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The Creeping Militarization of the Arctic
October 16, 2013
The Creeping Militarization of the Arctic
As stakeholders take increasingly assertive territorial postures, the regional focus turns to security.
The Creeping Militarization of the Arctic
Pacific Partnership and the Human Security Imperative
October 15, 2013
Pacific Partnership and the Human Security Imperative
Expensive weapons systems may grab headlines, but human security initiatives have a vital role to play in U.S. strategy.
Pacific Partnership and the Human Security Imperative
Rethinking India-Pakistan Relations
October 15, 2013
Rethinking India-Pakistan Relations
Together with growing trade ties, incremental advances like the recent talks in New York are significant.
Rethinking India-Pakistan Relations
China’s Foreign Policy Debates
October 12, 2013
China’s Foreign Policy Debates
Xi Jinping may have grabbed the APEC Summit limelight, but China still needs to resolve some foreign policy questions.
China’s Foreign Policy Debates
Japan’s Clumsy Perception Management
October 10, 2013
Japan’s Clumsy Perception Management
Japan’s security policies are widely misunderstood. With some better prioritizing, Abe could help correct that.
Japan’s Clumsy Perception Management
Can Australia Get the G20 Back on Track?
October 09, 2013
Can Australia Get the G20 Back on Track?
The recent summit was dysfunctional. As the chair for 2014, Australia is well positioned to refocus the group.
Can Australia Get the G20 Back on Track?
The Pivot Under Pressure
October 08, 2013
The Pivot Under Pressure
It’s not just the canceled trip. Other factors are limiting the ability of the U.S. to focus on the Asia-Pacific.
The Pivot Under Pressure
The Philippines and the West Philippine Sea
October 08, 2013
The Philippines and the West Philippine Sea
Manila claims only part of the South China Sea, but the area it does claim is a core national interest.
The Philippines and the West Philippine Sea
Structural Distrust: Undermining a Senkaku/Diaoyu Solution
October 06, 2013
Structural Distrust: Undermining a Senkaku/Diaoyu Solution
When it comes to the East China Sea, it might be time to step back and look at the bigger picture.
Structural Distrust: Undermining a Senkaku/Diaoyu Solution
China Courts Central Asia
October 04, 2013
China Courts Central Asia
Amid an unprecedented flurry of energy deals, Beijing strengthens alliances on Russia’s backdoor but struggles to keep Xinjiang as happy.
China Courts Central Asia
Is Russia Losing Control of Its Far East?
October 01, 2013
Is Russia Losing Control of Its Far East?
Despite talk of an emerging China-Russia alliance, Moscow fears growing Chinese dominance in the east.
Is Russia Losing Control of Its Far East?
India and the Rise of the Indo-Pacific
September 30, 2013
India and the Rise of the Indo-Pacific
India will need to demonstrate diplomatic skill in this emerging region. Working with Australia would be a good start.
India and the Rise of the Indo-Pacific
The China vs. India News War
September 29, 2013
The China vs. India News War
A look at how Beijing and New Delhi are spinning events across their border.
The China vs. India News War
Sunk Costs: China and the Pirates
September 26, 2013
Sunk Costs: China and the Pirates
China’s response to piracy has had broader implications for its overall foreign policy. Part one of a two-part series.
Sunk Costs: China and the Pirates
Shinzo Abe’s Diplomatic Mission
September 26, 2013
Shinzo Abe’s Diplomatic Mission
The Japanese PM makes an overture to the Chinese president at the recent G20 summit. More is needed.
Shinzo Abe’s Diplomatic Mission
ASEAN in the Power Web
September 25, 2013
ASEAN in the Power Web
The regional body will need to work hard, if it is to maintain its position at the center of Asia-Pacific power relations.
ASEAN in the Power Web
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