Japan’s Strategy for Central Asia
July 30, 2015
Japan’s Strategy for Central Asia
With a surprisingly proactive policy, Japan is a significant player in the region.
Japan’s Strategy for Central Asia
Belarus and Kyrgyzstan – Eurasia's Unlikeliest Bedfellows
Central Asia
Belarus and Kyrgyzstan – Eurasia's Unlikeliest Bedfellows
Tensions over the 2010 Kyrgyz coup are giving way to growing links.
Belarus and Kyrgyzstan – Eurasia's Unlikeliest Bedfellows
Russia's 'Pivot to Asia' and the SCO
July 21, 2015
Russia's 'Pivot to Asia' and the SCO
Richard Weitz on Russia's "pivot to Asia," Sino-Russia relations, and the future of the SCO
Russia's 'Pivot to Asia' and the SCO
Abe's World War 2 Statement: Beyond History
July 16, 2015
Abe's World War 2 Statement: Beyond History
The factors shaping the Abe Statement are far more complex than historical issues alone.
Abe's World War 2 Statement: Beyond History
How China Views the South China Sea Arbitration Case
July 14, 2015
How China Views the South China Sea Arbitration Case
A look at China's position on the case -- and how it could respond if the tribunal rules in the Philippines' favor.
How China Views the South China Sea Arbitration Case
The American Stake in Myanmar and Sri Lanka
July 14, 2015
The American Stake in Myanmar and Sri Lanka
Reformers in both countries deserve the continued support of the United States.
The American Stake in Myanmar and Sri Lanka
Shaping the Asia-Pacific Order: Don’t Count the US Out
July 12, 2015
Shaping the Asia-Pacific Order: Don’t Count the US Out
With some foresight and leadership, the postwar system can survive.
Shaping the Asia-Pacific Order: Don’t Count the US Out
Mearsheimer vs. Nye on the Rise of China
July 08, 2015
Mearsheimer vs. Nye on the Rise of China
John Mearsheimer and Joseph S. Nye Jr. on the rise of China and America's engagement policy.
Mearsheimer vs. Nye on the Rise of China
Cambodia’s Strategic China Alignment
Southeast Asia
Cambodia’s Strategic China Alignment
A number of factors are driving Cambodia's strategic convergence with China.
Cambodia’s Strategic China Alignment
A Tipping Point in the US-China-Vietnam Triangle
Southeast Asia
A Tipping Point in the US-China-Vietnam Triangle
A visit to Washington by Vietnam’s general secretary this week underscores a major shift.
A Tipping Point in the US-China-Vietnam Triangle
Afghanistan-Pakistan: A False Spring?
Central Asia
Afghanistan-Pakistan: A False Spring?
The Diplomat talks to Michael Kugelman, senior program associate for South Asia at the Woodrow Wilson Center, to find out.
Afghanistan-Pakistan: A False Spring?
China-India: Revisiting the ‘Water Wars’ Narrative
South Asia
China-India: Revisiting the ‘Water Wars’ Narrative
The “water wars” narrative in the context of the Brahmaputra River is premature and unhelpful.
China-India: Revisiting the ‘Water Wars’ Narrative
The Mirage of Afghanistan-Pakistan Rapprochement
June 30, 2015
The Mirage of Afghanistan-Pakistan Rapprochement
Despite hopeful signs over the last few months, Kabul and Islamabad face a long, hard road to reconciliation.
The Mirage of Afghanistan-Pakistan Rapprochement
How Russia, China, and IS Have Made the US Popular Again
June 29, 2015
How Russia, China, and IS Have Made the US Popular Again
Allies and partners are looking to the United States in ways not seen since the Cold War.
How Russia, China, and IS Have Made the US Popular Again
The Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism
East Asia
The Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism
A reluctant but pragmatic defense of neorealism in Northeast Asia.
The Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism
Pakistan: Lessons from the India-US Nuclear Deal
June 22, 2015
Pakistan: Lessons from the India-US Nuclear Deal
The road to civilian nuclear cooperation begins in Islamabad.
Pakistan: Lessons from the India-US Nuclear Deal
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