Sri Lanka: Balancing Ties Between China and the West
South Asia
Sri Lanka: Balancing Ties Between China and the West
The country’s foreign policy has shifted significantly since the elections. Will that continue?
Sri Lanka: Balancing Ties Between China and the West
Central Asia’s Future: Three Powers, Three Visions
Central Asia
Central Asia’s Future: Three Powers, Three Visions
China, Russia and the U.S. each have visions to connect Central Asia with the rest of Eurasia.
Central Asia’s Future: Three Powers, Three Visions
China, Iceland and the Arctic
East Asia
China, Iceland and the Arctic
Iceland is playing a growing role in China’s Arctic strategy.
China, Iceland and the Arctic
Balancing China and the Realist Road to War
East Asia
Balancing China and the Realist Road to War
The argument for balancing against China rests on some questionable assumptions.
Balancing China and the Realist Road to War
Britain-India: From Courted to Courtier
South Asia
Britain-India: From Courted to Courtier
What accounts for New Delhi’s relative indifference to London’s overtures?
Britain-India: From Courted to Courtier
Must the United States Fight China?
May 13, 2015
Must the United States Fight China?
Neither country “should act on the self-fulfilling expectation that conflict between them is inevitable.”
Must the United States Fight China?
India and Asian Leadership
May 08, 2015
India and Asian Leadership
Sixty years ago, India was at the forefront of efforts to create a new world order. Times have changed.
India and Asian Leadership
Can the China-Russia Warmth Last?
May 08, 2015
Can the China-Russia Warmth Last?
Despite much bonhomie of late, the two powers have sharply divergent interests in Central Asia.
Can the China-Russia Warmth Last?
Australia-Indonesia Relations After the Executions
Oceania
Australia-Indonesia Relations After the Executions
Public outrage at the execution of the Bali Nine ringleaders runs into political, diplomatic and economic reality.
Australia-Indonesia Relations After the Executions
Shinzo Abe's Historic US Visit
East Asia
Shinzo Abe's Historic US Visit
Jim Schoff speaks with The Diplomat about Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's state visit to the United States.
Shinzo Abe's Historic US Visit
China’s Growing Presence in Georgia
May 06, 2015
China’s Growing Presence in Georgia
China looks set to become a genuine player in Georgia and the South Caucasus.
China’s Growing Presence in Georgia
Chimerica in Decline?
East Asia
Chimerica in Decline?
It is not America in decline, but Chimerica, the hybrid phantom state that was to be the acme of market-based integration.
Chimerica in Decline?
An Israeli Lobby in China?
East Asia
An Israeli Lobby in China?
There is a growing pro-Israeli advocacy within China.
An Israeli Lobby in China?
Korea and the New Regional Paradigm
East Asia
Korea and the New Regional Paradigm
South Korea is at center stage of an emerging new paradigm in Northeast Asia.
Korea and the New Regional Paradigm
China’s Myanmar Conundrum
Southeast Asia
China’s Myanmar Conundrum
Myanmar’s domestic politics are central to China’s strategic interests, and are testing Beijing’s core principles.
China’s Myanmar Conundrum
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
April 21, 2015
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
The vulnerable Asia-Pacific needs broader engagement in disaster planning
Natural Disasters: Preparing for the Big One
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