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South Asia's Reckoning With Global Alignments in the Trump Era
April 19, 2017
South Asia's Reckoning With Global Alignments in the Trump Era
U.S. foreign policy might not change, but the world has and will -- especially in South Asia.
South Asia's Reckoning With Global Alignments in the Trump Era
How US Unilateralism Could Shape China’s Middle East Geostrategy
March 06, 2017
How US Unilateralism Could Shape China’s Middle East Geostrategy
The newly transactional foreign policy of the United States could influence Beijing’s calculations.
How US Unilateralism Could Shape China’s Middle East Geostrategy
US Carrier Group Enters South China Sea Amid Calls for More Freedom of Navigation Operations
February 21, 2017
US Carrier Group Enters South China Sea Amid Calls for More Freedom of Navigation Operations
A carrier strike group is conducting routine patrols, but is not set up for FONOPS, despite speculation.
US Carrier Group Enters South China Sea Amid Calls for More Freedom of Navigation Operations
US Carrier Strike Group Arrives in the South China Sea
February 21, 2017
US Carrier Strike Group Arrives in the South China Sea
The U.S. Navy now has two supercarriers deployed to the Asia-Pacific region.
US Carrier Strike Group Arrives in the South China Sea
The Trouble With John Pilger’s <em>The Coming War on China</em>
December 23, 2016
The Trouble With John Pilger’s The Coming War on China
A closer look at a new documentary.
The Trouble With John Pilger’s The Coming War on China
Obama's Asia-Pacific Legacy: Assessing Policy Toward Maritime Challenges and the North Korea Threat
December 16, 2016
Obama's Asia-Pacific Legacy: Assessing Policy Toward Maritime Challenges and the North Korea Threat
We evaluate the Obama administration's policy performance on some of Asia's most pressing regional flashpoints.
Obama's Asia-Pacific Legacy: Assessing Policy Toward Maritime Challenges and the North Korea Threat
Terry Branstad, Xi Jinping's 'Old Friend', to Be Trump's Ambassador to China
December 07, 2016
Terry Branstad, Xi Jinping's 'Old Friend', to Be Trump's Ambassador to China
What does Trump's selection of the Iowa governor suggest about his planned China policy?
Terry Branstad, Xi Jinping's 'Old Friend', to Be Trump's Ambassador to China
Is the 'Rules Based Order' Worth Keeping Up?
September 15, 2016
Is the 'Rules Based Order' Worth Keeping Up?
How large are the stakes for the United States in sustaining the current global order?
Is the 'Rules Based Order' Worth Keeping Up?
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
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