 29, 2017
North Korea: The End of the Nuclear Taboo?
Is the North Korean nuclear crisis slowly eroding the so-called nuclear taboo?
North Korea: The End of the Nuclear Taboo?
A Plea for Sense on International Day Against Nuclear Tests
August 29, 2017
A Plea for Sense on International Day Against Nuclear Tests
Can the world come to its senses on nuclear weapons?
A Plea for Sense on International Day Against Nuclear Tests
Australia’s China Choice
August 25, 2017
Australia’s China Choice
Whither Australia and its relations with China?
Australia’s China Choice
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