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Who Will Command China's New SSBN Fleet?
East Asia
Who Will Command China's New SSBN Fleet?
How will China use its fledgling ballistic missile submarine fleet?
Who Will Command China's New SSBN Fleet?
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
South Asia
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
Balochistan stands to gain little from the massive project, despite being in desperate need of economic opportunity.
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
China: New White Paper, Old Asia Conundrum
East Asia
China: New White Paper, Old Asia Conundrum
Beijing is getting better at selling Asia a benign vision, but most of the region is still having trouble buying it.
China: New White Paper, Old Asia Conundrum
The Dangers of Pakistan's Tactical Nuclear Weapons
South Asia
The Dangers of Pakistan's Tactical Nuclear Weapons
Why Pakistan's tactical nukes are inherently a threat to the country's nuclear security.
The Dangers of Pakistan's Tactical Nuclear Weapons
Is Trouble Brewing in the Taiwan Strait?
East Asia
Is Trouble Brewing in the Taiwan Strait?
Amid President Trump's other moves, don't forget the possibility of the frozen conflict over Taiwan turning hot.
Is Trouble Brewing in the Taiwan Strait?
On Indian Republic Day, Remember Kashmir
South Asia
On Indian Republic Day, Remember Kashmir
Insurgency in Kashmir has largely been militarily crushed, yet Indian policies have failed to secure a stable peace.
On Indian Republic Day, Remember Kashmir
The 'Civilization' of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea
East Asia
The 'Civilization' of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea
Chinese policy in the South China Sea increasingly focuses on boosting its civilian presence on disputed islands.
The 'Civilization' of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
East Asia
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
Many of China's space capabilities are designed to counter U.S. military advantages.
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
Deconstructing China’s Energy Security Strategy
East Asia
Deconstructing China’s Energy Security Strategy
"The United States should not underestimate China’s ability to achieve energy security within the next two decades."
Deconstructing China’s Energy Security Strategy
The Rise of Religious Extremism in Balochistan
South Asia
The Rise of Religious Extremism in Balochistan
“Once you unleash these monsters, as you know from Afghanistan, you cannot control them.”
The Rise of Religious Extremism in Balochistan
Debunking the Rohingya-Taliban Link
Southeast Asia
Debunking the Rohingya-Taliban Link
Getting to the bottom of the Rohingya insurgency's alleged links to transnational terrorism.
Debunking the Rohingya-Taliban Link
Afghanistan's Militias: The Enemy Within?
South Asia
Afghanistan's Militias: The Enemy Within?
Local militias may be allied with the state now, but historically they have posed dangers to the central government.
Afghanistan's Militias: The Enemy Within?
The Bay of Bengal Naval Arms Race
South Asia
The Bay of Bengal Naval Arms Race
As Bangladesh and Myanmar build up their navies, India and China compete to supply equipment.
The Bay of Bengal Naval Arms Race
Optimism in Australia's Defense Industry
Oceania
Optimism in Australia's Defense Industry
In Australia, private industry has not played a big role in defense before -- that looks set to change.
Optimism in Australia's Defense Industry
Is Pakistan's National Action Plan Actually Working?
South Asia
Is Pakistan's National Action Plan Actually Working?
Two years after Pakistan unveiled its strategy for fighting terrorism, the results are mixed.
Is Pakistan's National Action Plan Actually Working?
Is the Islamic State Now in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province?
South Asia
Is the Islamic State Now in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province?
How the Middle Eastern terrorist group found a home in Pakistan's restive province.
Is the Islamic State Now in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province?
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