Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
March 26, 2014
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
Igor Sechin, CEO of Rosneft, is on a tour of Japan, India, South Korea and Vietnam.
Amid Ukraine Crisis, Russia Pursues Energy Deals With Asia
East Asia Arms Imports Surged by 25% in 2013
March 21, 2014
East Asia Arms Imports Surged by 25% in 2013
According to IHS Jane’s, East Asia’s arms imports increased by one-fourth in 2013. India’s increased by $1.8 billion.
East Asia Arms Imports Surged by 25% in 2013
Russia Says It's Building Naval Bases in Asia, Latin America
February 28, 2014
Russia Says It's Building Naval Bases in Asia, Latin America
Russia’s defense minister says the country will soon build military bases everywhere from Vietnam to Cuba.
Russia Says It's Building Naval Bases in Asia, Latin America
Southeast Asian States Deploy Conventional Submarines
January 03, 2014
Southeast Asian States Deploy Conventional Submarines
Southeast Asian states continue to procure submarines for a variety of strategic goals.
Southeast Asian States Deploy Conventional Submarines
December 28, 2013
"Smart Power" And Humanitarian Assistance
The United States has a robust humanitarian assistance capacity in the Pacific and it has multiple objectives.
"Smart Power" And Humanitarian Assistance
John Kerry to Visit Vietnam and the Philippines This Week
December 10, 2013
John Kerry to Visit Vietnam and the Philippines This Week
Following a quick trip to the Middle East, Kerry will visit the two Southeast Asian countries through next week.
John Kerry to Visit Vietnam and the Philippines This Week
How India-Vietnam Strategic Ties Are Mutually Beneficial
December 03, 2013
How India-Vietnam Strategic Ties Are Mutually Beneficial
Vietnam’s defense relations with India lessen its near total defense dependency on Russia.
How India-Vietnam Strategic Ties Are Mutually Beneficial
The Bear is Back: Russia Returns to Vietnam
November 26, 2013
The Bear is Back: Russia Returns to Vietnam
A visit to Vietnam by Vladimir Putin is just the latest sign of the former allies’ growing ties.
The Bear is Back: Russia Returns to Vietnam
India and Vietnam Continue to Make Important Strategic Inroads
November 21, 2013
India and Vietnam Continue to Make Important Strategic Inroads
A high-level bilateral visit in New Delhi this week demonstrates the myriad areas of cooperation between the two.
India and Vietnam Continue to Make Important Strategic Inroads
Vietnam Wins Human Rights Seat Despite Tainted Record
November 15, 2013
Vietnam Wins Human Rights Seat Despite Tainted Record
NGOs are skeptical about the UN’s odd choices for upcoming Human Rights Council.
Vietnam Wins Human Rights Seat Despite Tainted Record
First Wild Saola Sighting in 15 Years Gives Conservationists Hope
November 14, 2013
First Wild Saola Sighting in 15 Years Gives Conservationists Hope
The critically endangered mammal was photographed in Vietnam.
First Wild Saola Sighting in 15 Years Gives Conservationists Hope
Vietnam Gradually Warms Up to US Military
November 06, 2013
Vietnam Gradually Warms Up to US Military
The gradual evolution of U.S.-Vietnamese political and defense ties reflects Hanoi’s caution.
Vietnam Gradually Warms Up to US Military
China-ASEAN Joint Development Overshadowed by South China Sea
October 25, 2013
China-ASEAN Joint Development Overshadowed by South China Sea
China has made much of deals it’s signed with ASEAN. There’s less here than meets the eye.
China-ASEAN Joint Development Overshadowed by South China Sea
October 08, 2013
With Russia’s Help, Vietnam Adopts A2/AD Strategy
Armed with new submarines and Su-30s, Vietnam is altering the naval balance in the South China Sea.
With Russia’s Help, Vietnam Adopts A2/AD Strategy
Hanoi’s Mixed Signals: A State of Flux
October 04, 2013
Hanoi’s Mixed Signals: A State of Flux
Vietnam’s official narrative is sending mixed signals on things from the environment to the coffee business.
Hanoi’s Mixed Signals: A State of Flux
Does the President Have the Power to Protect US Allies?
September 05, 2013
Does the President Have the Power to Protect US Allies?
Obama going to Congress on Syria raises questions about America’s commitments to allies in Asia.
Does the President Have the Power to Protect US Allies?
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