How the Rules-Based Order <em>Really</em> Works in Asia
September 12, 2016
How the Rules-Based Order Really Works in Asia
Successful cooperation against common challenges requires regional inclusion.
How the Rules-Based Order Really Works in Asia
The Challenges for US-India Relations After Obama
August 27, 2016
The Challenges for US-India Relations After Obama
The next administration must build on the achievements already made.
The Challenges for US-India Relations After Obama
Taiwan's Transition is a Strategic Opportunity for the United States
May 17, 2016
Taiwan's Transition is a Strategic Opportunity for the United States
The inauguration of Taiwan's new president is an opportunity, not a crisis.
Taiwan's Transition is a Strategic Opportunity for the United States
Do US Presidential Candidates Care About South Asia?
December 16, 2015
Do US Presidential Candidates Care About South Asia?
There has been little mention of the region - and that's unlikely to change.
Do US Presidential Candidates Care About South Asia?
Donald Trump's Asia Policy Would be a Disaster
September 11, 2015
Donald Trump's Asia Policy Would be a Disaster
The candidate's approach to the region is hardly a recipe for American 'greatness.'
Donald Trump's Asia Policy Would be a Disaster
US Foreign Policy Bureaucrats See Tough Times Ahead
May 01, 2015
US Foreign Policy Bureaucrats See Tough Times Ahead
The U.S. Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review (QDDR) offers insight into problems facing U.S. foreign policy.
US Foreign Policy Bureaucrats See Tough Times Ahead
Why the US Should Encourage Closer Sino-Indian Ties
January 27, 2015
Why the US Should Encourage Closer Sino-Indian Ties
A "deadlocked alliance" between Beijing and New Delhi may be good news for the United States.
Why the US Should Encourage Closer Sino-Indian Ties
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
January 24, 2015
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
Hagel's departing shots should be seen as an incentive for self-reflection in the White House.
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
What the US Midterm Election Results Mean for US-India Ties
November 06, 2014
What the US Midterm Election Results Mean for US-India Ties
A Republican takeover of Congress will likely result in stronger U.S.-India ties.
What the US Midterm Election Results Mean for US-India Ties
In Defense of Not Doing Stupid Stuff
August 12, 2014
In Defense of Not Doing Stupid Stuff
Hillary Clinton shouldn't abandon the Obama administration's cautious approach to foreign policymaking.
In Defense of Not Doing Stupid Stuff
The US Will Make More Strategic Mistakes Than China
July 15, 2014
The US Will Make More Strategic Mistakes Than China
Ironically, the strengths of the U.S. domestic system are the exact reasons why its foreign policy often makes mistakes.
The US Will Make More Strategic Mistakes Than China
Why Does America Only Fear Hypothetical Nukes?
December 18, 2013
Why Does America Only Fear Hypothetical Nukes?
The US foreign policy community is far less concerned with existing nuclear arsenals than potential future ones.
Why Does America Only Fear Hypothetical Nukes?
March 15, 2013
For America, Decline is a Choice
“In reality, decline is not a foregone conclusion but a deliberate political choice that builds from a failure to define what matters most to the nation.”
For America, Decline is a Choice
A Roadmap for American Grand Strategy
March 04, 2013
A Roadmap for American Grand Strategy
Mapping a grand strategy to strengthen and enhance America’s role in the world.
A Roadmap for American Grand Strategy
America’s Dangerous Drift
February 25, 2013
America’s Dangerous Drift
The U.S. faces tremendous challenges at home and abroad. Without a grand strategy, America’s perilous drift is likely to continue, and worsen.
America’s Dangerous Drift
February 21, 2013
Obama 2.0 Confronts Asia
President Obama was broadly successful in the Asia-Pacific during his first term. He’ll have to work harder the second time around.
Obama 2.0 Confronts Asia
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