India’s Quest for Energy in Central Asia
South Asia
India’s Quest for Energy in Central Asia
Modi has an opportunity to make inroads into the energy-rich region, but will need some clever diplomacy.
India’s Quest for Energy in Central Asia
Ford, Kissinger and US Asia-Pacific Policy
August 15, 2014
Ford, Kissinger and US Asia-Pacific Policy
The US today could draw some useful lessons for its Asia policy from the administration of President Gerald Ford.
Ford, Kissinger and US Asia-Pacific Policy
Will Sanctions Stymie Russia’s Resurgence in Central Asia?
Central Asia
Will Sanctions Stymie Russia’s Resurgence in Central Asia?
Moscow’s projects in the region are coming unglued just as the West steps up sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.
Will Sanctions Stymie Russia’s Resurgence in Central Asia?
Can China Legitimate Its Would-Be Hegemony in Asia?
East Asia
Can China Legitimate Its Would-Be Hegemony in Asia?
It may dominate the region, but would Chinese hegemony be something more than despotism?
Can China Legitimate Its Would-Be Hegemony in Asia?
Narendra Modi's Foreign Policy Goals
South Asia
Narendra Modi's Foreign Policy Goals
Video: Sadanand Dhume on Modi's foreign policy goals and India's relationships with China, Russia, and the U.S.
Narendra Modi's Foreign Policy Goals
A US-Vietnam Alliance? Not So Fast.
Southeast Asia
A US-Vietnam Alliance? Not So Fast.
Expectations that Hanoi will enter Washington’s embrace appear unrealistic as the pro-Chinese camp prevails in Vietnam.
A US-Vietnam Alliance? Not So Fast.
Bhutan and the Great Power Tussle
South Asia
Bhutan and the Great Power Tussle
Both China and India recognize Bhutan’s strategic value, but their approaches are very different.
Bhutan and the Great Power Tussle
Engaging Vietnam on Human Rights
Southeast Asia
Engaging Vietnam on Human Rights
Australia and the US have very different approaches to engaging with Vietnam on its human rights record.
Engaging Vietnam on Human Rights
India’s Space Diplomacy
South Asia
India’s Space Diplomacy
The country’s burgeoning space sector could be a useful foreign policy tool.
India’s Space Diplomacy
The Consequences of Shaming Politics in East Asia
East Asia
The Consequences of Shaming Politics in East Asia
In disputes over history and territory, the PR fight is intense … and damaging.
The Consequences of Shaming Politics in East Asia
China-US Reconciliation and the East Asian Security Order
East Asia
China-US Reconciliation and the East Asian Security Order
China and the US need to make another grand bargain and transform the regional security order.
China-US Reconciliation and the East Asian Security Order
Pakistan and China: A Precarious Friendship?
South Asia
Pakistan and China: A Precarious Friendship?
In contrast to the public posturing, the relationship on the ground is more complex and multilayered.
Pakistan and China: A Precarious Friendship?
China's Role in the Middle East
July 17, 2014
China's Role in the Middle East
Dr. John Calabrese on what's at stake for China in Iraq and Beijing's strategy for Middle East engagement.
China's Role in the Middle East
China and Strategic Imbalance
July 14, 2014
China and Strategic Imbalance
‘This is the decade of power transitions in Asia.’
China and Strategic Imbalance
The Geopolitics of Sino-Russian Rapprochement
July 11, 2014
The Geopolitics of Sino-Russian Rapprochement
As Beijing and Moscow make nice, how should Washington respond?
The Geopolitics of Sino-Russian Rapprochement
Indonesia: A Bigger Role in the South China Sea?
Southeast Asia
Indonesia: A Bigger Role in the South China Sea?
As Indonesia goes to the polls, the expectations of its international partners are growing.
Indonesia: A Bigger Role in the South China Sea?
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